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7.14.17: Defendant Sentenced for Multiple Sexual Assaults

The Honorable Bunmi Awoniyi sentenced Steven McCarter to 151 years to life in prison. On June 5, 2017, a jury convicted McCa…

7.11.17: Defendant Convicted for Shooting at Vehicle Near Arden Fair Mall

Robert Faler was convicted by a jury of attempted murder, shooting at an occupied vehicle, and being a felon in possession of…

6.30.17: “Non-Violent Second-Striker” Early Prison Releases: JUNE 2017 Update

As of June 30, 2017, 242 inmates sentenced from Sacramento County have been granted early prison releases. In the month of Ju…

6.27.17: Defendant Convicted for Sexual Assault of Homeless Woman

Lonnie Calimee was convicted by a jury of first-degree residential burglary and sexual penetration of an unconscious victim.

6.27.17: Defendant Sentenced for Child Sexual Assault

The Honorable Allen Sumner sentenced Maurice Higgs to 150 years to life in prison. On April 27, 2017, a jury convicted Higgs…

6.22.17: Defendant Convicted for 1995 Double Murder, Attempted Murders

Hung Phi Nguyen was convicted by a jury for the first-degree murders of Ri Nguyen and Say Ngo. He was also convicted of fo…

6.16.17: Defendant Sentenced for Kidnapping, Assault to Commit Rape

The Honorable Laurel White sentenced Thomas Chavez to 30 years to life in prison. On May 8, 2017, Judge White found Chavez g…


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