Criminal Division

 

509-574-1210

Link: Prosecuting Attorney Page




Appellate Unit 

509-574-1210


The Appellate Unit handles appeals for criminal cases from Superior and Juvenile Courts.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Hanlon, Tamara Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Trefry, David Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  

District Court Unit 

509-574-1218

Link: Prosecuting Attorney Page

The District Court Unit handles all stages of criminal prosecution - from charging to trial to appeal to probation hearings - in non-felony cases, and all stages of proceedings in infraction cases (such as speeding) both in Yakima County District Court and in Grandview Municipal Court. The District Court Unit is located in Room 233 in the Courthouse.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Davis, Julia DUI Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Gill, Jamil Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Hursh, Carolyn Office Specialist  
Martinez, Analilia Office Technician  
Maybee, Kerrie Office Specialist  
Mendoza, Irene Office Technician  
Thorn, Heather Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
White, Andrew Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Worley, Sean Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Young, Kimberly Office Specialist  

Gang Unit 

509-574-1210

Link: Prosecuting Attorney Page

The Gang Unit handles all stages of criminal prosecution - from charging to trial to sentence condition violation hearings - in adult felony gang cases. The Gang Unit is located in Room 329 in the Courthouse.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Clements, Troy Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Hintze, Gary Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  

General Felony Unit 

509-574-1210

Link: Prosecuting Attorney Page

The General Felony Unit handles all stages of criminal prosecution - from charging to trial to sentence condition violation hearings - in adult general felony cases. The General Felony Unit is located in Room 329 in the Courthouse.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Brusic, Amanda Office Technician  
Carrillo, Dina Office Specialist  
Chen, Samuel Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Delatorre, Debra Paralegal  
Garent, Annie Office Specialist  
Gaytan, Heather Office Specialist  
Guzman, Alvin Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Knittle, Duane Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Pessemier, Jaime Office Specialist  
Ramm, Kenneth Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Silverthorn, Susie Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Soukup, David Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Vargas, Maria Office Specialist  
Weber, Mikaela Paralegal  
Wright, Brooke Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  

Juvenile Court Unit 

Yakima, WA 98901

1728 Jerome Avenue
Yakima, WA 98901

509-574-1260

Link: Prosecuting Attorney Page

The Juvenile Court Unit handles all stages of criminal prosecution - from charging to trial - in cases in Juvenile Court.
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Barrett, Nicholas Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Garza, Rosemary Office Specialist  
Holbrook, Holai Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
McHenry, Chad Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Pleasant, Jolene Office Specialist  
Quiroz, Joyce Office Specialist  

Narcotics Unit 

509-574-1210

Link: Prosecuting Attorney Page

The Narcotics Unit handles all stages of criminal prosecution - from charging to trial - in adult felony drug cases. This unit works closely with narcotics law enforcement agencies, and is located near them, outside of the Courthouse. The Narcotics Unit is located in Room 329 in the Courthouse.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Bowman, Quinten Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Camp, Joshua Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  

Special Assault Unit 

509-574-1210

Link: Prosecuting Attorney Page

The Special Assault Unit handles all stages of criminal prosecution - from charging to trial to sentence condition violation hearings - in adult felony special assault cases. The Special Assault Unit is located in Room 233 in the Courthouse.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Boswell, Jared Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
Jackson, Steven Deputy Prosecuting Attorney  
McDaniel, Codee Deputy Prosecuting Attorney    

Victim / Witness Assistance Unit 

509-574-1210

Link: Prosecuting Attorney Page

The Victim / Witness Unit:
  • Provides assistance to victims and witnesses in felony criminal cases
  • Provides basic crisis intervention to victims and witnesses
  • Provides referral information to victims and witnesses about resources and/or other agencies available to them
  • Provides information to victims/witnesses about hearing dates, trial dates, sentencing hearings and resolution of cases
  • Coordinates time for victims and witnesses to testify in pretrial and trial hearings
  • Assists with transportation/travel of witnesses to and from Court
  • Provides basic assistance to prosecutors in case preparation
  • Determines restitution in criminal cases
  • Assists law enforcement and child protective services in investigations of crimes against children
  • Provides training to law enforcement and child protective services in the area of crimes against children
  • Provides assistance to child victims/child witnesses throughout criminal investigations and criminal trials
The Victim/Witness Unit is located in Room 233 in the Courthouse.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Allan, Lisette Paralegal/Investigator  
Barajas, Cecilia Paralegal/Investigator  
Barajas, Norma Paralegal/Investigator  
Buchanan, Aaron Senior Manager/Senior Investigator  
Figueroa, Annette Senior Program Representative  
Gallardo, Amy Paralegal/Investigator  
Gamache, Chelsea Senior Program Representative  
Jensen, Darla Paralegal/Investigator  
Lamb, Melissa Senior Program Representative  
Reser, Kari Senior Program Representative  
Wilson, Shannon Paralegal