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Colondres found Guilty on All Counts

Guilty on all nine counts. That was the finding of a Nevada County jury in the case of a man who broke into a woman’s home after stalking her. District Attorney Cliff Newell says one count of attempted murder against 26 year-old Daniel Colondres was reduced…

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Colondres,-Danial-Lucas-booThe two other counts were trying to dissuade a witness and destroying a communications line. Colondres broke into a home in the 14-thousand block of Lake Wildwood Drive in the early morning hours of August 20th 2011 while the woman and a male companion were sleeping. The couple awoke to find Colondres armed with a knife in the bedroom attacking the couple, causing seriousĀ  injuries. A neighbor overheard the commotion and tried to stop it. During the struggle, Colondres was hit on the head with a golf club, and then fled the scene. Prosecuting attorney Anna Ferguson says Colondres faces a long prison sentence…

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Colondres entered the home through an open window, which Ferguson says is a reminder to everyone to keep your home and car locked…

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Ferguson says Colondres was “emotionless” when the verdict was read. The victims were not in the courtroom. Sentencing is scheduled for March 11.


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