Category: AC-DOJ

On May 20th, 2022

Serial Killer Convicted of Murders Committed in Butte and Tehama Counties California DOJ criminalist recognized possible links to individual cases and notified investigators

BUTTE COUNTY – On May 17, 2022, a Butte County jury found guilty, an Oroville man accused of a series of murders and attempted murders in Butte and Tehama Counties. Ryan Scott Blinston, 38, of Oroville, was found guilty of: three counts of first-degree murder, two counts of attempted first-degree murder, arson and resisting arrest. […]

On May 5th, 2022

Ukiah Man Convicted of DUI California DOJ in Eureka assisted with investigation

“DUI offenders put all of us in danger, and this case involved a repeat offender driving on a suspended license.  Thank you to the officers and criminalists who presented the evidence for the jury’s consideration.” – CSLEA President Alan Barcelona UKIAH – On May 4, 2022, a Mendocino County Superior Court jury found Joshua Michael […]

On April 13th, 2022

South Lake Tahoe Store Clerk Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison California DOJ Criminalist Deanna Hayden assisted with DNA evidence

“A citizen’s tip and work conducted by investigators and a California DOJ criminalist led to the suspect’s arrest,” said California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) President Alan Barcelona.   “It takes citizen involvement and investigative teamwork to solve cold cases such as this one and everyone had a valuable role.” EL DORADO COUNTY – On April […]

On March 28th, 2022

Mariposa County Man Guilty of Attempted Murder of a Police Officer California Department of Justice Bureau of Forensic Science assisted with investigation

MARIPOSA- On March 25, 2022, a Mariposa County Superior Court jury found Douglas Popke, 71, guilty of attempted murder of a police officer and assault with an assault weapon on a police officer. Just after 7:30 pm on August 28, 2020, Deputy Jose Garcia of the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office arrived at a residence to […]

On March 16th, 2022

Paso Robles Man Pleads Guilty to First-Degree Premeditated Murder California DOJ criminalists were instrumental in assisting with physical evidence

“California DOJ criminalists are instrumental in gathering, handling and testing physical evidence. The work these public safety and criminal justice professionals do is a must for investigations.  Detectives depend on their findings, as do attorneys, judges and juries.” - California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) President Alan Barcelona. SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – On March […]

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