Tehama County Woman Convicted of Attempted Murder

Stephanie Torres was convicted by a jury of three counts of attempted murder of Tehama County Sheriff's Deputies.

Posted: Mar. 20, 2018 4:28 PM
Updated: Mar. 20, 2018 5:13 PM

Tehama County Calif.—The Tehama County District Attorney’s Office announced that Stephanie Noel Torres was convicted by a jury of three counts of attempted murder of Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputies, one count of assault with a semiautomatic gun, and two counts of felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Torres was also found by a jury to have inflicted great bodily injury, used a firearm and personally and intentionally discharged a gun.

The charges come from an incident that happened on September 3rd and 4th.

On September 3rd Torres encountered the victim in an apartment complex in the city of Red Bluff and shot the victim four times with a .22 caliber pistol.

On September 4th Tehama County deputies attempted to stop a vehicle on unrelated matters and Torres was in the passenger seat.
Torres told the driver if he stopped that she would kill the deputies.

A chase began and Torres fired multiple shots from a .22 caliber pistol at the pursuing deputies.

The trial began on March 15th and the jury reached its verdict on March 20th.

Sentencing on the case will be held on April 23rd at 8 a.m. 

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