From the Halls of Justice

Here are the latest sentencings in the Glenn County Superior Court, period ending Friday, August 13, as reported by the Glenn County District Attorney’s Office and other sources.

People v. Antinazia Nichelle Valerio – Defendant was previously convicted of misdemeanor assault with a deadly weapon, and corporal injury to the father of her children, and was found in violation of probation for the fourth and fifth times. She was sentenced to 364 days in jail and probation was terminated. This case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Neumann, with assistance from Glenn County Probation Officer Permann.

At about 1 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, deputies responded to Circle K in Willows to contact a caller reporting a possible child endangerment. Deputies arrived and contacted a man, Amado Ramses Alvarez-Carrillo IV, who said his ex-girlfriend, Antinazia Valerio, was intoxicated and had assaulted him.

The man had several visible injuries from the assault. Deputies learned Valerio had scratched and bit the man several times.

Deputies discovered the caller had attempted to give Valerio a ride back to her residence with their two juvenile children. Valerio’s assault continued and she ultimately grabbed both of their children and jumped out of the vehicle while it was moving.

Deputies later located Valerio, who was intoxicated, with her two children walking on Highway 99. Valerio was ultimately placed under arrest and transported to the Glenn County Jail.

Julia Langworthy

People v. Julia Langworthy – Defendant was convicted of felony automobile theft, bringing methamphetamine into a jail and failure to appear on a felony case, and was found in violation of probation for a misdemeanor battery case. She was sentenced to 550 days in jail,drug court, and two years probation. This case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Ruby Neumann, with assistance from Orland Police Department Officers Pinedo and Roenspie, CHP Willows Officer Roach, Glenn County District Attorney Chief Investigator Knight, Glenn County Sheriff’s Deputies White, Tuma, Sheldon, and Goodwin and Sergeant Draper.

On Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, Langworthy was caught driving a Ford F250 that had been stolen from the Ord Bend boat launch parking area earlier in the morning. As soon as the theft at Ord Bend Park was reported on social media, Facebook users got busy.

They first reported seeing the truck at the Super Shopper at South and East Streets later in the morning of the theft. Security video shows the Ford parked in a space in front of the store.

The truck appeared to have only one occupant, and she is seen walking from the vehicle to the store, where she purchased cigarettes and a Red Bull.

A little later, around noon, the truck was spotted traveling east on Newville Road. Citizens followed it to the Speedway-Taco Bell-I-5 Café area of Hoff Way, and called law enforcement.

Officers arrived and ordered the driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, out of the truck. A witness later commented on Facebook, “The lady ran as soon as the cop said get out of the truck. She was definitely a tweaker.”

Indeed, after her arrest, she was found to have a controlled substance in her possession, and was subsequently charged with bringing drugs into a jail, a felony.

People v. Chad James Christman – Defendant was convicted of felony possession of a firearm by a felon, and possession of ammunition by a felon. He was sentenced to 364 days in jail, drug court, and two years’ probation. This case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Neumann, with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Deputy Huichapan.

At about 8:22 p.m. on Sunday, June 6, 2021, Jaime Christman of Glenn called the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office to report her ex-husband, Chad Christman of Chico, was trespassing on her property. Deputy Huichapan responded but was unable to locate Chad Christman.

Deputy Huichapan spoke with Jaime Christman and learned Chad Christman was gone prior to Deputy Huichapan’s arrival but had dumped ammunition on the property. Jaime Christman said Chad Christman was a felon and prohibited from being in possession of ammunition.

Deputy Huichapan confirmed with Glenn County Communications that Chad Christman was a felon. Deputy Huichapan collected the ammunition and conducted an area check for Chad Christman, with negative results.

Jaime Christman later called the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office again and said her ex-husband returned to her property. Deputies responded and after an extensive area check, found Chad Christman, who was hiding from deputies.

After an on-scene investigation, Chad Christman was placed under arrest for being a felon in possession of ammunition and firearms, along with other charges for which he was not later charged in court.

People v. James Clifford Steward – Defendant was convicted of felony arson. He was sentenced to 360 days in jail and two years’ probation. This case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Neumann, with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Deputy Chavez.

At about 5:18 p.m. on Friday, June 18, 2021, while en route to a call for service, Deputy Chavez observed two men in an argument at Sycamore Park in Willows. Deputy Chavez separated the two men, who were identified as Aaron Millsaps of Willows and James Steward of Orland.

Deputy Chavez initiated an investigation and determined Steward started a fire in the park. Deputy Chavez placed Steward under arrest and transported him to the Glenn County Jail, to be booked by jail staff.

People v. Mario Vega – Defendant was convicted of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter. He was sentenced to 240 days in jail and one year’s probation. This case was prosecuted by District Attorney Stewart, with assistance from Willows CHP Officer Cleek.

People v. Steven Dehoyos Hernandez – Defendant was convicted of felony resisting a peace officer by force or violence. He was sentenced to eight months in state prison, consecutive to his current Glenn County prison sentence. This case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Neumann, with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Deputies Sheldon and Vargas.

At about 9:14 a.m. on Monday, April 12, 2021, Deputy Sheldon responded to investigate an assault that occurred in the Glenn County Jail. After an investigation, it was learned an inmate, Steven Hernandez Sr., attempted to assault a correctional deputy, Alberto Vargas Jr.

People v. Matthew Christopher Brimm – Defendant was convicted of felony second degree burglary. He was sentenced to eight months in state prison, consecutive to his current prison sentence from Butte County, and was ordered to pay $25,000 restitution to the victim. This case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Neumann, and Deput District Attorney John Vacek, with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Detective Lopeteguy and Deputy Huichapan.

People v. Barry Jan Hancock – Defendant was convicted of felony false vehicle registration, and failure to appear, misdemeanor driving on a suspended driver’s license, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was sentenced to 217 days in jail, drug court, and two years’ probation. This case was prosecuted by District Attorney Stewart, with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Deputies Lourenzo, Martindale, and Beckett, and Fish and Game Warden Beals.

At about 8:25 a.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2019, Deputy Lourenzo conducted a traffic stop on a white Saturn. The driver, Barry Hancock had put fraudulent registration tabs on the vehicle.

During a search of the vehicle, a methamphetamine pipe was found and Hancock was booked into the jail.

People v. Matthew Luke Colbert – Defendant was convicted of felony corporal injury on a cohabitant and was found in violation of probation for the seventh time on a felony case. He was sentenced to 210 days in jail, 52 weeks of batterer’s treatment classes, and three years’ probation. This case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Michael Coffey, with assistance from Orland Police Officer Lowery and Glenn County Probation Officer Van Eck.

People v. Jason Scott Boyce – Defendant was convicted of felony false imprisonment, and criminal threats. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail, 52 weeks of batterer’s treatment classes, $648 for victim restitution, and three years’ probation. This case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Neumann, with assistance from Glenn County Sheriff’s Deputy Tuma, and Orland Police Officer Pinedo.

People v. Cesar Mercado Rosales – Defendant was convicted of felony corporal injury with a prior domestic violence conviction. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail, 52 weeks of batterer’s treatment classes, and three years’ probation. This case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Coffey, with assistance from Orland Police Officer Pinedo.

At about 10:35 a.m. on Sunday, March 28, 2021, Orland police officers responded to 535 East Street for a report of a cold domestic disturbance. Officers contacted Jenna Thatcher, 27, of Orland, who reported she and her ex-boyfriend, Cesar Rosales, 36, of Orland were in a physical altercation the night before.

Officers were unable to locate Rosales at the time of the call but later found him. Following an investigation, Rosales was arrested and booked for felony domestic violence, felony vandalism and robbery.

People v. Dave Raymond Campbell – Defendant was convicted of felony corporal injury on cohabitant. He was sentenced to 120 days in jail, 52 weeks of batterer’s treatment classes, and three years’ probation. This case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Coffey, with assistance from Orland Police Officer Pinedo and Sergeant Johnson, and Glenn County Sheriff’s Deputy Tuma.

At about 11:04 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, Orland police officers were dispatched to a physical disturbance at Les Schwab Tires, 1306 Sixth Street. Officers contacted Dave Campbell, 51, of Willows, and Heather Alvarez, 44, of Willows.

After an investigation, Campbell was arrested for felony domestic violence, felony assault by force to likely to produce great bodily injury, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Campbell was booked into the Glenn County Jail.

People v. Fidel Junior Garcia – Defendant was convicted of misdemeanor failure to file change of address as a sex offender and was found in violation of probation for the second time in a felony DUI case. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail and one year’s probation. This case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Neumann with assistance from Glenn County Probation Officer Moize.

People v. Juan Pablo Pureco – Defendant was convicted of felony false imprisonment and misdemeanor driving while under the influence of alcohol with a prior DUI. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail and three years’ probation. This case was prosecuted by Deputy District Attorney Coffey, with assistance from Orland Police Officer Pinedo and Willows CHP Officers Baxter and Hoover.

At about 3:08 p.m. on Saturday, March 6, 2021, Orland police officers responded to a report of a disturbance at Shasta Garden Apartments. Officers contacted Orland resident Claudia Mercado, who reported she and her boyfriend, Juan Pablo Pureco, were in an argument.

Pureco had left prior to the officers’ arrival and was located in his red 2018 Honda Accord. After an investigation, Pureco was arrested for domestic battery, false imprisonment, robbery, DUI, DUI above .08 percent blood alcohol content, driving with a suspended license due to DUI, child endangerment, and driving with a child not properly restrained, and a misdemeanor warrant out of Glenn County. Pureco was booked into the Glenn County Jail.

People v. Justin Layne Rabe – Defendant was convicted of misdemeanor carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail and one year’s probation with the firearm to be forfeited. This case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Neumann, with assistance from Orland Police Officers Lowery and Pinedo.

At about 6:48 p.m. on Monday, April 6, 2020, Orland police officers responded to a report of a hit and run. Officers located the vehicle near 210 Seventh Street.

The 16-year-old Oroville boy was cited and released to a parent for leaving the scene of an accident and driving while unlicensed. The passenger, Justin Rabe, 44, of Oroville, was arrested and booked for being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle.

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