Category: California – Southern District

Distributor of More than 100 Pounds of Fentanyl Sentenced to Almost Six Years in Prison | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorney Meghan E. Heesch (619) 546-9442   NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – December 1, 2021 SAN DIEGO – Ernesto Renteria of Chula Vista was sentenced in federal court today…

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United States Attorney’s Office Celebrates Native American Heritage Month | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorney Kim-Thoa Hoang (619) 546-9397     NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – November 29, 2021 SAN DIEGO – To commemorate American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, the U.S. Attorney’s…

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El Cajon Resident Sentenced to 15 Years for Selling Counterfeit Pills with Fentanyl that Caused 19-Year-Old’s Death | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorneys Michael A. Deshong and Adam Gordon (619) 546-9290 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY—November 24, 2021 SAN DIEGO—El Cajon resident Olatunde James Temitope Akintonde was sentenced in federal court…

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San Diego Resident Sentenced to Nearly 14 Years for Distributing Fentanyl that Resulted in 18-Year-Old’s Death | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorneys Owen Roth and Lawrence A. Casper (619) 546-7710 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY—November 22, 2021 SAN DIEGO—San Diego resident Brandon Jacob Shepherd was sentenced in federal court today…

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Office Manager Admits She Embezzled More Than $350,000 from Home Healthcare Agency and its Elderly Clients | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorney Oleksandra Johnson (619) 546-9769     NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – November 23, 2021 SAN DIEGO –A former office manager for a healthcare provider pleaded guilty in federal court…

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San Diego Man Sentenced to 156 Months’ Custody in Fentanyl Overdose Death | USAO-SDCA

NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – November 19, 2021 SAN DIEGO – Tony Davis was sentenced today in federal court by U.S. District Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo to 156 months’ custody for…

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Federal Charges Filed following Record-breaking Seizure of Fentanyl and Meth | USAO-SDCA

NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – November 19, 2021 SAN DIEGO – Acting U.S. Attorney Randy Grossman announced federal drug charges today against Carlos Martin Quintana-Arias of Mexico, following the seizure yesterday…

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Officials Celebrate Five-Year Anniversary of Program that Gives Veterans a Second Chance | USAO-SDCA

NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – November 18, 2021 SAN DIEGO – Federal judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, court personnel and veterans’ advocates gathered in U.S. District Court today to celebrate the five-year…

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International Wholesale Currency Dealer Sentenced for Criminal Operations; Forfeits $1.1 Million | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorneys Michael A. Deshong, Daniel C. Silva, and Carl Brooker (619) 546-9290 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY—November 16, 2021 SAN DIEGO — GPOMCT Grupo Empresarial S.A. de C.V., an…

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Almost $57 Million in Seized Cryptocurrency Being Sold for Victims of BitConnect Fraud | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorneys Daniel C. Silva, Mark W. Pletcher, Lisa Sanniti and Carl Brooker SAN DIEGO — Pursuant to court order, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District…

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