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 -

TRC 8/18/14 9:00 D-6 and

JT 8/25/14 9:00 D-6

 

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



Bowling, Erik 14F02009 Defendant stalks fellow UCD Student. TRC 8/1/14 8:30 D-4

JT 8/4/14 8:30 D-4
Defense Motion to Continue Granted.
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.

TRC 8/1/14
8:30 D-4

 

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

 
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/MTN
8/1/14
8:30 D-3
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
8:30 D-3

 

and

 

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


Gonzalez, Armando 14F00606 Hit and Run Fatality in Davis Continuing PX 7/30/14 8:30 D-1  
Gonzalez, Hector Coria 14F02618 45-year-old Davis priest arrested for statutory rape of a parishioner.  JPS 8/29/14 8:30 D-1


Defendant pled Guilty to Count 3, a felony, sexual intercourse with a 16 year old victim in the church rectory.  Part of the sentencing agreement is as follows:  He will be sentenced to 90 days county jail; 3 years formal probation; sexual offender counseling; and no contact with the victim until she is 18 years of age.
Haselhuhn, Sheri  14F02232 School Teacher arrested for stealing a student's prescription medication. PX 8/18/14 10:00 D-6  Defense request for continuance granted.
Jull, Leona 13F03132 Felony theft charge against Fourth & Hope's former Executive Director. JT
7/21/14
8:30 D-4

Trial confirmed for Monday, July 21st, 2014.


Lopez, Mario 14F02504  Defendant linked to more burglary cases.  PHCPX 8/6/14 10:00 D-6 This case is trailing felony 14F01065.
Lopez, Mario 14F01065 Defendant suspected in multiple burglary cases. TSC 8/6/14 9:00 D-6  
Marsh, Daniel 13H02418 Davis murder of Claudia and Oliver Northup

Status Conference
7/30/14
9:00 D-6


JT
8/25/14
9:00 D-6

Defendant entered new plea of Not Guilty by reason of insanity.  Court appoints psychiatric experts.
Morejohn, Justin 12F00046 Sexual assault case by former CHP officer. TSC 8/8/14 8:30 D-1 JT vacated
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


Talamantes, Aquelin 13H03944
Suspect in the murder of her 5 year old daughter.

 

 

 

Defendant was Sentenced 25 Years to Life State Prison.

14F00899 - Charges have been Dismissed on this case, due to the Defendant being Sentenced to 25 Years to Life State Prison in 13H03944.

 

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