High Profile Cases

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Homicide
John Carlo Monta

Other
(Attempted murder, robbery)

Cindy Altamirano Garcia
Denise Michelle Goodwin
Michael A Goodwin
Jessica Lynn Lopez
Dorothy Gracemarie Maraglino
Louis Ray Perez
Jillian Alisha Stokes

Child Abuse/Molest/Pornography
Christopher Bradley Nutt

Sexual Assaults/Stalking
Sean Patrick Banks

Economic Crimes
(Identity Theft, Insurance Fraud, etc.)

Maria Candida Capa
Eric Carlson
Virgelia C. Carlson
Economic Crimes
(Identity Theft, Insurance Fraud, etc.)
(Cont.)

Eleno Tomines Delacruz
Nanie Soriano Delacruz
Margarita Capistrano Gaviola
Maria Haro
Nelia Jose
Edgardo Salazar Orcino
John Villa Perdido
Marinella Perdido
Jorly Rapada
Jessica Parafina Refuerzo
Deric Ryals
Larry Smith
Delores Troope
Devonna Troope
Julita A. Whittingham

Gang Division
(All crimes related to gangs)

Hector Altamirano-Lopez
Juan Laureano Arvizu
Ernesto Ayon
Jesus Lopez-Becerra
Gang Division
(All crimes related to gangs)
(Cont.)

Juan Omar Calderon
John Doe #1
Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez
Jesus Gonzalez
Edgar Frausto Lopez
Jorge Rojas Lopez
Julio Cesar Martinez
Jhanmay Molina-Perez
Eduardo Luis Monroy
Jorge Salvador Moreno
Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan
Carlos Pena
David Valencia

Robbery
Andrew Connor Brennen
Vadid Cisneros
Gregory Mark Econie
Suspect: Hector Altamirano-Lopez
Co-defendant(s): Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB: 02/18/1975
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense:
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Affidavit Filed, Aug 26 2009 1:30PM, Department 11, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Juan Laureano Arvizu
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB: 06/24/1973
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense:
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Affidavit Filed, Aug 26 2009 1:30PM, Department 11, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Ernesto Ayon
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB: 03/04/1970
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense:
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Affidavit Filed, Aug 26 2009 1:30PM, Department 11, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Sean Patrick Banks
Charge: Sexual Penetration - Use Of Force
DOB: 06/15/1975
Court No.: CE327592
Prosecutor: David Williams Iii
Defense: Brian White
Synopsis: The defendant is accused of sexually assaulting a woman he met on a Christian dating site.
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Sentencing Hearing, Sep 5 2014 8:30AM, Department 14, San Diego Superior Court, East County Division, East County Regional Center
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Suspect: Jesus Lopez-Becerra
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB: 08/26/1978
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense: Mary Attridge
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Order to Produce (Requested)
Next Court Date: Sentencing Hearing, Mar 11 2011 10:30AM, Department 58, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Andrew Connor Brennen
Co-defendant(s): Vadid Cisneros, Gregory Mark Econie
Charge: Assault By Means Likely To Produce Great Bodily Injury
DOB: 06/21/1982
Court No.: CD240395
Prosecutor: Michael Runyon
Defense: Gretchen Von Helms
Synopsis: This case involves three San Diego firefighters who are accused of beating and robbing two brothers outside a Normal Heights bar.
Custody Status: Surrendered
Next Court Date: Felony Jury Trial, Aug 22 2014 9:00AM, Department 57, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Juan Omar Calderon
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB: 09/23/1978
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense:
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Affidavit Filed, Aug 26 2009 1:30PM, Department 11, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Maria Candida Capa
Co-defendant(s): Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 07/29/1964
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Steve Spinella
Defense: Leslie Wolf
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Out of Custody
Next Court Date: Restitution Status Review Hearing, Apr 23 2013 9:00AM, Department 12, Room 2016, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Eric Carlson
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 12/22/1962
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Steve Spinella
Defense: William Burgener
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Further Proceedings, Feb 24 2012 8:15AM, Department 2, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Virgelia C. Carlson
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 03/31/1968
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Steve Spinella
Defense: Marcee Chipman
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Further Proceedings, Jan 31 2012 9:00AM, Department 12, Room 2016, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Vadid Cisneros
Co-defendant(s): Andrew Connor Brennen, Gregory Mark Econie
Charge: Assault By Means Likely To Produce Great Bodily Injury
DOB: 03/08/1975
Court No.: CD240395
Prosecutor: Michael Runyon
Defense: Guadalupe Valencia
Synopsis: This case involves three San Diego firefighters who are accused of beating and robbing two brothers outside a Normal Heights bar.
Custody Status: Surrendered
Next Court Date: Felony Jury Trial, Aug 22 2014 9:00AM, Department 57, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Eleno Tomines Delacruz
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 07/17/1951
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Steve Spinella
Defense: Ryan Tegnelia
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Restitution Hearing, Jun 26 2012 1:30PM, Department 29, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Nanie Soriano Delacruz
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 07/09/1951
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Steve Spinella
Defense:
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Restitution Hearing, Jun 26 2012 1:30PM, Department 29, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: John Doe #1
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB:
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense:
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Out of Custody
Next Court Date: Affidavit Filed, Aug 26 2009 1:30PM, Department 11, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Gregory Mark Econie
Co-defendant(s): Andrew Connor Brennen, Vadid Cisneros
Charge: Assault By Means Likely To Produce Great Bodily Injury
DOB: 11/26/1985
Court No.: CD240395
Prosecutor: Michael Runyon
Defense: Jan Ronis
Synopsis: This case involves three San Diego firefighters who are accused of beating and robbing two brothers outside a Normal Heights bar.
Custody Status: Surrendered
Next Court Date: Felony Jury Trial, Aug 22 2014 9:00AM, Department 57, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB: 09/26/1972
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense: Keith Rutman
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Out of Custody
Next Court Date: Sentencing Hearing, Oct 15 2014 9:00AM, Department 59, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Cindy Altamirano Garcia
Charge: Carjacking
DOB: 10/09/1994
Court No.: CD244198
Prosecutor: James Koerber
Defense: Courtney Cutter
Synopsis: Carjacking.
Custody Status: In custody
Next Court Date: Felony Jury Trial, Sep 8 2014 9:00AM, Department 28, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Margarita Capistrano Gaviola
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 09/02/1961
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Marlene Coyne
Defense: Nicholas Depento
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Out of Custody
Next Court Date: Felony Jury Trial - In Progress, May 10 2010 9:00AM, Department 38, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Jesus Gonzalez
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB: 10/06/1972
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense: Charles Adair
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Further Proceedings, Nov 14 2014 9:00AM, Department 59, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Denise Michelle Goodwin
Co-defendant(s): Michael A Goodwin
Charge: Murder
DOB: 07/22/1967
Court No.: CD235172
Prosecutor: William Mitchell
Defense: Ronald Bobo
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Felony Jury Trial - In Progress, Aug 19 2014 9:00AM, Department 57, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Michael A Goodwin
Co-defendant(s): Denise Michelle Goodwin
Charge: Buy/receive/conceal/sell/withhold Stolen Vehicle
DOB: 12/08/1992
Court No.: CD235172
Prosecutor: William Mitchell
Defense: Carl Hancock
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Further Proceedings, Aug 18 2014 9:00AM, Department 57, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Maria Haro
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 02/13/1971
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Marlene Coyne
Defense: James Pasto
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Sentencing Hearing, Jun 18 2010 9:00AM, Department 27, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Nelia Jose
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 04/19/1944
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Marlene Coyne
Defense: Jose Badillo
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Felony Jury Trial - In Progress, May 10 2010 9:00AM, Department 38, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Edgar Frausto Lopez
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB: 06/30/1974
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense: Allan Williams
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Out of Custody
Next Court Date: Felony Other Motion Hearing, Sep 12 2014 9:00AM, Department 59, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Jessica Lynn Lopez
Co-defendant(s): Dorothy Gracemarie Maraglino, Louis Ray Perez
Charge: Murder
DOB: 04/13/1987
Court No.: CN304686
Prosecutor: Patrick Espinoza
Defense: Sloan Ostbye
Synopsis:
Custody Status: In custody
Next Court Date: Felony Other Motion Hearing, Aug 28 2014 9:00AM, Department 24, San Diego Superior Court, North County Division, Vista Regional Center
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Suspect: Jorge Rojas Lopez
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB: 06/07/1979
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense: Ricardo Garcia
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Order to Produce (Requested)
Next Court Date: Sentencing Hearing, Oct 15 2014 9:00AM, Department 59, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Dorothy Gracemarie Maraglino
Co-defendant(s): Jessica Lynn Lopez, Louis Ray Perez
Charge: Murder
DOB: 05/27/1975
Court No.: CN304686
Prosecutor: Patrick Espinoza
Defense: Jane Kinsey
Synopsis:
Custody Status: In custody
Next Court Date: Felony Other Motion Hearing, Aug 28 2014 9:00AM, Department 24, San Diego Superior Court, North County Division, Vista Regional Center
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Suspect: Julio Cesar Martinez
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Kidnapping For Ransom
DOB: 03/20/1982
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense:
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Affidavit Filed, Aug 26 2009 1:30PM, Department 11, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Jhanmay Molina-Perez
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB: 02/11/1979
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense: Brian White
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Order to Produce (Requested)
Next Court Date: Sentencing Hearing, Jan 14 2014 1:30PM, Department 59, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Eduardo Luis Monroy
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Kidnap For Ransom, Reward Or Extortion
DOB: 07/15/1969
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense:
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Affidavit Filed, Aug 26 2009 1:30PM, Department 11, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: John Carlo Monta
Charge: Murder
DOB: 02/24/1984
Court No.: CN312616
Prosecutor: Claudia Grasso
Defense: James Weintre
Synopsis: The defendant is charged with stabbing his girlfriend to death and leaving her body in an SUV in Carslbad.
Custody Status: In custody
Next Court Date: Further Proceedings, Dec 5 2014 9:30AM, Department 5, San Diego Superior Court, North County Division, Vista Regional Center
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Suspect: Jorge Salvador Moreno
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB: 09/22/1970
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense: Stephen Cline
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Out of Custody
Next Court Date: Sentencing Hearing, Aug 25 2014 9:00AM, Department 59, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Christopher Bradley Nutt
Charge: Lewd Act Upon A Child
DOB: 05/11/1988
Court No.: CN306202
Prosecutor: Natalie Villaflor
Defense: Daniel Greene
Synopsis: The defendant, Christopher Nutt, is accused of having sex with a 12-year-old Escondido girl he met on a social networking website.
Custody Status: In custody
Next Court Date: Further Proceedings, Jan 4 2013 8:45AM, Department 5, San Diego Superior Court, North County Division, Vista Regional Center
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Suspect: Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Carlos Pena, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB: 10/09/1973
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense: Herbert Weston
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Out of Custody
Next Court Date:
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Suspect: Edgardo Salazar Orcino
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 09/21/1951
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Steve Spinella
Defense: Scott Williams
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Out of Custody
Next Court Date: Further Proceedings, Feb 14 2012 1:30PM, Department 29, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Carlos Pena
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, David Valencia
Charge: Murder
DOB: 06/14/1987
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense: Manuel Ramirez
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Order to Produce (Requested)
Next Court Date: Felony Readiness Conference, Dec 3 2010 10:30AM, Department 58, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: John Villa Perdido
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 02/03/1956
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Nida Rice
Defense: Vikas Bajaj
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Sentencing Hearing, May 20 2010 1:30PM, Department 27, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Marinella Perdido
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 06/26/1960
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Marlene Coyne
Defense: Vikas Bajaj
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Felony Jury Trial - In Progress, May 10 2010 9:00AM, Department 38, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Louis Ray Perez
Co-defendant(s): Jessica Lynn Lopez, Dorothy Gracemarie Maraglino
Charge: Murder
DOB: 08/06/1966
Court No.: CN304686
Prosecutor: Patrick Espinoza
Defense: C. Bradley Patton
Synopsis:
Custody Status: In custody
Next Court Date: Felony Other Motion Hearing, Aug 28 2014 9:00AM, Department 24, San Diego Superior Court, North County Division, Vista Regional Center
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Suspect: Jorly Rapada
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 09/12/1954
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Marlene Coyne
Defense: Jerry Leahy
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Felony Jury Trial - In Progress, May 10 2010 9:00AM, Department 38, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Jessica Parafina Refuerzo
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 10/17/1953
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Marlene Coyne
Defense: Charles Quirk
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Out of Custody
Next Court Date: Sentencing Hearing, May 25 2010 1:00PM, Department 27, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Deric Ryals
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 02/09/1965
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: William La Fond
Defense:
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Arraignment on Indictment, Nov 29 2010 1:30PM, Department 11, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Larry Smith
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 01/30/1948
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Marlene Coyne
Defense:
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Order to Produce (Requested)
Next Court Date: Felony Other Motion Hearing, Aug 14 2014 9:00AM, Department 11, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Jillian Alisha Stokes
Charge: Aggravated Mayhem
DOB: 02/09/1991
Court No.: CD221839
Prosecutor: Rick Clabby
Defense: Richard Gates
Synopsis: Defendant allegedly assualted and seriously injured her 60-year-old mother outside their Tierrasanta home after she refused to take her surfing.
Custody Status: In custody
Next Court Date: Felony PC 1368 Competency Hearing, Jan 25 2012 9:00AM, Department 53, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Delores Troope
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Devonna Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 08/17/1945
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Marlene Coyne
Defense: Thomas Gage
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Felony Jury Trial - In Progress, May 10 2010 9:00AM, Department 38, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Devonna Troope
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Julita A. Whittingham
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 03/28/1980
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Marlene Coyne
Defense: Frederick McClelland
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Restitution Hearing, Jun 26 2012 1:30PM, Department 29, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: David Valencia
Co-defendant(s): Hector Altamirano-Lopez, Juan Laureano Arvizu, Ernesto Ayon, Jesus Lopez-Becerra, Juan Omar Calderon, John Doe #1, Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez, Jesus Gonzalez, Edgar Frausto Lopez, Jorge Rojas Lopez, Julio Cesar Martinez, Jhanmay Molina-Perez, Eduardo Luis Monroy, Jorge Salvador Moreno, Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan, Carlos Pena
Charge: Murder
DOB: 03/04/1970
Court No.: SCD208824
Prosecutor: Mark Amador
Defense: William Wolfe
Synopsis: The group of defendants are all members of a kidnapping and murder crew known as Los Palillos. The defendants have been accused of commiting at least nine murders within San Diego County between 2004 and 2007. In addition, the defendants have allegedly been involved in three local shootings - including one toward a Chula Vista Police Officer - and three kidnappings.
Custody Status: Order to Produce (Requested)
Next Court Date: Felony Appeal by the Defense, Aug 7 2014 9:00AM, Court House, 4th District Court of Appeal
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Suspect: Julita A. Whittingham
Co-defendant(s): Maria Candida Capa, Eric Carlson, Virgelia C. Carlson, Eleno Tomines Delacruz, Nanie Soriano Delacruz, Margarita Capistrano Gaviola, Maria Haro, Nelia Jose, Edgardo Salazar Orcino, John Villa Perdido, Marinella Perdido, Jorly Rapada, Jessica Parafina Refuerzo, Deric Ryals, Larry Smith, Delores Troope, Devonna Troope
Charge: Conspiracy To Commit A Crime
DOB: 11/01/1961
Court No.: SCD208823
Prosecutor: Merideth Kimble
Defense: Heather Boxeth
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Out of Custody
Next Court Date: Proof of Compliance Hearing, May 13 2013 9:00AM, Department 12, Room 2016, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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