Category Archives: San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office

Memoir of the Serial Killer’s Wife

Swafford intends to release the book at the end of August.

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SJ Woman magazine

Two local attorneys featured in SJ Woman magazine.

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“We’re pulling out our hair”

What triggered these two grown men to do this to two little girls?

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Tattoo leads to arrest

The number 14 stands for the letter “N” – the 14th letter in the alphabet – which stands for Norteno.

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Parole Reentry Court, aka “coddle court”

We recently ran this story about Judge Vlavianos’ court program that aims to keep parole violators out of prison. The California Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes then published this case study of how the program works in Santa Clara County. Judge Vlavianos also made this report, as did San Joaquin County Deputy DA Ed [...]

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Rigmaden trial

Jurors are likely to be given the case today.

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Check yourself

With the poor economy, embezzlement is likely to continue to be a major problem.

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Scraps and busters

The story doesn’t say that, conversely, the word disrespecting Norteños is “buster.”

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Another thought on Chi

That grand jury document could also explain if Chi — who went to prison, lost his medical license, will have to register for life as a sex offender and how about the shame — got a fair deal.

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Wesley Shermantine letter – no deal

Shermantine writes from death row revealing a deal that could send his boyhood friend back to prison. But there’s a catch.

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