Imperial Valley News
Eastern Sierras, California - Anglers in the Eastern Sierras will get an early holiday gift this year, an extra 60,000 fish to try and catch.
Sacramento, California - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), in partnership with Text4Baby, a free national mobile health service, have launched a customized health and safety text messaging service in California. Text4Baby, is now widely available in English and Spanish to California parents. The service provides critical health information via text message to pregnant moms and new parents with infants younger than age one.
Solano County Violent Gang Safe Streets Task Force Efforts Result in Three Federal Indictments for Firearms Charges
Sacramento, California - Michael Quesenberry, 26, of Sacramento; Ignacio Hernandez, 37, of Vallejo; and Rahson Woods, 35, of Vallejo, were charged Thursday by a federal grand jury in separate indictments with being a felon in possession of a firearm, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Three Men Indicted by a Federal Grand Jury for Conspiracy to Distribute More Than 10 Pounds of Heroin
Fresno, California - A federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment today against Julio Perez, 32; Rafael Legorreta, 34, both of Bakersfield; and Francisco Rivera, 29 of Palmdale, charging them with conspiracy to distribute heroin and possession with intent to distribute heroin, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Business Partners Plead Guilty to Running Multi-Million-Dollar Foreclosure Rescue Scam in Bakersfield, Visalia, and Salinas
Fresno, California - Juan Ramon Curiel, 36, of Visalia, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and bankruptcy fraud in connection with a foreclosure rescue scheme he orchestrated, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. Curiel’s co-defendant and business partner, Santiago Palacios-Hernandez, 45, of Salinas, pleaded guilty to the same conspiracy charge last week.
Attorney Who Helped Owner of Marijuana Stores Launder Illegal Proceeds Pleads Guilty in Federal Money Laundering Case
Santa Ana, California - An attorney who engaged in a conspiracy that allowed the owner of a chain of marijuana stores to hide some of his income has pleaded guilty to federal financial offenses.