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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Fentanyl Dealer Admitted Into Drug Court

Fentanyl Found on Dawn Murphy

Sonora, California –– Tuolumne County District Attorney Cassandra Jenecke announced today that on November 5, 2021, Groveland resident Dawn Rushelle Murphy was sentenced to 2 years of supervised probation and 6 months in County Jail. T...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Kevin Roy Wilson Convicted for Embezzling from Yosemite Chamber of Commerce in 2014

Sonora, California –– Tuolumne County District Attorney Cassandra Jenecke announced today that 59-year-old Kevin Roy Wilson, who previously plead guilty to Embezzlement, Forgery, and Identity Theft was sentenced on October 31, 2021 to ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Juan Daniel Vergara Convicted and Sentenced for Forcible Rape and Oral Copulation

Sonora, California –– Tuolumne County District Attorney Cassandra Jenecke announced today that 24-year-old Juan Daniel Vergara was convicted by a jury on September 28, 2021 before Judge Kevin Seibert of two felonies: rape by force and ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Repeat Sex Offender Sentenced to Prison After Probation Violation and New Charges

Tuolumne County District Attorney Cassandra Jenecke announced today that on October 29, 2021, Sonora resident Michael Ludwig was sentenced to 9 years and 8 months in State Prison

On April 26, 2019, Mr. Ludwig was convicted by a jury of felony assault for a...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Murdered Returned to Prison to Resume Serving His Life Sentence

Sonora, California – Tuolumne County District Attorney Cassandra Jenecke announced today that on September 3, 2021, the Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) denied parole to Inmate Victor Munoz and ordered him to resume serving his 15 years-to-life se...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Elder Abuser Convicted of 76 Counts; To Be Sentenced to 19 Years 4 Months State Prison

Ricci Booking

Sonora, California – Tuolumne County District Attorney Cassandra Jenecke announced today that Thomas Rowelle Ricci, 65, of Sonora, pled guilty to 76 felony counts of First Degree Burglary (three counts) and Theft From an Elder (73 counts) on the 6th day o...

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