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Posted on: October 25, 2021

News Release: 2 Cases Filed Against 7 Defendants Due to F.B.I. Safe Streets Task Force Operations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—October 25, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

        

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

News Release: Former Police Officer Charged for Unlawful Recording of Sexual Encounter with Jane Doe

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 27, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

       

 

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Officer-Involved Shooting Public Report: Richmond Police Officers Lawfully Shot Man in 2019

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 21, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638; scott.alonso@contracostada.org

   

 

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

News Release: Settlement Reached with Ulta Beauty for Hazardous Waste Violations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 20, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

 

 

 

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

News Release: DA Diana Becton Appoints Arnold Threets Chief of Inspectors

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 14, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

 

DA Diana Becton Appoints Arnold Threets Chief of Inspectors

 

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

DA Protocol Public Report: 5 Police Officers Acted Lawfully During 2019 Detainment of Man

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 13, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638, office

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

 

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

News Release: Man Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison for 2018 1st Degree Residential Robbery

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 13, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

News Release: DA’s Office Launches Application Process for Fall 2021 Community Academy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 7, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

 

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

News Release: Bay Point Man Convicted for Attempted Threats Made Against Female

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 2, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

 

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

News Release: Man Convicted for 2018 Attempted Murder

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—August 30, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Man Convicted for 2018 Attempted Murder

 

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

News Release: Pittsburg Man Sentenced for 2021 Shooting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—August 26, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

Martinez, Calif. – Earlier this month, defendant Brandon Leo Hilliard of Pittsburg was sentenced to 15 years and eight mont...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

News Release: Steel Company Fined $4 Million Dollars Due to Hazardous Materials/Waste Violations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—August 17, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, DA’s Office

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Kim McCarl, Contra Costa Health Services 

Kim.McCarl@cchealth.org

 

 

 

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

News Release: OIS Public Report: Sheriff’s Deputy Lawfully Shot Man During 2018 Encounter

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—August 9, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638, office; scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

 

Martinez, Calif. – Following an extensive investigation and review, the Contra Costa County District Atto...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Anuncio de servicio público: consejos para evitar estafas de alquiler

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¿Qué es una estafa de alquiler?

Un estafador enumera propiedades para alquiler en línea (Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, etc.) aunque no sean dueños de la propiedad ni tengan autoridad para alquilarlas. El esta...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Public Service Announcement: Tips to Avoid Rental Scams

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—August 3, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

 

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Protocol Public Report Release: Sheriff Deputies Acted Lawfully During 2018 Detainment of Man

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 28, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638, office

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

 

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

News Release: Contra Costa County DA’s Office Selected for Resentencing Pilot Program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 20, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Contra Costa County DA’s Office Selected for Resentencing Pilot Program

 

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

News Release: Former Clerk-Recorder Joe Canciamilla Pled Guilty to 9 Counts

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 13, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

 

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

News Release: Human Trafficking Task Force Announces Results of 2 Operations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 22, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Human Trafficking Task Force Announces Results of Two Operations Focused on Alleged Traffickers

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

News Release: Pittsburg Woman Found Guilty of Multiple Counts for 2019 Fatal Crash

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 15, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Pittsburg Woman Found Guilty of Multiple Counts for 2019 Fatal Crash

 

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

News Release: DA’s Office with 3 Counties Finalizes Settlement with MoviePass Affiliated Executives

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 2, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

News Release: Pittsburg Man Found Guilty for 2021 Shooting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—June 2, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Pittsburg Man Found Guilty for 2021 Shooting

 

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

News Release: OIS Public Report Release -- WCPD Officers Shooting of Resident Deemed Legal

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—May 7, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638, office

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

District Attorney OIS Public Report: Walnut Creek Police Officers Shooting of Resident Deemed Legal 

 

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

News Release: First Resentencing Occurs under AB 2942 in Contra Costa County

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—May 3, 2021

 

Contacts: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

Brandon Banks, Public Defender’s Office

Brandon.Banks@pd.cccounty.us

 

Christina Svenson, For the People

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

News Release: DA's Office Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 18-24

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 22, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office Commemorates National Crime Victims&am...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

News Release: DA’s Office Files Multiple Felonies Against Danville Police Officer Andrew Hall

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 21, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

DA’s Office Files Multiple Felonies Against Danville Police Officer Andrew Hall

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

News Release: Concord Man Pleads Guilty for Trying to Chat with “14-Year-Old Boy”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 19, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

Concord Man Pleads Guilty for Trying to Chat with “14-Year-Old Boy”

 

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

News Release: Clayton Resident Pleads Guilty to Online Child Exploitation Offense

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 15, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Clayton Resident Pleads Guilty to Online Child Exploitation Offense 

 

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

News Release: Private Security Guards Charged with Battery & Illegal Possession of Tear Gas

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 9, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Private Security Guards Charged with Battery & Illegal Possession of Tear Gas

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

News Release: Man Convicted for 2016 Domestic Violence Murder of Partner

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 6, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Man Convicted for 2016 Domestic Violence Murder of Partner

 

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

News Release: Man Sentenced to 36 Years in State Prison for 2019 Rape Case

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 5, 2021

 

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

Man Sentenced to 36 Years in State Prison for 2019 Rape Case

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

News Release: DA Becton Issues Statement on CA Supreme Court Decision Regarding the Humphrey Case

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 26, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 cell

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

District Attorney Becton Issues Statement on California Supreme Court Decision Regarding the Humphrey Case

 

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

News Release: Man Sentenced to 19 Years to Life for 2017 Murder in Pittsburg

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 17, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Man Sentenced to 19 Years to Life for 2017 Murder in Pittsburg

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Community Webinar Town Hall hosted by Supervisor Glover & DA Becton – COVID-19 & The Black Community

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 16, 2021

Contacts: David Fraser, 925-608-4000

david.fraser@bos.cccounty.us

Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Community Webinar Town Hall hosted by Supervisor Glover & DA Becton – COVID...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

News Release: Man Charged with 5 Counts, Including Attempted Kidnap of Potential BART Patron

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 11, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Pittsburg Man Charged with 5 Counts, Including Attempted Kidnap of Potential BART Patron

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

News Release: Owner of Amazon’s Landscaping Company Charged with 2 Felonies for Death of Employee

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 4, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

Owner of Concord-Based Amazon’s Landscaping Company Charged with 2 Felonies for Death of Employee

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

News Release: DA Becton Issues Statement on CA Supreme Court Decision to Uphold SB 1391

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—February 25, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

District Attorney Becton Issues Statement on California Supreme Court Decision to Uphold SB 1391

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

News Release: Couple Charged with the Murder of their 5-Week Old Baby Son

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—February 10, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

Couple Charged with the Murder of their 5-Week Old Baby Son

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

News Release: Contra Costa’s Human Trafficking Taskforce Participates in Statewide Operation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 4, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Contra Costa’s Human Trafficking Taskforce Participates in 7th Annual Statewide Oper...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

News Release: DA’s Office Participates in “Wear Blue” Day to Promote Human Trafficking Awareness

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 11, 2021

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 office

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

News Release: DA Diana Becton Selected by Governor Newsom to Serve on CA Victim Compensation Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 6, 2021

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

DA Diana Becton Selected by Governor Gavin Newsom to Serve on California Victim Compensation Board 

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

DA OIS Report: Pittsburg Police Officers Lawfully Shot and Killed Man During Standoff

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—December 28, 2020

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638, office

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

 

DA OIS Report: Pittsburg Police Officers Lawfully Shot and Killed Man During Standoff

 

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

News Release: Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Felonies, Including Carjacking and Attempted Murder

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—December 21, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org

Pittsburg Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Felonies, Including July 2020 Carjacking and Attempted Murder

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

News Release: DA Diana Becton Issues New Policy Related to Civil Asset Forfeiture Cases

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—December 15, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 mobile scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

News Release: Antioch Man Charged with Distribution & Aggravated Possession of Child Pornography

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- December 14, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-957-8638

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

Antioch Resident Charged with Distribution and Aggravated Possession of Child Pornography 

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

News Release: Married Couple Found Guilty for 2019 Fatal Road Rage Murder in Antioch

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—November 24, 2020

 

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

 

Married Couple Found Guilty for 2019 Fatal Road Rage Murder in Antioch

 

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

News Release: Mother Charged with the Murder of Her 2-Year-Old Boy Due to Ingestion of Fentanyl

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—November 5, 2020

Contact: Scott Alonso, 925-536-8110 cell 

scott.alonso@contracostada.org 

Brentwood Mother Charged with the Murder of her 2-Year-Old Baby Boy Due to Ingestion of Fentanyl

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Posted on: October 27, 2020