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Alleged partners in crime disruptive in court

All criminal defendants have the right to remain silent. Some, however, lack the capacity. Colusa County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey A. Thompson once again continued...

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...

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.,...

Inmate accused for battery in jail 

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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...

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 (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...

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...

Two arrested for meth possession, sale

On May 23, at around 4:52 PM, the Colusa County Task force, with the assistance of a Colusa County Sheriff’s Deputy and two California...

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...

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...

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...

Suspect apprehended in Williams shooting

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Task Force arrests three in Arbuckle

Just four days after the Colusa County Task Force and other agencies arrested five Arbuckle residents on drug-related charges, the Task Force arrested three...

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...

On the docket (03/04/2020)

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Psychologist’s testimony the focus on first day of Ramazzini re-sentencing hearing

By: Susan Meeker susan@colusacountynews.net There is no guarantee convicted murderer Nathan Ramazzini will ever get out of jail under California’s new resentencing law, but his hope...

Former cop accused of stealing murder victim’s cash

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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...

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...

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....

Vehicular manslaughter case moves forward

A Meridian youth accused of vehicular manslaughter following the death of two Colusa men in a traffic collision in February of 2018 will be...

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...

Yuba City man arrested on drug, and stolen property charges

After receiving a notice to be on the lookout for a black Toyota Prius from Colusa County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers on Saturday, the occupants...

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,...

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...

Sex offender case postponed

A convicted sex offender will enter a plea on March 27 on charges that he molested a child other than the one he is...

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...

Williams brothers arrested following alleged gang-related fight

Two Williams men were arrested at El Toro Loco on Thursday after they were allegedly involved in a fight outside the Williams grocery store. According...

CHP commander pleads not guilty to DUI charges

An attorney for Lt. Brian Edwin Goldhammer, the Williams Area CHP Commander who was cited and released for allegedly driving under the influence of...

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