No Plea Deal (Yet) In East Area Rapist Case

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Defense attorneys representing accused serial killer Joseph DeAngelo told the judge during a court appearance Thursday they’d like to “settle” the case if the death penalty was taken off the table, but there is no indication prosecutors are interested in a plea bargain – at least not yet. The hearing had been scheduled to deal with procedural issues involving DNA samples and jurisdictional issues surrounding the six counties that have joined forces to prosecute the man accused of being the East Area Rapist – also known as the Golden State Killer – who terrorized California for a decade in the 1970s and ’80s. DeAngelo stood quietly in the cage in Department 61 surrounded by three sheriff’s deputies and he looked on as eight attorneys, four for the prosecution and four for the defense, argued about whether he should be required to submit to additional DNA samples (judge Steven White said yes) and who’s in charge of the prosecution in an unusual arrangement involving district attorneys from six counties (White told the parties to work it out among themselves). But aside from the…

2 Accused Of Shoplifting Found With Loaded Gun, High Capacity Magazines In Rocklin

ROCKLIN (CBS13) — Two people accused of shoplifting were found to be in possession of a loaded gun and several high capacity magazines, the Rocklin Police Department said. Rocklin police said officers were dispatched on Tuesday morning to the 6600 block of Lonetree Boulevard for reports of two people shoplifting. Brady Harry, 23, and Ashley McDaniel, 20, both of Nixon, fled the scene in a vehicle and were located by officers shortly later and stopped. Swipe left for more photos. FEMALE MUGMugshot of Ashley McDaniel, 20 (credit: Rocklin PD) MALE MUGMugshot of Brady Harry, 23 (credit: Rocklin PD) WEAPONS A search of the vehicle uncovered the loaded firearm, high capacity magazines and the stolen property from earlier, Rocklin police said. Harry and McDaniel were booked into the South Placer Jail and face charges of criminal conspiracy and burglary shoplifting. Harry faces additional charges of carrying a loaded firearm and possession of large-capacity magazines.

Two new confirmed coronavirus cases in San Joaquin County

San Joaquin County Public Health officials announced two new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 and have declared a public health emergency.Now with three cases of coronavirus identified in San Joaquin County, response efforts shift to community mitigation measures that officials hope will slow the spread of the virus in the community.Contact tracing investigations have begun to identify possible exposures, monitor for symptoms and limit the spread of the illness. […]

New crossings installed in Manteca

MANTECA — The city of Manteca has completed and activated four new pedestrian crossings and reminds pedestrians to be observant and use caution as the public gets accustomed to the lights.The new crossings are located at:• Woodward Avenue and Wellington Avenue• Woodward Avenue and Pagola Avenue• Moffat Boulevard and Sherman Avenue• Moffat Boulevard and Garfield Avenue.While pedestrians have the right- […]

Suspect leads Manteca police on pursuit ending in Modesto

Javier Diaz-Martinez is in custody after allegedly leading Manteca police detectives on chase that began in Manteca and ended in Modesto.At 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, two detectives with the Manteca Street Crimes Unit attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of South Main Street and Moffat Boulevard. The vehicle reportedly pulled over initially, but prior to the detectives making contact with the driver, the vehicle sped away southbound on South Main Street. […]

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