Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring May 25, 2015 as Memorial Day in the State of California.

San Francisco, California - A California man was sentenced to 13 months today for his operation of the myRedBook.com website to facilitate prostitution announced U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson, and Special Agent in Charge José M. Martinez of the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) Oakland Field Office.

San Francisco, California - Former San Francisco Police Officer Reynaldo Vargas was sentenced today to 12 months in prison for his participation in a conspiracy to steal money and property and provide illegal drugs to informants, announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson.

Sacramento, California - A federal grand jury returned an indictment today against Nathan Alexander Drury, 36, of Chico, charging him with nine counts of production of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

San Francisco, California - Tianjin University Professor Hao Zhang was arrested upon entry into the United States from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in connection with a recent superseding indictment in the Northern District of California, announced Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin, U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag of the Northern District of California and Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson of the FBI’s San Francisco Division.

Sacramento, California - A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment today against Charles Carstersen, 52, of Manteca, charging him with sex trafficking of a minor, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.