Matthew Yamamoto

Yamamoto receives 4 years 8 months, lifetime sex offender registration

Two days after hearing final arguments from both sides of the case, Judge Michael Jones sentenced 34-year-old Matthew Yamamoto on Thursday to four years and eight months in state p ...

Judge hears arguments in Yamamoto case

Attorneys made their final arguments Tuesday in the case of 34-year-old Matthew Yamamoto, a former Whitney High School teacher who pleaded no contest in August to four felony charg ...

Court accepts plea for charges in teacher sex case

A 34-year-old Rocklin man accused last year of repeated sexual relations with a minor waived his right to a trial on Wednesday, opting instead for a plea agreement that established ...

Yamamoto could face trial in June

Matthew Yamamoto, accused of sex crimes against a minor, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Monday, instead opting to start the trial process in June. After an unusual reque ...

Reader Input: Yamamoto's story a warning for parents

Regarding Matthew Yamamato – this story demonstrates how low we have descended as a society. This man has no respect for himself, for anyone else or the law. He apparently is ...

Yamamoto remanded back into custody

The former teacher suspected of having a sexual relationship with a minor is back in jail following an increase in his bail to $500,000. At a motion hearing Monday morning, Deputy ...

Update: Accused teacher pleads not guilty

The physics teacher arrested in September for alleged inappropriate conduct with a student has pleaded not guilty to the eleven charges against him, seven of which are felonies. De ...

Whitney High School teacher’s arraignment pushed back

The arraignment scheduled for Whitney High School teacher Matthew Scott Yamamoto of Rocklin that was scheduled for today will be continued until 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in De ...

Whitney High teacher suspected of child molestation

A physics teacher at Whitney High School was arrested Monday after Rocklin police officers received information regarding an unlawful intimate relationship between the teacher and ...