Jailhouse brawl could have devastating consequences

Two men who did not know each other prior to a jailhouse fight in March are both facing stints in state prison for violating...

Kesterson found, arrested in Lassen County

The Colusa man charged with killing his 10-year-old son in a DUI crash in April is back behind bars in Sutter County. Susanville Police Capt....

Wanted man captured, arraigned on attempted murder charges

The man accused of deliberately crashing into an ATV in Princeton and seriously injuring a teenage girl in May was formally charged in Colusa...

Special enhancement charge stands for murder suspect

Colusa County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey A. Thompson last week upheld a special allegation charge that accuses Salvador Garcia-Vaca of planning his former girlfriend’s...

Traveling burglar sentenced to prison

The man known as one of the “Traveling Burglars” was sentenced on June 10 to three years in state prison, although that time could...

Olivehurst man sentenced for trafficking meth

A Yuba County man with a lengthy criminal history was sentenced June 3 to nearly three years in prison on drug and firearm charges,...

Convicted gang member sentenced to prison

The accused leader of a Colusa street gang was sentenced to more than four years in state prison last week for the Oct. 9,...

Woman accused of attacking cop found incompetent

A Colusa woman, with a long history of violence, has been found incompetent at this time to aid in her own defense against felony...

Maxwell killer released after decades behind bars

A convicted killer was paroled from state prison on May 13 after serving more than 20 years in prison. Samuel “Sammy” Andrew Morton Jr., 47,...

Criminal proceedings resume in 2018 murder case

After Martin Ehrke’s mental health twice stalled criminal proceedings, the man accused of the 2018 double murder of two Colusa women at his family’s...

Arbuckle man facing charges for evading peace officer

An Arbuckle man with a lengthy criminal history could have his past behavior come back to haunt him if he is convicted of his...

Man held on domestic violence charges

A Williams man has pleaded not guilty to assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly engaged in a vehicle version of Rock ‘em...

Justice Council continues court closures

While Colusa County will begin a plan to slowly reopen after a painful six weeks of facility closures, the Superior Court of California is...

DUI suspected in death of Colusa boy

Driving under the influence of alcohol is believed to be a factor in the death of a 10-year-old boy from Colusa on Sunday. The California...

New court rules drops bail, pushes civil cases out

While the wheels of justice have always turned slowly, Colusa County Superior Court has all but ground to a halt, now that SARS-CoV-2 has...

No reduced bail for ex-con charged with fleeing cops

A convicted felon and one of Butte County’s Most Wanted won’t get out of jail free. Despite new Judicial Council rules for clearing out jails...

Bizarre drug store burglaries baffle police

The Colusa Police Department is actively looking for two people who they believe used a large rock to break through the front door of...

SM-Partricia Wesley

Court proceedings stall for woman accused of attacking cop Susan Meeker susan@colusacountynews.com A preliminary hearing was cancelled last week for a Colusa woman, with a long...

Suspect named in murder of Williams teenager

The Colusa Police Department and Colusa County District Attorney’s Office are on the look out for an Arbuckle teen suspected of shooting and killing...

Colusa teen arrested for gun theft

A Colusa teenager was arrested Thursday, the day after he allegedly walked into Kittle’s Outdoor and Sport Co. on Market Street, in Colusa, and...

Sacramento man takes plea deal

A Sacramento man was sentenced to 90 days in Colusa County Jail after pleading no contest to two petty theft charges. Aaron Janez Drolz, 28,...

Release of witness slows bank robbery proceedings

Charges against a man accused of robbing the Arbuckle Bank last summer were dismissed April 1 and immediately refiled in order for the prosecution...

ON THE DOCKET (04/08/2020)

Derick Michael Garcia, 25, of Sacramento, pleaded not guilty on April 1 to charges of corporal injury to a spouse, assault by means likely...

Convicted felon released on Cruz waiver

A convicted felon, representing himself in court, pleaded no contest to possession of a firearm on March 25 after negotiating a successful plea deal...

On the docket: 04/01/2020

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Accused traveling burglar takes plea deal

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Williams teen shot and killed in Colusa

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Colusa Unified nixes 2020 bond plan

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Not necessarily wanted in Court

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Man sentenced to prison for domestic violence

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