Party City to Pay $878,750 in Hazardous Waste Settlement

Stores throughout the State improperly handled and disposed of hazardous wastes Press Release | Complaint | Stipulation Woodland, CA – April 23 2019 – Last Thursday, Yolo County Superior Court Judge Stephen L. Mock ordered Party City Corporation, a Delaware Corporation, to pay $878,750.00 as part of a settlement of a civil-environmental prosecution. Over $75,000.00… Read More →

Yolo DA Attends Three Lifer Hearings Across the State

Each of the inmates were denied parole Press Release (Woodland, CA) – April 18, 2019 District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, three Yolo County prosecutors attended lifer parole hearings in three separate prisons across the state. The Yolo County District Attorney averages less than one lifer hearing a month so… Read More →

Yolo DA and Umpqua Bank Sponsor Free Shred Day

Citizens Can Protect Their Identity Safe by Shredding Confidential Documents Press Release (Woodland, CA) – April 16, 2019 Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on Friday, April 26, 2019, the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office and Umpqua Bank will be co-hosting another free shred event for Yolo County residents and Umpqua Bank customers.… Read More →

Woodland Woman Graduates from Addiction Intervention Court

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – April 3, 2019 – On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 36-year-old Woodland resident Calli Garcia successfully graduated from Addiction Intervention Court in Department 14 of the Yolo County Superior Court. Addiction Intervention Court (AIC) is a specialty court program that serves up to 15 individuals who struggle with substance use disorders… Read More →

Yolo County DA’s 13th Annual Victims’ Tribute on April 8, 2019

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – April 2, 2019 – Yolo County District Attorney and the District Attorney Victim Services Program will host the 13th Annual Victims’ Tribute Ceremony on Monday April 8th from 12 to 12:50 pm at the Woodland Opera House on 340 Second Street. The ceremony is an opportunity for community members, advocates,… Read More →

Walmart Agrees to Settlement Prohibiting Sales of 14 Products in Oversized Packages

Press Release Woodland, CA – April 1, 2019 – The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office along with the Shasta, Fresno, Placer, Tulare and Santa Cruz County District Attorneys’ Offices reached a settlement with Walmart, Inc. in a civil enforcement action related to sales of health and beauty products. The civil complaint filed by prosecutors alleged… Read More →

Davis Murderer Denied Parole

Daniel Wehner executed two UC Davis students in 1980 Press Release (Woodland, CA) – March 28, 2019 – Convicted murderer Daniel Wehner was denied parole for the twelfth time on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by a two-commissioner panel of the Board of Parole Hearings. The all day hearing took place at the California Mens’ Colony… Read More →

Yolo County District Attorney’s Neighborhood Court Program Seeks Volunteers and Community Input on Program Expansion

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – March 25, 2019 –The Yolo County District Attorney’s Neighborhood Court (NHC) will hold volunteer panelist trainings this spring. NHC is the core program in the Yolo County District Attorney’s restorative justice diversion suite, which also includes NHC-Full Service Partners (FSP) and the Steps to Success (S2S) program. NHC-FSP and S2S… Read More →

Yolo County Mental Health Court Team Presents at Forensic Mental Health Association Conference

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – March 19, 2019 – Kristi Abbott, the Clinical Supervisor of Yolo County’s Forensic Mental Health Court team, and Supervising Deputy District Attorney Chris Bulkeley presented on the innovative Restorative Justice component of Yolo County’s Mental Health Court at the 44th annual Forensic Mental Health Association of California (FMHAC) conference in… Read More →

West Sacramento Woman Convicted of Auto Insurance Fraud

Press Release (Woodland, CA) – March 13, 2019 – On March 11, 2019, 44-year-old West Sacramento woman, Ana Griffith, was convicted of filing a fraudulent auto insurance claim. On April 4, 2016, Ana Griffith, filed a claim with 21st Century Insurance indicating her 1999 Range Rover had been vandalized while parked at her residence in… Read More →