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2017 Archived News

9.29.17: Early Prison Releases: SEPTEMBER 2017 Update

Information about some of the 278 inmates sentenced from Sacramento County who have been granted early release is posted on www.…

9.27.17: Defendant Convicted of 18 Child Sexual Assault Charges

Kurt Chilcott was convicted by a jury of nine counts of sexual assault on a child 10 years old or younger, eight counts of lewd …

9.25.17: Former Coach Pleads Guilty to Having Sex with Minors

Michael Martis pled guilty to unlawful sexual intercourse involving two minors. One of the minors, age 15, played on a softball…

9.25.17: Habitual Sex Offender Sentenced for Child Sexual Assault

The Honorable Emily Vasquez sentenced Lionel Phillip Jacques to 240 years to life in prison. On August 25, 2017, Jacques pled n…

9.22.17: Gang Member Sentenced for Del Paso Heights Shooting

The Honorable Michael Bowman sentenced Joseph Fair to 42 years to life in prison. On July 19, 2017, a jury convicted Fair of att…

9.21.17: Doctor Convicted for Sexually Assaulting Patient

Logan Vincent Ford was convicted by a jury of forcible rape, forcible digital penetration, and two counts of sexual exploitation…

9.21.17: Defendant Sentenced to Prison for Felony Animal Abuse

The Honorable Richard Sueyoshi sentenced Kurt Williams to 5 years and 4 months in state prison. Williams had pled no contest to…

9.18.17: Defendant Sentenced for North Highlands Party Shooting

The Honorable Helena Gweon sentenced Ira Johnson to 74 years and 8 months to life in prison. On May 11, 2017, a jury convicted …

9.13.17: Defendant Convicted for Murder at Carmichael Party

Kenyatta Brown was convicted by a jury for the second-degree murder of 18-year-old Joslynn Sovenski. The jury also found true t…

9.12.17: Former Teacher Convicted for Sexual Acts with Student

John Young pled no contest to committing a sexual act with a person under 18 years of age.


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