Category: California – Eastern District

Bakersfield Resident Sentenced to over 16 Years in Prison for Trafficking Narcotics | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Jorge Chavez, 36, of Bakersfield, was sentenced today to 16 years and eight months in prison for possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine and marijuana,…

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Bakersfield Man Sentenced to Over 2 Years in Prison for Burglarizing 8 Post Offices | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Steven Martin, 39, of Bakersfield, was sentenced today to two years and three months in prison for burglarizing U.S. Post Offices, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced….

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Palladio Mall Rolex Robber Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — London Webb, 34, of Oakland, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Troy L. Nunley to 15 years in prison and ordered to pay $691,973 in restitution…

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Citrus Heights Man Sentenced to over 24 Years in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of a Child | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — U.S. District Judge Troy Nunley sentenced David John Alcock, 48, of Citrus Heights, today to 24 years and four months in prison, to be followed by 20…

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Department of Justice Awards More Than $125 Million in Grants Under The Stop School Violence Act | USAO-EDCA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice today announced nearly $126 million in funding to advance school safety under the STOP School Violence Act. The grants, awarded by the Office…

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MS-13 Member Sentenced for Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Drug Trafficking Conspiracy | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. —Lorenzo Amador, 23, of Mendota, was sentenced on December 17, 2021, by United States District Judge Dale A. Drozd to five years and three months in prison for assault…

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Mexican Citizen Pleads Guilty to Distributing Fentanyl in Bakersfield | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Jesus Adrian Pena-Gamez, 33, a citizen of Mexico, pleaded guilty Tuesday to possessing with the intent to distribute fentanyl, Acting United States Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced….

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Stockton Man Sentenced to 6.5 Years in Prison for Firearms Trafficking | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Johnnie Earl Ross III, 21, of Stockton, was sentenced Tuesday by United States District Judge John A. Mendez to 6.5 years in prison for conspiracy to deal…

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Mexican National Sentenced for Central Valley Drug Conspiracy | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Genaro Serrato-Calles (“Serrato”), aka “Alejandro,” aka “Meno,” 49, of Michoacán, Mexico, was sentenced Tuesday to 148 months in prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine and heroin, Acting…

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Delano Resident Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison for Unlawfully Possessing Firearm | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Christopher Howard, 33, a Delano resident, was sentenced Tuesday to 57 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for being a felon in possession…

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