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.

The DA’s Office Participates in Torch Run

Members of the DA’s Office carried the Flame of Hope around Oakland to raise awareness for the Special Olympics of Northern California. Read more...

Gun Violence Awareness Day

District Attorney Nancy O'Malley has issued a message in honor of Gun Violence Awareness Day and joins the movement of ending gun violence around the nation. Read more...

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..

Current news & events XML

People v Jesus Joseph Aromin

A jury found defendant Jesus Joseph Aromin guilty of committing a lewd act on a child. Read more...

People v Gerald Gipson

A jury found defendant Gerald A. Gipson guilty of first degree murder with personal use of a firearm causing death enhancements, as well as first degree robbery with personal use of a firearm enhancement. They jury also found Defendant Gipson guilty of two felon in possession of a firearm charges. Read more...

DA Completes Review of Allegations Regarding OPD's Sgt Gantt

We take very seriously our obligation to see that justice is served and that the rights of both victims and criminal defendants are upheld. In a review of allegations concerning OPD's Sgt Gannt, we took the following steps and have made the following findings: Read more...

DA Announces Settlement with Active Networks, LLC

District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced today that her office, along with the District Attorneys of San Diego and Sonoma Counties, settled a consumer protection action against Active Network, LLC, a company that provides on-line event registration services. Read more about the settlement...

Statement on Investigation into Law Enforcement Officers' Alleged Sexual Misconduct

The District Attorney's Office is conducting a thorough investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct involving police officers at multiple east bay law enforcement agencies. While the investigation remains active, we will not comment on details or findings. However, we would like to make known certain facts. Read more...

Jury Reaches Verdict in Penalty Phase of Darnell Williams Murder Trial

Oakland, CA – The jury in the trial of Darnell Williams returned a verdict finding that Williams should receive the death penalty for his conviction of two first degree murders. Sentencing is scheduled for September 21, 2016. At the sentencing hearing, the trial judge will review the evidence and determine whether the evidence supports the jury’s penalty verdict. Read more..

People v Thiago DeFreitas

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.

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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...

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