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Karen Garcia’s killer pleads guilty to manslaughter 

Salvador Gacia-Vaca, 24, the man accused of killing 21-year-old Williams native Karen Garcia-Romero in 2018, pleaded guilty on Nov. 17 to voluntary manslaughter and...

Accused mail thief sent to drug treatment program 

The man accused of vandalism and mail theft at the Princeton Post Office was allowed by the court to skirt off to a residential...

Arrest Log (11/25/2020)

Cade Dennis Okeefe, 18, of Fair Oaks, CA, was arrested by the California Highway Patrol on 11/17/2020, at 10:59 PM, in the area of...

Arrest Log (11/11/2020)

Leon Madan, 42, of Sacramento, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 11/03/2020, at 2:52 PM, in the area of Highway 45...

Woman facing vandalism charges alone

A Colusa woman is facing a felony charge for allegedly vandalizing two vehicles on Sioc Street in the middle of the night as an...

Accused double murderer considering plea deal

After nearly three years spent in the Colusa County Jail awaiting trial, accused killer Martin Ehrke, 50, of Arbuckle, may soon have to make...

Trial set for Princeton man

The man accused of deliberately crashing into an ATV in Princeton and seriously injuring a teenage girl in May is heading to trial.    Colusa...

Man wanted for child sexual abuse arrested in Grimes

A Yuba County man was arrested at his family’s home in Grimes on Saturday following an investigation into child sex allegations. Shawn Michael Jones, 26,...

Arrest Log (11/04/2020)

Robert Gomes, 40, of Colusa, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 10/27/2020, at 6:47 PM, in the area of Market and...

Wanted in Court (10/28/2020)

Two bench warrants totaling $100,000 were issued Oct. 21 for the arrest of Steven Lloyd Lathan, 54, of Clearlake, after he twice failed to appear...

DA’s office fights State Legislature in Ramazzini case

An attorney representing convicted killer Nathan Ramazzini believes the state shouldn’t keep her client locked up forever  – just because of his crime. Colusa County...

Arrest Report (10/28/2020)

Manuel Garcia, 43, of Colusa, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 10/19/2020, at 9:36 PM, in the 100 block of Market...

Wanted in Court

A bench warrant has been issued in the amount of $100,000 for the arrest of Armando Velazquez Paez, 30, of Williams, after he failed...

District Attorney one for two on child sexual abuse cases

A Williams man will be facing up to 23 years prison when he is sentenced in 2021 for sex crimes against a child. Ebed Mendoza...

Arrest log (10/21/2020

â–ş Sarah Lorraine Ammons, 37, of Sacramento, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 10/13/2020, at 10:06 PM, in the area of...

Court denies suspected gunman’s motion to dismiss case

The Lake County man accused of shooting at an occupied vehicle at the Orv’s Gas Station in Williams last December lost his motion to...

Arrest log (10/14/2020)

â–ş Branden Phillip Myers, 62, of Colusa, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 10/06/2020, at 7:41 PM, in the area of...

Arrest log (10/07/02020)

â–ş Michael Steven Trapper, 36, of Fallon, NV, was arrested by the Williams Police Department on 09/30/2020, at 11:10 PM, in the 200 block...

Detectives nab Gridley man for Princeton Post Office burglaries 

A man wanted in Colusa County on a bad check charge was arrested on Thursday in connection with the recent vandalism and mail theft...

Woman accused of attacking cop still awaiting mental health treatment

In an effort to combat COVID-19, the California Department of Corrections has refused admission to state prison for thousands of convicted felons still sitting...

Wanted in Court (09/30/2020)

A bench warrant was issued on Sept. 23 for the arrest of Shawn Edwin Alan Leroy Freeman, 46, of Colusa, for failure to appear...

Arrest log (09/30/2020)

â–şJose Rios Ocampo, 35, of Williams, CA, was arrested by the Williams Police Department on 09/22/2020, at 4:08 PM, in the area of Virginia...

Former Colusa cop convicted, sentenced on theft charges

Instead of retiring from a lengthy law enforcement career as a respected public servant, a former Colusa police officer last week officially ended his...

Arrest Log (09/23/2020)

Ayla Marie Peters, 33, of Redding, CA, was arrested by the California Highway Patrol on 09/19/2020, at 10:17 PM, in the are of Interstate...

Williams man learns what not to wear in court

You might wear clothes that are a walking advertisement for a social or political group, but the courtroom is not the place for them. Colusa...

Man convicted of road rage wants no jail time

A Sylmar man convicted in Colusa County in connection to a road rage incident on Interstate 5 in late 2018 has done everything he...

Trial set for accused arsonist

Trial has been set for Dec. 3 for the man accused of setting fire to the Safe Haven Wellness and Recovery Center. Robert Dean Cates,...

Gang member sentenced to state prison

After serving nearly a year in Colusa County Jail while awaiting trial for his part in the Oct. 9, 2009 brutal attack on a...

Alleged partners in crime disruptive in court

All criminal defendants have the right to remain silent. Some, however, lack the capacity. Colusa County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey A. Thompson once again continued...

Arrest log (09/16/2020)

â–ş Nery Giovanni Bachez, 40, of Yuba City, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 09/04/2020, at 7:37 PM, in the area...

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