San Joaquin County
District Attorney's Office
  • Attorney General Becerra Announces Takedown of Stockton Street Gangs

    Dec 7, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    STOCKTON – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced the arrest of 47 individuals; seizure of 35 firearms, and 10 of them were assault rifles; nearly $44,000 in currency; and the seizure of 34 pounds of marijuana, 2 pounds of methamphetamine, and 2 pounds of cocaine as part of a takedown of gang members in Stockton.
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  • Response to County Pathologists Allegations

    Dec 4, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    The District Attorney's Office is in receipt of information relating to the allegations made by our San Joaquin County forensic pathologists.
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  • What's the difference between Coroner and Pathologist?

    Nov 29, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    Typically, there are two types of reports written after a death: a coroner’s report, which determines the manner of death, and a pathology report, which determines the cause of death.
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  • Dr. Susan Parson's Resignation

    Nov 28, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    STOCKTON, CA - The San Joaquin County District Attorney's office is in receipt of Dr. Susan Parson's resignation letter as county pathologist, and we are looking into the matter.
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  • Update on Fugitives

    Nov 28, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    STOCKTON, CA - Yesterday, three fugitives in three separate cases appeared in court with a heavy security presence.
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  • People v. Freeman Felder

    Nov 21, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    STOCKTON, CA - On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, a jury found Freeman Felder, age 35, guilty of 6 felony charges and 2 misdemeanor charges involving domestic violence. Felder was found guilty of felony false imprisonment, inflicting injury in a domestic violence relationship, personally inflicting great bodily injury, making criminal threats, robbery, threatening force due to a witnesses prior cooperation with law enforcement, violating a criminal protective order and misdemeanor child abuse.
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  • People v. Valentin Vivero

    Nov 20, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    STOCKTON, CA - On Monday, November 20, 2017, Valentin Vivero, 27, was sentenced to 176 years 8 months to life in state prison.
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  • People v. Randall Saito

    Nov 17, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    STOCKTON, CA - Today the District Attorney's Office charged Randall Saito with being a fugitive at-large in violation of Penal Code § 1551. Saito is wanted for the crime of escape from a facility in Hawaii. Authorities in Hawaii had issued a fugitive warrant for Saito and he was arrested by the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department on November 15th. Hawaii is seeking extradition and our office has pledged full cooperation.
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  • People v. Kenneth S. Grubb

    Nov 16, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    STOCKTON, CA - On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, the District Attorney's Office charged Grubb, 29, with violations of Vehicle Code Section 23152(a), driving under the influence, and Section 23152(b), driving with a blood alcohol level of .08% or higher. There is an ongoing investigation to determine whether there is any link between Grubb's driving and the death of a person in Stockton, CA. The District Attorney's Office has also been in contact with the family of the victim and is providing Victim-Witness services.
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  • Miracle Mile Improvement District Employee Charged with Embezzlement and Falsified Records

    Nov 1, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    STOCKTON, CA - On Tuesday, October 31, 2017 the District Attorney of San Joaquin County filed one felony count of Embezzlement and one felony count of Falsification of Corporate Books, against 32 year old Mimi Nguyen of Stockton, CA.
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  • Manteca Woman Held on $1 Million Bail for Embezzlement Charges

    Sep 28, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    JANA MARIE BOLTER of Manteca CA (age 49) formerly known as Jana Marie Lemerond surrendered to the court on an arrest warrant issued Friday following a criminal complaint filed in Superior Court charging two counts of felony charges of GRAND THEFT BY EMBEZZLEMENT.
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  • Task Force Discusses Dangers and Punishment of Using Illegal Fireworks

    Jun 12, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    Stockton, CA - The San Joaquin County Illegal Fireworks Task Force is urging residents to be safe this holiday and refrain from using illegal fireworks. Illegal fireworks are any fireworks that explode or lift off the ground, and are illegal throughout the state of California.
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  • Bookkeeper Charged with Over $360K in Embezzlement and Falsifying Records

    Jun 9, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    STOCKTON, CA - On Friday, June 9, 2017, the District Attorney of San Joaquin County filed 2 counts of Embezzlement and 1 count of Falsification of Corporate Books, against 48 year old HaleyJayne Clare Flemens of Stockton, CA.
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  • Investigator Receives Officer of the Year Award

    Jun 8, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    It is the honor and privilege of the District Attorney’s Office to announce DA Investigator Tim Novetzke was the recipient of the 2017 Manteca Rotary Officer of the Year Award at their annual ceremony on Thursday, May 4th. Each year the Manteca Rotary recognizes Peace Officers throughout San Joaquin County for their outstanding service to our community.
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  • Former Fugitive Pleads Guilty in Child Molestation Case

    Jun 5, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    People v. William Balser, 59, and Robin Robinson-Balser pled guilty Friday, June 2, 2017, to two counts of Penal Code section 288.5 (continuous sexual abuse of a minor) for molesting his girlfriend's two daughters in the mid 1990's. Balser will be sentenced to 16 years in state prison on July 31, 2017.
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  • California Right to Rescue Law Now in Effect

    Jun 5, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    Have you heard? Just in time for the arrival of the really hot weather...
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  • Ex-Plant Manager of AMG Resources Corporation, Lathrop wanted for $455,949.28 Embezzlement

    Jun 1, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    June 1st, 2017 - Yesterday at the request of the Lathrop (CA) Police Department and the San Joaquin District Attorney's Office an arrest warrant with bail set at $500k was issued for CARL JOSEPH MEANS (age 36) of Merced CA who previously served as Plant Manager for the Lathrop facility of AMG Resources Corporation, a metal recycler.
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  • Stockton Woman Convicted in Welfare Fraud Case

    May 30, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    STOCKTON, CA - On May 24, 2017, a San Joaquin County Jury found a Stockton woman, Cindy Berry guilty of welfare fraud, grand theft and perjury. Over a 4 year period, the 31 year old defendant collected over thirty thousand dollars in CalFresh benefits (food stamps), while failing to claim the father of her children was living with her and providing a separate income. Deputy District Attorney Kelly McDaniel was the prosecutor on the case.
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  • Let's Talk About Fireworks

    May 25, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    San Joaquin County has formed an Illegal Fireworks Task Force comprised of local fire and law enforcement agencies in the County. The goals of the task force are to 1) educate the public about the laws relating to illegal fireworks, and 2) to enhance enforcement efforts within the County.
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  • History of Embezzlement and ID Theft Ends in Jail Time for Ripon Woman

    May 23, 2017, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    May 22, 2017, in Superior Court for Stockton California Judge Carter Holly sentenced 49-year-old Catherine McMurry Blewett to the upper term of three years in state prison for felony violation of Penal Code §529, False Impersonation of Another.
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