Sunday, April 18, 2021

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Man convicted of raping child sentenced to prison 

A Williams man will spend the next two decades in state prison for raping a child under the age of 14.  Colusa County Superior Court...

Stonyford man sentenced to state prison 

A Stonyford man was sentenced to state prison last week for being a felon in possession of a firearm.  Christopher Brian Wilkins, 59, pleaded no...

Arbuckle woman faces criminal charges in U.S. Capitol riot

An Arbuckle woman faces federal charges after a criminal complaint filed Friday alleges she went into the U.S. Capitol during the riot on Jan....

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...

Karen Garcia’s killer sentenced to 25 years 

Salvador Gacia-Vaca, 25, of Williams, was sentenced last week to 25 years in state prison for killing the mother of his child on Jan....

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...

Arrest Log (01/06/2021)

Armando Velazquez Paez, 31, of Williams, CA, was arrested by the Williams Police Department on 12/23/2020, at 11:07 AM, in the 900 block of...

Arrest Log (12/30/2020)

Kevin M Shannon, 48, of Village, CA, was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriffs Office on 12/22/2020, at 10:23 PM, in the area of...

Arson suspect denied request to fire public defender 

Colusa County Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Ufkes Olivera last week denied the request for arson suspect Robert Dean Cates to replace his public defender...

Arrest Log (12/23/2020)

Delton Kody layman, 28, of Oroville, CA, was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriff's Office on 12/15/2020, at 11:44 AM, in the 600 block...

Arrest Log (12/16/2020)

Jesus Medina Ambriz, 26, of Williams, CA, was arrested by the Williams Police Department on 12/04/2020, at 12:02 PM, in the 1400 block of...

Holiday crime on the rise in Colusa

Colusa Chief of Police Josh Fitch said “opportunity” crimes are on the rise, particularly with thieves snatching valuables from vehicles and packages from porches. With...

Arrest Log (12/09/2020)

Saul Alonzo Anguiano-Carmona, 39, of Arbuckle, CA, was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriff's Office on 11/30/2020, at 10:28 PM, in the 500 block...

Arrest Log (12/02/2020)

Juan Pablo Jauregui Arambula, 35, of Colusa, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 11/25/2020, at 8:24 PM, in the area of...

Trial set for Stonyford man charged with felony assault

Trial has been set for Feb. 11 for a Stonyford man charged with assault with a deadly weapon and other serious gun offenses. Christopher Brian...

Life, as I See it: Hurray!

Sometimes if you whine long enough you find someone to take pity on you. I’ve lamented for weeks about not having freshly harvested California walnuts...

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...

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