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5.3.17: Defendant Convicted for Murdering Wife

Justin Jesus was convicted by a jury for the first-degree murder of his wife, Elizabeth Masters. The jury found the allegatio…

5.1.17: Defendant Convicted for Child Sexual Assault

Maurice Higgs was convicted by a jury of three counts of child sexual assault on a child 10 years or younger, two counts of c…

5.1.17: Defendant Sentenced for 1997 Sexual Assault

The Honorable Marjorie Koller sentenced Joseph Brian Cox to 20 years in prison. On March 15, 2017, Cox pled guilty to three …

4.28.17: “Non-Violent Second-Striker” Early Prison Releases: APRIL 2017 Update

As of April 28, 2017, 226 inmates sentenced from Sacramento County have been granted early prison releases. Given the number…

4.25.17: DA Schubert Announces 2nd Disbursement through Public Safety & Community Improvement Fund

On December 1, 2015, the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, Sacramento City Attorney’s Office and the City of Ranc…

4.24.17: Defendant Sentenced for Series of Sexual Assaults, Robberies

The Honorable Shelleyanne Chang sentenced Jerry West Jr. to 446 years to life in prison. On February 7, 2017, a jury convict…

4.24.17: Defendant Convicted of Carjacking, Discharging Firearm, Evading

Jamar Stevens was convicted by a jury of carjacking with a use of a firearm allegation found true. Stevens was also convicte…


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