Message from the District Attorney

A Message from Diana Becton

Welcome to the District Attorney Office's website and thank you for visiting. I want to underscore that our Office is here to serve you. We are all committed to protecting the public's safety and providing assistance to those harmed by violence. We continue to find ways to modernize our Office as we focus on the community's needs to ensure Contra Costa County remains a safe and welcoming place to live and work.


Diana Becton, District Attorney

Our Mission

The mission of the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office is to seek justice and enhance public safety for all our residents by fairly, ethically, aggressively and efficiently prosecuting those who violate the law, and by working to prevent crime.

We hope this website will assist you by providing information about our Office and links to helpful community resources and law enforcement agencies.

  1. Antioch Man Charged with Murder in Triple Stabbing of Pregnant Partner and Children

    Martinez, California – The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office has filed a murder charge and nine other felony charges against a 37-year-old Antioch man who stabbed his pregnant domestic partner and her two children. Read more...
  2. Pittsburg Man Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter in Death of Teen

    Martinez, California – The Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office has filed a four-count complaint against a 34-year-old Pittsburg man for his role in a hit-and-run collision that took the life of a 17-year-old female. Read more...
  3. Ahmed Ismaiel Convicted of Offenses Related to Attempted Lewd Acts On a Minor

    Martinez, California – On March 9th, 37-year-old Ahmed Kamal Ismaiel was convicted by a jury in Contra Costa County on three felony violations, including unlawful electronic contact with a minor and arranging to meet a minor for sex. Read more...
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