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August 22, 2023 | Office of the District Attorney

Disaster Scams

With the recent disasters in Maui and Southern California, please be alert for disaster scams which always occur after natural disasters. 

July 25, 2023 | Office of the District Attorney

2022 October 15 – Nathan Smart

On Saturday, October 15, 2022, at approximately 18:45, Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a residence in Boyes Hot Springs regarding a report of a family disturbance. The reporting party, Jane Doe #1, reported her son, Nathan Smart had been drinking, was under the influence of drugs and had threatened to kill her. Ms. Doe #1 also stated she believed Nathan Smart had been in possession of ghost guns in his bedroom and had made guns in his bedroom.

July 17, 2023 | Office of the District Attorney

Avoiding Scammers

Zero Waste Sonoma is holding a recycling event to accept used residential solar panels which can be challenging to recycle or dispose of. The event will be held on June 16, 2023 at the Luther Burbank Center between 9-5. APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED.

September 21, 2023 | Office of the District Attorney

Rohnert Park Man Sentenced to Prison for Role in 2021 Bank Robbery

Defendant Brandon Celis-Sanchez, 24 years old of Rohnert Park, was sentenced today by the Honorable Robert LaForge to serve 7 years, 4 months, in state prison for one count of robbery with a firearm, and two counts of felony false imprisonment stemming from a bank robbery he committed with another man on November 10, 2021.

September 18, 2023 | Office of the District Attorney

Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office Awarded More Than $2 Million To Fight Organized Retail Theft

Today, District Attorney Carla Rodriguez announced that the Sonoma County District Attorney’s office has been awarded $2.05 million in grant funding from the State of California’s Organized Retail Theft Grant Program, administered by the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC), to combat organized retail theft. Twelve additional prosecutor’s offices and 38 law enforcement agencies across the state were also funded in an effort to dismantle retail theft.

September 14, 2023 | Office of the District Attorney

Santa Rosa Man Receives Life Sentence for 2022 Shooting at Mendocino Avenue Taco-Bell

Defendant Brad Adams, 29 years old of Santa Rosa, was sentenced today by Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Troye Shaffer following his August convictions for attempted murder and shooting at an occupied building. Per the terms of a plea agreement, Adams was sentenced to 11 years to life in state prison.