Public Safety

AS HEARD IN COURT APRIL 14, 2017

PEOPLE v. JARED, LISA- Defendant was previously convicted of a felony violation of Health and Safety Code section 11379(a), Transportation of Methamphetamine, and misdemeanor violations of Health and Safety Code section 11550(a), Under the Influence of Narcotics, and Business and Professions Code section 4140, Possession of a Syringe. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 9th time and probation was terminated. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years in prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Orland Police Department Officers Carmon and Cessna and Glenn County Probation Officer Tompkins.

AS HEARD IN COURT APRIL 21, 2017

PEOPLE v. FERNANDEZ, DAVES- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 29800(a)(1), Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Defendant was previously convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 21310, Possession of a Dirk or Dagger, and Health and Safety Code section 11377(a), Possession of Methamphetamine. Defendant was sentenced to 2 years and 8 months in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from Glenn County Probation Officers Moize, Tompkins, and Pfyl, Orland Police Department Sergeant Johnson and Officer Carrillo, CHP Office Ovard, and Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Detective Blair.

AS HEARD IN COURT APRIL 28, 2017

AS HEARD IN COURT APRIL 28, 2017

PEOPLE v. RUVALCABA, RAFAEL- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code section 29900(a)(1), Possession of a Firearm by a Violent Felon, and Penal Code section 273.5, Corporal Injury on the Mother of his Child. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years and 8 months in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Gibbs and Orland Police Department Officer Mills.

AS HEARD IN COURT APRIL 7, 2017

PEOPLE v. VANG, KOU- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 29800(a), Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Defendant was resentenced on his prior Sacramento County prison term in addition to this case, for a total term of 4 years and 8 months in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Fish and Wildlife Warden Beals.

AS HEARD IN COURT DECEMBER 1, 2017

PEOPLE V. THOMAS, JAMES- Defendant was previously convicted of misdemeanor violations of Penal Code section 243(e)(1), Battery Against a Cohabitant, and Health and Safety Code section 11550(a), Being Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 3rd and 4th time and was sentenced to 3 years in county jail. The case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Glenn County Probation Department Officer Garcia.

AS HEARD IN COURT DECEMBER 15, 2017

PEOPLE V. THOMAS FRED- Defendant was convicted by a jury on a felony violation of Penal Code Section 273.5(a), Corporal Injury on his Spouse. The Defendant also admitted to three violations of Penal Code Section 667.5(b) Prior Prison Commitments. This case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Alves and victim witness advocate Pinedo. The sentencing will be held on January 26, 2018.

AS HEARD IN COURT JULY 21, 2017

PEOPLE V. THOMAS, JAMES- Defendant was previously convicted of two misdemeanor violations of Penal Code section 243(e)(1), Battery on Cohabitant. Defendant was found in violation of probation in both cases. Defendant was sentenced to 270 days in county jail and probation was reinstated. The case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Willows Police Department Officer Ayres.

AS HEARD IN COURT JULY 28, 2017

PEOPLE V. BRISENO, JOSE- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 22210, Possession of an Illegal Weapon: Leather SAP. Defendant was sentenced to 8 months in state prison concurrent to his previous sentence of 4 year and 8 month in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Corbin.

AS HEARD IN COURT JULY 7, 2017

PEOPLE V. COX, ANTHONY- Defendant was convicted by a jury of a felony violation of Vehicle Code section 10851(a), Vehicle Theft, misdemeanor violations of Vehicle Code section 20002(a), Hit and Run Property Damage, Penal Code section 148(a)(1), Resist, Obstruct, Delay an Officer, and Health and Safety Code section 11377(a), Possession of Methamphetamine, and a prior strike conviction. Defendant was sentenced to 6 years in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from California Highway Patrol Officer Horwath, Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Gibbs, the employees of Willows Glass, and the employees of Glenn County Irrigation District.

AS HEARD IN COURT JUNE 23, 2017

PEOPLE V. RODRIGUEZ, JAIME- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 273.5(a), Corporal Injury on the Mother of his Children, and two misdemeanor violations of Penal Code section 273.6(a), Violation of a Criminal Protective Order. Defendant was sentenced to 5 years in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Willows Police Department Sgt. Walter and Officer Sheldon and Victim Witness Advocate Pinedo.

AS HEARD IN COURT JUNE 9, 2017

PEOPLE V. HERNANDEZ, DENISE- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 530.5(a), Identity Theft. Defendant was also found in violation of mandatory supervision for the previous convictions of felony violations of Penal Code section 475(a), Possessing Forgery Paper, Penal Code section 459, Second Degree Burglary, and Penal Code section 496(a), Receiving Stolen Property. Defendant was sentenced to 4 years and 11 days in prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Orland Police Department Officer Fullmore.

AS HEARD IN COURT MARCH 17, 2017

PEOPLE v. HERNANDEZ, CONSUELO- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Vehicle Code section 23550/ 23152(a), DUI with 3 Prior DUI Convictions, and was found in violation of probation for a prior DUI. Defendant was sentenced to 420 days in county jail and 5 years of formal probation. The case was prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from CHP Officer Williams and Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Lemmon.

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 12, 2017

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 12, 2017

PEOPLE v. GALARZA, RAUL JR.- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code section 451(b), Arson to an Inhabited Structure, Penal Code section 236, False Imprisonment, and a prior Strike conviction. Defendant was sentenced to 10 years and 8 months in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Barnes and Sheldon, K9 Draco, Sergeant Gibbs, and Detectives Knight and Felton.

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 26, 2017

PEOPLE v. ESQUIVEL, HERMILO JR.- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 646.9(a), Stalking, and a misdemeanor violation of Penal Code section 243(e)(1), Battery on a Person in a Former Dating Relationship. Defendant was sentenced to 240 days in county jail, 52-week Batterer’s Treatment Program, and 5 years formal probation. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Orland Police Department Officer Carmon.

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 5, 2017

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 5, 2017

PEOPLE v. PHILLIPS, MICHAEL JAMES- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code section 459, Second Degree Burglary, Penal Code section 22210, Possession of a Billy Club, and a prior Strike conviction. Defendant was sentenced to 7 years and 3 months in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Owens.

AS HEARD IN COURT NOVEMBER 17, 2017

PEOPLE V. CARTWRIGHT, JASON- Defendant was previously convicted of felony violations of Vehicle Code section 10851(a), Vehicle Theft, Penal Code section 459, 1st Degree Burglary, Penal Code section 664/530.5 Attempted Identity Theft, and Penal Code section 496(a), Receiving Stolen Property. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 5th time and probation was terminated. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years and 8 months in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Probation Department Officer Tompkins and Willows Police Department Sgt. Stover. 

AS HEARD IN COURT NOVEMBER 21, 2017

PEOPLE V. BUTLER, THOMAS- Defendant was previously convicted of a misdemeanor violation of Health and Safety Code section 11377(a), Possession of Methamphetamine. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 3rd time. Defendant was sentenced to 180 days in county jail and probation was reinstated. The case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Orland Police Department Officer Carmon and Glenn County Probation Department Officers Tompkins and Permann.

AS HEARD IN COURT NOVEMBER 3, 2017

MORENO, ROBERTO- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 187(a)/193(a)(3), Voluntary Manslaughter. Defendant was sentenced to 11 years in state prison and ordered to pay $4,662.63 in restitution for funeral expenses. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from California Highway Patrol Sergeant Poyner and Lieutenant Eccles.  

AS HEARD IN COURT NOVEMBER 9, 2017

PEOPLE V. PETE, STEPHEN- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 273a(a), Child Endangerment, and a misdemeanor violation of Vehicle Code section 23152(b), DUI with a BAC above a 0.08%. Defendant was sentenced to 6 years in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from California Highway Patrol Officer Regnani and Orland Police Department Sgt. Vlach.