Press Release

AS HEARD IN COURT APRIL 13, 2018

PEOPLE V. NEEDHAM, EUGENE- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Vehicle Code section 2800.2, Evasion. Defendant previously convicted in Butte County for felony violations of Health and Safety code 11378, Possession of Drugs for Sale, and Penal Code section 530.5, Identity Theft. Defendant was sentenced on all three cases to 10 years and 4 months in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Lemmon. 

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 20, 2018

PEOPLE V. MEDINA, ZULEMA- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Vehicle Code section 10851(a), Vehicle Theft, and a misdemeanor violation of Vehicle Code section 23152(b), DUI with a Prior DUI. Defendant was previously convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 245(a)(1), Assault with a Deadly Weapon, and probation was terminated. Defendant was sentenced to 4 years and 8 months in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from California Highway Patrol Officer Benfer, Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Owens and Rasmussen, and Orland Police Department Officers Fullmore and Roenspie.

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 27, 2018

PEOPLE V. MADDEN, KYLE- Defendant was previously convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 289(d), Sexual Penetration by Foreign Object of an Unconscious Person. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 4th time. Defendant was sentenced to 6 years in state prison and probation was terminated. The case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Orland Police Department Officer Roenspie and Glenn County Probation Department Officer Van Eck.

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 6, 2018

PEOPLE V. PASSERO, PETER- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 246.3, Negligent Discharge of a Firearm that Could Result in Death or Injury. Defendant was sentenced to 240 days county jail and 3 years formal probation.  The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Orland Police Department Officer Carmon and Sergeant Johnson. 

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 AUGUST 17, 2018

PEOPLE V. WARREN, TIMOTHY- Defendant was previously convicted of felony violations of Health and Safety Code sections 11379, Sale of Methamphetamine, 11366(a), Maintaining a Place for Sale of Methamphetamine, Penal Code sections 459, Second Degree Burglary, misdemeanor 148(a)(1), Resist Obstruct Delay a Peace Officer, and found in violation of probation in 1 case. The Defendant was re-sentenced to 3 years 4 months in state prison. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart from Glenn County Probation Department Officers Perry, Teague, Moize, and Van Eck, Orland Police Department Officer Fullmore, Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Melgarejo, and GLINTF Agents Cushman and Tharp. 

AS HEARD IN COURT AUGUST 18, 2017

AS HEARD IN COURT AUGUST 18, 2017

PEOPLE V. GARMAN, FRANCIS JR.- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code section 459, First Degree Burglary and Penal Code section 245(a)(4), Assault Likely to Cause Great Bodily Injury. Defendant was also found in violation for the first time in a misdemeanor violation of Penal Code section 466, Possession of Burglary Tools. Defendant was sentenced to 5 years in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputies Barnes and Bauer and Detective Knight, and Victim Witness Advocates Troughton and Pinedo.

AS HEARD IN COURT AUGUST 24, 2018

 

PEOPLE V. VETETO, JASON- Defendant was previously convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 273.5(f)(1), Corporal Injury to a Cohabitant with a Prior Domestic Violence offense and a misdemeanor violation of 273.5(a), Corporal Injury to the same victim while on probation. The defendant was found in violation of probation for the 3rd time and was sentenced to 4 years state prison. This case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputy McIntyre and Glenn County Probation Department Officer Garcia.

AS HEARD IN COURT AUGUST 3, 2018

PEOPLE V. MEDINA, JUAN ANTONIO- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Health and Safety Code section 11378, Possession of Methamphetamine for Sales, Penal Code sections 12022.1, Committing a Felony while out on Felony Probation, 29800, Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, 30305, Possession of Ammunition by a Felon, and 22210, Possession of a Billy Club. Defendant was sentenced to 5 years 4 months state prison. This case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputies Branson, Zarate, Barnes, Sheldon, McIntyre, Ayres and Sergeant McDonald, and Glenn County Narcotics Task Force Agents Perry and Cushman.

AS HEARD IN COURT AUGUST 31, 2018

 

PEOPLE V. REED, HANNAH- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code 118(a), Perjury; Welfare and Institutions Code 10980(g)(2), Welfare Fraud CalFresh; 10980(c)(2), Welfare Fraud CalWorks; and a misdemeanor violation of 422(a), Criminal Threats. The defendant was sentenced to 4 years prison, with 1 year to be served in prison and 60 days in jail, and 3 years suspended on mandatory supervision. Defendant was ordered to pay the full restitution of $2,883 for the welfare fraud. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart and DDA Neumann with assistance from Health and Human Services Agency Special Investigations Unit Investigator Bouldin and Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputy Corbin.

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 FEBRUARY 16, 2018

PEOPLE V. GARCIA, PATRICIA- Defendant was previously convicted of misdemeanor violations of Penal Code section 243(e)(1), Battery on Cohabitant, and Health and Safety Code section 11550, Under the Influence of Controlled Substance. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 5th time and probation was revoked. Defendant was sentenced to 728 days in county jail. The case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Deputy Alves and Glenn County Probation Department Officer Garcia.