SB 22 Ensures Justice for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Governor Newsom signs historic legislation sponsored by DA O’Malley mandating prompt testing for sexual assault kits.

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The Alameda County District Attorney's Office invites you to view the newly produced video, "Meet Your DA" . The video gives a detailed explanation to answer the question: What does your DA do for you?

Alameda County DA Nancy O'Malley has released a comprehensive report covering six years of data on gun use, sales, possession, and theft in Alameda County, including detailed statistics of firearm-related crimes. Learn more ...

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Oakland man convicted of trafficking teenage girl.

Lonnel Moore found guilty of human trafficking of a minor with force, pimping of a minor, inducing a minor to commit a lewd and lascivious act, and committing a lewd act on a minor. Read more...

Outcome Of People v. Almena & Harris Jury Trial

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley has announced that a jury has found the defendant Max Harris not guilty in the involuntary manslaughter trial stemming from the deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire. A mistrial has been declared as to defendant Derick Almena, with the jury announcing today it is unable to reach a unanimous verdict. Read more ...


Alameda County DA Nancy O'Malley has released a comprehensive report covering six years of data on gun use, sales, possession, and theft in Alameda County, including detailed statistics of firearm-related crimes. Learn more ...

Bill Requiring Prompt Rape Kit Testing Passes Assembly Public Safety Committee

With strong bipartisan support, the Assembly Public Safety Committee today passed Senate Bill 22, important legislation co-sponsored by DA Nancy O’Malley and authored by Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) requiring that law enforcement agencies and forensic laboratories promptly analyze and test all newly collected rape kit evidence in California. Read more...

DA’s Office Receives Prestigious National Award

The National Association of Counties (NACo) issues annual awards for innovative programs that stand out and can be replicated in other counties across America. The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office’s Real Estate Fraud Protection Program has been awarded NACo’s 2019 Achievement Award. This program is a multi-pronged approach to protecting vulnerable residents from fraud and preventing unscrupulous individuals from preying on elder and financial at-risk homeowners.

The program seeks to cover multiple fronts through innovative education and outreach strategies that include multi-lingual materials and proactive approaches that stop fraudulent actions before foreclosure proceedings, scams or crimes take hold. The program also trains a wide array of professionals and residents on the issues surrounding real estate fraud and foreclosure proceedings.

For additional information visit our Real Estate Fraud page.

Alameda County District Attorney files felony charges against Father Hector David Vela alleging lewd acts upon a child; victim hotline established

The District Attorney’s Office has set up a confidential hotline telephone number for anyone who may have been victimized by Father Vela, or for anyone with additional information on this matter. Please call 510-272-6395 to leave a confidential message.
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Please take note; there’s a Social Security impersonation scam going around right now.
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Alameda County United Against Human Trafficking

Today, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office and AC United Against Human Trafficking host a retreat that has gathered together an impressive range of professionals and organizations working to combat human trafficking.

$1.7 Million Dollars in Assets Seized After Owners of Restaurant Are Sentenced for Crimes Including Wage Theft, Tax and Insurance Fraud Charges

Both defendants were sentenced and placed on probation, ordered to perform community service, required to pay the full $1,153,013 in criminal restitution to the victims, and to pay an additional $550,000 dollars in fines.
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Murder Charges Filed in Fremont Murder-for-Hire

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley today filed murder charges against Maria Moore and Marvel Salvant in a sophisticated murder-for-hire case that resulted in the homicide of Fremont resident Dominic Sarkar.
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Environmental Enforcement Case Against Harman

Managing corporation of KFC, Taco Bell, and A&W fails to submit hazardous materials plans: Pays $195,000 in environmental enforcement case.
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People v Michael Brown

A jury convicted defendant Michael Brown of a felony sexual assault for forcing victim Jane Doe to orally copulate him against her will using force, violence and fear of immediate bodily injury.

Using DNA Technology to Solve Crimes

Defendant Carlos Romero was found guilty after a bench trial of home invasion robbery in concert causing great bodily injury and carjacking causing great bodily injury.

People v Darius Swain

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.

People v Christian Burton

A jury found defendant Christian Burton guilty of first degree murder with special circumstance for the death of off duty paramedic Quinn Boyer.
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Listen to podcast of DA O’Malley in conversation with California State Senator Connie Leyva discussing the importance of testing sexual assault kits.
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District Attorney Releases Final Report on the Fatal Shooting of Sahleem Tindle

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