Discovery Bay Crime

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  • East Bay teen accused of killing 9-year-old boy has ...

    Saturday May 23 | via The Campbell Reporter 

    The arraignment of a Discovery Bay teenager accused of stabbing to death a 9-year-old boy was continued Friday morning until June 2. A two- to three-week continuance was requested by the public defender representing William Shultz. It was the second scheduled arraignment for Shultz, 18, since he was accused of killing Jordon Almgren as the boy slept in his bed the morning of April 26. He previously appeared in court on April 29. Cynthia Scofield told Judge Cheryl Mills she needed time to review the 30 to 40 CDs of information provided to her by prosecutor Simon O'Connell along with other reports she anticipated receiving.

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  • Discovery Bay stabbing: Teen's arraignment postponed

    Friday May 22 | via Contra Costa Times 

    The arraignment of a Discovery Bay teenager accused of stabbing to death a 9-year-old boy was continued Friday morning until June 2. A two- to three-week continuance was requested by the public defender representing William Shultz. It was the second scheduled arraignment for Shultz, 18, since he was accused of killing Jordon Almgren as the boy slept in his bed the morning of April 26. He previously appeared in court on April 29. Cynthia Scofield told Judge Cheryl Mills she needed time to review the 30 to 40 CDs of information provided to her by prosecutor Simon O'Connell along with other reports she anticipated receiving.

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  • William Shultz, 18, of Discovery Bay

    Friday May 22 | via Inside Bay Area 

    The arraignment of a Discovery Bay teenager accused of stabbing to death a 9-year-old boy was continued Friday morning until June 2. A two- to three-week continuance was requested by the public defender representing William Shultz. It was the second scheduled arraignment for Shultz, 18, since he was accused of killing Jordon Almgren as the boy slept in his bed the morning of April 26. He previously appeared in court on April 29. Cynthia Scofield told Judge Cheryl Mills she needed time to review the 30 to 40 CDs of information provided to her by prosecutor Simon O'Connell along with other reports she anticipated receiving.

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  • Discovery Bay teen, accused of killing boy, has arra...

    Friday May 22 | via Inside Bay Area 

    The arraignment of a Discovery Bay teenager accused of stabbing to death a 9-year-old boy was continued Friday morning until June 2. A two- to three-week continuance was requested by the public defender representing William Shultz. It was the second scheduled arraignment for Shultz, 18, since he was accused of killing Jordon Almgren as the boy slept in his bed the morning of April 26. He previously appeared in court on April 29. Cynthia Scofield told Judge Cheryl Mills she needed time to review the 30 to 40 CDs of information provided to her by prosecutor Simon O'Connell, plus other reports she anticipated receiving.

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  • Man Accused of Fatally Stabbing Boy, 9, Due Back in ...

    Friday May 22 | via NBC Bay Area 

    The young man accused of stabbing a 9-year old boy to death is expected to be back in court Friday. Eighteen-year-old William Schultz reportedly confessed to stabbing and killing Jordan Almgren.

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  • Hundreds attend memorial for slain 9-year-old Discov...

    Friday May 8 | via Inside Bay Area 

    In the days before his death, 9-year-old Jordon Almgren got to play his favorite position -- pitcher -- in what ended up being his final Pony League baseball game. He faced four batters, giving up a meaningless single, a groundout and striking out two, before spending the rest of the day playing softball with his father.

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  • Family of 9-year-old boy slain in Discovery Bay mour...

    Thursday Apr 30 | via KRON 4 

    Though brief, the life of Jordon Almgren, who was fatally stabbed in his Discovery Bay home last weekend, was full of friends and great experiences, his father said today. The 9-year-old had a particular penchant for baseball and played on the Brentwood Pony Baseball League on the Mustang-9 Angels team, according to the league's website.

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  • Family Of Slain 9-Year-Old Was Apparently Unaware Of...

    Thursday Apr 30 | via CBS Local 

    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY - The family of a 9-year-old boy slain Sunday morning in Discovery Bay was unaware that a family friend staying at their house overnight was showing signs of mental illness, their lawyer said Thursday. William Shultz, who was often called "Billy," was best friends with the older brother of Jordan Almgren, attorney Michael Verna said.

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  • Father of slain Discovery Bay boy, 9, thanks community

    Thursday Apr 30 | via SFGate 

    Jon Almgren, the father of Jordon Almgren, 9, who was fatally stabbed, allegedly by 18-year-old William Shultz, reads a statement in front of his home in Discovery Bay, Calif., on Thursday, April 30, 2015. Jon Almgren, the father of Jordon Almgren, 9, who was fatally stabbed, allegedly by 18-year-old William Shultz, reads a statement in front of his home in Discovery Bay, Calif., on Thursday, April 30, 2015.

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  • Dad Says Discovery Bay Home to Remain Welcoming

    Thursday Apr 30 | via NBC Bay Area 

    The father of a 9-year-old boy stabbed to death in his Discovery Bay Home spoke publicly for the first time on Thursday, saying his home would remain open to guests. "Jordy was enormously friendly, happy and welcoming," John Almgren said.

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  • Mental illness cited in killing of 9-year-old

    Wednesday Apr 29 | via SFBay 

    Mental illness played an unquestionable role in the stabbing death of a 9-year-old boy in Discovery Bay last weekend, a defense attorney for the boy's suspected killer said today. William Shultz, 18, appeared today in a Martinez courtroom but did not enter a plea.

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  • 'No Question' Mental Illness Played Role In Slaying ...

    Wednesday Apr 29 | via Patch.com 

    Mental illness played an unquestionable role in the stabbing death of a 9-year-old boy in Discovery Bay last weekend, a defense attorney for the boy's suspected killer said today. William Shultz, 18, appeared today in a Martinez courtroom but did not enter a plea.

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  • Suspect in 9-year-old's murder - wanted to see what ...

    Wednesday Apr 29 | via WWLP 

    The Contra Costa County District Attorney's office has filed charges in the case involving the stabbing death of a 9-year-old boy in Discovery Bay Sunday morning, officials announced Tuesday. 18-year-old William Schultz said he killed the sleeping boy because he wanted to know what it felt like to murder someone, according to a Contra Costa Times report.

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  • William Shultz's lawyer: Mental illness to blame in ...

    Wednesday Apr 29 | via Inside Bay Area 

    The public defender representing Discovery Bay teenager William Shultz, charged with the stabbing death of a 9-year-old boy earlier this week, said Wednesday that "there's no question" mental illness led to the killing. "The family tried desperately to get help for their son, who was exhibiting symptoms and signs of mental illness," Contra Costa Chief Public Defender Robin Lipetzky said after her client's brief court appearance, in which his arraignment was postponed for three weeks.

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  • Attorney: Mental illness behind teen's killing of boy

    Wednesday Apr 29 | via SFGate 

    The 18-year-old man charged with murdering a 9-year-old boy in Discovery Bay made his first court appearance Wednesday, as his attorney said mental illness was behind the shocking case. William Shultz did not enter a plea, speaking only once to say "yes" to a question posed by Judge Cheryl Mills of Contra Costa County Superior Court during a brief hearing in Martinez.

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  • William Shultz's lawyer: Mental illness to blame in ...

    Apr 29, 2015 | via Inside Bay Area 

    The public defender representing Discovery Bay teenager William Shultz, charged with the stabbing death of a 9-year-old boy earlier this week, said Wednesday that "there's no question" mental illness led to the killing. "The family tried desperately to get help for their son, who was exhibiting symptoms and signs of mental illness," Contra Costa Chief Public Defender Robin Lipetzky said after her client's brief court appearance, in which his arraignment was postponed for three weeks.

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  • Teen charged with murder, will not face death penalty

    Apr 28, 2015 | via Inside Bay Area 

    Contra Costa prosecutors charged William Shultz with murder and special circumstances of lying in wait Tuesday; however, they will not seek the death penalty because of his age and lack of criminal past, a deputy district attorney said. Shultz, 18, is accused of stabbing to death 9-year-old Jordon Almgren early Sunday morning in Discovery Bay, and was also charged with residential burglary for allegedly stealing car keys after the murder and leaving the Almgren home in a stolen car, said prosecutor Paul Graves.

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  • Community mourns 9-year-old fatally stabbed by famil...

    Apr 27, 2015 | via Inside Bay Area 

    A memorial for 9-year-old Jordon Almgren is set up at the intersection of Wilde Court and Frost Way near the family's Discovery Bay home April 27, 2015. Jordon Almgren, 9, who played on the Angels youth baseball team, was killed in his Discovery Bay home April 26, 2015.

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  • Smiling teen tells of 'what led to moment' of little...

    Apr 27, 2015 | via Inside Bay Area 

    A memorial for 9-year-old Jordon Almgren is set up at the intersection of Wilde Court and Frost Way near the family's Discovery Bay home April 27, 2015. A memorial for 9-year-old Jordon Almgren is set up at the intersection of Wilde Court and Frost Way near the family's Discovery Bay home April 27, 2015.

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Discovery Bay Law

Do I need to get an attory after being hit head on by a drunk driver? My 4 year old son was in teh car with me.
We have no serious injuries but the car is pretty bad, im a single mom and my insurance wont get me a rental car cause i dont have that on my plan . Shouldnt they be figting her insurnace to get me one? Im being told i personally have to go after her insurance which i thought that is what my insurance is for. also i dont have good enough credit to get a new vehicle if mine is totaled ... so im to drive around in a POS cause she hit me. That doesnt seem right.
If you were hit by a drunk driver, you can get pain and suffering money for both yourself and your baby. Click on...
I just received DMV Hearing that my lic. is going to be susp. for 4mo.my criminal gave wet reckless,no susp. is my licsusp4 1yr?
Tryin to find out if my CDL is going to be susp. for 1yr. or 4 months like the DMV hearing paper says. lawyer said its a 1yr susp. no matter what the paper says. Im confused and make my living using my CDL and could loose my job. I was not convicted of a DUI, but reduced to a wet/reckless with no susp. from criminal case. Have a family that depends on me so if u could help answer this question i would truely appreciate it. THANK YOU!
In a DUI case, your license can be suspended two ways: through a DMV hearing process, or as a result of the criminal...
PV hearing May1 in Contra Costa County, CA for non completion of DUI prog and owe 1800 in fines What's going to happen to me?
Plead no contest to 1st and only DUI charge in May 2012 due to solo injury (myself) auto accident in April 2009. I was arrested with guns drawn in 2011 at a grocery store parking lot by 4+ sheriff cars and taken to Martinez on a 30,000 warrant that I didn't know existed as I was unaware of DUI charge in the first place. I was air lifted to John Muir from scene of accident and released 4 days later in a halo.My brakes failed and rear ended a semi truck. Never considered the possibility of DUI charge as alcohol wasn't a factor (in my mind) and I've no criminal history or behaviors that would of made me suspect. The 11/2 year prosecutorial delay, incorrect address info, improper legal rep, revocation of CDL and my disabilities have caused significant delays to this case.
They can jail you up to 6 months on a first DUI probation violation.
I'm trying to get my record expunged in a just got a dui..this is my second one, the first one was in 2008.
Can this stop me from expunging my record?
You will not be able to get an expungement while the DUI is pending and it will make it more difficult afterwards....
2 duis. work project for 1st, no hearing yet for 2nd. Should I go into rehab b4 or start dui class? Will I have to do jail time?
2 dui's in 2 different counties. plead no contest for first in sac county, was told to do work project & dui classes. Got a second dui in coco county by CHP, no hearing yet. Was advised by a friend to get into a halfway house before then so it looks better in court.
Being arrested firca second so soon after a first us nit good. Anthing you can do to put yourself in a better situation...
How can I prove my life was in danger resulting in a felony Hit and Run and DUI charge?
I was driving home one evening and came across a car parked perpendicular in the road, blocking both lanes of traffic. Myself and the other driver exchanged words through our cars, which resulted in me opening my car to scream louder; seat-belt still on, did not exit my car. At this time, the driver and two other passengers in the other car jumped out, one punched me with a closed fist, left side of face. I fled the scene for fear of my life and allegedly hit their car and a person. They then chased me, tailgating, for about two miles down a windy dark road, resulting in my totaling my car. They then fled the scene and the police showed up. Was arrested for DUI (.06 at station), and hit and run. How can I prove this case as I was alone when this happened and it's a he said/she said case?
That's quite a scary story. He said/she said cases are difficult to prove for both sides. That's a rather low BAC as...
I am on probation for DUI (I have 2). I just got a drunk in public. I was cited/released given a court date. Can BW be issued
I have been on probation for about 14months when I got the drunk in public. Since I have a court date, can they still file and issue a bench warrant or will everything happen on the court date they gave me. I also called to enter a substance program...will that help
Generally in Martinez, they will not proceed by way of warrant if you were cited to appear on a specific date. But you...