Communication from the D.A.

  1. Gearold Sotolongo Sentenced

    Today, June 17, 2022, Judge Lawrence Killoran sentenced Gearold Sotolongo (aka Roldo Pratt) to 16 years to life in prison, the maximum allowable sentence, for the murder of Roger Yale. Read more on Sotolongo...
  2. Scott Underwood Sentenced to 4 Years for Felony Domestic Violence

    Today, Judge Kelly Neel sentenced 58-year-old Scott Ray Underwood of Rio Dell to four years for felony domestic violence with a prior domestic violence conviction, following his guilty pleas to those charges on March 21, 2022. Read more on Scott Underwood...
  3. Tanner Pleads

    Today, jury selection in the matter of People v. Ryan Tanner (34) was interrupted when Tanner, through his attorneys Russell Clanton and Zack Curtis, sought to enter a guilty plea. Read on...
  4. Jury Finds Titus Guilty of All Charges

    On March 16, 2022, a Humboldt County jury found 30-year-old Hoopa resident Byron Titus Jr. guilty of all charges brought by the District Attorney. Read on...
  5. District Attorney Completes Investigation of Officer Involved Shooting

    DA Maggie Fleming has completed her review of the investigation regarding the September 9, 2021 California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer-involved shooting of 35-year-old Charles David Chivrell. Read on...
  6. Jury Finds Malang Guilty for Assault on Officer

    On March 2, 2022, a Humboldt County jury found Delano Blayze Malang (age 22) guilty of mayhem, assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury. Read on...
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