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.
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.
PEOPLE V. DIXON, DAVID- Defendant was convicted of a felony violation of Vehicle Code section 2800.2, Evading A Peace Officer. Defendant was sentenced to 2 years in state prison. This case was prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from GCSO Deputies Shelton and Zarate.
PEOPLE V. KNECHT, GABRIEL- Defendant, a 21-year-old from Hamilton City, was convicted of a felony violation of Penal Code section 187(a), 1st Degree Murder that was willful, deliberate, and premeditated. The stipulated facts were as follows: On March 16, 2018, Defendant Gabriel Knecht and 2 other defendants went to the home of Donald Zucker. While at the home of Donald Zucker, Defendant Gabriel Knecht shot and killed Mr. Zucker. Defendant was sentenced to 25 years to life with lifetime parole. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Detectives Blair and Knight.
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.
CDPH Confirms First Two Human West Nile Virus Deaths of 2018
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced today two confirmed deaths in California due to West Nile virus (WNV). The deceased persons were residents of Glenn county and Yuba county.
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 24, 2016
CDPH Urges Caution Related to Seasonal Blue-green Algae Blooms
Chrome Fire Evacuations
Glenn County, CA - Advisory evacuations are in effect for the Chrome Fire in western Glenn County. Advisory evacuation warning area includes Stony Gorge east to the community of Elk Creek. This includes area of County Road 309 south to County Road 308 and east of Stony Gorge to 2 miles west of Stony Creek.
Chrome Fire Evacuations Lifted
Free Waste Tire Collection from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday May 18, 2019. The event will be held at the Corner of N. Butte St. & French St., Willows, CA. City of Willows residents only.
Passenger (car/truck/motorcycle) tires only, up to 9 tires accepted at no charge, see details in flyer.
The City of Willows, Glenn County, and Waste Management are sponsoring a clean-up day for the City of Willows.Waste Management will provide dumpsters on-site to hold waste materials to be hauled to the Glenn County Landfill.
This event is for Residents in the 95988 zip code only. Residents bringing materials are asked to have proof of residency to use this service. Examples would be a water bill or tax bill and a picture ID.
Glenn County to Test CodeRED Emergency Notification System
Congratulations to ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY Ruby Neumann on promoting to ADA today! Thank you to the Glenn County Board of Supervisors who unanimously approved this promotion on April 30,2019! ADA Neumann has been working tirelessly as a Deputy DA for our office for the last 4.5 years on cases ranging from sexual assault, welfare fraud, juvenile adjudications, and general felonies and misdemeanors.
Congratulations to ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY Ruby Neumann on promoting to ADA today! Thank you to the Glenn County Board of Supervisors who unanimously approved this job reclassification promotion on April 30, 2019. ADA Neumann has been working tirelessly as a Deputy DA for our office for the last 4.5 years on cases ranging from child molestation, rape, sexual assault, welfare fraud, juvenile adjudications, serious/violent felonies, and misdemeanors.
Mr. Scott De Moss was appointed by Resolution 2019-038 of the Glenn County Board of Supervisors on April 16, 2019. Mr. De Moss will take office this coming June 3, 2019.
The Glenn County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public that students are returning to school. Please drive with caution and obey all of the traffic laws around our schools due to an increase in foot traffic and vehicles in the area. Additional patrols will commence around schools to increase driver safety.
Safety Tips for Drivers:
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.
Public Information Officer Contact: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Amy Travis, Deputy Director OES Date: 8-27-18
Evacuation Orders Lifted in Glenn County
Glenn County Health and Human Services Agency - Alcohol and Drug will hold its 12th Annual “Recovery Happens” event to celebrate and inform the public that recovery from addiction is possible. This inspirational event celebrates the lives of people who are recovering from alcohol and/or drug addiction. Recovery Happens provides a platform to inform the community about the positive impact that treatment and recovery from addictions has on our community.