Crime

Bakersfield cops seize $76M worth of marijuana

California police arrested two young men for carrying more than $76 million worth marijuana after they were pulled over for blowing a red light at Bernard St. and Wendall Ave. in Bakersfield, California.

Confirming the seizure huge amount of marijuana, authorities said 22-year-old Daniel... read more

California man sentenced to 15 years in prison for economic espionage

A California man has been slapped with a jail term of 15 years along with a hefty fine of $28.3 million for leaking a company secret to China.

Walter Liew, a naturalized citizen of the United States, found guilty of receiving 28 million from Chinese companies in exchange for leaking... read more

Snake hoarder sentenced to 100 hours of community service

A Southern California man was sentenced to 100 hours of community service for failing to provide proper care to hundreds of snakes that he kept at his home.

William Buchman, 53, pleaded guilty in Orange County. Entering the misdemeanor plea, he admitted that he had 400 snakes in his home... read more

California activists facing jail terms for sabotaging mink farm in Illinois

Two Los Angeles-area activists are facing multi-year jail terms for sabotaging a Morris, Illinois-based mink farm and freeing nearly two thousand of the animals from captivity.

Tyler Lang, 25, and Kevin Johnson, 27, have been indicted on federal charges of conspiracy and interstate travel... read more

California sheriff's deputy who shot teenager won’t face charges

The Northern California sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a teenager carrying a pellet gun he mistook for a real rifle will not face charges, prosecutors declared on Monday.

Announcing the decision at a news conference, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said Deputy Erick... read more

California man convicted on terror charges files appeal

Hamid Hayat, who was sentenced to 24 years in prison in 2006 for involving in terrorist activities, has mounted a broad assault on his conviction and challenged the ruling.

Thirty-one-year-old Hayat allegedly attended a terrorist training camp in Pakistan and returned to the U. S. to... read more

CHP probing disheveled woman’s beating by a patrolman

California Highway Patrol (CHP) has confirmed that it is looking into the incident in which a patrolman repeatedly punched a woman in the head during an argument on the side of a freeway earlier this week.

On Tuesday afternoon, a highway patrolman was filmed pummeling a disheveled woman... read more

California couple arrested for locking autistic son in dog cage

A California couple is at risk of facing child endangerment charges for locking their 11-year-old autistic son in a dog cage.

Crime scene investigators and detectives from Anaheim found that the parents of the autistic boy put him in a kennel-style cage at their home in order to calm his... read more

Operator of revenge porn site faces trial in California

A young operator of a revenge porn website faces legal action in California as a San Diego court has ruled that the case will go to trial in July this year.

Kevin Bollaert, 27, has been accused of posting thousands of explicit images of women on the revenge porn website ugotposted. com... read more

Police arrests 64-year-old man for cooking & selling meth drug

An elderly California man has been taken into custody by police on suspicion of cooking and distributing an illegal drug called methamphetamine (meth) from his apartment at a retirement community.

Robert Short, 64, was pulled over by Fresno police officers for a routine traffic check on... read more

California man pleads not guilty to bomb charges

The man who was arrested earlier this month for possessing bomb-making materials and posing threat to the public in his apartment pleaded not guilty to the charges on Monday.

Ryan Chamberlain, 42, was arrested on 2nd of June after a three-day manhunt by the FBI. The manhunt was triggered... read more

Riverside woman kills father in drunken driving accident

Just as the world was preparing for Father's Day celebrations, a California woman killed her own father in an alleged drunken driving accident, Riverside police confirmed.

Soukvilay Barton, 37, ran over and killed her 69-year-old father Bounmy Rajsombath on Friday afternoon as he was... read more

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