Santa Rosa, CA – February 5, 2020 – Defendant Edgar Uriel
Figueroa Garcia, 35 years old of Annapolis, was sentenced today by the Honorable
Bradford DeMeo to serve three years and eight months in state prison after
having pled guilty in November of last year to two felony charges for assault
on his then pregnant girlfriend, and threats to kill a Sonoma County Deputy
During a 2018 incident,
Garcia repeatedly punched and slapped his then pregnant girlfriend about her
head and face, prompting her to jump from his moving car and run for her life.
Undeterred, he stopped his car in the middle of the road, got out, and gave
chase. After catching up to the victim, he attempted to drag her back to his
car until he was confronted by a couple who stopped to aid the victim. The
victim suffered visible injuries across her body as a result of the assault.
In 2019, Garcia threatened to
kill a deputy sheriff after the deputy had Garcia’s backhoe towed. Garcia had
illegally parked the backhoe on private property, necessitating its
The cases were handled by
Deputy District Attorney Dustin Hughson. Sonoma County Deputy Sheriff Mark
Provost headed the domestic violence investigation, and Sonoma County Deputy
Sheriff Caroline Jaap headed the criminal threat investigation.