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December 24, 2013 | Category: Commentary

Fresno Man Convicted Of Murder In 2011 Motel Shooting Sentenced To 25 Years To Life

A Fresno man was recently sentenced to 25 years to life after having been convicted of murder in a 2011 shooting. Robert Anthony Garcia, 23, was convicted in July of fatally shooting Leonard Vivian, 25, during an attempted robbery at a Fresno motel in 2011. Garcia’s family had written letters to the trial judge seeking mercy in […]

December 24, 2013 | Category: Commentary

California Chiropractor Pleads Guilty To Healthcare Fraud

A California chiropractor recently pleaded guilty to defrauding Medicare. Houshang Pavehzadeh, a.k.a. “Danny Paveh,” a chiropractor from San Fernando Valley who was the second highest Medicare biller in California for chiropractic services, pleaded guilty to healthcare fraud in violation of federal statutes. He admitted that, between 2005 and 2012, he submitted bills to Medicare for patients […]

December 24, 2013 | Category: Commentary

Fresno Jury Deadlocked in Trial of Woman Accused of Attempted Murder

A Fresno jury recently announced they were deadlocked in the trial of a woman accused of attempting to kill her parents. Nine jurors found Lisa Marie Alarcon, 25, guilty; two jurors found her not guilty; one juror remained undecided. The jurors indicated the deadlock could not be reconciled. As such, Fresno County Superior Court Judge John […]

December 20, 2013 | Category: Commentary

Fresno Resident Sentenced To One Year In Federal Prison For Selling False Identification Documents

A Fresno man was recently sentenced to federal prison after being convicted for his role in a fraudulent document operation. Marco Antonio Quiahua-Panzo, 20, received a one year sentence for conspiring to sell false identification documents and for being a deported alien found in the United States. Quiahua-Panzo also was ordered to forfeit his interest in […]

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