County of Sonoma, California

  • District Attorney
    September 19, 2014
    District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced today that defendant Julia Katherine Franzen, 26, of Sebastopol, entered a “no contest” plea to second degree murder in connection with the killing of her mother Nancy Parisi Franzen on February 4, 2013. At a subsequent court trial, Judge Jaime Thistlethwaite found that the defendant was legally insane at the time she committed the offense. Nancy Franzen was found stabbed to death at the home she shared with her daughter, the defendant, in Sebastopol.
  • District Attorney
    September 19, 2014
    District Attorney Jill Ravitch today announced that Nicholas Tognozzi, 30, was sentenced to three years felony probation and one year in the county jail this morning in the Sonoma County Superior Court. On August 20, 2014, Mr. Tognozzi pled “no contest” to two counts of Penal Code Section 192(c)(1), vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, and admitted a separate allegation under Penal Code Section 12022.7(c) for inflicting great bodily injury upon a third individual
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