Fresno Man Indicted on Drug and Firearm Charges

Fresno, California - A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment Thursday against Hector Kioni Gongora, 43, of Fresno, charging him with possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute and unlawfully possessing a firearm and ammunition after being convicted of a felony, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

San Bernardino County Man Who Extorted Sexually Explicit Images from Women on Facebook Sentenced to Federal Prison

Los Angeles, California - A San Bernardino County man was sentenced today to 18 months in federal prison for blackmailing female friends and acquaintances on Facebook by threatening to publish nude photographs and videos of them unless they complied with his demands of sending him additional sexually explicit images.

San Jose Man Sentenced To Two Years Imprisonment For Damaging Cisco’s Network

San Jose, California - Sudhish Kasaba Ramesh was sentenced Wednesday to 24 months in prison and ordered to pay a $15,000 fine for intentionally accessing a protected computer without authorization and recklessly causing damage, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Craig D. Fair.  The sentence was handed down by the Honorable Lucy H. Koh, U.S. District Judge.

California Man Charged with Federal Hate Crime for Attempting to Stab Black Man

San Francisco, California - Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband for the Civil Rights Division, and U.S. Attorney David L. Anderson for the Northern District of California, and Special Agent in Charge Jack Bennett for the FBI San Francisco Division announced Tuesday that a California man has been charged with a federal hate crime for attacking a black man with a knife on a street in Santa Cruz, California.

Joint FBI-LAPD Investigation into South L.A. Street Gang Leads to 14 Arrests on Federal Charges of Distributing Crack Cocaine and Meth

Los Angeles, California - An investigation led by the FBI and the Los Angeles Police Department Tuesday night and this morning resulted in the arrest of 14 defendants linked to the Hoover Criminal Gang on federal charges alleging the distribution of narcotics, some of which were sold to customers out of two South Los Angeles storefronts.

15 Charged on Drugs and Guns Charges as Part of Anti-Gang Sweep in Concord

San Francisco, California - Complaints were unsealed in federal court Tuesday charging 15 individuals with trafficking drugs and firearms in connection with the Sureños street gang, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson, ATF Special Agent in Charge Patrick Gorman, FBI Deputy Special Agent in Charge Craig D. Fair, DEA Special Agent in Charge Danny Comeaux, and Concord Police Chief Mark Bustillos.