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Who Steals From Homeless Youth? This Former Fresno IRS Worker.

What kind of thief steals from homeless people and at-risk youth? A federal jury in Fresno decided Thursday that 46-year-old former IRS employee Marcela Heredia is exactly that kind of thief. Now, the former Fresno resident faces up to 20 years in prison...
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Former CHP Officer Charged With Receiving Child Pornography

REDDING — A retired California Highway Patrol officer from Redding was arrested Monday after being indicted on federal child pornography charges on Thursday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. Timothy Allen Horwath, 50, knowingly received depictions of childr...
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17 Years in Prison for Madera Woman in Child Porn Case

A 32-year-old Madera County woman was sentenced Monday to nearly 17 years in prison for aiding and abetting the production of child pornography, the Department of Justice said. U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd imposed the sentence on Ashley Nicole Maddox, ...