SAN FRANCISCO – Three San Francisco Mission District (SFMD) Norteño gang members who murdered and attempted to murder four victims in San Francisco between January 2018 and July 2019 were sentenced today to prison terms ranging from 21 to 33 years following their convictions on racketeering conspiracy charges, announced First Assistant United States Attorney Patrick D. Robbins and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent in Charge Robert K. Tripp. The sentences were handed down by the Hon. William H. Orrick, Senior United States District Judge.
A Utah man was sentenced today in the District of Columbia after he pleaded guilty to assaulting law enforcement during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the 2020 presidential election.
Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge William F. Jung has sentenced John Kennedy Braun (51, Brandon) to 20 years in federal prison for robbing a bank in the Carrollwood neighborhood of Tampa, Florida. Braun’s co-defendant, Timothy Paul Longworth (44, Tampa), was previously sentenced to 6 years and 8 months in federal prison for his role in the bank robbery.
Jacksonville, Florida – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announced that Jason Charles Nicholas (54, Ramona, CA) has pleaded guilty to distributing child sexual abuse materials over the internet. At sentencing, Nicholas faces a mandatory minimum penalty of 5 years, and up to, 20 years in federal prison and a potential lifetime term of supervised release. Nicholas was arrested on September 21, 2023 in San Diego County, California, and was ordered detained pending the resolution of this case.