SANTA ANA, Calif. – A judge overruled a demurrer today by defendants Estefano Isaias, Jr. and Estefano Isaias, Sr. The demurrer, a written response to the People’s complaint, pleaded for dismissal of Isaias Jr. and Sr. from the case entirely.
Month: March 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – A man who posed as a modeling agent and professional photographer was sentenced today to 12 years and eight months in state prison for sexually assaulting minor girls and possessing child pornography. Christopher Andrew Brown, 44, Bell Canyon, pleaded guilty on Dec. 22, 2016, to five felony counts of sexual penetration by a foreign object of a minor, five felony counts of oral copulation of a minor, one felony count of possession and control of child pornography, one felony count of using a minor for distribution of obscene material, and one felony count of lewd acts on a child. In addition to prison, Brown was sentenced to mandatory lifetime sex offender registration.
LOS ANGELES – A special agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has been arrested on federal charges of helping a foreign national enter the United States without proper authorization.
RIVERSIDE, California – A Redlands man has been arrested after being charged in federal court with selling AR-style rifles without a license.
A Dublin, California man pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California to filing a false tax return, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Brian Stretch for the Northern District of California.
The Department of Justice announced today that it has reached a settlement that will prohibit DIRECTV and its parent corporation, AT&T, from illegally sharing confidential, forward-looking information with competitors.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man who was extradited to Orange County from Mexico was convicted yesterday of murdering a 19-year-old woman in 1992. Leonardo Pimentel Sanchez, 59, Mexico City, Mexico, was found guilty by a jury on March 22, 2017, of one felony count of first degree murder. The defendant faces a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in state prison. He also faces sentencing enhancements for two prior felony convictions for a 1978 robbery and a 1984 rape and digital penetration in Orange County. The defendant was arrested in Mexico in November 2012, and extradited to Orange County July 23, 2013, following extradition proceedings. A sentencing date has yet to be determined.
An Emmy-winning television producer was sentenced yesterday to 13 years in state prison for stabbing his Studio City tenant, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced
SANTA ANA, California – A Los Angeles man who participated in a scheme that filed fraudulent tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service seeking more than $800,000 in refunds was found guilty today of federal charges.
LOS ANGELES – A father and son from Adelanto are scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon on federal charges related to a string of thefts from moving mail trucks and the robbery of a United States Postal Service facility in Victorville. Kory Kreshon Parker Sr., 46, and Kory Kreshon Parker Jr., 23, are expected to enter pleas to a two-count indictment that was returned by a federal grand jury on March 15. Both Parkers are charged with conspiracy and robbery of United States property. Each of the two counts carries a five-year statutory maximum sentence.