A complaint against Jonah Jeremiah Roper named the woman he killed as Maura Claire Ghizzoni, who was identified in records of his previous criminal cases as his mother.
Price was elected on a reform platform last November. Her critics say she’s too lenient.
Following a 2022 spree of violent sex crimes in Albany, Berkeley and Oakland, 45-year-old Tommy Lee Giles Jr. of Berkeley was sentenced to 28 years in prison.
Ten stories across three days show the judicial system at work.
Police said a man they arrested Sunday threw a 71-year-old victim down the stairs — twice — before the victim went to grab a gun, which went off as they struggled.
Berkeley turned out big for Gov. Gavin Newsom, Pamela Price, Alfred Twu and Proposition 30 on Nov. 8.
Criminal justice reformers are eager to work with Price, a civil rights attorney who ran a progressive campaign to become Alameda County’s first Black district attorney.
Price, a civil rights attorney, won 53% of the votes to defeat Wiley, the county’s chief deputy district attorney.
Price and Wiley are vying to succeed Nancy O’Malley as the county’s top prosecutor.
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Both of the people robbed at gunpoint were women in their 50s, police said.
Authorities say they found him driving the stolen car in Antioch the next day.