In 2012, Carlos convicted the Defendant of First Degree Murder. The jury found that the Defendant shot and killed the victim after mistakenly identifying him as the individual who tried to break into his home earlier in the evening.
In 2020, Carlos convicted the Defendant of Second Degree Murder. The jury found that the Defendants participated with another man in a drug transaction gunpoint robbery that resulted in the death of a 15-year-old boy.
In 2018, Carlos convicted the Defendant of Second Degree Murder. The jury found that the Defendant participated with four other men in a gunpoint robbery of four immigrants that resulted in the death of one victim.
Carlos Barraza’s father was unable to walk at graduation to receive his doctorate diploma in 1967. Carlos’s nephew was able to convince the University of Wisconsin to recognize his Grandfather 50 years later allowing him to walk during graduation and receive his diploma. Carlos Barraza speaks about his father and the importance of family.
In 2019, Carlos successfully prosecuted the Defendant to an open guilty plea of Drug Delivery Resulting in Death. The Defendant had provided heroin with fentanyl to his girlfriend that resulted in her death.