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  • Published on May 20, 2016

    District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced today that Ruben Manuel Muniz, 37-years-old, a resident of Santa Rosa, pled guilty today to voluntary manslaughter and admitted that he personally used a firearm.  He will receive a 9 year prison sentence as a result of this plea.

  • Published on May 20, 2016

    District Attorney Jill R. Ravitch announced today that defendant Ricardo Botello, (20) of Healdsburg, CA and Miguel Madrigal (20) of Windsor, CA entered no contest pleas on May 18, 2016 to felony charges in front of the Honorable Robert M. Laforge.

  • Published on May 18, 2016

    District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced that defendant, Jessica Whalley (31 years of age) of Bodega Bay, California was sentenced today by the Honorable Judge Wick for embezzling over $100,000 worth of lottery Scratchers from her employer, the Tides Unocal gas station in Bodega Bay.

  • Published on May 12, 2016

    District Attorney Jill Ravitch has announced that earlier today defendant Kimberly Van Vorst was sentenced after having previously pled guilty to charges of theft while acting as a caregiver for a medically retired San Francisco firefighter who was injured in the line of duty.

  • Published on May 12, 2016

    District Attorney Jill Ravitch has announced that earlier today defendant Dominick Lee Hanson, 37-years-old of Windsor, was sentenced by the Honorable Jamie Thistlethwaite after having previously pleaded no contest to one felony count of possessing child pornography.  The court imposed an extended probation period of four years, three months county jail, and required Hansen to register as a sex offender for life.   

  • Published on May 12, 2016

    District Attorney Jill Ravitch has announced that long-time Santa Rosa City Attorney Caroline Fowler has accepted a position with the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office as a Deputy District Attorney in the Office’s Environmental and Consumer Law Division.  

  • Published on May 3, 2016

    District Attorney Jill Ravitch has announced that on April 29, 2016, Defendant William Alexander Andes was sentenced to six years in state prison on a third felony DUI conviction.  This occurred after the defendant had been placed on probation and ordered into a rehabilitation program, which he left without permission. 

  • Published on April 19, 2016

    District Attorney Jill Ravitch has announced that defendant Johnny Tasker Douglas, 35 years-old of Oakland, CA, was found guilty by a jury on two counts of robbery and two counts of assault with a firearm. 

  • Published on April 19, 2016

    District Attorney Jill Ravitch has announced that earlier today defendant William Dresbach III, 70-years-old of Rohnert Park, was sentenced by the Honorable Judge Jamie Thistlethwaite after having been convicted by a jury in March of misdemeanor sexual battery, and practicing massage therapy without a valid state certificate.

  • Published on April 11, 2016

    National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) is a yearly event designed to promote victims’ rights, honor crime victims, and recognize those who advocate on their behalf.

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