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. Hearing
11/5/14 1:30 D-4
Probation Dept recommends state prison but the Court, as promised, puts the Def on four years’ probation and sentences him to 300 days in county jail. Also, a protective order for 10 years and the Def will be monitored by GPS for 12 months. Court imposes sexual offender registration for 10 years.
Dorsey, Darnell 14F00394 Sacramento man accused of assaulting his girlfriend's child causing child's death in Davis. PX 12/8/14 9:00 D-1 People's Motion to Continue was granted. The motion was filed due to the unavailability of two key witnesses.
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.

Review 11/21/14 1:30 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.

Defendant was sentenced to 60 days county jail; and 3 years formal felony probation.  The will be a review hearing to discuss restitution.
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;
JT 10/20/14 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.

J/S 10/24/14 8:30 D-7

Defendant Pled No Contest.

Sentencing date continued by the Court.
Gonzalez, Armando 14F00606 Hit and Run Fatality in Davis TSC 11/24/14 8:30 D-1

JT 12/1/14 8:30 D-1
Defense motion to continue was granted.
Haselhuhn, Sheri  14F02232 School Teacher arrested for stealing a student's prescription medication. FP 11/13/14 9:00 D-6 Defendant pled Guilty to 11377 HS and No Contest to 484 PC; and was sentenced to a drug diversion program, one year probation, 5 days county jail,  & $560 fine.  Defendant to show proof of enrollment in program at court date on 11/13/14.
Hoskins, Susan  14H03727  Wife charged with murder of her husband PHC/PX 11/7/14 9:00 D-8 Defense motion to continue was granted. Motion to quash, RE: Documents Subpoenaed by the DA from Empower Yolo, set for 10/21/14.
Marsh, Daniel 13H02418 Davis murder of Claudia Maupin and Oliver Northup.

MTN

11/12/14
9:00 D-6

The jury found Daniel Marsh to be sane at the time he committed both murders. The Yolo County District Attorney's Office will be holding a press conference today at 3:00 PM. The press conference is for official media only (no public will be allowed). The planned speakers are: The lead trial prosecutor, Asst. Chief DDA Michael Cabral, Davis Police Chief Landy Black, and members of the Northup & Maupin families. Hearing on Defendant's post trial motions set for 11/12/14.

The jury returned verdicts of Guilty on all charges and found all enhancements to be true. (A copy of the information, with the list of charges, can be viewed by clicking on the DA file number link.)

Morejohn, Justin 12F00046 Sexual assault case by former CHP officer. TSC
10/30/14
10:00 D-1

Nunes, Heath 14F04223 Defendant charged with multiple counts of assault with a semiautomatic firearm upon a peace officer; resisting arrest; exhibiting weapon against peace officer; and carrying a concealed weapon. Defendant was shot by a law enforcement officer at the scene. PX
12/22/14 8:30 D-1
 
Ortega, Armando 14F04332 CHP Officer arrested for domestic violence.  ARR
10/29/14 9:00 D-6
Defendant was held to answer on all counts.
Snyder, David 13F00305 UCD Chemist causes explosion

JPS
11/7/14

8:30 D-3

Defendant Pled No Contest to all charges in the complaint (17 counts). As he pled to all counts, the DA had no role in this plea.  The judge made no promises as to the sentence.   There will be a sentencing hearing on 10/17/14. The case was referred to the Probation Department for a presentence report.

 

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