Category: California – Eastern District

Three Indicted for Trafficking Fentanyl Pills and Methamphetamine and Firearms Offenses in Bakersfield | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Jorge Luis Velasquez, 33, of Mexico, Omar Velazquez Landeros, 27, of Bakersfield, and Victor Romero Galvan, 29, of Mexico, were indicted today for conspiring and possessing with…

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Sacramento Woman Pleads | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Anita Vijay, 50, of Sacramento, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to pay and receive illegal kickbacks in exchange for Medicare beneficiary referrals and to soliciting kickbacks in…

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Sacramento Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Jaquorey Rashawn Carter, 24, of Sacramento, was sentenced today by Senior U.S. District Judge William B. Shubb to 14 years in prison for sex trafficking of a…

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Clovis Man Charged with Attempted Online Enticement of Minor to Engage in Illegal Sex Acts and Receipt of Child Pornography | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment yesterday against Thomas Layman Binford, 55, of Clovis, California, charging him with separate counts of  attempting coercion and enticement…

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Los Banos Man Sentenced for Poly-drug Trafficking Conspiracy | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Oscar Rene Marrot-Garcia, 27, of Los Banos, was sentenced today to 6.5 years in prison for conspiring to manufacture, to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute…

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Vallejo Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing a Firearm | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Joshua Wayne Thompson, 25, of Vallejo, pled guilty today to being a felon in possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. According to court…

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Colorado Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Moderating Disputes on Darknet Marketplace Alphabay | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Bryan Connor Herrell, 26, of Aurora, Colorado, was sentenced today by United States District Court Judge Dale A. Drozd to 11 years in prison, U.S. Attorney McGregor…

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Bakersfield Resident Sentenced For Selling Methamphetamine | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Jesus Gonzalez, 29, of Bakersfield, California was sentenced to 188 months in prison for distributing methamphetamine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841, United States Attorney McGregor…

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