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Sacramento doctor arrested for mayhem, battery

SACRAMENTO, CA - A Sacramento doctor was arrested for violations ranging from grand theft, mayhem and battery.

Dr. Efrain Gonzalez is a plastic surgeon News10 first profiled in 2011 report after a woman claimed that he botched a breast implant surgery. That same year, the Medical Board filed an accusation calling for the board to revoke or suspend the doctor's license citing gross negligence, incompetence, and dishonest or corrupt acts.

On Friday, agents raided his Rocklin home and office, and his office in Sacramento. The state Medical Board arrested Gonzalez for mayhem and battery. They also took his wife into custody. Both were arrested for grand theft, false advertising and aiding and abetting the unlicensed practice of medicine.

Siblings' testimony puts child molester in prison

SACRAMENTO, CA - A brother's attempt to help his sister led to putting a convicted child molester in prison.

Santiago Sanchez was convicted of multiple counts of lewd acts with a minor and sexual assault charges on Feb. 15, Sacramento County District Attorney's Office spokesperson Shelly Orio said.

Sanchez was babysitting two girls, ages 8 and 10, and their four brothers on Aug. 2, 2011. One of the brothers said he walked into a bedroom and found Sanchez partially naked and on top of his 8-year-old sister. The brother then left to get help; he rode his bike to several neighbors' homes and then to a local gas station where he called 911.

Orio said during the investigation into Sanchez, officers found that he sexually assaulted the two sisters over the two days before his arrest.

Former Sacramento web producer charged with conspiracy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Justice Department is charging a former web producer for Sacramento-based FOX station KTXL of conspiring with members of the hacker group "Anonymous" to hack into and alter a Tribune Company website. 

Matthew Keys was named Thursday in an indictment filed in federal court in Sacramento. The 26-year-old from New Jersey faces one count each of conspiracy to transmit information to damage a protected computer, as well transmitting and attempting to transmit that information. (See sidebar for indictment.)

The government alleges that Keys gave Anonymous members a login and password for a computer server belonging to FOX40's corporate parent, the Tribune Company. Prosecutors say Keys encouraged the hackers to disrupt the website, and at least one hacker used the credentials to change the online version of a Los Angeles Times story.

Misdialed text leads to 3rd child porn arrest

SACRAMENTO, CA - A third person has been arrested in a child abuse and pornography case that began with a misdialed text message, according to a complaint filed in U.S. District Court.

A Stockton woman, who is not being identified to protect the young victim's identity, was arrested this week by the FBI for allowing her then-boyfriend, Jason Wymer, to sexually abuse the child and take photographs he later stored on his computer.

A federal complaint states that the 5-year-old girl was spending the night at Wymer's ex-girlfriend's Stockton home in August 2011 when Wymer was also staying over.

Wymer first came under the FBI scrutiny in January after a woman misdialed a text message and sent him a picture of her fully-clothed 8-year-old daughter standing in a store. When Wymer texted back asking for more photos of the girl, the woman called the FBI.

Feds: Ringleader of area immigration marriage fraud scheme pleads guilty

SACRAMENTO, CA - A Citrus Heights man faces up to 10 years in federal prison when he is sentenced after pleading guilty to immigration fraud involving what the U.S. Attorney's Office said was a scheme to allow foreign nationals to come to the U.S. under false marriages.

Federal prosecutors said Sergey Potepalov, 57, was the mastermind of a group of 14 defendants who arranged for foreign nationals from Eastern Europe and Russia to marry U.S. citizens to obtain fiance visas and green cards to be in the U.S. The involved U.S. citizens were paid up to $5,000 to participate in the conspiracy and the foreign nationals paid up to five figures, according to court documents.

The defendants were charged with conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, to defraud the United States, to make false statements, and to induce an alien to enter and remain in the United States.

Sacramento PD unveils new online crime mapping tool

SACRAMENTO, CA - Want to know what and where crimes are being reported in your community?

The Sacramento Police Department says residents can do that now with its new online crime mapping website tool.

The program works on computers and iPhones. The user selects the city and up pops icons depicting the various crimes, the street block and when they were reported.

Crime reports in any city that subscribes to RaidsOnline can be checked.

Colfax woman accused of molesting own daughter

SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CA - A woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon for sexually molesting her young daughter and allowing three other men to molest the child also, FBI court documents say.

The woman, who is not being identified in order to protect the child's identity, was booked into Sacramento County jail after an FBI investigation.

According to court documents, Jason Wymer, a man who was busted for child pornography, told the FBI during an interrogation about molesting the girl at a party in October 2010.