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Tehama

Search warrant after investigation yields arrest, guns

Photo: Anthony Wagner and confiscated guns A combined effort from several law enforcement agencies in an investigation led to an arrest and the confiscation of multiple firearms per this press

Los Angeles

Sophisticated Real Estate Fraud Scheme Defendant Sentenced for Theft of Over $1.4 Million

LOS ANGELES – The final of four defendants in a $1.4 million real-estate fraud scheme has come under the gavel for the sophisticated ruse to bilk lending institutions. Their two-year

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Insurance Agent Pockets Money, Leaving Client Uninsured During Deadly Mudslides

Photo: Mark Lynch After receiving complaints from his clients, the California Department of Insurance opened an investigation into the insurance dealings of 40-year old Mark Lynch. They discovered Lynch defrauded

Kings

$50,000 worth of cheese stolen over two years

Photo: Roderick Domingo Ransom and Jairo Mariano Osorio Alvarez LEMOORE – An investigation began on August 22, 2019 into the theft of $50,000 worth of cheese from the Leprino Food

Ventura

Lottery Scamster Busted

Ventura County – Ventura County Sheriff’s Department detectives arrested 63-year-old Los Angeles resident Nelson Davila Cruz on the afternoon of October 10th immediately after he fled the premises of The

San Luis Obispo

Company bookkeeper steals nearly $1 million

Photo: Joy Noel Wilde CRESTON – An allegation came in to the San Luis Obisopo County Sheriff’s Office on July 9 from G. Wiemann Construction concerning a possible grand theft

Orange

Orange County DA Prosecutes Adjuster Who Stole Thousands from Clients

Photo: John Schoon On 01/17/2015, the California Department of Insurance revoked 54-year old John Schoon’s licensing rights and privileges as a public adjuster, but he did not let that stop

Riverside

Target scammers steal $100,000 worth of merchandise

RIVERSIDE – A Target employee and his female accomplice concocted an embezzlement scheme that resulted in over $100,000 worth of items from the stole being stolen. It also resulted in

El Dorado

County worker has inmate help him in side job

Photo: Ricci Chavez EL DORADO – An El Dorado County maintenance worker was caught doing side jobs using inmate labor. Arrested and charged with felony embezzlement was 33-year-old Ricci Chavez.

Ventura

Mom Busted as Bogus School Booster

Photo: Jenna Leporati Ventura County – 46-year-old Moorpark resident Jenna Leporati is both the mother of a Flory School student and an active member of the school’s “booster club,” which