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Monday Oct 13 | via Sacramento Bee Newspaper
What was the outcome of the case against Nicholas Bowen who was arrested, along with a female companion, sometime around April 2013 while photographing young boys on a bike trail? The two came to the attention of federal authorities after the were arrested in Davis in July 2013, when Xu allegedly was seen approaching two boys, ages 10 and 12, and exposing herself to them. Bowen was present and filmed Xu's encounters with the boys, authorities said. Comment?
Monday Oct 6 | via Star Tribune
Acquisition of military surplus equipment is becoming a flash point in some communities. In this photo, Lt. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 1 | via Davis Enterprise
UC Davis has issued its annual security report and crime statistics for calendar year 2013 as required by the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The statistics - which for the first time include domestic violence, dating violence and stalking - show that UC Davis continues to be a relatively low-crime community. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 30 | via The Daily Democrat
Sue Cockrell-Davis Enterprise Pool Photograph The sanity phase of the Daniel Marsh murder trial came to a close Tuesday. A Yolo County jury determined that a Davis teenager was sane when he brutally murdered an elderly couple while asleep in their bed. Comment?
Monday Sep 29 | via The Daily Democrat
After reaching a unanimous guilty verdict, jurors in the Daniel Marsh case are now tasked with determining the teen's mental state when he stabbed an elderly couple to death in their Davis home. "You must decide whether he was legally insane when he committed the crime," explained Yolo County Superior Court Judge David Reed on Monday. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via The Daily Democrat
The sighs of relief were audible in Yolo Superior Court Friday after a jury found teen Daniel Marsh guilty of first degree murder, determining the enhancements true for lying in wait, torture and using a deadly weapon. The teenager's victims, husband and wife Oliver "Chip" Northup, 87, and Claudia Maupin, 76, were stabbed to death in their Davis condominium the night of April 14, 2013. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via The Daily Democrat
After nearly a month of combing though Daniel Marsh's young life, jurors will soon leave the courtroom prepared to deliberate - tasked with determining if the Davis teen murdered an elderly couple and whether he was insane while doing it. This is one of the many questions Assistant Chief Deputy District Attorney Michael Cabral asked the eight-woman, four-man jury during closing arguments Thursday. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via Davis Enterprise
Moments after his confession ended the two-month police hunt for a Davis couple's killer, Daniel Marsh posed a question to the FBI agent across the interview room. "Was there actually any evidence left behind, at the crime scene?" Marsh, then 16, asked Special Agent Chris Campion in a video recording of his June 17, 2013, interview at the Davis police station. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via News10.net
Two assault rifles, parts and the tools to make assault firearms were seized during a drug raid at a Davis trailer part Wednesday morning. Davis 5 arrested in Davis trailer park drug, weapons raid Two assault rifles, parts and the tools to make assault firearms were seized during a drug raid at a Davis trailer part Wednesday morning. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via CBS Local
Police say they raided a Davis trailer park Wednesday morning after a months-long investigation into an alleged drug operation. The raid happened a little after 8 a.m., according to the Davis Police Department. Comment?
Sep 24, 2014 | via Davis Enterprise
With jurors in the Daniel Marsh double-homicide trial slated to receive the case later this week, prosecutors brought in two rebuttal witnesses Tuesday who challenged a defense expert's conclusion that brain damage and medication side-effects put Marsh in a "dissociative state" on the night of the murders. Dr. Douglas Jacobs, a Massachusetts physician specializing in psychiatry, said there is no scientific evidence to support Dr. James Merikangas' claim that antidepressants can lead to violent behavior such as Marsh's fatal stabbings of Oliver "Chip" Northup and Claudia Maupin in Davis on April 14, 2013. 1 comment
Sep 24, 2014 | via Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Hed been in the box with investigators for hours and the walls were beginning to close in on Daniel Marsh. Chris Campion, a retired FBI profiler, had been brought in to help solve the savage double murder of an elderly couple that stunned and shocked Davis two months earlier. Comment?
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