San Joaquin County
District Attorney's Office
  • Fentanyl Awareness Town Hall Meeting

    Sep 27, 2022, 13:22 PM by User Not Found
    On Monday, October 3, 2022, 5:30 thru 8:00 p.m., the San Joaquin County Opioid Safety Coalition (SJCOSC), San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) and San Joaquin County Public Health Services (SJCPHS) are hosting a virtual and in-person fentanyl awareness town hall at SJCOE’s Wentworth Education Center on 2707 Transworld Drive, Stockton, to provide information and resources on the fentanyl crisis afflicting our communities. The primary focus of the event is to educate youth ages 14 to 25 and their families on the dangers of fentanyl. The event will end with distribution of naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug, to the participants.
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  • District Attorney Verber Salazar Joins Attorney General Bonta in Announcing $8 Million Environmental Settlement

    Sep 16, 2022, 10:13 AM by User Not Found
    Today, District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar joined California Attorney General Rob Bonta, along with four partnering district attorneys, to announce an $8 million settlement with Safeway resolving allegations that the company violated state environmental laws while operating underground storage tank systems at its 71 gas stations across California. An investigation into Safeway's gas stations – branded as Safeway and Vons fuel stations – found a recurring failure to install, implement, and operate various spill prevention and safety measures since at least March 2015. Today’s settlement includes robust injunctive terms to improve operational safety and compliance with state laws to avoid potential contamination to soil and groundwater.
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  • Six Charged for EBT Fraud as Result of SJCDA’s Office Operation

    Sep 9, 2022, 11:17 AM by User Not Found
    Today, District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar announced six individuals have been charged in an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) scheme due to the successful collaborative effort between the Bureau of Investigations, Delta R.A.T.T. taskforce, CHP-Sacramento, CHP- Stockton, and San Joaquin County Human Services Agency.
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  • Bureau of Investigations Welcomes Four New Employees

    Aug 26, 2022, 14:43 PM by User Not Found
    The San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office Bureau of Investigations Chief James Bojko announces BOI has welcomed four new employees, with two of the employees being sworn in and issued the Oath of Office last week.
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  • DA's Office Vehemently Opposes Parole of Anthony Waiters, Convicted Child Torturer

    Aug 9, 2022, 11:22 AM by User Not Found
    The San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office and Tracy Police Department held a joint press conference today to address concerns over the parole of inmate Anthony Vincent Waiters, who was convicted in 2011 of torturing and beating a shackled teen named Kyle.
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  • District Attorney's Office Releases 2021 Data Report

    Aug 5, 2022, 11:42 AM by User Not Found
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  • Bureau of Investigations Hosts Human Trafficking Training for Local Law Enforcement

    Aug 4, 2022, 15:32 PM by User Not Found
    Last week, the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigations sponsored an intensive three-day Human Trafficking training for sworn law enforcement officers and prosecutors.
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  • Woman Arraigned on Murder Charges for Infant Death

    Jul 22, 2022, 14:08 PM by User Not Found
    Today, District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar announced defendant Ebonie Allen, 23, was arraigned for murder in the death of her infant.
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  • Fourteen Participants Graduate from Project Navigate Constructive Change Program

    Jul 21, 2022, 14:00 PM by User Not Found
    Today, San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar is proud to announce fourteen participants completed the Project Navigate Constructive Change program and were recognized during the quarterly Graduation Ceremony.
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  • Defendant Sentenced in Murder, Carjacking Case

    Jul 20, 2022, 15:36 PM by User Not Found
    Today, San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar announced that defendant Andrew Whitlach, 20, was sentenced to prison for the 2018 murder and carjacking of Juan Hernandez-Dominguez.
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  • District Attorney's Office Announces National Night Out Block Party Returns to Downtown Stockton

    Jul 19, 2022, 16:28 PM by User Not Found
    The San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office is excited to announce the 2nd Annual National Night Out Block Party returns to Downtown Stockton on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 from 5:30PM to 8:30 PM.
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  • Youth Leadership Academy Students Graduate

    Jul 8, 2022, 08:30 AM by User Not Found
    Today, District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar and members of the County Board of Supervisors presided over the Youth Leadership Academy Class of 2022 Graduation Ceremony.
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  • Zero Tolerance for Illegal Fireworks

    Jun 30, 2022, 09:45 AM by User Not Found
    As the Independence Day celebrations approach, the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office reminds the community of the legal consequences and dangers associated with illegal firework possession and usage. It is illegal to sell, transport, or use fireworks that do not carry the "Safe and Sane" seal, as well as possess or use any fireworks in a community where they are not permitted.
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  • #EndHateCrime

    Jun 28, 2022, 16:50 PM by User Not Found
    Crimes motivated by hate are not just attacks on individual innocent people – they are attacks on our communities and the entire State.
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  • Legislation Announced to Create Sentencing Enhancement for Violence Targeted at Schools and Places of Worship

    Jun 2, 2022, 15:12 PM by User Not Found
    Today, Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton), San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar, Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine), Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton), and Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach) announced legislation to create sentencing enhancements for violent crimes targeting schools and places of worship.
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  • DA Verber Salazar Announces Massive Anti-Gang Operation Resulting in 88 Felony Arrests, Seizure of Illegal Firearms, and Narcotics

    Jun 2, 2022, 12:27 PM by User Not Found
    Stockton- Today, San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar, in partnership with California Attorney General Rob Bonta and Stockton Police Chief Stanley McFadden, announced the results of a multi-agency effort — Operation “Hybrid Havoc” — targeting violent street gangs in Stockton. Members of the gangs were allegedly responsible for a series of violent crimes, including at least two homicides, and were identified by the Stockton Police Department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit and the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office Violent Criminal Enterprise Unit as a significant threat to the community. The agencies then requested the assistance of the California Department of Justice.
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  • DA Verber Salazar Issues Statement on Uvalde, Texas Shooting

    May 26, 2022, 12:11 PM by User Not Found
    On behalf of everyone at the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office, we offer our thoughts, prayers, and most importantly, our strength to Texas.
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  • Lodi Man Found Guilty of Patricide

    May 17, 2022, 14:58 PM by User Not Found
    Today, District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar announced defendant Richard Nielsen, 32, of Lodi was found guilty of first-degree murder and intentional discharge of a firearm causing great bodily injury.
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  • Investigator Gillespie Honored as Don I. Asher Memorial Award Recipient by Manteca Rotary Club

    May 5, 2022, 10:16 AM by User Not Found
    Today, the Manteca Rotary Club honored San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigations Investigator Josh Gillespie as the recipient of the Don I. Asher Memorial Officer of the Year Award.
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  • San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office Hosts Resource Fair for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

    Apr 29, 2022, 08:08 AM by User Not Found
    The San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office, in commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), will be raising awareness April 24-30, 2022 about crime victims’ issues, rights, and introduce the community to important resources.
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