Mary Beth Acton

Applegate man sentenced to 121 years for attempted cop murder

A man convicted of multiple counts of attempted murder of a peace officer was sentenced Wednesday to more than 121 years in state prison. Close to 25 Placer County Sheriff’s dep ...

Trial begins for alleged ‘cop killer’

A “cop killer” tied to Hell’s Angels, or a man protecting his friends and family? In the trial of David Virgo, arrested four years ago after a shootout, a prosecutor Monday ...

Shootout suspect’s trial begins

Attorneys in the trial of David Allen Virgo, who was arrested in 2006 after a police shootout, will give opening statements today at the Placer County Courthouse in Roseville. The ...

Our View: One more time? Another Madsen trial seems risky

Justice, at what time and cost? The Placer County District Attorney’s Office should seriously ponder that question as it decides whether to try Caleb John Madsen on charges of s ...

Madsen murder case goes to jury

For the second time, Caleb Madsen’s fate is in the hands of a jury. After four weeks of testimony, six men and six women on Thursday began deliberations to determine whether the ...

Nanny dismissed in shaken baby case

The case against a nanny accused of fatally shaking a toddler was dismissed Monday morning. Deputy District Attorney Karin Bjork told Judge Robert McElhany that the prosecution w ...

Parents speak out against temporary restraining order

The parents who are the subject of a temporary restraining order said the claims against them are untrue. According to criminal defense attorney Mary Beth Acton’s stop harassme ...

Acton, Juceams close to agreement on restraining order

ROSEVILLE — An apparent agreement has been reached between the parents of Hannah Rose Juceam, whose nanny is accused of causing her death, and the defense attorney in the case, w ...

Juceam restraining order decision continued

A temporary restraining order was left in place against Scott and Lorena Juceam, parents of a toddler who died in 2006 and has been the focus of two contentious trials. Criminal d ...

Third trial decision for shaken baby case delayed

The decision as to whether a nanny accused of fatally injuring a 15-month-old girl will go to a third trial has been postponed until late July. Thursday morning criminal defense ...