A Turlock landlord originally accused of attempted murder for trying to burn down a trailer while it was occupied by his tenants, has reached a plea deal with the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office that has him headed to jail for arson.
The attorney representing Georgia DeFilippo, the wife of defense attorney Frank Carson, has filed a motion in Stanislaus County Superior Court seeking to have the district attorney's office removed from the case against his client and seven others arrested for the murder of Turlock resident Korey Kauffman.
Three of the defendants accused of killing a 26-year-old Turlock man will remain in custody for the time being as a judge denied their request for bail, while two others were granted the opportunity to post bail, though it comes at a steep price.
With the goal of decreasing auto thefts in the county, the Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force will be giving out anti-theft steering wheel locking devices to owners of the top ten most stolen cars in Stanislaus County for free.
Department 8 in Stanislaus County Superior Court was abuzz with action as a capacity crowd was on hand to witness the arraignment of five defendants newly charged with the murder of 26-year-old Turlock resident Korey Kauffman, but all went silent when the first sound of shackles echoed out through the doorway.