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Yuba County's Unsolved Cases


Please contact the Yuba County Sheriff's Investigative Unit (530) 749-7777 with any information regarding the following cases:

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Name: Unknown


Information: Suspect


The Yuba County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a man who may have knowledge about Dennis Knode’s activities prior to his death, Sheriff Steve Durfor said today.
Investigators are seeking assistance from the public in identifying the man depicted in a sketch released today. The sheriff’s department believes that this man may have come into contact with Dennis Knode in Yuba County on Tuesday, January 27, shortly before his death.

If you are or know the individual in this picture, please contact the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department Investigations Unit at 530-749-7777.


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Name: Dennis Knode


Information: Victim


Knode was found dead of a gunshot wound in the Yuba River near Smartsville on January 28. The circumstances surrounding his death are still considered pending by the department.









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Name: Chairo Yosigey Garibay


Information: Victim

Garibay was kidnapped from her Olivehurst residence on the morning of 12-11-05. An extensive investigation into her disappearance was conducted however, no significant evidence was obtained. Victim’s body was located on 01-16-06, along the side of a drainage canal, located approximately ¾ miles from her residence. A group of subjects driving 4WD vehicles in the area located the body. Victim’s body was found wrapped in black tarp material, with broken pieces of cement wrapped inside. The tarp and cement materials matched tarp and pieces of broken cement present in the area. Blunt force trauma to the head was the cause of death, and was established by autopsy. Pathologist believed her death occurred at or near the time of her disappearance on 12-11-05. Anyone with information regarding this ongoing investigation is encouraged to contact the sheriff’s department’s investigations unit.


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Name: James Lee Vang


Information: Victim

On December 12, 2004, Lee was found shot in his vehicle in front of his residence on Canal St in Olivehurst. No suspect information has been developed though gang involvement is strongly suspected. Anyone with information regarding this ongoing investigation is encouraged to contact the sheriff’s department’s investigations unit.






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Name: Camacho Gustavo Flores


Information: Victim

In August of 2006, fourteen year old Camacho Flores was shot in the face with what was determined to be a single shotgun round. The victim was standing in the front yard of his East Linda residence when a vehicle, similar to a gray or silver Chevrolet Caviler, passed by and fired a round at the victim. The shooter was described as a Hispanic male between the ages of 16-19 years of age. The victim was transported to the hospital where he later died. Anyone with information regarding this ongoing investigation is encouraged to contact the sheriff’s department’s investigations unit.


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Name: Xiong, Moua


Information: Victim


On 6-15-05 at approx. 2122 hrs 5 victims arrived at 5328 Aspen Way in, Olivehurst after visiting friends in West Linda. As the victims exited their vehicles the suspect(s) fired approx. 28 rounds from an unknown weapon into them. Moua Xiong age 25 and Moses Kue age 17 were killed by the gun fire. Bee Yang age 22, Mee Vang age 24, and Julie Her 14 yrs survived the attack. The shooting is believed to be gang related. YCSO is seeking any information on these homicides. YCSO Report #05-3235.



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Name: Moses Kue


Information: Victim


On 6-15-05 at approx. 2122 hrs 5 victims arrived at 5328 Aspen Way in, Olivehurst after visiting friends in West Linda. As the victims exited their vehicles the suspect(s) fired approx. 28 rounds from an unknown weapon into them. Moua Xiong age 25 and Moses Kue age 17 were killed by the gun fire. Bee Yang age 22, Mee Vang age 24, and Julie Her 14 yrs survived the attack. The shooting is believed to be gang related. YCSO is seeking any information on these homicides. YCSO Report #05-3235.