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Preliminary testimony damning in Garcia murder case

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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...

Inmate apprehended who walked Away from Konocti Conservation Camp

Authorities apprehended Saturday, a minimum-security inmate who walked away from Konocti Conservation Camp in Lake County on Dec. 31, 2018. Inmate Nicolas Dunning was taken...

Williams motel owner pleads guilty to price gouging

A Williams woman pleaded guilty to price gouging during the Mendocino Complex fires in the Colusa County Superior Court last week, and was ordered...

Colusa man sentenced to prison for shooting friend

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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...

Preliminary hearing set for murder suspect

A two-day preliminary hearing has been scheduled for the Colusa man accused of slaying the mother of his child in January of 2018. Salvador Garcia-Vaca,...

Trial set for convicted sex offender

A man already serving a 24-year prison sentence for sexually abusing a child will stand trial in Colusa County Superior Court for molesting another.  Jerry...

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...

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...

Alleged killer scheduled to enter plea on August 16

Daniel Albert Robleto, the 54-year-old man accused of killing a Butte County woman and dropping her body in Colusa County, appeared in the Colusa...

Arrest log (09/09/2020)

â–ş Alfredo Vazquez Hernandez, 26, of Colusa, CA, was arrested by the California Fish & Game on 08/31/2020, at 12:30 PM, in the area...

Authorities recover more than $300,000 in stolen property at Williams residence

  An employee of a Fresno based construction company used a concealed GPS tracker to locate a stolen trailer in Williams, and ultimately helped authorities...

Police continue search for home invasion robbers

Two men wanted for assaulting a Williams resident at gunpoint in a home invasion robbery last week remain at large.  Deputies from the Colusa County...

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 –...

Pair involved in shooting to remain in jail 

  The two individuals who were arrested in connection with the robbery and shooting near Colusa Casino on Feb. 6 will likely remain behind bars...

Couple robbed in McDonald’s parking lot

  Three suspects are on the run following an altercation that later led to a robbery on Sunday night. At about 7:26 PM, the Williams Police...

Man accused of sex crimes against a child pleads not guilty to all charges

William Combs Jr., the 47-year-old Cortina man charged with committing a forcible lewd act upon a child and various special allegations that could put...

Colusa County District Attorney warns against price gouging

In a statement last week, Colusa County District Attorney warned Colusa County residents and refugees from neighboring counties to “beware of unscrupulous individuals who...

Missing senior found after wrong way driver report

On June 17, at approximately 2:05 AM, the California Highway Patrol began receiving calls of a wrong way driver, driving south in the northbound...

Orozco-Lopez ordered to stand trial

Rosa Elia Orozco-Lopez, the Williams Unified School Board trustee who is charged with election fraud and perjury, was ordered to stand trial on four...

Convicted sex offender arrested after violating parole conditions

The Colusa County Probation Department arrested William Richard Wolfenbarger, 36, following a routine parole search at his residence in Williams on May 8. “He was...

Rollover in Colusa leads to DUI arrest

An alleged drunk driver rolled his car in the City of Colusa on Thursday night – just two blocks from the Colusa Police Department...

Scam Alert: IRS urges taxpayers to watch out for erroneous refunds; Beware of fake...

The Internal Revenue Service warned taxpayers of a quickly growing scam involving erroneous tax refunds being deposited into their bank accounts. The IRS also...

Judge denies Orozco-Lopez’s motion to disqualify District Attorney’s Office

Preliminary hearing re-set for August 24 The Colusa County District Attorney’s Office will continue prosecuting the case against a Williams Unified School Board Member who...

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...

High speed motorcycle pursuit ends in Colusa County

A San Mateo man led officers on a high speed chase through Glenn and Colusa counties on Thursday before he finally pulled over for...

Defendants in attempted robbery, shooting near Colusa Casino set to enter pleas in court...

The two individuals who were arrested in connection with the robbery and shooting near Colusa Casino on Feb. 6 are set to appear in...

Otterson plea entry continued to next month

The court case for a former Stonyford resident accused of animal cruelty in relation to the unlawful killing of two cows on Leesville-Lodoga Road...

Murder suspect’s van found in Mexico

More than nine months after Karen Garcia’s body was found inside her car in a Woodland parking lot, law enforcement officials announced last week...

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