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November 24, 2021 | Office of the District Attorney

Judge Sentences Tirso Guzman to 90 Years to Life in Serial Rape Case

 

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">District Attorney Jill Ravitch has announced that Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Shelly Averill sentenced Tirso Dejesus Guzman to the maximum prison term of 90 years to life for raping three women in 2019. On October 25, 2021 a jury found Guzman guilty of 11 counts of sexually assaulting the three women.</span> Read full story


November 24, 2021 | Office of the District Attorney

Man Sentenced to Ten Years Eight Months Prison for Beating Girlfriend

 

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Defendant Sean Miller, 36 years-old of Rohnert Park, was sentenced November 24, 2021 by the Honorable Robert LaForge to ten years eight months in state prison after pleading no contest to charges of felony infliction of corporal injuries resulting in a traumatic condition on his girlfriend, dissuading a witness by force or threat, and resisting an executive officer. </span> Read full story


November 22, 2021 | Office of the District Attorney

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

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">The Sonoma County District Attorney will have a specialized prosecution team that handles alcohol and drug-impaired driving cases through a $325,298 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS).</span> Read full story


November 18, 2021 | Office of the District Attorney

Santa Rosa Man Sentenced to Three Years Prison for Tenth DUI Conviction

 

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Defendant Salvador Moreno-Botello, 40 years old from Santa Rosa, was sentenced Thursday by the Honorable Peter Ottenweller to serve three years in state prison. On October 18 of this year, a jury found him guilty of driving while intoxicated and driving with a .08% or higher blood alcohol content.</span> Read full story


November 15, 2021 | Office of the District Attorney

Rohnert Park Man isSentenced to Six Years Prison for Possessing and Manufacturing Illegal Firearms

<span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">Defendant JoshuaCargile, 44</span><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;"> </i><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;">years old of Rohnert Park, was sentenced today by theHonorable Robert LaForge to serve six years in state prison for felony possessionof a firearm by a felon, and felony possession of an unlawful assault weapon.</span> Read full story


November 8, 2021 | Office of the District Attorney

Sonoma County District Attorney Settles Consumer Protection Lawsuit Against Yeezy Apparel Companies

<p>Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch today announcedthat her office, together with the District Attorneys of Alameda, Los Angeles,and Napa Counties, settled a consumer protection lawsuit against Yeezy ApparelLLC and Yeezy LLC, California companies engaged in the online sales of sneakersand clothing. </p> Read full story


November 5, 2021 | Office of the District Attorney

Man Sentenced to 36Years in Prison for Child Molestation

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Defendant Juan Lucas-Antonio, 38 years old of Santa Rosa, was sentenced yesterday afternoon by the Honorable Christopher Honigsberg to serve 36 years in state prison after pleading “no contest” in June of this year to felony charges of committing forcible lewd and lascivious acts upon minors under the age of 14 years old. </span> Read full story


October 29, 2021 | Office of the District Attorney

District Attorney Ravitch AnnouncesMultimillion-Dollar Judgment Against Pong Game Studios, Permanently HaltsIllegal Gambling Operation

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch today announced that her office, in conjunction with California Attorney General Rob Bonta, and multiple District Attorneys throughout the state, obtained a multimillion-dollar stipulated judgment against Pong Game Studios Corporation (Pong).</span> Read full story


October 26, 2021 | Office of the District Attorney

Defendant found guilty by jury of all counts in serial rape case

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Earlier today, after an approximately 5-week long trial, a Sonoma County jury found Tirso Dejesus Guzman, 28 years old of Santa Rosa, guilty as charged of 11 Counts of sexually assaulting three women in the summer of 2019.</span> Read full story


October 19, 2021 | Office of the District Attorney

Man receives 16 years, 4 months in state prison for possessing 65 pounds of methamphetamine with intent to sell

<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">Defendant Edgar Ortega-Aguilar, 39 years old of Santa Rosa, was sentenced today by the Honorable Robert Laforge to serve 16 years, 4 months at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation after pleading no contest in August of this year to charges of felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell.</span> Read full story