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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. 

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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.

NEWS RELEASE: Enduro events scheduled on Grindstone Ranger District

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NOTICE OF 45-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR PROPOSED BUILDING STANDARDS

Notice of 45-day Comment Period for Proposed Building Standards to the 2016 California Plumbing Code (CPC) and the 2016 California Green Building Standards Code (CALGREEN)

The Department of Housing and Community Development is proposing the adoption of building standards in the 2016 edition of the California Plumbing Code, Part 5 and the California Green Building Standard Code (CALGreen), Part 11 of Title 24.