Woodland Man Convicted of Being a Felon in Possession of Firearms

Frank Estrada possessed a 12 gauge shotgun, a .380 handgun, and ammunition

Press Release

(Woodland, CA) – May 24, 2017 - Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on May 23, 2017, a Yolo County jury found 37-year-old Woodland man, Frank Rudolph Estrada, guilty of two counts of being in possession of a firearm and one count of being a felon in possession of ammunition.

On February 14, 2017, officers assigned to the Yolo County Gang Task Force searched Estrada’s vehicle, pursuant to a search warrant. The officer conducting the search located a 12 gauge shotgun, a .380 handgun, and ammunition. Estrada had been convicted of felony second degree burglary in 2004 and had been convicted of felony evading a peace officer in December of 2016.

The jury began its deliberation on the afternoon of May 23, 2017, and reached a verdict after about thirty minutes of deliberation.

District Attorney Jeff Reisig said, "We are thankful to the officers of the Yolo County Gang Taskforce who worked hard on this case, which resulted in two guns being taken off the street and out of the possession of this convicted felon. Our office is dedicated to prosecuting this type of case to ensure the safety of the law abiding citizens of Yolo County.”

The Honorable Timothy Fall, who presided over the trial, will sentence Estrada on June 15, 2017. Estrada is facing up to six years and four months in state prison.

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