Red Bluff Man Convicted of Domestic Violence

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – April 21, 2017 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that today, a Yolo County jury convicted 46-year-old Mario Luis Oropeza, of Red Bluff of three domestic violence crimes. The jury convicted him of Infliction of Corporal Injury on a person with whom he had a dating relationship, False… Read More →

Esparto Man Convicted of Carjacking and Kidnapping

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – April 20, 2017 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that a Yolo County jury convicted Paul Dufrisne, 58, of Esparto on April 18, 2017, of carjacking and kidnapping during the carjacking. On June 2, 2015, Dufrisne stepped in front of the victims’ truck as the driver drove herself and… Read More →

Woman Pleads Guilty to all Charges for Hate Crimes Against the Islamic Center of Davis

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – April 19, 2017 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that 30-year-old Davis resident, Lauren Kirk-Coehlo, pled guilty this morning to all charges, including Felony Vandalism with a “Hate Crime” enhancement and Vandalism to a Church. During the early morning hours of January 22, 2017, Kirk-Coehlo vandalized the Islamic Center… Read More →

Sacramento Man Convicted of Robbery at Davis Target

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – April 18, 2017- District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on April 17, 2017, a Yolo County jury found 29-year-old Sacramento man Adam Nersesyan guilty of robbery and also found that Nersesyan used a knife during the robbery. On April 4, 2016, around 12:30 in the afternoon, Nersesyan entered a… Read More →

Dollar General Stores to Pay $1.12 Million in Hazardous Waste Settlement

Stores throughout the State improperly handled and disposed of hazardous wastes Press Release | Filed Complaint | Final Judgment Woodland, CA – April 17, 2017 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, along with 31 other California District Attorneys, announced today that Kern County Superior Court Judge Sidney P. Chapin has ordered the Tennessee-based company Dolgen California and… Read More →

Five Convicted of Welfare Fraud in Yolo County

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – April 14, 2017 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that recently there were three separate convictions of welfare fraud in Yolo County. These three cases were investigated by the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office Special Investigations Unit. The DA’s Special Investigations Unit and the Yolo County Health and Human Services… Read More →

Woodland Man Convicted of Animal Cruelty

John William Peterson threw a Chihuahua, breaking its femur Press Release (Woodland, CA) – April 3, 2017 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on March 29, 2017, a Yolo County jury found 45-year-old Woodland man John William Peterson guilty of animal cruelty. On the early morning of March 23, 2016, Peterson became… Read More →

Yolo County DA Celebrates 11 Years of Honoring Crime Victims

Annual Tribute is on April 3, 2017 at the Woodland Opera House Press Release (Woodland, CA) – March 30, 2017 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig and the Yolo County District Attorney Victim Services Program will host the Eleventh Annual Crime Victims’ Tribute on April 3, 2017. Yolo County crime victims, community members, victim advocates, prosecutors,… Read More →

West Sacramento Woman Convicted of “Crash and Buy” Auto Insurance Fraud

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – March 28, 2017 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on March 23, 2017, 32-year-old Alicia Hernandez of West Sacramento was convicted of filing a false insurance claim and providing false statements of her traffic collision on March 23, 2017. The conviction resulted from a joint investigation between the District… Read More →

Yolo DA Receives Grant Funds to Improve Child Abuse Reporting Systems

The California Office of Emergency Services awarded the Yolo County District Attorney $750,000 to develop a computer system that will help protect child abuse victims Press Release (Woodland, CA) – March 24, 2017 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that Yolo County has moved a step forward in increasing the safety for… Read More →