Mar52018

Clint Curry to Run for Yuba County District Attorney

Curry Clint   3 7 18Secures Endorsements from D.A. McGrath and Sheriff Durfor

Yuba County, Ca.

Deputy District Attorney and career prosecutor Clint Curry announced his candidacy for the office of Yuba County District Attorney. Curry declared his candidacy following Patrick McGrath’s recent announcement that he would not be seeking re-election.

Curry’s campaign is quickly gaining momentum, already securing endorsements from longtime D.A. McGrath and Yuba County Sheriff Steve Durfor.

"I know the demands of the District Attorney position better than anyone. I fully trust Clint Curry to meet those challenges and he has my support to become our next District Attorney," said Patrick McGrath, outgoing Yuba County District Attorney.

Sheriff Steve Durfor added, “As the Sheriff of Yuba County for the past decade, I know how important it is to have leaders with character, integrity and commitment. I am beyond impressed by Clint Curry and I know that he will be a great fit to serve as our next District Attorney in Yuba County. He has my full support."

For the past 8+ years, Curry has served in the Sutter County District Attorney’s Office, managing a variety of cases from misdemeanors to murder. Curry has developed expertise in prosecuting human trafficking, sexual assault and domestic violence cases. In 2016, Curry helped plan and execute the child predator stings that resulted in over 20 child predators being caught and brought to justice.

Prior to joining the DA’s office, Curry served in the United States Army, leading soldiers on missions across the globe to places like Valdez, Alaska and Kathmandu, Nepal. Curry left active duty in 2003 a Captain, having served as a platoon leader, company executive officer and battalion staff officer.

After leaving the Army, Curry spent a year studying at North Park Theological Seminary before deciding to pursue law school, where he focused on criminal law. During law school Curry volunteered with the Sutter DA’s Office and spent a summer in the Netherlands helping prosecute war criminals before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. Curry graduated in 2007 from UC Davis School of Law in the top 10% of his class, earning a prestigious clerkship with a federal judge in Alaska.

Curry was born and raised in Yuba-Sutter. His first job was bucking feed at the PV Ranch & Home formerly located in Linda. He volunteered as a Sutter County Sheriff’s Cadet and graduated from Yuba City High School in 1994. Curry has volunteered over the years with a multitude of organizations, including Restoration Railroad and Friday Night Live. Curry currently volunteers as a leader for Cub Scouts.

Visit www.ClintCurryforDA.com to learn more about his candidacy or follow Clint's campaign on Facebook.

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