The American River Current

Los Rios responds to DA’s decision in Stephon Clark shooting

Demonstrators raise their fists as they block the intersection of J and 8th in protest of Stephon Clark's death on March 29, 2018. (photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Jennah Booth

March 4, 2019

Sacramento District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert announced Saturday there would not be any charges filed against the officers who shot and killed 22-year-old Stephon Clark almost a year ago. Following a nearly hour-long PowerPoint presentation detailing the case, Schubert declared the shooting justified. S...

Potential rape charge delays court date for ARC sextortion suspect

A courtroom sketch of Chris Hirtzel at his hearing on Tuesday. The hearing was pushed back to May 24 as the DA looks to add a rape charge. Cameras were not allowed in the courtroom.
(Courtroom illustration by Allante Morris)

Jordan Schauberger

April 12, 2016

A potential rape charge that the Sacramento County District Attorney's office says will likely be added to the case of former American River College student Christian Brian Hirtzel, who was arrested on Jan. 22 on 18 counts of six different felonies stemming from sextortion allegations, pushed back his heari...

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