San Joaquin County
District Attorney's Office
  • Youth Leadership Academy Enters its Final Week

    Jul 10, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    On June 10th, the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office kicked off the San Joaquin County Justice System Youth Leadership Academy in coordination with Superior Court Judge Vlavaiaos. A record number of students, representing 27 high schools were accepted to the five-week program, which includes classroom, courtroom, and field trips for a behind-the-scenes, hands-on, interactive experience with the justice system.
    Full story
  • Press Conference on New Restorative Justice Pilot Project

    Jul 5, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar is proud to announce her involvement with Senator Glazer, Assemblymember Eggman, and Criminal Justice Reform Advocates to Discuss a Restorative Justice Pilot Progra
    Full story
  • Statement Regarding Employee Lawsuit

    Jul 2, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    Today, the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office was made aware of a lawsuit filed in Superior Court last week by an employee of the District Attorney’s Office. The District Attorney has not been formally served with the lawsuit.
    Full story
  • SJCDA Releases Findings and Decision in the Matter of Matthew Palaita (Officer Involved Shooting)

    Jun 28, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    Today, the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office (SJCDA) released its findings in the October 23, 2017 officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Matthew Palaita. It is the decision of the SJCDA that the use of deadly force by Lodi Police Officers was justified under the circumstances.
    Full story
  • Update on EBK Gang Investigation

    Jun 24, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    Responding to a recent spike in violence in the March Lane and Holiday Drive area of Stockton, the Stockton Police Department, in partnership with the District Attorney's Office's Violent Criminal Enterprise Unit and Bureau of Investigations, launched an investigation into the EBK criminal street gang.
    Full story
  • District Attorney Statement on Grand Jury Report on Cold Cases

    May 31, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    The San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office (SJCDA) is in receipt of the San Joaquin County Grand Jury Report regarding "Cold Cases in San Joaquin County."
    Full story
  • Arresting and Prosecuting the Drivers of Violence in San Joaquin County

    May 23, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    This morning, the Stockton Police Department, in coordination with the Tracy Police Department, Manteca Police Department, San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office, San Joaquin County Probation, Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), District Attorney Investigators, and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, executed nine search warrants and one parole search throughout the city of Stockton.
    Full story
  • Protecting Seniors in Our Community

    May 22, 2019, 00:05 AM by User Not Found
    Today, San Joaquin County commemorated Senior Awareness Day with an outreach event at the county fairgrounds. Members of the office were present to share information about our Communities Against Senior Exploitation (CASE) Partnership Program , and the various resources available through our office to protect and serve senior citizens.
    Full story
  • UPDATE: People v. Donte Revels

    May 22, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    On Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Revels, 33, was convicted by a jury for the death of a two-year-old in his care. Charges of conviction include: assault on a child under 8 years of age causing death (Penal Code section 273ab) and child endangerment (Penal Code section 2673a(a).)
    Full story
  • People v. Alvin Larry Davis

    May 20, 2019, 00:05 AM by User Not Found
    Today, Davis, 78, was sentenced for the July 5, 2012 murder of Hazel Dingman who was 84 years old at the time of her murder. Davis was sentenced to life in state prison without the possibility of parole plus a 25 to life in prison term.
    Full story
  • People v. Anthony Silva, Statement of Plea

    May 20, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    Pursuant to plea negotiations, Defendant has agreed to enter a plea to Count Six, to wit: Penal Code Section
    Full story
  • People v. Edward Iturralde

    May 17, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 Iturralde, 60, was convicted by a jury of nine counts of sexual molestation (Penal Code section 288 (A)) involving four different victims. Iturralde was also convicted of attempting to dissuade three of the victims from testifying. (Penal Code section 136.1(A)(2).)
    Full story
  • SJCDA Releases Findings and Decision in the Matter of Rodney Watts (2016 Officer Involved Shooting)

    Apr 16, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    Pursuant to the provisions of the San Joaquin County Officer-Involved Critical Incident Protocol, effective August 1, 1994, the responsibility of the Office of the District Attorney is to review the facts and determine what, if any, criminal charges should be filed whenever there is an officer-involved fatality or life-threatening incident.
    Full story
  • Protecting Children - A Priority for Our Community

    Apr 4, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    Each generation looks to young people to create a brighter future that encourages safe and engaging communities. This hope begins with healthy children being supported by their families, caregivers, teachers, and community. The District Attorney's Office collaborates with local law enforcement agencies and community based organizations to combat horrific crimes committed against some of our most vulnerable citizens - our children.
    Full story
  • SJCDA Releases Findings And Decision In The Matter of Jose Feliciano (2017 Officer Involved Shooting)

    Apr 2, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    Pursuant to the provisions of the San Joaquin County Officer-Involved Critical Incident Protocol, effective August 1, 1994, the responsibility of the Office of the District Attorney is to review the facts and determine what, if any, criminal charges should be filed whenever there is an officer-involved fatality or life- threatening incident.
    Full story
  • San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office Commemorates National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 7-13, 2019

    Apr 1, 2019, 00:05 AM by User Not Found
    Stockton, CA - The Victim-Witness Unit of the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office, in commemoration of National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW), April 7-13, 2019, is hosting two public events in coordination with the Victims of Violent Crime San Joaquin Support Group, including a 5k walk in downtown Stockton and a remembrance ceremony, prior to being recognized by the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors.
    Full story
  • Los Angeles, San Joaquin County District Attorneys Announce Code for America Partnership to Reduce, Clear Cannabis Convictions

    Apr 1, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    Tori Verber Supports Code for America LOS ANGELES -- District Attorneys Jackie Lacey of Los Angeles County and Tori Verber Salazar of San Joaquin County joined with Code for America today to announce a cutting-edge, criminal justice reform partnership to automatically clear more than 50,000 eligible cannabis convictions under Proposition 64. San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar, Public Defender Miriam Lyell and Chairman of the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors Miguel Villapudua joined Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey for the announcement, which will yield significant cost-savings for the County and taxpayers, while expanding educational and economic opportunities for those whose convictions have been cleared or reduced, in accordance with California law.
    Full story
  • District Attorney Welcomes Code for America

    Mar 12, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    In 2019, the San Joaquin County District Attorney's office entered into a partnership with Code for America, as part of our efforts to address Prop 64 cases in a more resource efficient manner. Over the past 3.5 years, we have worked to clear approximately 26,000 records under Proposition 47 with an estimated cost of $2.5 million. With this partnership and the development of the algorithm, we will have the capacity to clear the 51,000 cases, providing 3,000 members of our community with record clearance, as a result of Proposition 64.
    Full story
  • International Women's Day

    Mar 8, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    To mark the occasion, a few members of the DA's office came together to release a message of hope, inspiration, and an invitation to seek out resources and assistance from the Family Justice Center.
    Full story
  • Youth Leadership Academy 2019

    Mar 1, 2019, 00:00 AM by User Not Found
    The San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office is pleased to announce that applications for the 18 th San Joaquin County Justice System Youth Leadership Academy are now open. This year's program is scheduled to run June 10 - July 12, 2019, between 8:30am-12pm, Monday through Friday.
    Full story