SANTA ANA, Calif. – A Laguna Niguel man is scheduled to be arraigned today for the stabbing-murder of his acquaintance after they argued in the victim’s home. Steve Richard Gilbert, 59, Laguna Niguel, is charged with one felony count of murder with a sentencing enhancement for the personal use of a knife. If convicted, Gilbert faces a maximum sentence of 26 years to life in state prison. He is scheduled to be arraigned today, Nov. 29, 2016, in Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana.
Month: November 2016
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s custody assistant has been charged with assault for his role in the attack of a jail inmate two years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.
Former pro football player Darren Sharper was sentenced today to 20 years in state prison and ordered to register for life as a sex offender after earlier admitting to drugging and raping two women, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
LOS ANGELES – Two former deputies with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department were ordered today to serve time in federal prison for violating the civil rights of a mentally ill jail inmate who was beaten, kicked and pepper sprayed after showing disrespect to a jail employee at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility.
Long Beach Man Sentenced to 4 Years in Federal Prison for Misusing Bankruptcy Courts to Operate a Foreclosure Rescue Scheme
A former assistant engineer for the City of Santa Clarita pleaded no contest today to embezzling more than $533,000 and was sentenced to four years in state prison, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
LOS ANGELES – A longtime member of the Five Deuce Broadway Gangster Crips (BGC) street gang has pleaded guilty to federal charges and admitted to trafficking in narcotics and participating in a series of armed robberies that targeted bank customers and small businesses.
The Justice Department announced today that Bechtel National Inc., Bechtel Corp., URS Corp. (predecessor in interest to AECOM Global II LLC) and URS Energy and Construction Inc. (now known as AECOM Energy and Construction Inc.) have agreed to pay $125 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that they made false statements and claims to the Department of Energy (DOE) by charging DOE for deficient nuclear quality materials, services, and testing that was provided at the Waste Treatment Plant (WTP) at DOE’s Hanford Site near Richland, Washington. The settlement also resolves allegations that Bechtel National Inc. and Bechtel Corp. improperly used federal contract funds to pay for a comprehensive, multi-year lobbying campaign of Congress and other federal officials for continued funding at the WTP. Bechtel Corp. and Bechtel National Inc. are Nevada corporations. URS Corp. is headquartered in California, and URS Energy & Construction Inc. is headquartered in Colorado.
A 28-year-old man was charged today with raping a Maywood woman after breaking into her apartment, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
A Long Beach man was charged today with kidnapping two teenage girls and sexually assaulting them, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.