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 offences and the vigorous protection of victims' rights.

KTVU Interview with DA Nancy O'Malley

DA O’Malley spoke with KTVU’s Henry Lee concerning current issues in the justice system.

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Rapid DNA Act Signed into Law

The Act was signed into law recently, allowing a suspect’s DNA sample to be taken at the time of booking, developed within 90 minutes and then uploaded directly into CODIS. Read more…

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Current news & events XML

Alameda County Justice Restoration Project Launched

Alameda County DA Nancy O'Malley announced that the District Attorney’s Office, leading a partnership of county agencies, community partners and non-government resource providers, has launched the Alameda County Justice Restoration Project. Read more...

People v Hassan Lee Bratcher

A jury found Defendant Hassan Lee Bratcher guilty of kidnapping and forcible rape as well as additional kidnap allegations against Jane Doe. Read more...

People v Hasson William Hedgepeth

A jury found defendant Hasson William Hedgepeth guilty of first degree murder with an enhancement for the personal an intentional use of a firearm causing great bodily injury, as well as attempted voluntary manslaughter with an enhancement for use of a firearm. Read more...

People v Aaron K Tingle

A jury found defendant Aaron K Tingle guilty of assault with a deadly weapon. Read more...

Statement from DA Nancy O'Malley on Hate-Driven Violence

"The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office stands firmly against hate-driven speech and violence. There is no place in this county for destructive conduct or violence driven by racism, anti-Semitism, or hatred.

"The DA's Office has a Hate Crime Hotline (510-208-4824) and we follow up on all calls. Hate driven violence is a violation of California law, and those responsible will be prosecuted to the full extent of those laws."

-- Nancy O'Malley, Alameda County District Attorney.

Sentencing in Brutal Castro Valley Cold Case Murder

Defendants Cheryl Ann Drace and William Joseph Devincenzi were each sentenced to 15 years to life for the cold case murder of Defendant Drace's ex-husband Stephen Rudiger in 1990.

The cold-blooded murder of Mr Rudiger 27 years ago had remained open until an anonymous tip in 2010 helped solve the mystery. Read more...

People v Lewis Green Clinton Jr

A jury found defendant Lewis Green Clinton Jr guilty of grand theft, money laundering, tax evasion, and perjury. Read more...

People v Ner Bellin Santos

Defendant Ner Bellin Santos was convicted of several sex acts on the son of his ex-partner. The conviction included two counts of sodomy with a minor under 14, continuous sexual assault of a minor under 14, oral copulation with a person under 16, and distributing harmful material to a minor. Read more...

DA O'Malley Announces Felony Charges in Deadly Warehouse Fire

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley today (June 5, 2017) announced that her office has filed felony criminal charges against Derick Ion Almena and Max Harris in connection with the deadly warehouse fire on December 2, 2016, which took the lives of 36 men and women. Both Almena and Harris are charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter, a felony violation of California Penal Code Section 192(b). Read more...

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