West Sacramento Man Convicted of Domestic Violence

Paul Keola beat the victim causing great bodily injury Press Release (Woodland, CA) – February 6, 2017 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on February 3, 2017, a Yolo County jury found 54-year-old West Sacramento man, Paul Keola, guilty of severely beating a woman who he had been dating. On September 4, 2016 shortly… Read More →

Mexican Consulate-General Offices Host Hate Crimes Training

The ADL, Yolo DA & Sacramento DA presented a training to offices in San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose and Fresno Press Release (Woodland, CA) – February 3, 2017 – On February 2, 2017, the Consulate-General in Sacramento, San Francisco, Fresno and San Jose hosted a training on hate crimes with the Anti-Defamation League in San… Read More →

Davis Man Who Killed Child Sentenced to Life in Prison

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – January 31, 2017 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that this morning Yolo County Superior Court Judge Paul Richardson sentenced 24-year-old Davis man Darnell Deangelo Dorsey to 50 years-to-life in state prison for killing his girlfriend’s 19 month old son. On January 22, 2014, Dorsey was at home… Read More →

West Sacramento Woman Convicted of Auto Insurance Fraud

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – January 27, 2017 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on January 25, 2017, 31-year-old West Sacramento woman Tiffany Beckingham pled no contest to felony charges of filing a fraudulent auto insurance claim. Tiffany Beckingham’s car was involved in a collision on October 11, 2015, in West Sacramento, CA.… Read More →

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 →

Davis Man with Lengthy Arrest History Convicted of Criminal Threats

Josh McClain Prosecuted Under a New Evidence Based Unit Press Release (Woodland, CA) – January 13, 2017 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that today a Yolo County jury convicted 31-year-old Davis man, Joshua McClain, of Criminal Threats and Disturbing the Peace. The crime occurred in the Mansion Square commercial complex on the… Read More →

Third District Court of Appeal Upholds Rape Conviction

Appeals Court rules that Ajay Dev Received a Fair Trial After being convicted of 76 felony charges of sexually assaulting his adopted daughter, Ajay Dev was sentenced to over 378 years in state prison.  Dev immediately appealed his conviction. On January 12, 2017, nearly three months after his October 19th Appellate Court argument, the Third… Read More →

General Mills Agrees to Injunctive Terms Prohibiting Sales of its Fiber One Products in Oversized Packages

Press Release | Filed Civil Complaint | Final Judgment Woodland, CA – January 10, 2017 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that his office, along with the Fresno County and Santa Cruz County District Attorneys’ Offices reached a settlement with General Mills in an action that was related to its Fiber One products. The Fiber… Read More →