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Posted on: August 4, 2020

News Release: DA Diana Becton Issues Statement on Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—August 4, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 DA Diana Becton Issues Statement on Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall, Establishes Reimagine Youth Justice Task Force

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

News Release: Suisun City Resident and Former Coach Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Child Under 14

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 29, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Suisun City Resident and Former Basketball Coach and School District Employee Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Child under 14

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

News Release: Owner of Viking Pavers Pleads to 6 Felonies in Workers’ Compensation Fraud Case

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 28, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Owner of Viking Pavers Pleads to Six Felonies in Workers’ Compensation and Payroll Tax Fraud Case

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

News Release: Man Charged with Multiple Offenses Including Unlawful Possession of a Revolver

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 16, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

Martinez Man Charged with Multiple Offenses Including Unlawful Possession of a Revolver 

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

News Release: NorCal K9 Owner Sentenced to Two Years in State Prison for Animal Cruelty

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 13, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office

NorCal K9 Owner Sentenced to Two Years in State Prison for Animal Cruelty

Martinez, Calif. – On July 10, the Honorable Patricia Scanlon sentenced th...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

News Release: Two Martinez Residents Charged with Hate Crime for Defacing Black Lives Matter Mural

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 7, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Two Martinez Residents Charged with Hate Crime for Defacing Black Lives Matter Mural

Martinez, Calif. – Today, the Contra...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

News Release: Joseph DeAngelo Jr. Pleads Guilty to 13 Murders, 13 Kidnappings & Uncharged Crimes

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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 mobile, Scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. Pleads Guilty to 13 Murders, 13 Kidnappings and Dozens of Additional Uncharged Crimes

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

News Release: DA Becton Issues New Policy to Ban Carotid Holds by DA’s Investigative Unit

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 26, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 mobile

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

District Attorney Diana Becton Issues New Policy to Ban Carotid Holds by DA’s Investigative Unit 

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Advisory: June 29th Press Conference, People vs. Joseph James DeAngelo

ADVISORY for PRESS CONFERENCE:

A joint press conference will be held immediately after the court hearing for People vs. Joseph James DeAngelo.

WHEN:                Monday, June 29, 2020...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

News Release: Former Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder Faces 34 Felonies for Perjury & Grand Theft

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 17, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 mobile

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Former Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder Faces 34 Felonies for Perjury & Grand Theft Related to His Political Ca...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

District Attorney Diana Becton Issues Statement on Murder of George Floyd

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 2, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 mobile

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

District Attorney Diana Becton Issues Statement on Murder of George Floyd

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

News Release: Law Enforcement Leaders Call on State Bar to Create New Ethics Rule

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 1, 2020CONTACT: Scott Alonso (Contra Costa DA’s Office)

925-536-8110 mobile, 925-957-8638 office

Law Enforcement Leaders Call on State Bar to Create New Ethics Rule to End the Conflict of Interest Between Prosecutors and ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

News Release: Clayton Resident Charged with Arranging to Meet a Minor for Sex

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 22, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 mobile

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Clayton Resident Charged with Arranging to Meet a Minor for Sex

Martinez, Calif. – On Thursday May 21, 2020, th...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

News Release: Judge Finds Credible Evidence Against Danville Karate Coach to Proceed to Trial

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 23, 2020 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638, office; 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Judge Finds Credible Evidence Against Danville Karate Coach to Proceed to Trial

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

News Release: DA's Office Seeks Public's Assistance for Ongoing Investigation

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The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigation, Human Trafficking Unit, is seeking the identity of the below pictured subject related to an ongoing Human Trafficking investigation. Anyone with information regarding th...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

News Release: DA’s Office Underscores Any Price Gouging is Illegal During State of Emergency

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 17, 2020

 Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638, office; 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

DA’s Office Underscores Any Price Gouging is Illegal During State of Emergency

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

News Release: Newark Man Pleads Guilty for 2 Counts of Attempted Kidnapping for Rape

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JOINT RELEASE– March 12, 2020

Contacts: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

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Newark Man Pleads Guilty for 2 Counts of Attempted Kidnapping for Rape

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

News Release: Richmond High School Physical Education Teacher Sentenced to 3 Years in State Prison

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 6, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Richmond High School Physical Education Teacher Sentenced to 3 Years in State Prison

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

News Release: Owner of NorCal K9 Found Guilty for 4 Felonies of Animal Cruelty

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 5, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Owner of NorCal K9 Found Guilty for 4 Felonies of Animal Cruelty 

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

News Release: Redwood City Man Found Guilty of Stalking & Vandalism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 5, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Redwood City Man Found Guilty of Stalking & Vandalism 

Martinez, Calif. – Last week, a Contra C...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

News Release: DA’s Office Arrests and Charges Antioch Woman for Workers’ Compensation Fraud

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 2, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

DA’s Office Arrests and Charges Antioch Woman for Workers’ Compensation Fraud Following ...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

News Release: Walnut Creek Man Sentenced to Prison for Trying to Meet Minor Online For Sex Acts

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- February 20, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office; 925-536-8110, cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Walnut Creek Resident Sentenced to Prison for Trying to Meet  Minor Online For Sex Acts

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

News Release: Two Men Charged with Burglary of Walnut Creek Macy’s; Over $65,000 Jewelry Taken

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 30, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Two Men Charged with Burglary of Walnut Creek Macy’s; Over $65,000 Jewelry Taken

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

News Release: Human Trafficking Day of Action in Richmond Set for January 23

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 16, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office, 925-536-8110 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Human Trafficking Day of Action in Richmond Set for January 23

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

News Release: DA's Office & Code for America Announce 3,264 Marijuana Convictions Will Be Cleared

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 9, 2020

CONTRA COSTA CONTACT: Scott Alonso, scott.alonso@contracostada.org, 925-536-8110

CODE FOR AMERICA CONTACT:   Scott Gerber, scott@vrge.us, 408-202-4255

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY &...

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