PLACER COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY 10810 Justice Center Drive, Suite 240 Roseville, California 95678
For Immediate Release January 9th, 2018
Contact: Jeff Wilson, Assistant District Attorney
ROSEVILLE MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER
The Placer County District Attorney’s Office filed murder charges today against Akiva Israel, 33, of Roseville, in relation to the January 6th, 2018 death of Conner Bickford.
Mr. Israel was charged with one count of Murder and an allegation that he personally used a dangerous or deadly weapon in the commission of the murder. He is further charged with a separate count of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and personally inflicting Great Bodily Injury on a second victim in the case.
Mr. Israel is in custody at the Placer County Jail with no bail. He was scheduled to be arraigned today, but was not able to be transported to court. His arraignment was continued until tomorrow at 1 p.m. in Department 13 of the Placer County Superior Court.
Our office will not comment on details or facts of the case given that the investigation is still on going.