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.

2019 DA's Justice Academy

The DA's Justice Academy (for high school juniors and seniors) is now taking applications for 2019. But be quick -- applications close November 9 at 4pm!

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DA O'Malley Announces Whole Foods Settlement

The grocery store chain will pay $1.64M for improperly handling and disposing of hazardous waste.

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DA Announces Settlement with Goop

DA Nancy O'Malley announces a settlement in consumer protection action against Goop for false and misleading representations regarding the effects or attributes of three products. Read more ..

Current news & events XML

DA Statement on Former Inspector

Read the statement issued by DA Nancy O'Malley.

District Attorney Announces Felony Charges Filed Against Sheriff’s Sergeant

DA Nancy O’Malley announced that her office has filed four felony charges against Alameda County Sheriff Sergeant James Russell based upon the illegal and secret recordings of four in-custody juvenile suspects. Read more...

DA-Sponsored Sexual Assault Bill Signed by Governor

In a victory for survivors of sexual assault crimes, 
Governor Brown signs DA-sponsored bill mandating the statewide counting of backlogged sexual assault kits. Read more...

People v Melvin Allen

A jury found defendant Melvin Allen guilty of the murder of Dominique Johnson. The jury further concluded that the murder was premeditated, deliberate and of the first degree.

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DA O'Malley announces murder charges against John Lee Cowell

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced that criminal charges have been filed against defendant, John Lee Cowell, in the brutal murder of Nia Wilson and the attempted murder of Letifah Wilson on July 22, 2018. Read more ...

People v Meini Foster

A jury convicted defendant Meini Foster of kidnapping and three forcible sex crimes.

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People v Anthony Paige

A jury convicted defendant Anthony Paige of the second degree murder of Reginald Blackburn with the enhancement that he personally discharged a firearm.

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People v Danny Hogg

A jury found defendant Danny Hogg guilty of first degree murder in the killing of of Hector Arturo Barrera Rodriguez.

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The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has been made aware of a recent attempted scam in which individuals are receiving calls on cell and home phones claiming to be from the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office NEVER calls with a demand for money or payment. Read more ...

District Attorney O’Malley and Attorney General Becerra Announce: Cox Communications Agrees to $3.3 Million Settlement for Violations of California’s Hazardous Waste Laws

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced a $3,318,700 settlement with Cox Communications California, LLC (Cox) and other related entities to resolve allegations that its California facilities unlawfully disposed of hazardous waste. Read more ...

Alameda County DA joins Medicare to warn seniors of possible scams as new Medicare cards arrive in East Bay

On May 29, 2018, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley was joined by a Medicare official and a representative of the nonprofit Senior Medicare Patrol to discuss the rollout of new Medicare cards, and provide important tips to avoid falling victim to fraud.

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