The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office is announcing charges against defendant Bernard Jimmerson, for the murder of Marie Villa Bedford on April 29, 2023.

The defendant is charged with six counts, including: murder; shooting at an occupied motor vehicle; possession of a firearm by a felon; possession of ammunition by a prohibited person; possession of an assault rifle; and Manufacture/sale of a large capacity magazine. In addition, he is also charged with the special allegation, Penal Code 12022.5, use of a firearm.

The defendant is expected to be arraigned on Wednesday, 9 a.m. in Department 112 at the Wiley Manuel Courthouse.