Oct 212014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 – From the Yolo County District Attorney’s office Yolo D.A. Jeff Reisig announced last week that his office has created a “Conviction Integrity Unit” to review claims of innocence made after someone has locally been convicted of a crime. “While the trial and appellate process have significant safeguards to protect [...]

Jun 052014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 28, 2014 – From the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office – District Attorney Jeff Reisig is warning citizens to be alert for offers of employment that turn out to be scams.  In one recent case, a Winters’ man was victimized and lost $3,500 after using Craigslist to find a driving job.  The [...]

Apr 022014
 
West Sac Lowe's cited in settlement after wide investigation on hazardous waste

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 2, 2014 – The office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig today announced that the State of California — along with 32 counties and two cities — has obtained an $18.1 million settlement with Lowe’s Home Centers after investigators found the stores had been illegally disposing of hazardous materials. The [...]

Mar 232014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 12, 2014 – The office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig wants the public to be aware of a couple of scams currently making the rounds. In one ripoff, consumers receive a computer-generated phone call telling them they have won $100 off of their AT&T phone bill. The phone [...]

Feb 052014
 
'Neighborhood court' coming to West Sac: model follows SF and Davis

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 29, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The concept of “neighborhood court” is soon to West Sacramento. Those accused of certain low-level crimes will have a chance to exchange a court appearance and possible conviction for a chance to negotiate a resolution with a group of local volunteers and [...]

Sep 192012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 19, 2012 – The office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig has just released a statement saying that it will not press charges against the UC Davis police officers involved in a notorious use of pepper spray against peaceful protesters last November. The statement doesn’t condone the officers’ actions (and [...]