Public Notice

AS HEARD IN COURT APRIL 5, 2019

PEOPLE v. HORSTMAN, ANDREW- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 666.5(a), Automobile Theft with a Prior Auto Theft and 667.5(b), Prior Prison Term. Defendant was sentenced to mandatory supervision term of 5 years with 2 years in local prison and 3 years suspended on mandatory supervision. This case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputies Alves and Sheldon.

AS HEARD IN COURT AUGUST 14, 2020

PAROLE DENIED!

 PEOPLE V. FRANCISCO MEDINA:  A parole hearing was conducted today from California State Prison, Corcoran for Inmate Francisco Medina. On October 28, 1999, Inmate Medina was 18 years old when he committed the life offense of Second Degree Murder by shooting and killing 19-year-old victim, Christopher Clark in Willows, CA. Inmate Medina was 19 years old when he was sentenced to 15 years to life.  Inmate Medina was 31 years old at his first parole hearing in 2013 when parole was previously denied. Since that parole hearing, he obtained a new felony conviction in 2017, Possession of Heroin in Prison, for an additional and consecutive two year sentence from Kings County. The Parole Board denied Inmate Medina's parole for 1 year, when he will be eligible for a hearing for a third time. The parole hearing was virtually attended by Assistant District Attorney Ruby Neumann, who opposed the parole on behalf of Glenn County as well as 6 surviving family members of Mr. Christopher Clark.  Thank you to Glenn County Sheriff's Office Lt. Gibbs and Facilities/I.T. Technician Roy Medina for setting up and making the jail conference available for the Virtual Hearing.

 

AS HEARD IN COURT AUGUST 16, 2019

PEOPLE V. TILLIS, SHAWNTRE - Defendant, age 24 from Antioch, CA, was convicted of felony violations of TWO SEPARATE COUNTS of Penal Code section 191.5(a), Gross Vehicular Manslaughter of I.G. and F.G., TWO SEPARATE COUNTS Vehicle Code section 23153(a), Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol Causing Injury, TWO SEPARATE COUNTS Vehicle Code section 23153(b), Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol over 0.08% BAC Causing Injury, and SIX SEPARATE Special Allegations in violation of Vehicle Code section 23558, Injury or Death to Multiple Victims, J.D., R.D., C.R.D., Y.S., A.G., and E.S.

This vehicle collision occurred on March 12, 2017 and took the life of 2 people and injured 5 others including great bodily injury requiring multiple surgeries including a broken neck, when Defendant chose to drink with a blood alcohol content of .14/.13%. The incident took place on Interstate-5 just north of County Road 57 with Defendant driving impaired over 117 MPH and involved 7 vehicles in the collision. The victims deceased in this case were a 2 year old little boy and his father, I.G. and F.G., who were driving back home from Disneyland. Defendant was sentenced to the maximum sentence permitted under California sentencing laws 15 years state prison. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from the CHP – Willows Officer Kerr, MAIT Officers Mitchell, Dalin, Hamann, and Chico Police Department Officer Consiglio, and Glenn County Health and Human Services Agency - HHSA Victim Witness Advocate Jacinto. Dwayne Stewart, District Attorney, offers his heartfelt condolences to the survivors of this collision and commends Y.S. for speaking at the sentencing on behalf of her family losing her husband and son.

AS HEARD IN COURT AUGUST 17, 2018

PEOPLE V. WARREN, TIMOTHY- Defendant was previously convicted of felony violations of Health and Safety Code sections 11379, Sale of Methamphetamine, 11366(a), Maintaining a Place for Sale of Methamphetamine, Penal Code sections 459, Second Degree Burglary, misdemeanor 148(a)(1), Resist Obstruct Delay a Peace Officer, and found in violation of probation in 1 case. The Defendant was re-sentenced to 3 years 4 months in state prison. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart 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 AUGUST 2, 2019

PEOPLE v. RODRIGUEZ, IVAN- Defendant plead to felony violation of Penal Code section 29800(a)(1), Felon in Possession of Firearm and Penal Code section 667.5(b), Prior Prison Term. Defendant was sentenced to 4 years state prison. This case was prosecuted by ADA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputies Turner and Goodwin and Sergeant Owens.

AS HEARD IN COURT AUGUST 3, 2018

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PEOPLE V. MEDINA, JUAN ANTONIO- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Health and Safety Code section 11378, Possession of Methamphetamine for Sales, Penal Code sections 12022.1, Committing a Felony while out on Felony Probation, 29800, Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, 30305, Possession of Ammunition by a Felon, and 22210, Possession of a Billy Club. Defendant was sentenced to 5 years 4 months state prison. This case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputies Branson, Zarate, Barnes, Sheldon, McIntyre, Ayres and Sergeant McDonald, and Glenn County Narcotics Task Force Agents Perry and Cushman.

AS HEARD IN COURT AUGUST 7, 2020

PEOPLE V. DANIEL FALLON-  Defendant was convicted of a felony violations of Penal Code sections 243.9(a), Battery Committed by Gassing as two separate felony counts, a third felony of 243.1, Battery Against a Custodial Officer, and a Prior Strike. Defendant was previously convicted of a felony violation of 245(a)(4), Assault with Force Likely to Produce Great Bodily Injury and felony 273.6(d), Disobeying a Court Order with Violence/Threat and Prior and was found in violation of probation for the 2nd time. Defendant was sentenced to 9 years 4 months state prison and probation was terminated. The case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputies Lemmon, Loudermilk, White, Draper, Sheldon, Cortez, Alves, Reynolds, Chavez, Lt. Gibbs, and Sgt. Melgarejo, and Glenn County Probation Department Officers Moize and Ortiz.

AS HEARD IN COURT DECEMBER 11, 2020

PEOPLE V. STEPHEN KRAIG GREEN- Defendant was previously convicted of a felony probation violation of Penal Code section 4573.6, Bringing Drugs into jail and was found in violation of mandatory supervision for the 1st and 2nd time. Defendant was sentenced to 977 days jail and mandatory supervision was terminated. This case was prosecuted by ADA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Probation Office Deputy Perry. 

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.

AS HEARD IN COURT DECEMBER 2018 - JANUARY 4, 2019

PEOPLE V. MILLER, JESSE- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code sections 594(b)(1), Vandalism Over $400 and 29805, Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years 8 months state prison. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Department Deputies Snider, Corbin, Francis, Branson, Thompson, Ramirez, and Ayres.
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AS HEARD IN COURT DECEMBER 8, 2017

PEOPLE V. SEVERS, JOSIAH- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 529(a)(3), False Impersonation. Defendant was sentenced to 360 days in county jail, 3 years formal probation, and Drug Court. The case was prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from Orland Police Department Officers Roenspie and Simpson.
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AS HEARD IN COURT FEBRUARY 22, 2019

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.

AS HEARD IN COURT FEBRUARY 7, 2020

PEOPLE V. AULT, SARA ANN - Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 496d(a), Possession of a Stolen Vehicle. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years prison and is to serve 1 year local prison and 2 years on Mandatory Supervision. This case was prosecuted by ADA Neumann with assistance from CHP Willows Officers Cleek and Nibert. 

AS HEARD IN COURT FEBRUARY 8, 2019

PEOPLE V. MEDINA, MERANDA DAWN- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Health and Safety Code section 11378, Possession of Drugs for Sales. Defendant was sentenced to a split sentence of 1 year state prison and 3 years of Mandatory Supervision. This case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputy Sheldon.

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 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 18, 2019

PEOPLE V. HARRIS, KEITH- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code sections 245(c), Assault on a Peace Officer with a Deadly Weapon on Officers Carmon and Carrillo of the Orland Police Department with a Strike and 245(a)(1), Assault on a Deadly Weapon, to wit the Concrete Floor, with admission of a Strike Prior. Defendant was sentenced to 12 years state prison. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Orland Police Department Officers Carmon, Carrillo, Mills, Roenspie, and Sergeant Vlach, Glenn County Sheriff's Office Detective Felton and Deputies Draper, Lemmon, Kelso, Martinez, Corbin, and Jacinto. 

AS HEARD IN COURT JANUARY 26, 2018

PEOPLE V. DEARING, SHAWN- Defendant was convicted of a misdemeanor violation of Penal Code section 594(a), Vandalism. Defendant was also on Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) and was found in violation of PRCS and in violation of probation on a separate misdemeanor case. Defendant was sentenced to 164 days in county jail, PRCS was terminated, 40 hours of community service, and 3 years court probation. The full $1,575.17 in restitution was paid back to the victim. The case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Correctional Deputy Mencia and Lt. Bouldin.

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.

AS HEARD IN COURT JANUARY 8, 2021

PEOPLE V. KYLE CHRISTOPER MINGS-  Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code sections 459, First Degree Residential Burglary and Vehicle Code section 2800.2, Evading a Peace Officer and was previously convicted of a felony violation of Health and Safety Code section 11366.5, Managing a Place for Controlled Substances. Defendant was sentenced to 5 years 4 months prison and ordered to pay $50,862.55. This case was prosecuted by ADA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Sergeants Draper and Felon, Deputy Thompson, Detective Lopeteguy, and CHP Willows Officers Cushman and Willows.  

AS HEARD IN COURT JANUARY 8, 2021

PAROLE DENIED!

PEOPLE V. GARY LEWIS COOPER - On August 21, 1993, Inmate Cooper and his accomplices murdered Filiberto Mendoza. The victim was shot in the head twice, execution style, after being lured to Stony Creek northeast of Orland. Inmate Cooper admitted he received drugs and money in exchange for murdering Filiberto Mendoza. Cooper was convicted of first-degree murder and was sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison in 1994.

Inmate Cooper was initially granted parole by the California Parole Board in October of 2015 over the objection of the Glenn County District Attorney’s Office. Shortly thereafter Inmate Cooper violated his parole and was placed back in prison in 2017.

On January 6, 2021, a 4th subsequent parole hearing was held for Inmate Cooper since being returned to state prison. The board ruled that Inmate Cooper continued to pose an unreasonable risk to public safety and denied parole. DDA Coffey attended the hearing by video conference to San Quentin State Prison to oppose Inmate Cooper’s release on behalf of the People of Glenn County. The Glenn County District Attorney’s Office thanks the family of Mr. Mendoza for the powerful letters in opposition to parole which were considered by the parole board.

 

PEOPLE V. KYLE CHRISTOPER MINGS-  Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code sections 459, First Degree Residential Burglary and Vehicle Code section 2800.2, Evading a Peace Officer and was previously convicted of a felony violation of Health and Safety Code section 11366.5, Managing a Place for Controlled Substances. Defendant was sentenced to 5 years 4 months prison and ordered to pay $50,862.55. This case was prosecuted by ADA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Sergeants Draper and Felon, Deputy Thompson, Detective Lopeteguy, and CHP Willows Officers Cushman and Willows.