SANTA ANA, Calif. – A California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) employee was convicted and sentenced today for illegally taking money from vehicle registration fees for personal use through fraudulent transactions. Sunila Dang, 48, Diamond Bar, pleaded guilty today, Sept. 27, 2016, to five felony counts of misappropriation of public funds and five felony counts of altering public documents. Pursuant to the court’s offer, Dang was sentenced to six months in jail to be served in home confinement and restitution.
Month: September 2016
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was arraigned today for pimping, pandering, threatening to kill two women, and attempting to murder one of them at a motel in Anaheim. Deandre Henderson, 26, Tustin, is charged with one felony count of attempted murder, one felony count of assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury, one felony count of first degree residential burglary of an inhabited dwelling, two felony counts of criminal threats, one felony count of pimping, and two felony counts of pandering. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of life in state prison. He is scheduled for a pre-trial hearing on Oct. 26, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. in Department N-12, North Justice Center, Fullerton.
LOS ANGELES — Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that California, along with 34 other states and the District of Columbia, has filed a lawsuit against Indivior, a British pharmaceutical company, and MonoSol, an Indiana film technology company, for antitrust violations.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was formally sentenced today to receive the death penalty for using a firearm to murder his neighbor for financial gain and murdering the victim’s friend in an effort to derail the investigation by framing the first victim. Daniel Patrick Wozniak, 32, Costa Mesa, was found guilty by a jury on Dec. 16, 2015, of with two felony counts of special circumstances murder with sentencing enhancements for committing multiple murders and murder for financial gain. The sentencing enhancement for the personal discharge of a firearm causing death was also found true. The jury recommended the death penalty on Jan. 11, 2016.
A 21-year-old woman was sentenced today to five years in state prison for robbing a man, which led to the victim being shot, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office announced.
A federal jury in Los Angeles convicted the owner of a medical clinic for his role in a health care fraud scheme and for filing false income tax returns.
The stepsister of a woman found dead in August near Gorman and the stepsister’s boyfriend have been charged with her murder and kidnapping her young children, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
A Montebello father charged with murdering his wife and taking off with his children in 2014 prompting a statewide Amber Alert pleaded guilty today to her murder and other charges, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
LOS ANGELES – The Justice Department today announced an agreement with the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles (LASC) to ensure that limited English proficient (LEP) court users will have access to timely and accurate language assistance services.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was convicted today of the shooting-murder of his parents and attempting to murder two of his siblings, causing the paralysis of his 8-year-old brother. Ashton Colby Sachs, 22,pleaded guilty today at his request and without a previously scheduled hearing to two felony counts of special circumstances murder for committing multiple murders, two felony counts of attempted murder with premeditation and deliberation, and sentencing enhancements for the personal use of a firearm causing death, personal use of a firearm causing bodily injury, and causing paralysis. The defendant faces a sentence of life in state prison without the possibility of parole and is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 14, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. in Department C-35, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana.