SANTA ANA, Calif. – A former Fullerton police officer was sentenced to 30 days in jail yesterday for using excessive use of force and writing a false police report while on duty.
Month: February 2018
A 44-year-old man who posed as a rideshare driver has been charged with raping seven women in a span of 15 months, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Two Los Angeles Police Department officers were sentenced today to 25 years in prison after pleading no contest to sexually assaulting four women, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
FRESNO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced the arraignment of three individuals who were arrested for possession of 29 pounds of methamphetamine, one and a quarter pounds of heroin, as well as one loaded handgun. The narcotics are believed to have been imported from Mexico.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A transient woman was charged yesterday with kidnapping a 12-year-old girl as she walked to school in Santa Ana.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man is scheduled to face trial on Monday for the 1974 cold case murder of a 30-year-old female stranger in her La Palma apartment.
SANTA ANA, California – A federal judge has convicted a Los Angeles man of three counts of aggravated identity theft for using the secret codes of elderly Bank of America customers to make fraudulent withdrawals at ATMs in Los Angeles and Orange County.
LOS ANGELES – Two men have been arrested on charges of scheming to avoid the payment of federal excise taxes on duty-free cigarettes that should have been sent abroad, but instead were diverted to local retail outlets.
The United States has filed a complaint in intervention against Diabetic Care Rx LLC d/b/a Patient Care America (PCA), a compounding pharmacy located in Pompano Beach, Florida, alleging that the pharmacy paid illegal kickbacks to induce prescriptions for compounded drugs reimbursed by TRICARE, the Department of Justice announced today. The government has also brought claims against Patrick Smith and Matthew Smith, two pharmacy executives, and Riordan, Lewis & Haden Inc. (RLH), a private equity firm based in Los Angeles, California, which manages both the pharmacy and the private equity fund that owns the pharmacy, for their involvement in the alleged kickback scheme.
SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the arrest and filing of felony charges against five individuals for the misuse of public funds amidst widespread corruption at the Panoche Water District (PWD) in the Central Valley. The scheme resulted in an estimated loss of over $100,000 in public money.