Sacramento, California - Juan Carlos Cortez-Gomez, 51, of Riverbank, pleaded guilty Monday to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

Sacramento, California - A former civilian employee of the Department of Defense arrived in the United States Friday from Germany to face a charge for assaulting a U.S. military member in the Republic of Korea last year.

Los Angeles, California - A Calabasas physician was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for accepting nearly $800,000 in bribes and kickbacks as part of a conspiracy that unlawfully billed health insurers for compounded medication prescriptions.

San Francisco, California - Joseph Albert Corey pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of wire fraud conspiracy and three counts of wire fraud involving a multimillion-dollar medical device loan scheme, announced Acting United States Attorney Stephanie Hinds and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Craig D. Fair.

San Diego, California - A federal magistrate judge denied bond Friday for one of two Mexican nationals indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with the kidnapping and death of a 19-year-old San Diego man in May of 2020.

Los Angeles, California - A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment charging three Pomona-area gang members and Mexican Mafia associates with murdering an inmate at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in downtown Los Angeles.