Woodland Gang Members Charged With Armed Robberies in Woodland and Davis

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – (August 24, 2018) – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that, on August 22, 2018, a formal complaint was filed against Woodland residents Kevin Anthony Sloan and Joel Hernandez Rodriguez Jr. It is alleged that, on August 20, 2018, the defendants, both active participants in a criminal street gang, committed… Read More →

Woodland Man Denied Parole

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – July 27, 2018 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on July 26, 2018, a two-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings denied parole of Jose Mendiola-Ponce of Woodland. Meniola-Ponce agreed that he was not suitable for release and in doing so avoided a parole hearing. This… Read More →

Yolo County DA Enforces New Cannabis Laws

Cannabis Landlords & Cultivators Admit Liability, Pay Penalties Press Release The People v. Virgrow Organics Inc. The People v. Virgrow Organics Inc. – Complaint | The People v. Virgrow Organics Inc. – Final Judgment The People v. Green Dream Farms Inc. The People v. Green Dream Farms Inc. – Complaint | The People v. Green Dream Farms Inc. –… Read More →

Woodland Men Sentenced to Life in Prison for Gang Related Murder

Known Gang Members Murdered an Innocent Man Who was Helping a Stranger Press Release (Woodland, CA) – February 9, 2018 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on February 9, 2018, Judge Daniel Maguire sentenced Justin Gonzalez, age 23, to 90 years to life in prison for the murder of Ronald Antonio. Less… Read More →

Convicted Woodland Killer Denied Early Release

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – November 27, 2017 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 the Honorable Judge David W. Reed denied the early release of 57-year-old convicted killer Jeffrey Lemus of Woodland. On October 10, 2017, the District Attorney’s Office was first notified of a petition by the California… Read More →

District Attorney’s DUI Program Visited by NHTSA Administrator Heidi King

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – November 20, 2017 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that the Director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Heidi King visited the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office to recognize the DA’s DUI prosecution program which as a distinct and exceptional leader in the state of… Read More →

Woodland Man Convicted of Torture and Rape

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – November 16, 2017 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on November 15, 2017, a Yolo County jury convicted Elmer David Rodriguez, 26, of Woodland, of torture, felony domestic violence, infliction of great bodily injury and use of a deadly weapon, sodomy, rape, oral copulation, criminal threats, vandalism, and dissuading… Read More →

Washington Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – November 16, 2017 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on November 15, 2017 Yolo County Superior Court Judge David Reed sentenced 23-year-old Thomas Phillip Leae of Renton, Washington to life in state prison. On October 5, 2015, Leae stole a 1999 Honda from the son of a neighbor… Read More →

West Sacramento Gang Members Convicted of Multiple Armed Robberies

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – November 15, 2017 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on November 9, 2017, a Yolo County Jury convicted 22-year-old West Sacramento resident Joshua Armond Cadenaz-Lopez and 20-year-old West Sacramento resident Ricky Gomez Hernandez of multiple counts of armed robberies, gang enhancements and gun charges. Over the course of a… Read More →