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.
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.
Over 70 Glenn County 4-H members, leaders and family members participated in the Annual 4-H Presentation Event held Friday, January 24, 2020 at the Willows Intermediate School, reports Glenn County 4-H Interim Program Representative, Sara van Tol.
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.
We are inviting your input as we consider ways to improve our development process including the consideration of a One-Stop Permit Center. If you are currently involved in the development process within Glenn County or have been in the past, please take a moment and give us your feedback at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VFS9739 prior to November 6, 2017.
This week the DA’s office had a two-day jury trial at the Willows courthouse. Thank you to all perspective and selected jurors for your time and patience during this Monday/Wednesday trial schedule!
PEOPLE V. CRYSTAL ROTHGERY- Defendant was convicted by a jury on a felony violation of Penal Code Section 451(d), Arson of Another’s Property, in this case a 2005 Honda Accord. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from former Orland Police Department Officer and now Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Branson. The sentencing will be held on January 19, 2018.
This week the DA’s office had two separate jury trials in both courthouses, Willows and Orland. Thank you to all perspective and selected jurors for your time and patience during both two-day jury trials!
While there are all kinds of water safety issues to be aware of, the State Water Resources Control Board wants the public to know about one that may not be so obvious, freshwater harmful algal blooms or HABs.