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.

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The opening of the new East County Hall of Justice, community events, verdicts, and more. Find out what has been happening at the DA's Office in the latest edition of our 'Did You Know…' newsletter. Read more...

One Goh Sentenced to 7 Life Terms

One Goh, the defendant in the 2012 Oikos University mass shooting, was sentenced to 7 consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole, plus 271 years to life..Read more…

DA Unveils Anti-Trafficking Campaign

DA O'Malley unveiled her office's 2017 public awareness campaign that directly confronts the buyers of child sex trafficking victims and the need for men to fight child exploitation. Read more…

Current news & events XML

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...

People v Andre Poole

A jury found Defendant Andre Poole guilty of first degree murder. The jury found the special circumstance that the murder occurred while the defendant was in the commission of a robbery and also found Defendant Poole guilty of attempted voluntary manslaughter and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Read more...

People v Shawn Kimani Martin

A jury found Defendant Shawn Kimani Martin guilty as charged of second degree murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, and shooting at an occupied motor vehicle. Read more...

People v Mykolay Jimmy McGowan

A jury found Defendant Mykolay Jimmy McGowan guilty of two counts of attempted murder with the use of a firearm and great bodily injury, one count of attempted muder with great bodily injury, assault with semi-automatic firearm, and posession of a firearm by a prohibited person. Read more...

Big Lots Stores Settle Case of Environmental Violations

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced a $3,507,500 settlement with Big Lots relating to unlawfully disposed hazardous waste. Read more...

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