High Profile Cases

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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
D = Court Department
EDC = Early Disposition Conf
F/P = Further Proceeding
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 (Def 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.

Also, we try to make sure that the calendar information is as accurate as possible, however, please verify the information by checking the court's official calendar located at: http://www.yolo.courts.ca.gov/Calendars/CourtCalendar/

Defendant(s) Name DA File# Case Description Future Court Dates Other Information

Anthon, Joshua
13F04590 Hit and Run Fatality in West Sacramento. TRC 10/24/14 8:30 D-3

JT 11/3/14 8:30 D-3

There will be a hearing on a 995 Motion on 10/24/14.

Bowen, Nicholas R.

Xu, Wenyi
13F02702 Defendants were arrested by Davis PD for Lewd and Obscene Exhibition and Conduct.

Bowen  - PHC 10/27/14 10:00 D-6

 

Xu -

J/S 10/27/14 9:00 D-6

US Attorney’s Office filed federal charges against both Xu and Bowen (see press release).

Xu pled No Contest to all charges.

Bowling, Erik 14F02009 Defendant stalks fellow UCD Student. JPS 8/29/14 1:30 D-4 Defendant pled No Contest to one count of stalking.
Dorsey, Darnell 14F00394 Sacramento man accused of assaulting his girlfriend's child causing child's death in Davis. PX 9/15/14 8:30 D-1 PX confirmed.
Elsheikh, Tashari 13F02994 Defendant helped conceal evidence. Associated case:
David Snyder
13-0305
WAR 8/1/13 A warrant for arrest has been requested
Ervin, Camron 13F04081 Defendant hits and kills pedestrian on the freeway then flees the scene.

JPS 9/24/14 10:00 D-4

Defendant pled No Contest to both counts in the charging document – Hit and run causing death and driving on a suspended license.  Court indicates that it will reduce the felony to a misdemeanor in 18 months.
Gardner III, William C. 14H00014 Charges:
187(a) PC;
646.9(c) PC;
29800(a)(1) PC

Enhancements: 12022.53(d)PC;
12022.1(b) PC;
190.2(a)(15)PC;
EDC 9/11/14 8:30 D-3

TRC 10/2/14 8:30 D-3

JT 10/20/14 8:30 D-3
Defense motion to continue trial was granted.  Court issues gag order in this case.  All other cases trail the homicide case.
Gayton, Julio
14H01327 Defendant stabbed the victim whose injuries resulted in his death.

EDC
8/29/14
3:00 D-3

 

JT 11/3/14 8:30 D-3


Greenberg, Elaine  No DA File # Yet  Animals in the care of her rescue shelter were malnourished, ill, and/or deceased.  No Court Date at this time  Update on this case: The body of Elaine Greenberg was discovered deceased in her north Davis home on Friday August 15, 2014.  There will be no further action from the YCDA's office. 
Gonzalez, Armando 14F00606 Hit and Run Fatality in Davis MTN 9/17/14 9:00 D-6

TRC 9/26/14 8:30 D-1

JT 10/6/14 8:30 D-1

Gonzalez, Hector Coria 14F02618 45-year-old Davis priest arrested for statutory rape of a parishioner.  No further Court Dates


Defendant was sentenced to 90 days county jail (surrender Oct. 23); 3 years formal probation; stay away from victim until November when she turns 18; & sex offender counseling.

Defendant pled Guilty to Count 3, a felony, sexual intercourse with a 16 year old victim in the church rectory.
Haselhuhn, Sheri  14F02232 School Teacher arrested for stealing a student's prescription medication. PX 10/2/14 10:00 D-6   
Hoskins, Susan  14H03727  Wife charged with murder of her husband  MTN 9/26/14 10:00 D-8

PX 10/6/14 10:00 D-8
Defense motion to continue PX will be heard on 9/26/14.
Jull, Leona 13F03132 Felony theft charge against Fourth & Hope's former Executive Director. JPS 8/29/14 1:30 D-4

People were prepared to retry the case and set a new trial date.  Judge promises defendant a misdemeanor if she pleads to the one count of felony theft.  Defendant pleads and the judge reduces the felony to a misdemeanor over the People's objection.

Lopez, Mario 14F02504  Defendant linked to more burglary cases.  J/S 9/30/14 9:00 D-6 Defendant pled No Contest to multiple counts of burglary.  Defendant will be sentenced, as part of the plea, to 22 years state prison.
Lopez, Mario 14F01065 Defendant suspected in multiple burglary cases. J/S 9/30/14 9:00 D-6  
Marsh, Daniel 13H02418 Davis murder of Claudia and Oliver Northup

JT

8/25/14
9:00 D-3

Jury Trial Ongoing, Opening statements will begin on Tuesday morning, 9/2/14 at 10:00AM in Department 3.

A minor, James  Case #: JD 14-306  16 year old charged in juvenile court with murdering 2 year old foster child  Status Conference 9/24/14 1:00 D-3 Welfare & Institutions Code 676(a) permits the public to observe juvenile court proceedings such as this.
Morejohn, Justin 12F00046 Sexual assault case by former CHP officer. FP 8/29/14 8:30 D-1 Defendant seeking to obtain records from Facebook and Google through a subpoena (SDT).  Hearing regarding release of records scheduled.
Snyder, David 13F00305 UCD Chemist causes explosion

MTN 9/12/14

1:30 D-3

TRC 10/3/14
8:30 D-3

JT 10/20/14

8:30 D-3







 

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