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January 25, 2022 | Office of the District Attorney

Jury Scam

We have previously issued alerts regarding this scam but have received recent reports that consumers are receiving calls again falsely advising that they have failed to report for jury duty and that the police are coming to their location or that an arrest warrant will be issued unless the person pays a fine.  If you fail to appear for jury duty, you will not be contacted by the police. Read full story


January 25, 2022 | Office of the District Attorney

Illegitimate Pop-UpCOVID Testing Sites

As with any disaster,scammers try to take advantage of unsuspecting consumers.  The AttorneyGeneral’s Office has issued a warning to consumers to be aware of illegitimatepop-up COVID testing centers.  Some of these centers take your money andnever provide test results or request personal information in order to engagein fraud. Read full story


October 20, 2020 | Office of the District Attorney

Student Debt Relief

Have you received an email offering to help you reduce yourmonthly student loan debt.  Be cautious that it is not a scam. Read full story

Press Releases


May 11, 2022 | Office of the District Attorney

Defendants Sentenced to Life in Prison for the Abduction and Brutal Sexual Assault of Jane Doe

Defendants Christian May Quintero and Fredi Alberto Lopez-Flores, 28 and 37, were sentenced today to life in prison for the abduction and violent sexual attack of Jane Doe. District Attorney Ravitch stated, “Two violent predators have been brought to justice today. Given the defendants’ vicious behavior, the maximum sentences are entirely appropriate in this case.” Read full story


May 9, 2022 | Office of the District Attorney

Santa Rosa Man Sentenced to Maximum Term in Prison for Assaulting Elderly Victim in Her Home

Defendant Tai Kincaid, 44 years old of Santa Rosa, was sentenced on Thursday May 5th by the Honorable Christopher Honigsberg to serve eight years and eight months in state prison after pleading “no contest” in March to charges of residential burglary of an elderly victim, assaulting an elderly victim with a deadly weapon, and evading law enforcement. Read full story


April 29, 2022 | Office of the District Attorney

Local Program Receives Community Awareness Funding for 2022 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch has announced that her office has received funding from the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), within the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, to promote community awareness of crime victims’ rights and services during the 2022 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Read full story