Imperial Valley News
Lakewood Woman Who Embezzled Hundreds of Thousands in a Scheme That Caused the Failure of a Credit Union Sentenced to Prison
Los Angeles, California - A Lakewood woman who pleaded guilty to a protracted embezzlement scheme that resulted in the failure of a credit union was sentenced today to 21 months in federal prison.
Calexico, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico downtown port of entry Monday discovered more than $1.3 million worth of cocaine and approximately $47,500 worth of methamphetamine concealed inside a BMW SUV.
Calexico, California - Monday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station arrested a previously deported convicted sex offender near the downtown area approximately one mile west of the Calexico port of entry.
Salton City, California - Friday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested two men suspected of smuggling drugs at the Highway 86 checkpoint after agents discovered more than $1,000,000 worth of cocaine concealed in a commercial truck they were driving.
San Diego, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers conducting security operations at California's ports of entry with Mexico performed more than 68 million inspections of travelers, seized more than 76 tons of illegal narcotics and apprehended more than 33,000 immigration violators during federal fiscal year 2014.
Former CIA Officer Convicted For Unauthorized Disclosure of National Defense Information and Obstruction of Justice
Alexandria, Virginia - A former CIA officer was convicted today by a federal jury in Alexandria, Virginia, of illegally disclosing national defense information and obstructing justice.