New unit will reopen eight officer-involved shooting/in-custody death cases previously cleared
OAKLAND, CA — Following through on promises made during the election cycle, Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Y. Price formally announces the creation of the Public Accountability Unit.
Alameda County District Attorney’s Office Announces the Addition of ADA Annie Esposito to the Executive Leadership Team
OAKLAND, CA — Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Y. Price announces the promotion of Annie Esposito to Senior Assistant District Attorney as part of her Executive Leadership Team.
On January 26, 2023, a jury found Donovan Johnson guilty of second-degree murder for the death of Chrystian Negrete-Valdez, an innocent bystander in a fatal 2018 shooting, and guilty of assault with a semi-automatic firearm upon Leandro Carrera.
DA Price will speak during the panel, “Deterrence, Justice, and Community Safety”
Who: District Attorney Pamela Y. Price with fellow panelists:
Contra Costa DA Diana Becton, Los Angeles DA George Gascon, San Francisco DA Brooke Jenkins, and San Mateo County DA Steve Wagstaffe
Senior Assistant District Attorney Cynthia Chandler accepted a proclamation from Board of Supervisor’s President Nate Miley declaring January 2023 as Human Trafficking Prevention Month on behalf of the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.
Alameda County District Attorney’s Office Announces Interim Executive Director of the Alameda County Family Justice Center
Grant also announced focusing on building awareness of and access to domestic violence/gun violence restraining orders
OAKLAND, CA — Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Y. Price announces the appointment of Karla Elias-Flores as the Interim-Executive Director of the Alameda County Family Justice Center (ACFJC).
Ms. Elias-Flores has worked at the ACFJC for more than 15 years, first as a victim advocate with ACFJC partner, the Family Violence Law Center and most recently serving as the ACFJC Associate Director, South County Coordinator.
Ms. Elias-Flores holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a focus on Public Policy from California State University East Bay, a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology with an option of Social Work and a minor in American Sign Language from the California State University East Bay. In addition, Elias-Flores is a certified Domestic Violence Counselor and Certified Rape Crisis Counselor in California.
Alameda County District Attorney’s Office Announces Charges in Wage Theft Case Involving Over $800K in lost wages
Owners charged with wage theft, possession of “ghost guns”
OAKLAND, CA — The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office along with the State Labor Commissioner’s Office, the California Department of Insurance, and the Department of Labor, announces the owners of Alfa Private Security were charged in an egregious case of wage theft impacting 87 employees that were owed over $800,000 in unpaid wages.
On November 15, 2022, a jury found defendant Dana Rivers guilty of three counts of first-degree murder during the 2016 triple-murder of a family, Charlotte Reed, Patricia Wright, and their 19-year-old son Benny Toto Diambu-Wright. The jury also found Dana Rivers guilty of arson of an inhabited dwelling and of special circumstance of more than one offense of murder. On January 6, 2023, a judge found Dana Rivers was legally sane at the time she committed these crimes.
“Our office is dedicated creating a safer Alameda County.In my lifetime, one of the most inspiring messages that has guided me has been Dr. King’s sermon about “the Drum Major Instinct.” Dr. King’s words are as relevant today as they were when he gave this sermon in 1968. He describes the “drum major instinct” as a desire to “be out front, a desire to lead the parade, a desire to be first.”
Billboard Campaign with Clear Channel Outdoor revealed
OAKLAND, CA — Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Y. Price and Robert Schmitt, Regional President of Northern California at Clear Channel Outdoor, today unveiled the 2023 billboard campaign to bring awareness to all forms of human trafficking and encourage victims to reach out to get help.