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Below is a table of high profile case and information. For more information, please contact Chief Deputy District Attorney Jonathan Raven - jonathan.raven@yolocounty.org

NOTE: Juvenile Cases - In reading the Welfare and Institutions Code, which discusses the confidentiality of juvenile records and the Legislature's belief that confidentiality in these cases is necessary to further the rehabilitative efforts in the juvenile justice system, we believe that, absent statutory exceptions, we are precluded from providing any information or documents in juvenile matters.

Listed Court Dates/Times: If you have interest in a specific court date because you are monitoring the case and/or plan to attend court, please check the Court’s website to ensure that the date and time is still accurate.

Legend for Court Information:

995 = Defense Motion to Set Aside PX Ruling
ARR = Arraignment
BTA = Bail to Appear (The subject bailed out of custody with the promise to appear in court.)
D = Court Department
EDC = Early Disposition Conf
F/P = Further Proceeding
HRG = Hearing
HTA = Held to Answer at Preliminary Hearing
J/S = Judgment & Sentencing
JT = Jury Trial
MTN = Motion
OR = Release on Own Recognizance Hearing
OSC = Order to Show Cause
PHC = Pre Hearing Conference
Plea = Scheduled To Enter Plea (The Defendant can plead not guilty, guilty or no contest)
PTC = Misd Pre-Trial Conference
PX = Preliminary Hearing
RVIEW = Review
TRC = Trial Readiness Conference
TSC = Trial Setting Conference
WAR = Warrant Request

Note: If complaint is uploaded, you can download a PDF version of the complaint by clicking on the DA File Number. If there is no hyperlink on the file, it has not been uploaded.

Defendant(s) Name

DA File#

Case Description

Future Court Dates

Other Information

Aradoz, Ruby

Collins, Malinda

Gonzalez, Justin

Tello, Cynthia

Velazquez, Alexis

16H04909

Defendants charged with murder and gang enhancements after stabbing and killing the victim in Woodland.

Collins & Tello

TRC
11/29/17
8:30
D-10

JT
12/4/17
8:30
D-10

Remaining Defendants

EDC
9/21/17
8:30
D-10

TRC
10/4/17
8:30
D-10

JT
10/23/17
8:30
D-10

Defendants Collins & Tello have been severed so their trial will be held separately from the other defendants.  

The remaining defendants are set for trial on 10/23/17.

Azevedo, Dennis

16F02387

Defendant sexually assaults young teen in a bathroom at the Yolo County Library in Davis.

JPS
10/4/17
1:30
D-14

People file Second Amended Information alleging 7 counts of 288(c)(1). Defendant pleads for 6 years state prison.

Biviescas, Carlos

Contreras, Martyn

Rivera, Anthony

Sandeno, Joseph

Sandeno, Zackary

Vergara, Victor

15H05378

Defendants charged with murder after victim dies of injuries sustained while at a nightclub in Davis.

FP
10/4/17
8:30
D-14

TRC
11/29/17
8:30
D-14

JT
12/4/17
8:30
D-14

Status Conference set for 10/4/17.

Carew, Kelly

15H03459

Placerville woman kills man in West Sacramento.

J/S
9/27/17
10:00
D-13

Defendant pled no contest to voluntary manslaughter and dissuading a witness for a stipulated sentence of 14 years in state prison.  She will be formally sentenced on 9/27/17.

Craver, Alexander

Perry,
Antwoine

Price, Iszir

Reyes, Angelica

Williams, Eiljah

17-2520

Assault on Davis police officers

PX
(Perry Only)
10/20/17
8:30
D-14

Defendants Reyes, Craver, Price and Williams pled no contest to a felony charge of Resisting a Peace Officer with Threats, Force or Violence (PC 69) and a misdemeanor charge of Battery (PC 242). One year summary probation with one of the requirements being that the defendants will complete a restorative justice process with the affected parties in the City of Davis. Defendants will not be sentenced to the felony at the outset. If after one year the defendants successfully complete all requirements of probation, the felony plea will be dismissed.

Demello, Ronald

15F05633

Felony Hit and Run Causing the Death of a Tow Truck Driver

TRC
9/27/17
9:00
D-8

JT
10/2/17
8:30
D-8

Trial date set.

Fullerton, Paul

16F01098

Marijuana grow shop owner charged with illegal sales of marijuana.

PX
10/24/17
10:00
D-8

Court grants continuance as key witness is unavailable. PX set for 10/24/17.

Hernandez, Michael

15F06956

Defendant charged with kidnapping, assault with intent to commit a sexual assault on a minor, robbery and dissuading a witness.

F/P
9/22/17
10:00
D-11

Court Trial regarding defendant's competence set for 9/22/17.

Hicks, Ted

Mears, Ryan

16F07699

Defendants charged with unlawful cultivation and sales of marijuana.

PX
12/11/17
8:30
D-10

 PX set for 12/11/17.

Hodges, Robert

17H05457

West Sacramento man charged with three counts of murder, in the deaths of his three children; one count of attempted murder, in the attempted murder of his wife; and special circumstances.

PHC
10/2/17
8:30
D-14

 Defendant arraigned, plead not guilty.  Defendant is being held with no bail.

To view the Complaint, click on the DA File #.

Kirk-Coehlo, Lauren

17F00877

Davis woman charged with hate crime after Davis Islamic Center was vandalized.

RVIEW
12/15/17
10:00
D-10

Continued for review of community service.

Leae, Thomas

15H07042

Defendant was charged with murder after his passenger sustained fatal injuries in a crash that followed a high speed pursuit.

EDC
9/20/17
1:30
D-14

TRC
9/27/17
9:00
D-8

JT
10/2/17
8:30
D-8

 

EDC continued to 9/20/17.  Jury Trial date remains the same.

Letelier, Eduardo

16F03980

Davis day care provider charged with child molestation.

RVIEW
12/14/17
10:00
D-10

 

Rees, Frank

17H00998

Defendant charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of his infant son.

TRC
10/23/17
8:30
D-13

MTN
10/26/17 10:00
D-13

JT
10/30/17 8:30
D-13

Further TRC set for 10/23/17.  Jury Trial date set.

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