Update on Watsonville Man Shot at Deadman Campground in Sierra High Country

Update on Watsonville Man Shot at Deadman Campground in Sierra High Country

Kennedy Meadows, CA…During the investigation into the shooting at Deadman Campground, Detectives learned two years ago to the day, 36-year-old Timothy Smith was arrested and charged in San Mateo County with indecent exposure, annoy or molest a minor, and attempted kidnapping. Smith attempted to enter a tent occupied by children at a State Park Campground […]

Watsonville Man Perishes in High Sierra Shooting Near Kennedy Meadows

Watsonville Man Perishes in High Sierra Shooting Near Kennedy Meadows

Kennedy Meadows, CA…Update from the Tuolumne Sheriff’s Dept…Friday at 1000 AM: The preliminary Investigation into yesterday’s shooting at Deadman’s campground in the Stanislaus National Forest was completed early yesterday evening. Reports indicate that a man and his girlfriend were asleep in their tent when an unassociated 36-year-old Watsonville man entered their tent at approx. 2:00 […]

California Department of Justice Announces New Ammunition Regulations

California Department of Justice Announces New Ammunition Regulations

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Justice (CA DOJ) has issued a notification to California ammunition vendors regarding new ammunition regulations taking effect as part of Proposition 63. The ammunition-related regulations explain: the process that must be followed to purchase or transfer ammunition; what to do if an attempted purchase or transfer is denied; and what […]

Felony Hit & Run Driver Apprehended for March Collision

Felony Hit & Run Driver Apprehended for March Collision

Watsonville, Ca – Felony Hit & Run driver apprehended. On March 9, 2019, CHP responded to a Hit & Run collision involving two pedestrians at Pinto Lake County Park located at 757 Green Valley Road. An errant driver of a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu struck two pedestrians, pinning a 28-year-old female from Aptos between the Chevrolet […]

Governor Newsom on Restrictive New Gun Laws & Background Checks for Ammunition Purchases

Governor Newsom on Restrictive New Gun Laws & Background Checks for Ammunition Purchases

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today heralded the implementation of Proposition 63 gun-safety reforms. Approved by California voters in 2016, Proposition 63 is a package of provisions to keep guns and ammunition out of the wrong hands, including first-in-the-nation required point-of-sale background checks for the purchase of ammunition. “Gun violence is an American epidemic, and California […]

Public Policy Institute Releases Report on Recidivism of Felony Offenders in California

Public Policy Institute Releases Report on Recidivism of Felony Offenders in California

Sacramento, CA…California has undertaken numerous corrections reforms in the past decade—including public safety realignment in 2011 and Proposition 47 in 2014—in hopes of reducing the prison population, maintaining public safety, and improving persistently high recidivism rates. These reforms lowered incarceration levels, and in their aftermath, crime rates have fluctuated. Recidivism rates provide another important window […]

Governor Newsom Reinforces California as Sanctuary Ahead of Enhanced ICE Activity

Governor Newsom Reinforces California as Sanctuary Ahead of Enhanced ICE Activity

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement today in response to President Trump’s proposed plans to deport undocumented immigrants, including asylum seekers: “The President’s proposed raids are cruel, misdirected and are creating unnecessary fear and anxiety. I want Californians to know they have legal rights and protections, regardless of their immigration status. California is […]

Victim Identified in California State Prison, Sacramento Homicide

Victim Identified in California State Prison, Sacramento Homicide

Folsom, CA…California State Prison, Sacramento officials are investigating the death of a 63-year-old inmate as a possible homicide. The victim has been identified as Charles Anthony Ross. On May 30 at 2:16 p.m., officers saw inmates Joshua Kerr and Nicholas Mangelli in an altercation with another inmate on the B Facility exercise yard. Officers immediately […]

Roger Stone Arrested on Obstruction & False Testimony Charges.

Roger Stone Arrested on Obstruction & False Testimony Charges.

Washington, DC….Longtime political operative & consultant Roger Stone Jr. was arrested this morning as a result of the Robert Mueller investigation. The following is a quote from the indictment. In response, STONE took steps to obstruct these investigations. Among other steps to obstruct the investigations, STONE: a. Made multiple false statements to HPSCI about his […]

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