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

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November 2018

DA’s Office Provides Thanksgiving Meal to 100 Alameda County Families Nov 21, 2018

Over the past two days, at three different locations, DA O’Malley and staff of the District Attorney’s Office teamed up to make sure that 100 families struggling with poverty and food insecurity would have all the ingredients for Thanksgiving dinner.

On Tuesday, November 21 and Wednesday, November 22, the DA’s Office provided a turkey and all the fixings to families gathered at the Alameda County Family Justice Center in Oakland, the Boys & Girls Club of Oakland, and the Eden United Church of Christ in Hayward.

“Too many families in our community face daunting hardships,” says DA O’Malley.

“We are grateful that we can provide these 100 families with the ingredients for a Thanksgiving meal with their loved-ones.”

The Alameda County DA's Office wish to thank the Alameda County Family Justice Center Foundation Board for donating the fixings, generous support from Grocery Outlet, and the kind-hearted staff of AutoCom Nissan of Oakland for the pies at the ACFJC.

People v Darius Swain Nov 16, 2018

On November 5, 2018, a jury convicted defendant Darius Swain of six felony counts, including human trafficking of a minor with force, pimping of a minor, pandering of a minor, robbery, felon in possession of a firearm, and felon in possession of ammunition.

In April 2017, Defendant Swain was introduced to 15-year-old Jane Doe through another juvenile girl he was actively exploiting. Defendant Swain would drive Jane Doe and two other young girls (14-years-old and 17-years-old) to known prostitution areas throughout the Bay Area. He would drop the girls off and watch them from his car to make sure they were soliciting men for sex. The girls were required to give all the money that they received from sex acts to Defendant Swain. The girls described multiple incidents of physical abuse during the time Defendant Swain was exploiting them. On one occasion the defendant broke a girl’s nose because she looked another man in the eyes which was in violation of Defendant Swain’s rules.

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People v Sophy Kong Nov 6, 2018

On September 20, 2018 a jury found defendant Sophy Kong guilty of first degree murder and found to be true the special circumstance of lying in wait. The jury further found the defendant guilty as charged of two counts of attempted 1st degree murder.

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People v Christian Burton Nov 1, 2018

On October 31, 2018, a jury found defendant Christian Burton guilty of first degree murder with special circumstance for the death of off duty paramedic Quinn Boyer.

On April 2, 2013, at around 10 am, the 16-year old defendant and five of his juvenile friends ranging from the ages of 13 to 15 walked together to the Island Market located on the corner of High Street and Congress Street in the city of Oakland. The six juveniles watched as an elderly victim purchased food and walked to his car. Four of the juveniles carjacked the man and escaped in his 2001 Dodge Intrepid. All six assailants packed into the vehicle and drove around Oakland looking for other victims to rob.

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