Sacramento, California - A federal grand jury returned a 10-count indictment Thursday against Gildardo Barrios, 40, and Marisa Munguia, 40, both of Chowchilla, and Maria Barrios-Alvarez, 44, of Stockton, charging them with multiple counts of distributing narcotics, including methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin. Barrios and Barrios-Alvarez were also charged with conspiring to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Oakland, California - Eugene Latrell McNeely, aka Sleepy, aka Slim Sleep da Mac, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for transporting a minor with intent to prostitute, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett.  The Honorable James Donato, U.S. District Judge, handed down the sentence.

San Diego, California - Drug dealer Trevon Antone Lucas was sentenced in federal court today to 15 years in prison for selling the counterfeit oxycodone pills containing deadly fentanyl that caused the overdose death of a La Jolla resident in June of 2018.

Sacramento, California - Recognizing California’s decisions to build the state’s fiscal reserves and pay down long-term liabilities, as well as continued economic growth, a major credit agency – Moody's Investors Service – has upgraded California's outstanding general obligation bonds to Aa2 from Aa3. The agency has also upgraded the rating on the state's outstanding lease debt, its outstanding appropriation debt and outstanding school fund apportionment lease revenue bonds.

Temecula, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man near Temecula with fentanyl and cocaine hidden inside his car Wednesday afternoon.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom Monday issued a proclamation declaring October 14, 2019, as “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” in the State of California.