Ronald ‘Scott’ Owens to run for Placer County District Attorney

Auburn, CA March 31, 2009 – Placer County’s Acting Assistant District Attorney, Ronald “Scott” Owens, officially announced Saturday that he is running for District Attorney of Placer County in the 2010 election. Currently serving as the Acting Assistant District Attorney to incumbent Brad Fenocchio, Owens made his formal declaration to replace Fenocchio in front of a large crowd of over 600 supporters gathered at a campaign kickoff dinner Saturday night. Fenocchio, who spoke at Saturday’s event, announced last September his plans to retire and not seek re-election in 2010 and has expressed he fully supports Owens’ candidacy to replace him. “I can think of no better person to be the next District Attorney of Placer County than Scott Owens”, stated Fenocchio.

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Owens ‘humbled’ by support for DA campaign

Fenocchio calls deputy prosecutor ‘natural leader’

Last spring two Placer County deputy district attorneys approached one of their own and asked him one important question.

The answer? An emphatic, “yes.”

That was the story county deputy district attorney Doug Van Breemen recounted for a packed-in crowd of community leaders and elected officials at a Roseville restaurant Thursday morning. All were in support of senior deputy district attorney Ronald “Scott” Owens, who answered yes to the question of whether or not he would want to be Placer County’s next district attorney.

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