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Arrest log (08/13/2020)

► Javier Ruiz Jr., 45, of Live Oak, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 08/04/2020, at 5:49 PM, in the area...

Accused bank robbers to appear in court

The trial for accused bank robber Michael G. Jones Jr. that was scheduled to begin this week has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. Jones’...

First post-COVID-19 trial hits viral snag

Trial court resumed last week in Colusa County after a four-month delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, jury selection and the county’s first post-outbreak...

Accused gang member pleads guilty to robbery

On the second day of his jury trial, Nickolas Roberto Rojas, 25, of Colusa, an admitted member of the Sioc Street Norteños, pleaded guilty...

Hit-and-run driver pleads not guilty to attempted murder

The man accused of deliberately crashing into an ATV in Princeton and seriously injuring a teenage girl before injuring a Good Samaritan in a...

Arrest log (08/05/2020)

► Jose Javier Rodriguez Chavez, 48, of Colusa, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 07/28/2020, at 1:21 AM, in the area...

WANTED IN COURT (07/29/2020)

Travis Lovell Weatherly A bench warrant in the amount of $50,000 was issued July 22 for Travis Lovell Weatherly, 29, of Arbuckle, who failed to...

Arrest log (07/29/2020)

► Shawn Edwin Freeman, 46, of Colusa, CA, was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriffs Office on 07/24/2020, at 8:58 PM, in the 10...

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...

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...

Former cop accused of theft considering plea deal

The former Colusa police officer accused of embezzlement and theft waived his right to a timely preliminary hearing last week in order for his...

Accused co-conspirator pleads not guilty in ATV collision

The girlfriend of the man accused of attempted murder for deliberately crashing into an ATV in Princeton and seriously injuring a teenage girl in...

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...

Youthful offender seeks chance at early release

If a Williams man hopes to get out of prison before most of his life has passed, he will have to convince the court...

Arbuckle man receives probation for shooting dog

EDITORS NOTE: In the printed edition of this article, it was incorrectly stated that Friel killed the dog; however, this was incorrect. The dog...

Arrest log (07/15/2020)

► Jorge Villa Rosas, 25, of Arbuckle, CA, was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriff's Office on 07/06/2020, at 2:11 PM, in the area...

Arrest log (07/08/2020)

► Kimberley Moranville, 27, of Fresno, CA, was arrested by the Williams Police Department on 07/01/2020, at 6:30 PM, in the 100 Marguerite Street...

Arrest log (07/01/2020)

► Robert Dean Cates, 73, of Colusa, CA, was arrested by the Colusa County Sheriff's Office on 06/25/2020, at 11:00 AM, in the 400...

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...

Kesterson found, arrested in Lassen County

The Colusa man charged with killing his 10-year-old son in a DUI crash in April is back behind bars in Sutter County. Susanville Police Capt....

Wanted man captured, arraigned on attempted murder charges

The man accused of deliberately crashing into an ATV in Princeton and seriously injuring a teenage girl in May was formally charged in Colusa...

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...

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...

Arrest log (06/17/2020)

► 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...

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,...

Convicted gang member sentenced to prison

The accused leader of a Colusa street gang was sentenced to more than four years in state prison last week for the Oct. 9,...

Arrest log (06/10/2020)

► 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...

Police Blotter (06/03/2020)

Angel Santiago Gomez, 41, of Colusa, CA, was arrested by the Colusa Police Department on 05/27/2020, at 1:08 AM, in the area of 3rd...

Woman accused of attacking cop found incompetent

A Colusa woman, with a long history of violence, has been found incompetent at this time to aid in her own defense against felony...

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,...

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