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Posted on: December 7, 2018

News Release: Chevron to Pay $100,000 for Failing to Comply with Gift Card Redemption Laws

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December 7, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Chevron to Pay $100,000 in Civil Penalties for Failing to Comply with State’s Gift Card Redemption Laws 

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

News Release: Serial Arsonist Convicted by Contra Costa County Jury

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December 6, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Serial Arsonist Convicted by Contra Costa County Jury

Martinez, Calif. – On December 4, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant Jame...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

News Release: Pharmacist Charged with Robbing Local Pharmacy in Danville

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November 29, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Pharmacist Charged with Robbing Local Pharmacy in Danville 

Martinez, Calif. – The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office charg...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

News Release: Man Charged with Making Criminal Threats, Stalking and Threatening a School Official

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November 28, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Oakley Man Charged with Making Criminal Threats, Stalking and Threatening a School Official 

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

News Release: Man Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty for Dog Attack in Contra Loma Regional Park

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November 1, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Man Found Guilty of Animal Cruelty for Dog Attack in Contra Loma Regional Park

Martinez, Calif. – On October 31, a Contra Costa County jury foun...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

News Release: DA Becton Announces New Reporting Policy for Law Enforcement Involved Fatal Incidents

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October 29, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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DA Becton Announces New Reporting Policy for Law Enforcement Involved Fatal Incidents

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becto...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

News Release: Man Charged with Child Molestation & Selling Child Pornography

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October 26, 2018

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Scott Alonso

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Martinez Resident Charged with Child Molestation and Production, Distribution and Selling Child Pornography 

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

News Release: District Attorney’s Office Hosts Family Violence Community Forum & Resource Fair

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October 18, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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District Attorney’s Office Hosts Family Violence Community Forum & Resource Fair in Antioch

Martinez, Calif. – On October 25, the Co...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

News Release: Man Found Guilty of Vehicular Manslaughter

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October 3, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Man Found Guilty of Vehicular Manslaughter

2017 Crash Occurred on Highway 4 in Pittsburg

Martinez, Calif. – On October 2, a Contra Costa ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

News Release: Former Teacher Plead Guilty to Child Molestation

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September 27, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Former Walnut Creek Middle School Teacher Plead Guilty to Child Molestation and Sentenced to 25 Years to Life in Prison

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Media Advisory: Press Conference, NorCal Rapist

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September 21, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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MEDIA ADVISORY-- PRESS CONFERENCE

WHAT: Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton will join Sacramento County District Attor...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Press Release: Defendant Found Guilty for 1983 Cold Case Murder

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September 20, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Defendant Found Guilty for 1983 Cold Case Murder 

Martinez, Calif. – On September 20, a Contra Costa County jury f...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Press Release: Whole Foods to Pay $1.6 Million in Hazardous Waste Settlement

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September 20, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Whole Foods to Pay $1.6 Million in Hazardous Waste Settlement

Martinez, Calif. – Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton announced ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Contra Costa Justice Partners & Richmond Selected for Georgetown Center for Juvenile Justice Reform

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September 19, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Contra Costa County Justice Partners & City of Richmond Selected for Georgetown Center for Juvenile Justice Reform

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Consumer Scam Alert: Fraudulent Callers Offering Costco Travel Credit & Travel Benefits

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September 10, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Consumer Scam Alert: Fraudulent Callers Offering Costco Travel Credit & Travel Benefits

Martinez, Calif. – Today, the C...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

News Release: Man Found Guilty of Kidnapping & Attempted Rape; Cold Case DNA Match Helps Solve Case

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August 27, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

San Pablo Resident Found Guilty of Kidnapping & Attempted Rape; Cold Case DNA Match Helps Solve Case

Martinez, Calif. – Daniel Betancourt Jr. of San Pablo, California was ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Press Release: Joseph DeAngelo Charged with 4 Felonies from Alleged Attacks in Contra Costa County

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August 21, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Joseph DeAngelo Charged with 4 Felonies from Alleged Attacks in Contra Costa County

All GSK Cases to be Prosecuted in Sacramento County 

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Press Release: Man Charged with Enticement of a Minor, Arranging to Meet a Minor For Sex

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8/6/2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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El Cerrito Resident Charged with Enticement of a Minor, Arranging to Meet a Minor For Sex and Attempted Lewd Acts with a Child

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Press Release: DA Becton Announces Community Academy to Start in September

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August 2, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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DA Becton Announces Community Academy to Start in September 

Martinez, Calif. – District Attorney Diana Becton announ...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Press Release: Cooks Collision, Inc. Settles Environmental Protection Lawsuit

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July 30, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Cooks Collision, Inc. Settles Environmental Protection Lawsuit Brought by California District Attorney’s Related to Hazardous Auto Body ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Press Release: Restaurants Cited for Failing to Provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance

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July 24, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Contra Costa County Restaurants Cited for Failing to Provide Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Martinez, Calif. – A joint enforcem...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Press Release: Defendant Found Guilty for Torturing and Violently Sexually Assaulting Victim

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June 29, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Defendant Found Guilty for Torturing and Violently Sexually Assaulting Victim

Martinez, Calif. – On June 28, a Contra Costa County jury found defen...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Press Release: Jury Convicts Defendant for Felony Stalking of Family Members

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June 22, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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Jury Convicts Defendant for Felony Stalking of Family Members

Martinez, Calif. – On June 20, a Contra Costa County jury found defendant T...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Press Release: DA’s Office Partners with ASK and Brady Center for Gun Safety Campaign

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June 19, 2018

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

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DA’s Office Partners with ASK and Brady Center for Gun Safety Campaign 

Martinez, Calif. – The Contra Costa County Dis...

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