Public Safety

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 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 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 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 FEBRUARY 24, 2017

People v. Idzinski, Sean – Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Health and Safety Code section 11378, Possession of Methamphetamine for Sales, and a misdemeanor violation of Penal Code section 273.6, Violation of a Criminal Protective Order. Defendant was sentenced to 226 days in county jail, 3 years formal probation, Drug Court, and 52 Weeks Batterers Treatment Program. The case was prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from Willows Police Department Officers Ayres and Thompson and GLINTF Agent Cushman.

AS HEARD IN COURT ON MARCH 10, 2017

PEOPLE v. SALONIUS, BURNIE- Defendant was previously convicted of a felony violation of Vehicle Code section 10851(a), Vehicle Theft. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the second time and probation was terminated. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years in prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from Orland Police Department Chief Tolle and Glenn County Probation Department Officer Moize.

AS HEARD IN COURT ON MARCH 3, 2017

PEOPLE v. WOOLRIDGE, KURTIS- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code 18710(a), Possession of a Destructive Device, and Health and Safety Code section 11370.1 with Special Allegation Penal Code section 12022.1, Possession of Methamphetamine with a Firearm while out on Bail. Defendant was previously convicted of misdemeanor violations of Penal Code section 646.9(a), Stalking, Penal Code section 243(e)(1), Battery on a Person with whom he is in a Dating Relationship, Penal Code section 594(b)(2), Vandalism, and 3 counts of Penal Code section 273.6, Violation of Criminal Protective Order. Defendant was sentenced to 6 years and 8 months in state prison consecutive to his prior misdemeanor sentence of 480 days in county jail. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Detective Knight, Butte County Bomb Squad Agent Malinowski, and GLINTF Agent Cushman.

AS HEARD IN COURT SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

PEOPLE V. SKESLIEN, MICHAEL- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Health and Safety Code section 11378, Possession of Methamphetamine for Sales, Penal Code section 529(a)(3), False Impersonation, and Penal Code section 12022.1, Commit a Felony while on Bail. Defendant was sentenced to 5 years and 8 months in prison. The cases were prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from Orland Police Department Officers Roenspie and Simpson and Glenn County Sherrif’s Office Correctional Deputy Tuma.

AS HEARD IN COURT SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

PEOPLE V. STEVENS, MIKKEL- Defendant was convicted of a misdemeanor violation of Health and Safety Code section 11377(a), Possession of Methamphetamine, and 11550(a), Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. Defendant was previously convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 69, Resisting a Peace Officer Using Force and was found in violation of probation for the 6th time. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years and 360 days in prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Probation Department Officer Tompkins and Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Holley and Tuma.

AS HEARD IN COURT SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

PEOPLE V. WADE, BENJY- Defendant was convicted of a felony violations of Penal Code section 422, Criminal Threats, and Penal Code section 4573.6(a), Possession of Methamphetamine in Jail. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputy Alves, Orland Police Department Officers Simpson and Fullmore, and employees of Walmart in Willows. 

AS HEARD IN COURT SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

PEOPLE V. SMITH, JACOB- Defendant was previously convicted of a misdemeanor violation of Health and Safety Code section 11377(a). Defendant was found in violation of probation for the third time and probation was terminated. Defendant was sentenced to 120 days in county jail. The case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Glenn County Probation Department Officer Tompkins and Orland Police Department Officer Carrillo. 

Early Prison Release*: 3 DENIED!

PEOPLE V. MATTIS, JEFFREY- On July 8, 2014 Defendant was convicted by jury trial of felony violations of 20 counts of Penal Code section 29800(a)(1), Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Penal Code section 30305(a)(1), Possession of Ammunition by a Felon, Penal Code section 496d(a), Possession of a Stolen Automobile, two Strike Priors, a Prior Prison commitments under Penal Code section 667.5(b), a misdemeanor violation of Health and Safety Code 11377(a), Possession of Methamphetamine, and misdemeanor violation of Penal Code section 21510(b), Carry Switch-Blade Knife. On September 24, 2014 Defendant was sentenced to 16 years 4 months in state prison. On July 5, 2017 the Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) notified the Glenn County District Attorney’s Office that a Proposition 57 Nonviolent Parole Release review was set within 30 days. Deputy District Attorney Neumann reviewed the facts of the instant case and criminal history of the Defendant and prepared an opposition to an early release.   BPH has DENIED early release of Defendant and found he poses an unreasonable risk of violence to the community.

GUILTY VERDICT

GUILTY VERDICT

This week the DA’s office had a two-day jury trial at the Willows courthouse. Thank you to all perspective and selected jurors for your time and patience during this Monday/Wednesday trial schedule!

PEOPLE V. CRYSTAL ROTHGERY- Defendant was convicted by a jury on a felony violation of Penal Code Section 451(d), Arson of Another’s Property, in this case a 2005 Honda Accord. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from former Orland Police Department Officer and now Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Branson. The sentencing will be held on January 19, 2018.

GUILTY VERDICTS!

This week the DA’s office had two separate jury trials in both courthouses, Willows and Orland. Thank you to all perspective and selected jurors for your time and patience during both two-day jury trials!

PEOPLE V. THOMAS FRED: The Defendant was convicted by a jury on all charges, two separate felony violations of Penal Code Section 288(a), Lewd and Lascivious Acts on a Child Under 14 Years Old. 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 Detective Blair and victim witness advocate Troughton. The sentencing will be held on December 20, 2017.

HAMBRIGHT CREEK COMMUNITY TOWN HALL MEETING

PRESS RELEASE

July 14, 2017

Contact: John Viegas

Phone: 530-934-6400

HAMBRIGHT CREEK COMMUNITY TOWN HALL MEETING

Orland, CA – A community townhall meeting will be held at Carnegie Community Center located at 912 Third Street in Orland on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. This community meeting will address concerns with flooding and streambed maintenance associated with Hambright Creek.