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Drug dealer sentenced 

An on again, off again Williams woman with a long criminal history was sentenced to two years in the Colusa County Jail for possessing...

Investigators suspect alleged murderer Salvador Garcia received help from family

More than five months after the murder of Karen Garcia, the suspect in her murder – her ex-boyfriend and the father of her two-year-old...

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...

Colusa Police Officer accused of embezzlement

A longtime Colusa police officer has been charged with three felonies in connection to an alleged theft of police department funds. Lt. Elden Henry Tamez,...

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...

Psychologist’s testimony the focus on first day of Ramazzini re-sentencing hearing

By: Susan Meeker susan@colusacountynews.net There is no guarantee convicted murderer Nathan Ramazzini will ever get out of jail under California’s new resentencing law, but his hope...

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...

Garcia-Vaca appears for arraignment

Salvador Garcia-Vaca sat in Colusa County Superior Court today in shackles, and a bulletproof vest as he listened to a police detective say Karen...

Separate jails for Williams twins

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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...

Arrest log (03/25/2020)

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Former Colusa police officer facing new felony charges

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WANTED IN COURT (09/09/2020)

A $250,000 bench warrant has been issued for the arrest of Mario Robert Rafanan, 48, of Sacramento, after he twice failed to appear in...

Williams teen shot and killed in Colusa

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Man sentenced to prison for domestic violence

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Colusa Unified nixes 2020 bond plan

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Williams Area CHP Commander arrested for DUI

The California Highway Patrol commander for the Williams Area was arrested for driving under the influence last month, while he was on the job...

Police Blotter – 04/29/2020

Julie Marie DeMario, 49, of Chico, CA, was arrested by the Williams Police Department on 04/20/2020, at 12:29 PM, in the area of 10th...

Arrest Log (04/22/2020)

Justin Dean Moss, 38, of Shingletown, CA, was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriffs Office on 04/13/2020, at 3:39 PM, in the 400 block...

Body found in Colusa County that of missing man

The body discovered on Walker Ridge in Colusa County on April 17 is that of a missing Orland man with a long criminal history.  The...

Arrest log (03/11/2020)

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Former cop accused of stealing murder victim’s cash

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Task Force arrests three in Arbuckle

Just four days after the Colusa County Task Force and other agencies arrested five Arbuckle residents on drug-related charges, the Task Force arrested three...

Arrest log (04/08/2020)

â–  Patricia Louise Wesley, 25, of Colusa, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 04/01/2020, at 6:59 PM, in the alley of...

DA’s Office arrests Williams school board member

On Friday, the Colusa County District Attorney’s office arrested Rosa Elia Orozco Lopez – a second-term trustee for the Williams Unified School District –...

Kesterson facing slew of new charges

The Colusa man accused of killing his 10-year-old son in a DUI crash in April is now facing additional charges, special allegations, and sentencing...

Four arrested on felony pandering charges

A total of six people were arrested following a series of eight search warrants served in Colusa and Sutter Counties on July 25 –...

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,...

Otterson sentenced for grand theft of animal

Tucker Michael Otterson, the 29-year-old former Stonyford resident who was accused of unlawfully killing two cows in Colusa County last year and decapitating one,...

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