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The Office of the District Attorney is staffed by full-time employees consisting of 4 attorneys, 4 administrative staff, and 1 Chief Investigator, each of whom is dedicated to insuring that justice is served on behalf of the residents of Glenn County. Our mission is to prosecute criminal violations of law with integrity and to support and protect the rights of victims of crime within Glenn County.

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  • AS HEARD IN COURT JANUARY 17, 2020 & PAROLE DENIED!

    PAROLE DENIED!

    PEOPLE V. LESCALLETT, DARRELL – Inmate Lescallett, now 65 years old, committed a callous and especially heinous crime with an unprovoked motive when he was 25 years old. The present crime was very cruel and was carried out in a callous manner. The victim was stabbed multiple times. The crime was premediated and planned in advance as indicated by the Prisoner’s statement while en route to the Bay Area that it was necessary to kill the victim. The Prisoner violated a position of trust in that he used the victim to secure a ride. The Prisoner used a weapon to kill the victim.

    Mrs. Jackson was asked for a ride from Lescallet , his brother and another person. Once in the car, Mrs. Jackson was pulled into the backseat and forced to the floor. Just south of Willows, Mrs. Jackson was placed into the trunk. They then drove to Oakland. During the ride it was discussed about killing Mrs. Jackson. Once in Oakland, Lescallet was doing more drugs. Lescallet went with his brother to kill Mrs. Jackson. Lsecallet used a knife to stab Mrs. Jackson eight times. Mrs. Jackson was also sexually assaulted by Lescallet.

    This is Lescallett’s fifth parole hearing. He has been in prison for at least 40 years.

    Lescallett was found unsuitable for parole and was given a three year denial. The hearing was attended  at Tehachapi State Prison by District Attorney Dwayne R. Stewart.

  • AS HEARD IN COURT JANUARY 10, 2020 & PAROLE DENIED!

    PEOPLE V. CAMARENA, JOE - Defendant was convicted of FIVE felony violation of Penal Code section 496(a), Receiving Stolen Property including 2 Nut Carts, 2 Harvesters, and 2 Tractors in the amount of $207,355 belonging to Capay Farms. Defendant was sentenced to a consecutive 360 days jail, 3 years’ probation, and restitution to be reserved and determined at a later date. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Detectives Blair and Knight, Deputies Alves and Draper, and Tehama County Sheriff's Office Deputy Smith.

  • AS HEARD IN COURT JANUARY 3, 2020

    PEOPLE V. PAILLON. BRANDON - Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 4532(b)(1), Escape from a Detention Facility. Defendant was sentenced to a consecutive 2 years state prison to the 3 year prison sentence he is currently serving also in Glenn County. This case was prosecuted by ADA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputy Sheldon.

  • PAROLE DENIED! & AS HEARD IN COURT DECEMBER 20, 2019

    PAROLE DENIED! & AS HEARD IN COURT DECEMBER 20, 2019

    2 December Parole Hearings!

    PEOPLE V. JAMES GINO PARDINI

    On December 4, 2019 at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville, California a parole hearing was held for Inmate James Gino Pardini. Pardini was still on parole from his 5 year prison sentence out of Glenn County for a Felon in Possession of Firearm felony conviction when he committed the new third strike felony of Felon in Possession of Ammunition and admitted to all three strikes. Pardini was sentenced to 25 years to life and had his first parole hearing. After a lengthy hearing, the Parole Board denied Pardini’s parole, and he will not be eligible for parole again for 3 years. 

    The parole hearing was attended by Assistant District Attorney Ruby Neumann, who opposed the parole on behalf of Glenn County.

    PEOPLE V. DAVID FERGUSON

    On December 12th 2019 at the Valley State Prison located in Chowchilla, California a parole hearing was held for Inmate David Ferguson.  Ferguson had previously been convicted of the 1st degree murder of Allen Moack in 1978 and was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole.   After a lengthy hearing, the Parole Board denied Ferguson’s parole, and he will not be eligible for parole again for 3 years. 

    The parole hearing was attended by Deputy District Attorney Michael Coffey who opposed the parole on behalf of Glenn County.    The District Attorney’s Office would like to recognize the courage of the family of the victim who personally attended the parole hearing and spoke in opposition to Mr. Ferguson’s parole.

  • AS HEARD IN COURT DECEMBER 13, 2019

    PEOPLE V. CHESNEY, JONATHAN - Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code sections 211, Second Degree Robbery of Liberty Gas Station and 211, Second Degree Robbery of AM/PM in two separate robberies committed in Orland on April 11, 2019 and May 2, 2019.  Defendant was sentenced to 4 years state prison and ordered to pay restitution of $956. This case was prosecuted by ADA Neumann with assistance from the Orland Police Department Officers Roenspie and Mills. 

    PEOPLE V. GREEN, STEPHEN KRAIG - Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 4573.6(a), Bringing Methamphetamine into the Glenn County Jail and was found in violation of probation on 3 separate misdemeanor cases for violation of Penal Code section 148(a)(1), Resist Obstruct Delay a Peace Officer, and Health and Safety Code sections 11377(a), Possession of Meth and 11364(a), Possession of Drug Paraphenalia. Defendant was sentenced to 4 years prison. This case was prosecuted by ADA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputies McIntyre, Garcia, and Ayres.