• After a federal court ordered California to reduce prison overcrowding, a number of measures were put into place that result in early prison releases, including early parole consideration for individuals characterized as “non-violent second-strikers.”

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  • Seeking and Doing Justice. The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office is responsible for the prosecution of all adult and juvenile felonies and misdemeanors committed throughout Yolo County.

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  • The Conviction Integrity Unit reviews and  investigates claims of innocence raised after a criminal conviction involving homicides, sex offenses and other violent crimes.

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  • Victim Services

    The DA’s Victim Services Program is dedicated to providing comprehensive services to victims of crime.  We are proud to provide information about the criminal justice system and ensure victims' rights are being met.

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PRESS RELEASES

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

District Attorney creates dedicated webpage to help combat problem locally Press Release (Woodland, CA) – January 20, 2017 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announces that January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Human trafficking has been named as one of the world’s fastest growing criminal enterprises. It is very similar to modern day slavery… Read More →

District Attorney Recovers Over $173,000 for Victims of Bad Check Writers

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – January 19, 2017 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that the Yolo County District Attorney Check Prosecution Unit collected a total of $173,799 for Yolo County merchants and residents in 2016. “Much of the money was paid to the victims by check writers before criminal proceedings were initiated. Once criminal… Read More →

Welfare Fraud Convictions

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – January 18, 2017, – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on January 12, 2017, two unrelated cases of public assistance fraud were resolved in Yolo County Superior Court. 27 year old Cecilia M. Vega, of Davis, and 28-year-old Elizabeth Alexander, of West Sacramento, plead no contest to one… Read More →