Ex-sheriff’s employee gets jail, probation for evidence theft


Sheriff's officials have said an investigation revealed the items taken were not items of evidence in any open criminal cases. June 20, 2017 Oroville >> A former Butte County Sheriff's Office evidence technician was ordered Tuesday to serve nearly a year in jail for stealing guns, drugs and money from the department's evidence facility. Butte...
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Rape kit testing lags, so lawmakers want California taxpayers to donate


At least 175,000 have been documented by advocates, while the federal Department of Justice put its estimate at 400,000 several years ago June 21, 2017 Hundreds of thousands of rape kits are sitting untested at crime labs and law enforcements agencies across the country. That figure – at least 175,000 have been documented by advocates, while the fe...
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Feds seize nearly 100 pounds of fentanyl, deadly synthetic opiate, in unprecedented drug bust


44.14 kilograms — represents the largest fentanyl seizure sent to a DEA lab nationwide," the U.S. Attorney's Office said Monday June 20 , 2017 Federal authorities said Monday that a narcotics probe has resulted in the seizure of nearly 100 pounds of fentanyl, or enough of the drug to kill more than a million people. Drug Enforcement Administration ...
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Fitzgerald: The grand jury’s half-right report


The software vendor who computerizes inventory in the sheriff's evidence room alleged a year ago that 10,000 pieces of evidence are missing. June 16, 2017 The software vendor who computerizes inventory in the sheriff's evidence room alleged a year ago that 10,000 pieces of evidence are missing. A serious charge. The Goddess of Justice wears that bl...
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Accused killer arraigned in cold case murder


A 52-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing an acquaintance whose body turned up in an East County field nearly 31 years ago pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a murder charge. June 13, 2017 EL CAJON (CNS) - A 52-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing an acquaintance whose body turned up in an East County field nearly 31 years ago pleaded not guilty...
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Advanced DNA Testing Leads to Suspect's Arrest, 31 Years After Man's Fatal Stabbing


Detectives have arrested a suspect using advanced DNA testing June 12, 2017 Thirty-one years after a man's fatal stabbing in Lemon Grove, homicide detectives have arrested a suspect using advanced DNA testing, San Diego County Sheriff's deputies (SDSO) announced Monday. Stacy Littleton, 52, of San Diego, has been charged with a single count of murd...
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Cocaine spills out of California vending machine toy, police say


150 POUNDS OF METH FOUND IN POPCORN BOXES June 7, 2017 California police discovered cocaine hidden in vending machine toys on Monday after a boy's putty ball ruptured and dumped out white powder, officials said. A mom and her son bought the toy from a vending machine for a quarter at Taqueria Los Altos restaurant in Bell Gardens, police said in a n...
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Saliva helps detectives solve double murder case


Detectives say saliva helped solve a multiple murder case that eluded investigators for six years in Southern California. May 30, 2017 LOS ANGELES — Detectives say saliva helped solve a multiple murder case that eluded investigators for six years in Southern California. CBS Los Angeles reports police arrested 32-year-old Geovanni Borjas on Tuesday ...
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