Press Release

AS HEARD IN COURT MARCH 9, 2018

PEOPLE V. MESZAROS, GEORGE- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 4573(a), Bringing Methamphetamine into the Jail. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years in prison with 1 year in custody and 2 years on mandatory supervision. The case was prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from Orland Police Department Officers Simpson and Cessna. 

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 18, 2018

PEOPLE v. FRED, THOMAS - Defendant was convicted by a jury on felony violations of Penal Code Section 288(a), Lewd and Lascivious Acts on a Child Under 14 Years Old on 2 separate counts, three violations of Penal Code Section 667.5(b), Prior Prison Commitments, felony violation of Penal Code section 273.5(a), Corporal Injury on Spouse, and a misdemeanor violation of Penal Code section 273a(a), Child Endangerment. Defendant was sentenced to 12 years in state prison. This case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Detective Blair, Deputy Alves, Deputy Ramirez, and Deputy Owens, and victim witness advocates Troughton and Pinedo. 

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 19, 2017

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 19, 2017

PEOPLE v. GONZALEZ-PINEDA, MIGUEL ANGEL- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 288.5(a), Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child. Defendant was sentenced to 6 years in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Orland Police Department Sergeant Johnson and Victim Witness Advocate Pinedo.

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 25, 2018

PEOPLE v. SUSOEFF, MARK- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Vehicle Code section 2800.2, Evading a Peace Officer and a violation of Penal Code Section 667.5(b), Prior Prison Commitment. Defendant was sentenced to 4 years in state prison. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputy Ayres and Thompson.  

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 4, 2018

PEOPLE v. BUSH, ANGEL - Defendant was previously convicted of misdemeanor violations of Penal Code sections 647(f), Drunk in Public, 273.5(a), Corporal Injury on a Boyfriend, and 243.1, Battery on a Custodial Officer. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 4th time. Defendant was sentenced to 360 days in county jail. This case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Glenn County Probation Department Officer Garcia.

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.

AS HEARD IN COURT NOVEMBER 9, 2018

PEOPLE V. PERALTA, MIGUEL- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 422, Criminal Threats. Defendant was previously convicted in Tehama County for felonies committed against the same victim in violation of Penal Code sections 245(a)(1), Assault with a Deadly Weapon, 273.5(a), Corporal Injury to the Mother of his Child, 422(a), Criminal Threats, 236, False Imprisonment, and 136.1(a)(1), Prevent or Dissuade a Witness from Testifying. Defendant is currently serving 12 years state prison. Defendant was resentenced to 12 years 8 months state prison. This case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Department Deputy Draper. 

AS HEARD IN COURT OCTOBER 13, 2017

PEOPLE V. STINSON, CHARLIE- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 422(a), Criminal Threats. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputies Ramirez, Ayres, Ladd, and Lemmon and Glenn County Probation Department Officer Moize. 

AS HEARD IN COURT OCTOBER 19, 2018

PEOPLE V. JEFFERSON, ALEXANDER- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code sections 243(d), Battery with Serious Bodily Injury and 422(a), Criminal Threats with special allegation 12022(b)(1), Use of a Weapon, an Ice Pick. Defendant was also on parole at the time of this conduct on two separate victims. Defendant was sentenced to 10 years 4 months in state prison. This case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Willows Police Department Sergeant McIntyre and Officer Edgington. 

PEOPLE V. MUNDO, CRISTOVAL- Defendant Mundo was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 211/213(a)(1)(A), Home Invasion Robbery. Defendant was sentenced to 9 years state prison. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Detectives Blair and Knight. *NOTE: Defendant Mundo is a 19-year-old from Hamilton City, who was a co-Defendant of Gabriel Knecht. On September 7, 2018, Defendant Knecht was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 187(a), 1st Degree Murder that was willful, deliberate, and premeditated. The stipulated facts were as follows: On March 16, 2018, Defendant Gabriel Knecht and 2 other defendants, including Defendant Mundo, went to the home of Donald Zucker. While at the home of Donald Zucker, Defendant Gabriel Knecht shot and killed Mr. Zucker. Defendant Knecht was sentenced to 25 years to life with lifetime parole. 

AS HEARD IN COURT OCTOBER 20, 2017

PEOPLE V. BAKER, MATTHEW- Defendant was previously convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 273.5(a), Corporal Injury on Cohabitant. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 3rd time. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Probation Department Officer Garcia, Willows Police Department Sgt. Stover, and Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputy Owens. 

AS HEARD IN COURT OCTOBER 26, 2018

PEOPLE V. BAILEY, BRANDON- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 211, Second Degree Robbery of CVS with a special allegation of 667(c)&(e)(1) and 1170.12, Prior Strike. Defendant was sentenced to 6 years state prison and ordered to pay $7,306.74 restitution. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Orland Police Department Officers Roenspie, Carmon, and Sgt. Vlach and Glenn County Sheriff's Department Deputies Zarate, Barnes, and Corbin.

AS HEARD IN COURT OCTOBER 6, 2017

PEOPLE V. TATUM, CALEB- Defendant was previously convicted of a misdemeanor violations of Health and Safety Code sections 11550, Under Influence of Controlled Substance, and 11364(a), Possession of Methamphetamine Pipe. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 3rd time and terminated from probation. Defendant was sentenced to 240 days in county jail. The case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Glenn County Probation Department Officer Tompkins.

AS HEARD IN COURT ON DECEMBER 16, 2016

PEOPLE v. WARREN- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Health and Safety Code section 11379(a), Transportation of Methamphetamine, Health and Safety Code section 11366(a), Maintaining a Place for Sales of Methamphetamine, Penal Code section 459(a), 2nd Degree Commercial Burglary, a misdemeanor violation of Penal Code section 148(a)(1), Resist/Obstruct/Delay a Peace Officer, and violations of probation. Defendant was sentenced to 5 years and 4 months in state prison for all seven cases. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance 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 ON DECEMBER 9, 2016

PEOPLE v. ANTONIO ROA - Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 273.5(a), Corporal Injury on Former Cohabitant. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years in state prison.  The case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Detective Knight and Deputy Bauer and Orland Police Department Officers Simpson and Cessna. 

AS HEARD IN COURT ON FEBRUARY 10, 2017

People v. Sackett-Maxham, Tammy- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code section 4573.6(a), Possession of Methamphetamine in Jail, and Penal Code section 30305(a)(1), Felon in Possession of Ammunition, and a misdemeanor violation of Vehicle Code section 23152(f), Driving under the combined influence of alcohol and drugs with a Prior DUI Conviction. Defendant was sentenced to 2 years in prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Holley and Turner and Orland Police Department Officers Carrillo and Mills.