SIERRA COUNTY, Calif. July 14, 2020 – On July 13, 2020, Sierra County District Attorney Sandra Groven, filed a complaint in the Sierra County Superior Court charging John Thomas Conway, with murder, Penal Code section 187(a); attempted murder, Penal Code section 664/187; robbery, Penal Code section 211; assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer, Penal Code section 245(c); unlawful discharge of a firearm at an occupied vehicle, Penal Code section 246; burglary, Penal Code section 459; and felon in possession of a firearm, Penal Code section 29800(a).

There are several special allegations alleged, including intentional discharge of a firearm with injury and murder from a motor vehicle. The charges against Conway, stem from an incident that began July 3, 2020 in the Poker Flat Area of Sierra County and ended on July 4, 2020 when Conway was taken into custody.

The investigation is ongoing and involves multiple crime scenes and multiple victims.