June 2011

Guilty Verdicts in People v. Rosa Hill and Mei Lei Jun 28, 2011

OAKLAND -- Today, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announced a jury found Rosa Hill, 36, and her mother Mei Li, 57, guilty of the first degree murder of Selma Hill and the premeditated attempted murder of Eric Hill. Mei Li was also convicted of first degree burglary.

The murder victim, 91-year-old Selma Hill, lived with her grandson, Eric Hill, 37, and his two year old daughter, Elizabeth. Elizabeth’s mother is defendant Rosa Hill. Following the dissolution of Eric Hill and defendant Rosa Hill’s relationship in 2008, a court granted Eric Hill full custody of Elizabeth. The defendant Rosa Hill was unhappy with this arrangement and plotted with defendant Mei Li to physically take Elizabeth back from Eric Hill.

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Monica Ung Sentenced Following Felony Convictions for Wage Fraud and Workers Compensation Fraud Jun 24, 2011

OAKLAND -- Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announced that defendant Monica Mui Ung, 51, owner and president of NBC General Contractor Corporation (NBC), was sentenced in Alameda County Superior Court today.

On April 18, 2011, Ung pled guilty to felony violations involving prevailing wage fraud (Labor Code 1778), workers compensation premium fraud (Insurance Code 11880), and admitted a white-collar crime enhancement (Penal Code 186.11). Today, Ung was sentenced to 4 years State Prison (execution suspended), and placed on ten years felony probation (reducible to three years if restitution is paid in full and upon further review and order of the court.) The court ordered that she pay $350,000 in restitution for the underpaid wages to the individual workers, and $850,000.00 in restitution to State Compensation Insurance Fund if paid within five years, or $1.5 million if not. The Court also stated that Ung cannot act as a contractor unless and until all restitution is paid in full and upon further order of the court.

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2011 Law Enforcement Torch Run Jun 21, 2011

OAKLAND -- In the early hours of this morning, members from of the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office laced up their sneakers to represent the Office in the 2011 Law Enforcement Torch Run. The run was organized to raise money for and salute the 2011 Special Olympics Northern California Summer Games being held this weekend at the University of California, Davis.

Our team received the Flame of Hope from the Alameda Police Department runners in East Oakland, and took the torch on a 4-1/2 mile route along the Embarcadero, to the Courthouse, and eventually to the Oakland Police Department after passing through downtown Oakland. We were ably assisted by officers from the California Highway Patrol, who provided a motorcycle escort for our runners.

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16-Year State Prison Sentence for Conviction of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated Jun 17, 2011

OAKLAND -- Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announced today that Tiffany Reynolds, 28, has been sentenced to serve 16 years in State Prison as a result of her conviction of four counts of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter while intoxicated.

On May 25, 2009, at 1:30 am, the defendant was seen speeding and weaving northbound on I-880 in Oakland. It was estimated she was traveling at up to 90 mph. She had four passengers in the car: 23 year-old Sara Terra, 20 year-old David Terra, and Sara’s 3 year-old twins, Jason and Jesse. As a result of the defendant’s reckless driving, she lost control of the 1990 Honda and crashed into a concrete support beam at the Hegenberger exit. Ms. Terra, her brother David (who was celebrating his birthday) and one of Ms. Terra’s twin boys were killed in the collision. Ms. Terra’s other twin died at Children’s Hospital after being taken off life support.

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Guilty Verdict in Chauncey Bailey Murder Case Jun 9, 2011

OAKLAND --- Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announced that the jury in the case of People v. Yusuf Bey IV and Antoine Mackey reached a verdict today, finding the defendants guilty as follows:

Count 1 -- Both defendants: 1st degree Murder of Chauncey Bailey (8/2/07) and arming clauses for both defendants.
Count 2 -- Both defendants: 1st degree Murder of Michael Wills (7/12/07) with an arming clause for Bey and personal use of a firearm for Mackey.
Count 3 -- Defendant Antoine Mackey: Felon in possession of firearm for the 7/12/07 murder weapon.
Count 4 -- Defendant Yusef Bey only: 1st degree Murder of Odell Roberson (7/8/07) and an arming clause.
As to Defendant Mackey, a mistrial was declared after a hung jury as to this count only.
Count 5 -- Defendant Bey: Shooting at an unoccupied vehicle belonging to Cameren Cook (12/7/06) and an arming clause.

Source: InsideBayArea.com

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