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Homicide
Carlo Mercado
John Carlo Monta
Anthony Edward Simoneau

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.)

Raul Casillas

Gang Division
(All crimes related to gangs)

Hector Altamirano-Lopez
Juan Laureano Arvizu
Ernesto Ayon
Jesus Lopez-Becerra
Juan Omar Calderon
John Doe #1
Juan Francisco Estrada-Gonzalez
Jesus Gonzalez
Edgar Lopez-Frausto
Jorge Rojas Lopez
Julio Cesar Martinez
Jhanmay Molina-Perez
Eduardo Luis Monroy
Jorge Salvador Moreno
Gang Division
(All crimes related to gangs)
(Cont.)

Jose Leonel Olivera Beritan
Carlos Pena
David Valencia

Elder Abuse
Alfredo Villagracia Ruiz
Russell Olvena Torralba

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 Lopez-Frausto, 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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, Nov 7 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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, Dec 2 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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: Raul Casillas
Charge: Burglary
DOB: 11/27/1960
Court No.: CD224315
Prosecutor: Jill Lindberg
Defense: San Diego Public Defender
Synopsis: The defendant is an unlicensed contractor who is accused of scamming at least five San Diego County residents out of thousands of dollars. The defendant allegedly used another person's contract license number in order to contract for several projects - all of which the defendant allgedly abandoned or finished substandardly.
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Review Hearing (DVRP), Dec 5 2014 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, Dec 2 2014 9:00AM, Department 57, 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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, Dec 2 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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: Felony Jury Trial - In Progress, Nov 9 2012 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: Sentencing Hearing, Nov 7 2014 9:00AM, Department 28, 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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: Sentencing Hearing, Dec 5 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: Felony Jury Trial - In Progress, Oct 10 2014 9:00AM, Department 57, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Edgar Lopez-Frausto
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 Jury Trial - In Progress, Sep 19 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 Jury Trial, Feb 2 2015 8:45AM, Department 5, 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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: Felony Jury Trial - In Progress, Nov 13 2012 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 Jury Trial, Feb 2 2015 8:45AM, Department 5, 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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: Carlo Mercado
Charge: Murder
DOB: 03/16/1985
Court No.: CD256872
Prosecutor: Brian Erickson
Defense: Gary Gibson
Synopsis:
Custody Status: In custody
Next Court Date: Felony PC 1368 Competency Hearing, Oct 28 2014 9:00AM, Department 25, 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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: Felony Jury Trial - In Progress, Sep 12 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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: Felony Appeal by the Defense, Sep 10 2014 9:00AM, Court House, 4th District Court of Appeal
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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 Lopez-Frausto, 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: 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 Jury Trial, Feb 2 2015 8:45AM, Department 5, San Diego Superior Court, North County Division, Vista Regional Center
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Suspect: Alfredo Villagracia Ruiz
Co-defendant(s): Russell Olvena Torralba
Charge: Willful Cruelty To Elder/dependent Adult - Gbi Or Death
DOB: 09/15/1971
Court No.: CD252972
Prosecutor: Paul Greenwood
Defense: Daniel Greene
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Out of Custody
Next Court Date: Felony Readiness Conference, Nov 3 2014 8:30AM, Department 31, San Diego Superior Court, Central Division, County Courthouse
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Suspect: Anthony Edward Simoneau
Charge: Murder
DOB: 06/08/1968
Court No.: CE343586
Prosecutor: Kurt Mechals
Defense: Marissa Remiker
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Warrant issued
Next Court Date: Further Proceedings, Jan 5 2015 8:30AM, Department 2, San Diego Superior Court, East County Division, East County Regional Center
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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: Russell Olvena Torralba
Co-defendant(s): Alfredo Villagracia Ruiz
Charge: Willful Cruelty To Elder/dependent Adult - Gbi Or Death
DOB: 03/10/1972
Court No.: CD252972
Prosecutor: Paul Greenwood
Defense: Elliott Kanter
Synopsis:
Custody Status: Out of Custody
Next Court Date: Felony Readiness Conference, Nov 3 2014 8:30AM, Department 31, 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 Lopez-Frausto, 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, Sep 10 2014 9:00AM, Court House, 4th District Court of Appeal
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