Press Release

AS HEARD IN COURT SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

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.

AS HEARD IN COURT SEPTEMBER 17, 2021

PEOPLE V. JASON GRAY DONALDSON - On May 25, 2021, Defendant was convicted by jury trial of felony violations of Penal Code section 287(c)(2)(A), Oral Copulation by Force, 422(a), Criminal Threats, 273.5(f)(1), Corporal Injury on a Cohabitant with a Previous Conviction within 7 years, and 667.5(a)(1), Committing a Serious or Violent Felony with a Prior Serious or Violent Felony.  Defendant was sentenced to 26 years 8 months state prison. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputy Goodwin.  Booking photo attached.

AS HEARD IN COURT SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

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. 

AS HEARD IN COURT SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

PEOPLE V. EVERETT MAGHAN- Defendant was convicted of a felony violations of Penal Code section 245(a)(1), Assault with a Deadly Weapon with a Glass Vase, 69,  Resist Police Officer by Force or Violence, 594(b)(1), Vandalism Over $400, misdemeanor 594(a), Vandalism Under $400, and felony Vehicle Code section 10851(a), Automobile Theft. Defendant was sentenced to 4 years state prison. This case was prosecuted by DDA Coffey with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputies  Lourenzo, Goodwin, White, and Turner and Sergeants Draper and Felton. 

AS HEARD IN COURT SEPTEMBER 25, 2020

PEOPLE V. DENNIS WILKINSON - Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code Sections 666.5(a), Automobile Theft with a Prior Auto Theft and 530.5(a), Identity Theft, and Health and Safety Code section 11379(a), Transportation for Sale of Methamphetamine. Defendant was sentenced to 4 years prison. This case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from current Orland Police Department Officer Mills, CHP – Williams Officer Guzman, and Glenn County Sheriff's Office Deputy Tuma and Sergeant Draper.

AS HEARD IN COURT SEPTEMBER 7, 2018

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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.

AS HEARD IN COURT SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

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.