Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Graphic testimony... Jane Doe #1

Former Sheriff deputy held to answer on charges against 1 victim, insufficient evidence for other victim's charges - John Chiv/Words Worth
Jane Doe #1 gives graphic testimony of sexual assault and Daniels asking her "Do you like that?" - John Chiv/Words Worth
Witness shows up, Jason Daniels preliminary back on - John Chiv/Words Worth
Material witness against former sheriff's deputy Jason Daniels bails, warrant issued, preliminary hearing continued until April 20 - John Chiv/Words Worth

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Preliminary Hearing for Former Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Accused of Sexual Assault - Andrew Goff/LoCo

Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office press release:
District Attorney Maggie Fleming reports that Jason Daniels has been held to answer after a preliminary hearing on two counts of felony sexual assault against one adult victim. Charges relating to another adult victim were reduced to a misdemeanor.

Both victims testified at the preliminary hearing. They described non-consensual encounters that occurred several months apart during 2013 while the defendant was on duty as a Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff. The two victims made reports of the criminal conduct in December, 2013 and early 2014.

The case was investigated by personnel from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and by investigators from the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office. Mr. Daniels has not been employed by the County since February 2014. Charges were filed by the District Attorney’s office in October 2014.

Mr. Daniels will be arraigned on all three charges involving both victims on April 7, 2015.