Category: California – Southern District

Prolific Drug Dealer Sentenced to 10 years for Distributing Fentanyl and Meth | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorney Lyndzie M. Carter (619) 546-8780  NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – August 9, 2022 SAN DIEGO – Christopher Craig Jones, a prolific drug dealer in San Diego County,…

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Defendant Who Assaulted Officer at San Ysidro Port of Entry Sentenced to 68 Months in Prison | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorneys Paul E. Benjamin (619) 546-7579 and Colin M. McDonald (619) 546-9144 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – August 9, 2022 SAN DIEGO – Rene Robert Ruiz was sentenced…

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Four Charged with $150 Million Fraud on San Diego Technology Company | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorneys Meghan E. Heesch, Nicholas W. Pilchak, and Eric R. Olah NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – August 9, 2022 SAN DIEGO – Charges unsealed today against four individuals,…

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Vessel Operator and Chief Engineer Convicted for Oily Bilge Water Discharge Offense | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorney Melanie Pierson (619) 546-7976 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – August 9, 2022 SAN DIEGO – New Trade Ship Management S.A. (New Trade), a vessel operating company, and…

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Captain of Methamphetamine-Filled Boat that Rammed Coast Guard Vessel, Injuring Officers, Sentenced to 16 Years | USAO-SDCA

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicole Bredariol (619) 546-8419 and Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin Mokhtari (619) 546-8402 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – August 5, 2022 SAN DIEGO – Miguel Ojeda Agundez, captain…

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Former Director of Finance for the La Jolla Music Society Sentenced to 30 months in Prison | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorney Mark Conover (619) 546-6763    NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – August 4, 2022 SAN DIEGO – Chris Benavides, former finance director at La Jolla Music Society, was sentenced…

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Man Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison for Stock Fraud Schemes | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorney Aaron P. Arnzen (619) 546-8384 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – August 1, 2022 SAN DIEGO – Ongkaruck Sripetch was sentenced in federal court to 21 months in…

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Andrew Haden Becomes Second-in-Command at U.S. Attorney’s Office | USAO-SDCA

Kelly Thornton (619) 546-9726     NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – August 1, 2022 SAN DIEGO – Veteran federal prosecutor Andrew R. Haden today became second-in-command of the United States Attorney’s Office for…

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Third Man Pleads Guilty in the Hostage Taking that Resulted in the Death of a U.S. Citizen | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorneys Mario Peia and Alexandra F. Foster (619) 546-9706/6735 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – July 28, 2022 SAN DIEGO – Luis Armando Dorantes Rivera Jr. of Tijuana pleaded…

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