Blog Posts in October, 2013

  • Lights Over Paris Front Man Sentenced To 7 Years For Fraud

    || 25-Oct-2013

    Lights Over Paris singer known as Robb "TaLLLLL" University, whose real name is Robert Mawhinney, 30, is charged with making false statements to obtain millions in loans in order to fund his musical career. Mawhinney's band appeared on the Billboard Heatseeker Albums Chart with their hit "Turn Off The Lights." Mawhinney applied for more than $11 million in loans by ...
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  • Cee Lo Green Pleads Not Guilty To Drugging A Woman's Drink With Ecstasy

    || 23-Oct-2013

    Singer Cee Lo Green, whose real name is Thomas DeCarlo Calloway, 38, pled not guilty to a felony charge of furnishing Ecstasy to a woman at dinner at a restaurant. Prosecutors declined to charge Green with raping the woman while she was intoxicated due to insufficient evidence. Green entered his plea of not guilty and waived his rights to a speedy trial. Sources state that Green allegedly ...
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  • Veteran Deputy Charged With 17 Felonies After Alleged Sex With Teen

    || 12-Oct-2013

    John Augustus Rose II, 43, a veteran Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy, was charged with 17 felony counts of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl. The alleged relationship with the 15-year-old girl, described as a member of a family Rose was acquaintances with, began in March and continued through June. An investigation was launched after sheriff officials were alerted by the ...
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  • Founder Of Silk Road, A Website Marketplace For Drugs, Has Been Arrested

    || 11-Oct-2013

    Ross William Ulbricht, 29, the founder of Silk Road, was arrested of conspiracy to engage in narcotics trafficking, money laundering and computer hacking. Prosecutors in Maryland separately accused Ulbricht of attempted murder for paying $80,000 to have a former employee killed. Prosecutors describe Ulbricht as a criminal mastermind who built an illegal drug empire that they estimated had $1.2 ...
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  • Police Association Manager Convicted Of Embezzling $360,000

    || 10-Oct-2013

    Cindy Ann Su'a, 47, was convicted of stealing $360,000 from the Anaheim Police Association by altering her paychecks with a typewriter correction feature to change the figures on her paychecks after they had been signed by her supervisors. Su'a fraudulently boosted her $65,000 salary to nearly $200,000. She also used the Police Association's online banking to pay her personal bills. ...
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  • New California Law To Protect Against 'Revenge Porn'

    || 9-Oct-2013

    Under the new California law those convicted of illegally distributing explicit images on the internet to harass someone face up to six months in jail and a fine up to $1,000. Without the law, authorities have had no way to fight revenge porn or cyber-revenge. Electronically distributing or posting nude photos of an ex-lover on the internet after a breakup to shame that person in public. The law ...
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  • Man Convicted Of Shooting Passenger In Head After Being Pulled Over For A Traffic Violation

    || 8-Oct-2013

    Juan Diego Valencia, 31, was convicted of second degree murder of his co-worker, Selene Mayoral, 24, after shooting her in the head and pushing her body out of the car. Valencia was stopped by a Los Angeles Sheriff after he turned left without signaling, but before the sheriff could get out of the patrol car, Valencia shot Mayoral in the head and sped off. In the months prior to Mayoral's ...
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  • California District Attorney Suspected Of Arson To Retire

    || 7-Oct-2013

    Sutter County District Attorney Carl Adams announced that he will be stepping down on November 15, 2013, roughly two months after he was named as an arson suspect. Adams was named in a search warrant affidavit as a suspect in the fire at a home of his former lover, Sarah Garibay, who once worked as a paid escort. Garibay told officials that she did not believe that Adams played a role in the fire, ...
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