June 2022

DA JOINS ELECTED PROSECUTORS THROUGHOUT NATION IN COMMITTING TO NOT PROSECUTE ABORTIONS Jun 24, 2022

DA signs joint statement

OAKLAND, CA — In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision today to overturn Roe v. Wade, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office along with at least 83 other elected prosecutors around the nation, have committed to refuse to prosecute those who seek, assist in, or provide abortions.

Our Office joined in signing a letter established by Fair and Just Prosecution, which states that prosecutors have a responsibility to refrain from using limited criminal legal system resources to criminalize personal medical decisions.

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2022 SPECIAL OLYMPICS TORCH RUN Jun 23, 2022

On Thursday morning, a strong contingency of Alameda County District Attorney’s Office and Oakland Police Department employees joined forces to lace up their sneakers and run for the annual “Flame of Hope” Special Olympics Torch Run. The flame was handed off to us from Emeryville PD, and the contingency of about 100 people ran approximately three miles to hand off the burning flame to Alameda PD.

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PEOPLE V KAIREE WARD Jun 9, 2022

On June 8, 2022, the jury found Defendant Kairee Ward guilty of three felony second-degree robberies, and found true the personal use of a firearm and two arming clauses. He was also convicted of misdemeanor carrying a concealed firearm.

On October 11, 2020 around 12:30 p.m., a victim was walking on Masterson Street in Oakland when he was approached by two men who he recognized from social media and local music videos posted on YouTube.

Defendant Ward was one of those two men armed with a silver assault

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ALAMEDA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY WARNS AGAINST BABY FORMULA PRICE GOUGING Jun 8, 2022

Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order prohibiting price gouging

OAKLAND, CA — Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced today that a statewide Executive Order has been issued prohibiting price gouging in the sale of infant formula.

The Executive Order, which Governor Newsom signed this week, generally limits price increases on infant formula to no more than 10% of the highest price charged by the seller as of February 17, 2022, subject to certain exceptions. Sellers who first began selling formula after February 17 are generally limited to charging no more than 50% above their wholesale costs.

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BOARD OF SUERVISORS ELDER ABUSE 2022 PROCLAMATION Jun 8, 2022

During Elder Abuse Awareness Month this June, our Office has been honored and grateful to accept proclamations from cities throughout our county. The important proclamations shed light on elder abuse and show our commitment to creating a safer community.

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PEOPLE V OMAR JIMENEZ Jun 3, 2022

On May 24, 2022, a jury found defendant Omar Jimenez guilty of first-degree residential robbery with personal use of a firearm and infliction of great bodily injury.

On October 19, 2019, at 4:20 a.m. officers were called to the scene of an assault on 3rd Avenue in Oakland. The victim indicated that while he was sleeping, two masked men with handguns broke into his home and struck him multiple times in the face and body with their guns and their fists. The men demanded money and ransacked the victim’s home. The victim, who is deaf and mute, escaped and ran to a nearby convenience store. He was taken to the hospital and treated for a broken nose and a concussion.

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