Alameda County District Attorney's Office
Nancy E. O'Malley, District Attorney

Meet DA Nancy E. O'Malley

The Alameda County
District Attorney's Office

is dedicated to serving our community through the ethical prosecution of criminal offenses and the vigorous protection of victims' rights.

DA O’Malley Honored with Prestigious Award

Nancy O’Malley has been selected by the American Bar Association as a 2016 recipient of the Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award. She is the first DA in the nation to receive this prestigious award. Read more..

Drug Take Back Day

Bring your unused over-the-counter and prescription medication (including pet medication) to one of our four safe disposal sites on April 30. Read more...

Settlement over Privacy Violations

DA Nancy O’Malley announced that her Office’s Consumer Protection Division, in partnership with other agencies, has settled a $8.5M lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank alleging a violation of California’s privacy laws. Read more...

Current news & events XML

People v Thiago DeFreitas

On May 16, 2016, a jury found defendant Thiago DeFreitas guilty of a felony count of hit and run causing injury, and a felony count of evading the police. Read more...

People v Diantay Powell

Defendant Diantay Powell was convicted of one count of first degree murder and one count of second degree murder, plus a finding of multiple murder special circumstance, for the killings of 15-year-old Raquel Gerstel and16-year-old Bobbie Sartain. Read more...

The fourth installment of our newsletter is here!

In the fourth issue of our 'Did You Know...?' newsletter, we talk about the award received by DA O'Malley from the American Bar Association, the successful drug take back day, felony verdicts and more.


People v Namon Taylor

Defendant Namon Taylor was convicted of two counts of second degree robbery, and possession of firearm by a felon with priors. Read more...

People v Alice Fausto

Defendant Alice Fausto was convicted of felony grand theft in an immigration fraud case. She pled no contest to five counts of felony grand theft and was ordered to serve 18 months in county jail, in addition to being ordered to pay restitution of over $50,000 to her victims and being placed on probation for five years. Read more...

People v Joseph Charles Hannon

A jury found defendant Joseph Charles Hannon guilty of assault with a firearm plus clauses for the use of a firearm and great bodily injury, as well as felon in possession of a firearm. Read more...

Issue 3 of our Newsletter is out!

In the third issue of our 'Did You Know...?' newsletter, we talk about the recent settlement with Wells Fargo Bank, telephone scams, felony verdicts and more. Read more...

People v Larry Darnell Fuller

A jury found defendant Larry Darnell Fuller guilty of first degree murder with the special circumstance of killing a witness to prevent testimony for the 2004 killing of Samy Sanjay. Defendant Fuller was also convicted of possession of a firearm by a felon. Read more...

People v Brandon Wallace

A jury found defendant Brandon Wallace guilty as charged of first degree murder, attempted murder, and unlawful firearm activity, with enhancements for personally and intentionally discharging a firearm causing great bodily injury. Read more...

Employment Opportunity: Departmental Personnel Officer I/II

We are looking for an experienced Departmental Personnel Officer I/II to join the DA's Office. Find out more...

People v Lamar Shaw

Defendant Lamar Shaw was found guilty of the first degree murder of Xzavier Johnson. Read more...

DA's Office Warns of Telephone Scams

It has come to the attention of the District Attorney’s Office that county residents are currently receiving telephone calls from individuals claiming to represent the IRS as well as other official government agencies and the superior court. These fraudulent callers request payments for certain services or to repay a past balance due. Please be aware that these calls are scams! Read more...

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