Sonoma DA To Clear Nearly 3,000 Marijuana-Related ConvictionsThe Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office is directing staff to begin clearing nearly 3,000 cannabis-related convictions.
Santa Rosa Man Reconvicted On Rape Charges In Kidnapping Case After AppealA Sonoma County jury deliberated four hours Monday before reconvicting a Santa Rosa man of rape in concert with a kidnapping allegation in 2006 and 2009, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said.
Protesters Call For Removal Of Sonoma D.A. After Decision To Not Charge Deputy In Andy Lopez’ Fatal Shooting Dozens of protesters rallied at the Sonoma County Superior Court Tuesday afternoon to denounce District Attorney Jill Ravitch's decision to not charge sheriff's Deputy Erick Gelhaus with the murder of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.
Death Penalty Sought In Forestville Triple Murder Over Marijuana DealSonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said she will seek the death penalty for Mark Cappello, the alleged gunman in a triple homicide during a marijuana deal in Forestville last year.
DA Says Investigation Of Andy Lopez Shooting Death By Deputy To Take More TimeSonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said Tuesday her investigation of the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez by Sonoma County sheriff’s Deputy Erick Gelhaus will continue past today’s 90-day “guideline” to determine if any violations of criminal law occurred.
Protesters Demand Sonoma Co. DA Release Information Regarding Andy Lopez’ Shooting Death A crowd of over 100 protesters gathered at the courthouse in Downtown Santa Rosa Monday to make demands related to last year’s shooting by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.
First Female District Attorney Elected To Sonoma County OfficeWhen Sonoma County’s first female district attorney takes office on Jan. 3, she’ll already be familiar with the staff and the cramped quarters on the second floor of the Sonoma County courthouse in Santa Rosa.