Press Releases

  • September 16, 2022
    • District Attorney

    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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  • September 9, 2022
    • District Attorney

    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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  • August 26, 2022
    • District Attorney

    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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  • August 9, 2022
    • District Attorney

    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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  • August 5, 2022
    • District Attorney

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