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September 1, 2022 | Office of the District Attorney

Scammers Are Requesting Payment Through Wire Transfer or Zelle

A nationwide bank recently reported that digital money movement fraud is on the rise. Scammers can contact you requesting money through a Wire Transfer or transfer via Zelle. Read full story


September 1, 2022 | Office of the District Attorney

Your Long-Lost Relative May Not Have Actually Left You an Inheritance

The Federal Trade Commission recently reported that it has been receiving reports from people getting letters in the mail from a law firm. The letters say they are looking for the heir of a multi-million-dollar inheritance, and they think it might be you. They offer to split the inheritance between you, their law firm, and some charities, and ask that you keep this information secret. Read full story


September 1, 2022 | Office of the District Attorney

As Prices Rise, Keep an Eye Out for Scammers

The Federal Trade Commission recently warned consumers to keep an eye out on scammers who are taking advantage of people wo are worried about high prices impacting their budgets. With the cost of groceries, housing, and many other things rising, consumers may be looking for ways to cut costs. Read full story

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November 23, 2022 | Office of the District Attorney

MURDERER SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON WITHOUT PAROLE

Defendant Robert Lee Randolph, 36 years old of Philadelphia, was sentenced today by the Honorable Christopher Honigsberg for two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder. The Defendant was convicted after jury trial of all charges, special allegations and enhancements, which included use of a firearm causing great bodily injury or death. Read full story


November 3, 2022 | Office of the District Attorney

FENTANYL AWARENESS OUTREACH CAMPAIGN BEGINS

District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced today that The Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office along with the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program (“HIDTA”) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), have begun a joint community outreach campaign to educate the community on the dangers of fentanyl. Read full story


October 28, 2022 | Office of the District Attorney

Sonoma County District Attorney Awarded Grant From the Office of Traffic Safety for Specialized DUI Prosecution Team

Santa Rosa, Calif. – District Attorney Jill Ravitch has announced that her office has obtained funds through a $464,132 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to continue a specialized prosecution team that handles alcohol and drug-impaired driving. Read full story