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DA Will Oppose YLP Arsonist’s Latest Bid For Early Parole

MADERA — After serving less than seven years of a 20-year sentence, convicted arsonist Kenneth Jackson is once again being considered for early parole — and the Madera County District Attorney is going on the record with her opposition to Jackson’s release and asking Madera County residents to voice their opinions, as well. Jackson was arrested along with his wife Alice ...

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David Linn Drops Lawsuit Against County And Board Of Supervisors

MADERA – The Madera County Counsel’s Office has announced that former District Attorney David Linn has voluntarily dismissed his lawsuit against the County “and all individually named defendants, including the members of the Board of Supervisors.” Linn filed suit in August 2018 against the County of Madera, the Board of Supervisors, the County’s Chief Administrative Officer and two contracted County ...

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Sally Moreno Wins Race For Madera County District Attorney

MADERA COUNTY – After a tough race and a hard-fought campaign, the votes have been counted and Madera County has a new district attorney. Sally Moreno has won out over opponent Paul Hornick, earning 56.17 percent of the vote. “This is a good day for Madera County,” Moreno told Sierra News Online this evening. “I am looking forward to working ...

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Supervisors Fight Back Against D.A. Linn’s Allegations Of Misconduct

MADERA — As Madera County District Attorney David Linn continues his efforts to find any malfeasance on the part of the five members of the Madera County Board of Supervisors, the Board is fighting back. In a statement released today, Linn announced that he is turning over his investigation to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who “will take charge of ...

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David Linn Says He’ll Run For Re-election As District Attorney

MADERA – Madera County District Attorney David Linn announced today that he is a candidate for re-election as Madera County D.A. in the June 5 election. When Linn was first elected in 2014, he said he wasn’t sure if he would seek re-election, but has now decided to do so. All necessary documents and filing fees were provided to the ...

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Kiwanis Hosts Sally Moreno, Candidate For District Attorney

OAKHURST — The Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis upcoming meeting will feature guest speaker Sally Moreno, candidate for Madera County District Attorney. This event with the candidate is open to the public. One does not need to be a member of the Kiwanis to attend, though the organization welcomes new members. A former police officer, Army veteran, and career prosecutor, Ms. Moreno will address ...

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District Attorney Denies “Vague Allegations” Of Abusive Conduct

MADERA COUNTY – Madera County District Attorney David Linn says he was “shocked and saddened” by the County’s accusations of workplace misconduct. Linn says the County issued a press release immediately after he left a brief meeting with the Board of Supervisors this morning. “I had been told for over a month that I was not a subject for investigation ...

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Deputy Sheriffs’ Association Endorses Moreno For District Attorney

MADERA RANCHOS — The Madera County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association (MCDSA) has announced they will endorse prosecutor Sally Orme Moreno for District Attorney. “The backing of the members of the association, which is comprised of Madera County’s Sheriff’s Deputies and District Attorney Investigators, is another sign that Moreno is law enforcement’s choice for Madera County District Attorney,” said the MCDSA in ...

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Letters Requested In Opposition To YLP Arsonist’s Release

MADERA COUNTY — The District Attorney’s Office has extended the deadline for anyone wishing to submit letters in opposition to the release of Alice Waterman, convicted in 2014 for her part in a string of fires in the Yosemite Lakes Park area. Waterman was found guilty on six counts of arson and one count of conspiracy after more than 30 ...

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Veteran Prosecutor Seeks To Unseat Madera Co. District Attorney

MADERA COUNTY — The prosecutor who won the conviction of the Yosemite Lakes Park arsonists has now set her sights on the job of chief law enforcement officer in Madera County. Former Madera County Supervising Deputy District Attorney Sally Moreno has announced that she will be running for the job of District Attorney in 2018. “Madera County is a big ...

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