Category: California – Eastern District

Stockton Doctor and Medical Practice Agree to Pay Nearly $2 Million to Resolve Allegations of Health Care Fraud | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Azizulah “Aziz” Kamali and his medical corporation, Aziz Kamali, M.D. Inc., have agreed to pay $1,963,953 to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by…

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Vallejo Man Indicted for Possession of Ammunition as a Felon and as the Subject of a Domestic Violence Protective Order | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment today against Raykheem Andrew Guthery, 30, of Vallejo, charging him with possession of ammunition as a felon and as…

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Aryan Brotherhood Gang Member from Visalia Charged for Firearm Possession | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment today against Brian Thomas Whitworth, 38, of Visalia, charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm,…

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Fresno Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Leslie Hood, 59, of Fresno, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd to 12 years in prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent to…

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Bakersfield Man Sentenced to Prison for Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute | USAO-EDCA

Louis Torres, 37, of Bakersfield, was sentenced today to seven years and seven months in prison for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced….

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Fresno Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Fentanyl Pills | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Isaiah Garcia, 20, of Fresno, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute fentanyl, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. According…

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Former Sanger Police Officer Charged with Multiple Civil Rights Violations Involving Sexual Assault | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a 10-count indictment that was unsealed today charging a former Sanger Police Department officer with deprivation of constitutional rights under color of…

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Stockton Man Charged with Possessing 83 Pounds of Methamphetamine for Distribution | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment today against Gildardo Perez Avilez, 38, of Stockton, charging him with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and fentanyl,…

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Stockton Man Charged with Methamphetamine and Firearm Offenses | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment today against Christian Flores, 25, of Stockton, charging him with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of…

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Former Deuel Vocational Institution Inmate Pleads Guilty to Participation in $1 Million Unemployment Insurance Benefits Fraud Scheme | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Kenneth Ray Hawkins, 47, formerly an inmate at the Deuel Vocational Institution (DVI), a California state prison in Tracy, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to commit mail…

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