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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...

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...

Arrest Log (01/13/2021)

Luis Martin Segura-Bueno, 24, of Williams, CA, was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriff's Office on Jan. 04, 2021, at 11:02 AM, in the...

Driver arrested after running out of gas

On Saturday, Mar. 2, the California Highway Patrol arrested a Stockton man after unusual circumstances.  At about 3:00 PM, a CHP officer was traveling northbound...

Charges dismissed against Wolfenbarger

William Richard Wolfenbarger, 36, appeared in custody at the Colusa County Superior Court on May 16, on charges that he violated the conditions of...

Trial planned for accused bank robber

Colusa County Superior Court will try again next week to get through a jury trial amid a pandemic. Jury selection will begin Aug. 27 in...

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...

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,...

Lodoga homeowner holds suspected burglar at gunpoint

Law enforcement officials said on Friday that homeowner in rural Colusa County interrupted a burglary in progress at his home, and held the suspected...

Neil ordered to undergo psychiatric evaluation 

The woman charged with attempted murder of a California Highway Patrol officer last month has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation before she...

Hearing set for accused double murderer

A preliminary hearing has been set for Sept. 5 for the man accused of killing two women in Arbuckle. Martin Christian Ehrke, 49, waived...

Accused counterfeiter bound for trial 

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Ocean woman in solo-car collision

A 58-year-old Ocean, CA, woman died Saturday afternoon in a one-car crash on Interstate 5 in Arbuckle, the California Highway Patrol Reported.  According to the...

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...

Colusa man pleads guilty to shooting man in face

A Colusa man who shot another man in the face in 2018 pleaded guilty last week to crimes that will likely send him to...

Case for accused bank robber moves forward

Colusa County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey A. Thompson denied the request from an accused bank robber to fire his public defender.  Michael Gene Jones, Jr.,...

Not necessarily wanted in Court

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CHP officer interrupts car burglary

A California Highway Patrol officer who was patrolling Highway 20 in western Colusa County on Friday caught a would-be burglar red-handed, the Williams Area...

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...

Colusa police nab three for street violence

Three Colusa men were arrested last week in connection with a violent assault and robbery on Bridge Street in Colusa in the early morning...

Gridley man arrested for attempted murder

A Gridley man is in custody after shots were fired in the area of Balsdon Street in Grimes police said.  Just after 10:25 AM on...

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...

Arrest log (03/25/2020)

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Accused bank robber to represent himself at trial 

John Williams III, 42, of Woodland, the second man accused of robbing the Umpqua Bank in Arbuckle 18 months ago, will represent himself at...

Kidnapping suspect arrested

A 42-year-old Roseville man was arrested by a Colusa County Sheriff’s deputy in Willows on Monday. At around 10:25 AM, the Colusa County Sheriff’s Office...

Former cop pleads not guilty  on added theft charges 

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State prison for man convicted of planting fake bomb in Williams

A Williams man convicted of felony domestic violence and planting a fake bomb behind Williams City Hall has been sentenced to more than three...

Trial set for embattled school board member

A trial by jury has been set for the Williams Unified School District trustee accused of election fraud and perjury.  Rosa Orozco-Lopez, 62, who claimed to...

District Attorney’s Office will not charge parade horse rider for DUI

The Colusa County District Attorney’s Office will not file charges against the horse rider who was arrested on suspicion of felony driving under the...

Suspect evades police in pursuit through Colusa

Colusa Police are searching for a young, Hispanic male after he evaded officers in a pursuit through Colusa last Wednesday.  At around 10:05 PM on...

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