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April 22, 2024 | Office of the District Attorney

Bay Area Fast Trak Reports Scam Text Messages Seeking Payment

Members of the community have reported receiving scam emails and phone calls purporting to be from legitimate student loan debt relief representatives.  Federal Student Aid, an office of the U. S. Department of Education, provides the following information to identify and avoid student loan forgiveness scams.


April 12, 2024 | Office of the District Attorney

Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Scams

Members of the community have reported receiving scam emails and phone calls purporting to be from legitimate student loan debt relief representatives.  Federal Student Aid, an office of the U. S. Department of Education, provides the following information to identify and avoid student loan forgiveness scams.


February 15, 2024 | Office of the District Attorney

Costco Scams

If you receive an email indicating your COSTCO membership has expired it is likely a scam.


May 10, 2024 | Office of the District Attorney

Santa Rosa Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Domestic Violence Offenses

Defendant Adrian Cervantes-Alvarez, 38-years-old of Santa Rosa, was sentenced on May 6, 2024 by the Honorable Troye Shaffer to serve 6 years plus 27 years to life in prison after having been convicted by a Sonoma County jury in February of attempting to murder the mother of his children.


May 09, 2024 | Office of the District Attorney

Santa Rosa Man Receives Life Sentence for 2022 Killing

Defendant Juan Antonio Martinez, 35 years old of Santa Rosa, was sentenced today by the Honorable Laura Passaglia to serve 20 years-to-life in state prison after pleading “no contest” in February of this year to charges of second-degree murder, and extortion by posing as a kidnapper, and admitting a sentencing enhancement for personally using a firearm. 


May 07, 2024 | Office of the District Attorney

Murderer Denied Parole

District Attorney Carla Rodriguez has announced that Bryon Tibbals, currently 60 years old and originally from Nevada, was denied parole on May 2, 2024.