What is C.A.R.E.S?

When police contact a person suspected of committing a low-level offense, but who may display mental health or substance use struggles, they will be offered transport to the CARES center rather than jail. There, they meet with a peer support specialist and will be assessed by a clinician.

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A Statement from District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley

DA Nancy O'Malley concluded the investigation and legal analysis of the involvement of A. Prione in the death of Oscar Grant.

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THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES 2021 AWARD

The National Association of Counties (NACo) granted the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office a 2021 Achievement Award for its Certified Peer Support Specialist Program in the category of Criminal Justice and Public Safety.

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Alameda County DA Nancy O’Malley announced a groundbreaking partnership that will result in re-direction of qualified individuals who have engaged in criminal conduct from the criminal justice system and into the Behavioral or Mental Health support systems. The program, commonly referred to as the “3-D Program” will initially be a pilot program that will likely expand to all police agencies in Alameda County.

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Protecting DV and Interpersonal Abuse Survivors

While Shelter in Place measures are necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19, they can pose serious risk for residents who are experiencing domestic and/or interpersonal violence. These FAQs are intended to clarify the current shelter-in-place requirements as they relate to residents facing domestic or other interpersonal violence. See FAQ answers here..

Family Justice Center Remains Open During COVID-19 Crisis

The Family Justice Center is open and ready to serve crisis needs for victims and survivors of domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault and exploitation, child abuse, child abduction, elder and dependent adult abuse, and human trafficking.

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Current news & events XML

Alameda County District Attorney Announces Governor Newsom signed Legislation Requiring Online Portal for Survivors to Track Sexual Assault Kits

SACRAMENTO — Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announced that legislation sponsored by her office that will help survivors of sexual assault track their sexual assault evidence kits, was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom.

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People v. Damone Haynes and Anthony Rhodes

On October 9, 2021, a jury found defendant Damone Haynes guilty of first-degree murder for the death of Charles Billings. On July 26, 2019, Billings was seated inside his van, which was parked along the curb on Bancroft Avenue in Oakland. Haynes and two other men had gone to buy heroin from Billings.

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People v Willis Franklin

On October 7, 2021, a jury found defendant Willis Peter Franklin Jr. guilty of multiple counts of sexual abuse and molestation of female relatives that had been ongoing for decades.

Franklin, 62, was convicted of: continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14, two counts of lewd acts upon a child under 14, forcible oral copulation, forcible rape, two counts of felon in possession of a firearm and felon in possession of ammunition.
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Alameda County District Attorney Announces Bill Protecting Victims of ‘Revenge Porn’ Signed by Governor Newsom

SACRAMENTO — Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announces that a groundbreaking piece of legislation sponsored by the office was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom to help victims of “revenge porn” have more time to report the abuse. Senate Bill 23, authored by Senator Susan Rubio, extends the statute of limitations for invasion of privacy cases, commonly referred to as “revenge porn.” The statute will be extended to one year from the time that the victim discovers any images or intimate materials posted—rather than a year from their posting.

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CHARITY SCAM ALERT

Beware of Charity Scams

Tragedies like earthquakes and wildfires can bring out the best in people, with many seeking to help victims with financial donations. Unfortunately, this also provides scammers with opportunities to take advantage. Consider taking steps to protect yourself from charity fraud and ensure that your donation goes to

those who need it.

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FORMER SAN LEANDRO POLICE OFFICER SENTENCED FOR GRAND THEFT

OAKLAND, CA -- The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office announces that former San Leandro Police Sgt. Robert Frank Sanchez was sentenced Sept. 1, 2021 to two years of felony probation, 240 hours of community service and ordered to pay a maximum of $46,815.88 in restitution stemming from grand theft from the police department.

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COVID Related Phishing

Pandemic-related email scams are on the rise with the increase in delta variant COVID cases and COVID vaccinations. Beware of unsolicited emails that direct you to click a link or open an attachment. These could be “phishing” attempts by bad actors seeking to steal personal information or install malware.

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People v Oxane Taub

On Aug. 26, 2021, a jury found defendant Oxane Taub guilty of 20 counts-- from felony charges of stalking, dissuading a witness, and attempted child abduction to misdemeanor counts for violating protective orders and child molest.

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People v Marius Dante Robinson

On August 5, 2021, a jury convicted Marius Dante Robinson, 48, of the second-degree murder of Robert Ellis Coleman, 43.

“Revenge was the fuel that ignited this defendant’s burning desire to murder Mr. Coleman in a cold-blooded assassination on the streets of Oakland,” said Deputy District Attorney Adam McConney during his closing argument.

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OAKLAND CHINATOWN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
PRESS CONFERENCE

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley spoke at a press conference on July 26 to address the recent uptick in violence against members of Asian American Pacific Islander community.

“My office continues to stand with our community in denouncing the hate-motivated violence that is committed against Asian Americans and the AAPI community,” said District Attorney O’Malley during the press conference in Oakland’s Chinatown.

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PEOPLE V FRED BATES SR.

On July 22, 2021, a jury found defendant Fred Bates Sr., 64, guilty of attempted murder of a 52-year-old woman.

The attempted murder occurred on Oct. 13, 2019 on International Boulevard in Oakland. The female victim was shot in the upper left arm and her right eye. She testified during the trial.

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CHIEF ASSISTANT DA KEVIN DUNLEAVY
APPOINTED AS JUDGE

We’re proud to announce Alameda County District Attorney’s Office own Chief Assistant District Attorney Kevin E. Dunleavy has been appointed by Governor Newsom as a judge to the San Mateo County Superior Court.

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PEOPLE V EDUARDO GALINDO GARCIA

On July 6, 2021, a jury found defendant Eduardo Galindo-Garcia guilty of the second-degree murder of Joseph Cox, who was fatally shot on June 9, 2018 in a road-rage incident.

The jury also found the defendant guilty of felony shooting at an occupied motor vehicle.

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A JUNETEENTH MESSAGE FROM DISTRICT ATTORNEY NANCY O’MALLEY

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office is encouraged by the good news that Juneteenth is now a federally-recognized holiday, signed into law by President Joe Biden.

Juneteenth National Independence Day, a day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States, will become the 12th legal public holiday, the first since Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 1983.

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People vs. Curtys Taylor

On April 29, 2021, a jury found Defendant Curtys Taylor guilty of First-Degree Murder and Conspiracy to Commit Murder related to a homicide that took place November, 2016, in Arroyo Viejo Park in Oakland.

Defendant Curtys Taylor and Defendant Laura Rodgers were dating, and, for months, plotted and planned to kill Karla Ramirez, a co-worker and Ms. Rogers’ former girlfriend. Evidence in the case proved that Curtys Taylor assumed Ms. Rodgers’ identity and sent text messages to Ms. Ramirez to lure her to Arroyo Viejo Park.

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DA O’Malley Declines to File Charges Against Chinatown Store Owner

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley today announced that charges would not be filed against Chinatown liquor store owner Aaron Yee, who last month fired shots at multiple suspects attempting to rob a woman across the street from his shop. The DA is declining to file charges based on Mr. Yee’s justifiable use of force to defend the victim from a violent attack.

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DA ANNOUNCES GROUNDBREAKING DIVERSION PROGRAM

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced today a groundbreaking partnership that will result in re-direction of qualified individuals who have engaged in criminal conduct from the criminal justice system and into the Behavioral or Mental Health support systems. The program, commonly referred to as the “3-D Program” will initially be a pilot program that will likely expand to all police agencies in Alameda County.

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DA ANNOUNCES $4.1 MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT WITH SCHNITZER STEEL

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley, Attorney General Xavier Becerra, and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) today announced a $4.1 million civil settlement with Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (Schnitzer). The settlement resolves allegations that Schnitzer unlawfully caused hazardous waste from its metal recycling operations to be blown offsite into neighboring properties in West Oakland and the Oakland Estuary.

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