Press Release Index
DistrictAttorney Jill Ravitch has announced that defendant City Ventures Homebuilding,LLC (“CV”) has resolved a civil environmental enforcement action for waterpollution and unlawful business practices during construction of new homes inthe Fox Hollow subdivision
DistrictAttorney Jill Ravitch announced today that on May 27, 2020, the CaliforniaBoard of Prison Terms denied parole to 69 year old Michael Carson, who, alongwith his wife Susan Carson, was convicted in the early 1980’s of committingthree separate murders in the counties of Sonoma, San Francisco and Humboldt.
DistrictAttorney Jill Ravitch has announced that defendant Bryon James Tibbals, 55years-old of Nevada, was denied parole following a hearing earlier today infront of the California Board of Parole Hearings. In addition to denyingparole, the Board determined that Tibbals must wait three additional yearsbefore his next hearing.
DistrictAttorney Jill Ravitch has announced that defendant Charles Edgar Thomas,75-year-old from Cloverdale, was found unsuitable for parole release by theBoard of Parole Hearings today.
District Attorney Jill Ravitchhas announced that on April 14, 2020 the California Board of Prison Termsdenied parole to Fidencio Chavez, 57 years old, who was convicted in 1992 offirst degree murder for the killing of victim Frank Tassara.
Defendant JavierRodriguez-Lopez, 21 years old of Pittsburg, CA, was sentenced earliertoday by Sonoma County Court Commissioner Troye Shaffer to serve one month injail and spend three years on probation after having pled no contest inFebruary to misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter and misdemeanor driving withouta license.
District Attorney Jill Ravitch today issued a consumeralert warning that price gouging on consumer goods or medical supplies isprohibited under Penal Code Section 396 while under a State of Emergency due tothe novel Coronavirus.
Defendant Franklin Rodriguez,28 years old of Santa Rosa, was sentenced today by the Honorable Dana Simondsto serve 12 years in state prison after pleading guilty in January to thecharge of possessing child pornography after having previously been convictedfor the sexual assault of a child.