In the Pasadena Courthouse This Week

Published : Monday, June 10, 2019 | 4:38 AM

This week, two high-profile Pasadena criminal cases will move forward in Pasadena Courthouse of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Here’s an update and profile of each of these cases.

 

Preliminary Hearing Setting for Alex Edward Evans, June 10

Alex Edward Evans, 31, faces one count of murder with an allegation of using a knife as a deadly and dangerous weapon, for allegedly killing his 67-year-old mother at the home they shared on September 24, 2018.

The victim, identified in the criminal complaint as Katrina E, reportedly died from multiple stab wounds in the home in the 1000 block of North Mentor Avenue, according to records at the Pasadena Police Department.

Evans faces 26 years to life in state prison if convicted as charged. Bail is scheduled at more than $2 million.

Deputy District Attorney Lindley Heher is prosecuting.

 

Preliminary Hearing Resumes for Jose Antonio Santiago, June 11

Jose Antonio Santiago, 66, is charged with charged with two felony counts – one count of murder and one count of attempted murder – for allegedly fatally stabbing a man and wounding another on September 12, 2018.

Prosecutors said Santiago allegedly stabbed Jerry Chan, 42, and Dan Trevino, 32, in the 2600 block of E. Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena. Chan was fatally stabbed and Trevino was stabbed in the leg. The defendant was arrested soon after the attack.

The felony complaint includes allegations that the defendant personally used a knife and inflicted great bodily injury.

If convicted as charged, he faces a maximum possible sentence of life in state prison.

Deputy District Attorney Christopher Stogel is prosecuting.

 

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