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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Convicted felon back on probation after court victory

An Arbuckle man served three weeks in jail, not for a crime that he committed but for the company he keeps. Colusa County Superior Court...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 (09/16/2020)

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...

Home care worker sentenced to prison

A home health care worker was sentenced last week to three years in state prison for inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant. Michael...

Arrest log (06/10/2020)

â–ş Ebed Mendoza Cruz, 48, of Williams, CA, was arrested by the Williams Police Department on 06/02/2020, at 4:41 PM, in the 200 block...

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...

Change of venue expected in Colusa murder case

The man accused of killing 21-year-old Karen Garcia in 2018 will appear in Colusa County Superior Court on Sept. 16, where his attorney could...

Arrest log (08/19/2020)

â–ş Allen Dale Epperson, 32, of Fairfield, CA, was arrested by the California Highway Patrol on 08/12/2020, at 8:12 AM, in the area of...

2 dead in wrong-way collision on Interstate 5

Two people are dead after one of them was driving the wrong way on Interstate 5 early Monday morning. The California Highway Patrol says a...

Arrest log (06/17/2020)

â–ş Dolores Hernandez, 58, of Marysville, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 06/09/2020, at 5:41 PM, in the area of Larsen...

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...

Arrest log (08/26/2020)

â–ş John David Modgling, 46, of Yuba City, CA, was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriff's Office on 08/18/2020, at 4:22 AM, in the...

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...

Arrest log (09/02/2020)

â–ş Kenneth Dean Berry, 34, of Sacramento, CA, was arrested by the California Highway Patrol on 08/24/2020, at 11:52 PM, in the area of...

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,...

Crime & Courts: Convicted felon claims plea was coerced 

A convicted felon who faced a jury before and lost wants to have another shot at staying out of state prison.  Rodolfo Martinez Madrigal, Jr.,...

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...

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