San Francisco, California - A Turkish woman, who resided in Orange County and was convicted of providing material support to terrorists to harm U.S. interests overseas, was turned over to authorities in Istanbul Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

Sacramento, California - Helaman Hansen, 63, of Elk Grove, was arrested today after a federal grand jury returned a 13-count indictment charging him with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud, 11 counts of mail fraud, and one count of wire fraud for operating a fraudulent adult-adoption program that targeted undocumented aliens, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

Sacramento, California - Anthony Castaneda, 45, of Oakdale in Stanislaus County, was sentenced Thursday by Judge Morrison C. England Jr. to serve five months of house arrest and two years of probation for receipt of a gratuity by a public official, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

Los Angeles, California - Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has agreed to plead guilty to a felony charge of making a false statement to federal authorities who were conducting a wide-ranging corruption and civil rights investigation into the Sheriff’s Department.

Sacramento, California - John Steven Keplinger, 56, of Stockton, was sentenced Wednesday by United States District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller to two years and three months in prison and a $100,000 fine for mail fraud in connection with an auto engine scam, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

Redding, California - The Bureau of Reclamation, in partnership with Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District, Western Shasta Resource Conservation District, California Department of Water Resources, and California Department of Fish and Wildlife is preparing to place salmonid spawning gravel in the Sacramento River, immediately below the Anderson Cottonwood Irrigation District Diversion Dam and Market Street Bridge, in Redding.