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AS HEARD IN COURT ON JANUARY 6, 2017

PEOPLE v. LABLUE, TANYA- Defendant was previously convicted of felony violations of Penal Code Section 459, First Degree Burglary, Welfare and Institutions Code 10980(c)(2) Obtain Public Aid by Misrepresentation, and Penal Code Section 118(a) Perjury. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the eleventh time and probation was terminated.  Defendant was sentenced to 5 years in state prison and ordered to pay restitution of $6,478. The cases were prosecuted by DDA Neumann with assistance from Health and Human Services Agency Welfare Fraud Investigator McClain and Orland Police Department Officer Carmon. 

AS HEARD IN COURT ON MARCH 10, 2017

PEOPLE v. SALONIUS, BURNIE- Defendant was previously convicted of a felony violation of Vehicle Code section 10851(a), Vehicle Theft. Defendant was found in violation of probation for the second time and probation was terminated. Defendant was sentenced to 3 years in prison. The case was prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from Orland Police Department Chief Tolle and Glenn County Probation Department Officer Moize.

AS HEARD IN COURT ON MARCH 3, 2017

PEOPLE v. WOOLRIDGE, KURTIS- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Penal Code 18710(a), Possession of a Destructive Device, and Health and Safety Code section 11370.1 with Special Allegation Penal Code section 12022.1, Possession of Methamphetamine with a Firearm while out on Bail. Defendant was previously convicted of misdemeanor violations of Penal Code section 646.9(a), Stalking, Penal Code section 243(e)(1), Battery on a Person with whom he is in a Dating Relationship, Penal Code section 594(b)(2), Vandalism, and 3 counts of Penal Code section 273.6, Violation of Criminal Protective Order. Defendant was sentenced to 6 years and 8 months in state prison consecutive to his prior misdemeanor sentence of 480 days in county jail. The case was prosecuted by DA Stewart with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Detective Knight, Butte County Bomb Squad Agent Malinowski, and GLINTF Agent Cushman.

AS HEARD IN COURT SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

PEOPLE V. SKESLIEN, MICHAEL- Defendant was convicted of felony violations of Health and Safety Code section 11378, Possession of Methamphetamine for Sales, Penal Code section 529(a)(3), False Impersonation, and Penal Code section 12022.1, Commit a Felony while on Bail. Defendant was sentenced to 5 years and 8 months in prison. The cases were prosecuted by DDA Harbarger with assistance from Orland Police Department Officers Roenspie and Simpson and Glenn County Sherrif’s Office Correctional Deputy Tuma.

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 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 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. 

Check Your Number!

Check Your Number” encourages motorist to look up the recommended oil change interval for their automobile instead of defaulting to the old standard of 3,000 miles. Did you know that with today’s new technologies, many car makers confirm automobiles can now maintain top performance with longer space between oil changes? So it makes economic and environmental sense to “check your number” and be sure you are not changing your oil too soon, creating unnecessary waste of money and resources. Check your owners’ manual, or simply click on www.CheckYourNumber.org to easily find out for free the recommended time to change the oil on most vehicles made from 2000-2015.

Congratulations ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY Ruby Neumann

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 ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY Ruby Neumann

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.

Early Prison Release*: 3 DENIED!

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.

Evacuation Order for Southwestern Glenn County due to Mendocino Fire Complex

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Public Information Officer Contact:                                                                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Amy Travis, Deputy Director OES                                                                  Date: 8-14-18

 

Evacuation Notice Southwestern Glenn County

Evacuation Orders Lifted for Mendocino Complex Fire in Glenn County

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Public Information Officer Contact:                                                                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Amy Travis, Deputy Director OES                                                                  Date: 8-27-18

 

Evacuation Orders Lifted in Glenn County