Month: May 2019

May 15, 2019: Man Charged with Murder of Woman Walking on Long Beach Sidewalk

A man was charged today with randomly attacking and killing a 63-year-old woman who was walking on a Long Beach sidewalk, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Amad Rashad Redding (dob 3/8/92), a transient, was charged with one count of murder in case NA111926. Arraignment was scheduled today but continued to May 29 …

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Three New Federal Cases Allege Illegal Distribution of Male Sexual Enhancement Pills Falsely Branded as ‘Herbal’ Medicine

            LOS ANGELES – Three companies and five executives have agreed to plead guilty to federal criminal charges alleging that they purchased and resold millions of dollars’ worth of pharmaceutical-grade erectile dysfunction pills that were falsely labeled as male herbal remedies.             The anticipated guilty pleas are in relation to three cases filed today in United States …

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O.C. Man Pleads Guilty to Running Down Federal Officer with His Car

SANTA ANA, California – An Aliso Viejo man pleaded guilty this morning to federal charges stemming from a vehicular assault that severely injured an employee of U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the federal building in Laguna Niguel.             Geoffrey Donald Rickner, 48, pleaded guilty to one count of assault on a federal employee by use …

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• San Fernando Valley Con Man Pleads Guilty in Multi-Million Dollar Real Estate Fraud Scheme that Targeted Vulnerable Homeowners

LOS ANGELES – A career con man pleaded guilty today in a federal fraud case stemming from a real estate scam that targeted distressed homeowners, many of whom were elderly individuals who were scammed out of their homes, losing significant equity in the properties accumulated over the course of their lifetimes and sometimes over the course …

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May 13, 2019: Man Pleads to Domestic Violence Attack, Injuring Police Officer

A 43-year-old man entered a no contest plea today on charges of ramming his car into his girlfriend’s vehicle and a Los Angeles Police Department patrol car, injuring an officer, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Tommie Davis of Los Angeles entered the plea to one felony count each of assault upon a …

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Southern California Pastor Charged With 11 Counts of Child Molestation Victims Ranged in Age from Five to 15 Years Old

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man who served as a head pastor at several Southern California churches faces 11 child molestation charges for victimizing seven children ranging in age from five to 15 years old.  John Rodgers McFarland, 67, of Fullerton was arrested on May 9, 2019. He is charged with seven felony counts of …

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May 10, 2019: Man Sentenced in Killing Estranged Girlfriend in Bellflower

A Bellflower man was sentenced today for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend in her Bellflower apartment, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Antowan Ladell Parker (dob 6/17/89) was sentenced by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge John Torribio to 75 years to life in state prison plus 17 years and eight months in case …

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Two Men Charged With Murder in Dragging Death of Woman While Trying to Steal Her Purse

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Two men have been charged with murder in the dragging death of a 31-year-old Santa Ana woman while attempting to steal her purse. A third suspect has been charged with robbery. Gregory Anthony Walker, 19, of Los Angeles, and Giovanni Solomon Guy, 20, of Los Angeles, have been charged with one …

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Inglewood-based Tax Preparer Indicted in $5 Million Tax Fraud Case

LOS ANGELES – A tax preparer and former California Franchise Tax Board employee was arrested today on a 26-count federal grand jury indictment alleging he schemed to defraud the Internal Revenue Service by declaring fictitious withholdings used to fraudulently claim tax refunds of more than $5 million.             Cubby Wayne Williams, 63, of Alhambra, was arraigned …

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NIGERIAN MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ROLE IN $8.3 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME AND RELATED MONEY LAUNDERING

WASHINGTON – A Nigerian man pleaded guilty today for his role in a durable medical equipment (DME) scheme that fraudulently billed more than $8 million dollars to Medicare for DME that was not medically necessary. Ayodeji Temitayo Fatunmbi, 47, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and one count of …

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