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Posted on: May 16, 2021

Parole Denied for Third-Striker Rocco Costanza

Tuolumne County District Attorney Cassandra Jenecke announced today that on May 11, 2021, 51-year-old Rocco Angelo Costanza was denied release at a parole hearing held via videoconference. This was Costanza’s initial parole suitability hearing.

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Forty-One Elected District Attorneys Challenge Early Release of 76,000 State Prison Inmates

Tuolumne County District Attorney Cassandra Jenecke announced today that she and forty other elected District Attorneys across California have filed a petition with the Secretary of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) requesting the re...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Parole Granted for Murderer Gregory Todd Byers

On April 29, 2021, the Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) granted parole to inmate Gregory Todd Byers, who was serving a 15 years-to-life sentence after having pled to one count second degree murder and arson of an inhabited structure against Tuolumne County ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Court of Appeals Overturns Elton Redick's Murder and Kidnapping Convictions

Elton Redick

On April 27, 2021, the Fifth District Court of Appeals overturned the first-degree murder and kidnapping convictions of Elton Redick for his killing of Marc Dejong and his kidnapping of Bonnie Palmer. The Tuolumne County District Attorney’s Office was inf...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Gerald Allyn Kraft sentenced by Judge Kevin Seibert to 3 years

Kraft

Tuolumne County District Attorney Cassandra Jenecke announced today that Gerald Allyn Kraft, 34, of Groveland, California, was sentenced by Judge Kevin Seibert to 3 years in state prison after being found guilty by a jury in August, 2020 of a violation of...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Jessica Lack Sentenced to 10 Years in State Prison

Sonora, California – Tuolumne County District Attorney Cassandra Jenecke announced today that Jessica Corbin Lack, 51, of Pleasanton, California, was sentenced to 10 years in state prison after pleading guilty to a felony violation of Penal Code...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Gerald Miller Sentenced to 11 Years 8 Months in State Prison

Sonora, California – Tuolumne County District Attorney Cassandra Jenecke announced today that Gerald Allen Miller, 34, of Tuolumne City was sentenced to 11 years, 8 months in state prison after pleading guilty to multiple felony offenses in two s...

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