Posts From Dan Anderson

Back to homepage

Erratic driver arrested on suspicion of DUI, possession of unregistered firearm

PHOTO: Merced Police Department Originally 6-7-20 via Facebook by the Merced Police Department: “On June 7, 2020 Officers of the Merced Police Department saw a vehicle driving east on W


Sexual assault suspect escapes, Windsor PD investigating

Photo: Stock image (Source unknown) WINDSOR // Police are investigating an incident of sexual assault after a woman reported being groped by a man near Brooks Road on December 2nd.

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Fraudster Gets 10 Years

Joseph Mele booking photo SANTA BARBARA — 31-year-old Joseph Anthony Mele has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison after entering a no-contest plea to multiple counts of financial


Sacramento construction company owner busted for insurance fraud

William Huffman booking photo SACRAMENTO — 47-year-old William Huffman of Sacramento has been arrested on nine felony counts of workers’ comp insurance fraud and tax evasion. According to the CA


Probation Violator Goes Back to Clink

Timothy James Bennett WILLITS — On December 7th at approximately 8 P.M., CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife noticed a truck parked sideways across the road, blocking it off completely.

Los Angeles

Grand Theft Shenanigans

LOS ANGELES — Last month, 36-year-old Yesenia Oquendo of La Puente got pinched for grand theft in stealing insurance premium payments. As of yesterday, she’s been ordered to pay restitution,

Los Angeles San Diego

More insurance fraud and whatnot

LOS ANGELES — 32-year-old Jason Kwon of Santa Fe Springs and 32-year-old David Chang of Burbank are in hot water. The two face 41 felony counts of insurance fraud, grand

Los Angeles San Joaquin

Bogus claims and insurance pains: More fraudsters pulled into the light

Escalon local Peter Goncalves (41) has been arrested by Department of Insurance detectives on three felony counts of insurance fraud. He is alleged to have filed a fraudulent claim with

Los Angeles San Diego

Insurance fraudsters outed in Los Angeles, San Diego

LOS ANGELES — Constance Gail Fortune (61) has been arraigned in Los Angeles Superior Court, charged with three felony counts of grand theft and one of financial elder abuse. She

Contra Costa Los Angeles San Diego

CA Department of Insurance uncovers more fraudsters

It’s been quite the year for insurance fraud so far, with the latest series of arrests making their way from the Bay Area clear down to San Diego. In Concord,