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Roberto Garcia, from Lubbock, Texas, who is on bond, faces a maximum statutory penalty of 20 years in federal prison, a $250,000 fine and a lifetime of supervised release. U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings ordered a presentence investigation report; a sentencing date will be set after that report is completed.
The nine-count indictment against Amurabi Medina-Cruz, 21, was returned Dec. 17. He will have his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge B. Janice Ellington at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 19, at which time the government expects to request his continued detention pending further criminal proceedings.
Jonathan Garcia, 24, of Lathrop, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Morrison C. England, Jr. for possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christiaan Highsmith prosecuted the case.
Juan Yover Estrada-Mancilla, 35, of Colombia, South America, is the last of three defendants to be sentenced in this case. On Oct. 22, Jorge Mario Cuero-Delgado, 47, of Colombia, was sentenced to serve 10 years and one month in federal prison, and Franklin Albeiro Angulo-Montano, 39, of Colombia, was sentenced to serve 11 years and three months in federal prison.
In November, just over a year after the shooting, Kennedy returned to Roseville to receive a Purple Heart and a Distinguished Service award from the Placer County Law Enforcement Agencies Executive Council. The recognition further steeled Kennedy’s resolve to fight back against the violence and crime perpetrated by transnational street gangs.
Sergio Garcia-Rico, 53, pleaded guilty in federal court in August to drug and weapons-related charges, including possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, smuggling goods and making false statements in the acquisition of a fireman.