Press Release

AS HEARD IN COURT MARCH 16, 2018

PEOPLE V. OLIVEIRA, JOSEPH-  Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 496d(a), Possession of a Stolen Motorcycle and a misdemeanor violation of Penal Code section 273.6, Violation of a Restraining Order. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 3rd time in a misdemeanor case for which probation is now permanently terminated. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years in state prison and a concurrent 2 years for the misdemeanor cases. The case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputies Barnes and Ramirez.

AS HEARD IN COURT MARCH 2, 2018

PEOPLE V. WILLS, CALEB- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 273.5(a), Corporal Injury on Cohabitant. Defendant was previously convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 245(a)(4), Assault Likely to Cause Great Bodily Injury, was found in violation of probation, and probation was permanently revoked. Defendant was sentenced to 5 years in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Zarate.

AS HEARD IN COURT MARCH 22, 2019

PEOPLE V. CRUZ, RUBEN- Defendant was previously convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 273.5(a), Corporal Injury on a Cohabitant. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 5th time. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years state prison. This case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Glenn County Probation Department Officer Ortiz.

AS HEARD IN COURT MARCH 23, 2018

PEOPLE V. CORRAL, DYLAN- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Vehicle Code section 23110(b), Throwing a Substance at a Vehicle on a Highway, and a prior Strike conviction. Defendant was sentenced to 6 years in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Orland Police Department Officer Carmon, Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputy Owens, and Glenn County Sheriff's Office Correctional Deputy White. 

AS HEARD IN COURT MARCH 8, 2019

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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.

AS HEARD IN COURT MARCH 9, 2018

PEOPLE V. MESZAROS, GEORGE- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 4573(a), Bringing Methamphetamine into the Jail. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years in prison with 1 year in custody and 2 years on mandatory supervision. The case was prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from Orland Police Department Officers Simpson and Cessna. 

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 12, 2017

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 12, 2017

PEOPLE v. GALARZA, RAUL JR.- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code section 451(b), Arson to an Inhabited Structure, Penal Code section 236, False Imprisonment, and a prior Strike conviction. Defendant was sentenced to 10 years and 8 months in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Barnes and Sheldon, K9 Draco, Sergeant Gibbs, and Detectives Knight and Felton.

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 19, 2017

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 19, 2017

PEOPLE v. GONZALEZ-PINEDA, MIGUEL ANGEL- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 288.5(a), Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child. Defendant was sentenced to 6 years in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Orland Police Department Sergeant Johnson and Victim Witness Advocate Pinedo.

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 25, 2018

PEOPLE v. SUSOEFF, MARK- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Vehicle Code section 2800.2, Evading a Peace Officer and a violation of Penal Code Section 667.5(b), Prior Prison Commitment. Defendant was sentenced to 4 years in state prison. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputy Ayres and Thompson.  

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 26, 2017

PEOPLE v. ESQUIVEL, HERMILO JR.- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 646.9(a), Stalking, and a misdemeanor violation of Penal Code section 243(e)(1), Battery on a Person in a Former Dating Relationship. Defendant was sentenced to 240 days in county jail, 52-week Batterer’s Treatment Program, and 5 years formal probation. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Orland Police Department Officer Carmon.

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 4, 2018

PEOPLE v. BUSH, ANGEL - Defendant was previously convicted of misdemeanor violations of Penal Code sections 647(f), Drunk in Public, 273.5(a), Corporal Injury on a Boyfriend, and 243.1, Battery on a Custodial Officer. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 4th time. Defendant was sentenced to 360 days in county jail. This case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Glenn County Probation Department Officer Garcia.

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 5, 2017

AS HEARD IN COURT MAY 5, 2017

PEOPLE v. PHILLIPS, MICHAEL JAMES- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code section 459, Second Degree Burglary, Penal Code section 22210, Possession of a Billy Club, and a prior Strike conviction. Defendant was sentenced to 7 years and 3 months in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Owens.

AS HEARD IN COURT NOVEMBER 17, 2017

PEOPLE V. CARTWRIGHT, JASON- Defendant was previously convicted of felony violations of Vehicle Code section 10851(a), Vehicle Theft, Penal Code section 459, 1st Degree Burglary, Penal Code section 664/530.5 Attempted Identity Theft, and Penal Code section 496(a), Receiving Stolen Property. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 5th time and probation was terminated. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years and 8 months in state prison. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Probation Department Officer Tompkins and Willows Police Department Sgt. Stover. 

AS HEARD IN COURT NOVEMBER 21, 2017

PEOPLE V. BUTLER, THOMAS- Defendant was previously convicted of a misdemeanor violation of Health and Safety Code section 11377(a), Possession of Methamphetamine. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the 3rd time. Defendant was sentenced to 180 days in county jail and probation was reinstated. The case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Orland Police Department Officer Carmon and Glenn County Probation Department Officers Tompkins and Permann.

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 26, 2018

PEOPLE V. BAILEY, BRANDON- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 211, Second Degree Robbery of CVS with a special allegation of 667(c)&(e)(1) and 1170.12, Prior Strike. Defendant was sentenced to 6 years state prison and ordered to pay $7,306.74 restitution. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Orland Police Department Officers Roenspie, Carmon, and Sgt. Vlach and Glenn County Sheriff's Department Deputies Zarate, Barnes, and Corbin.