PEOPLE v. SANTIAGO GONZALEZ- Defendant was convicted by a jury of 3 felony counts in violation of Penal Code sections 664/189, Attempted Murder by Destructive Device, 3 counts of 18745, Explode Destructive Device with Intent to Murder, 3 special allegations of 12022(b)(1), Use of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, 451(d), Arson of Property of Another, 18740, Explode Destructive Device with Intent to Injure, and 12022.1, Committing a Felony while Out On Bail. This incident occurred on September 28, 2017 at the Cedar Hills Apartment Complex in Willows when Defendant threw a Molotov Cocktail bomb at an occupied apartment complex with 3 people inside, setting the apartments on fire. The Defendant was sentenced to THREE LIFE TERMS PLUS 5 YEARS, in state prison which means he will not be eligible for parole until serving 26 years in prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputy Lemmon, and Detective Knight, CHP Officer Cushman, and Willows Fire Department Chief Peabody.
Orland, CA – Stony Creek is experiencing higher than normal water levels due to runoff from recent storms as well as releases from Black Butte Dam. Increased flows on Stony Creek have caused some erosion of the riverbed and caused water to encroach further on to property than seen in the past in areas of Orland including in the vicinity of Stony Creek subdivision.
Preventing diseases that can spread in our communities is the foundation of public health. This week, Glenn County Health & Human Services Agency is joining with the California Department of Public Health in recognizing March 3-9 as “Preteen Vaccine Week,” focusing on protecting kids 11 and 12 against dangerous vaccine-preventable diseases.
PEOPLE V. VESSELS, JAMES - Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code sections 530.5(c)(3), Identify Theft of More Than 10 persons with a Special Allegation Enhancement 12022.1(b)(1), Committing a Felony while Out on Bail, 1320(b), Failure to Appear for a Felony while on Own Recognizance, 4573.8, Possession of Alcohol in Jail, 594(a), Vandalism over $400, Health and Safety Code Section 11379(a), Possession of Controlled Substance for Sale, and misdemeanor violations of 148(a), Resist Obstruct Delay a Peace Officer and 530.5(c)(1), Identity Theft. Defendant was sentenced to 8 years prison, $1,455.18 Restitution, and 4 years of this sentence to be served on Mandatory Supervision. This case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann and Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputies Ayres, Sanchez, Martinez, Corbin, Barnes, Lemmon, Lopeteguy, Tuma, Thompson, and Sergeant Gibbs; CHP Officers Williams and Cushman; Glenn County Probation Department Officers Van Eck, and Edwards; and Willows Police Department Sergeant McIntyre and Chief Dahl.