Imperial Valley News
Fresno, California - Pablo Cesar Sahagun, 26, a citizen of Mexico and resident of Bakersfield, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for aiming the beam of a laser pointer at a Kern County Sheriff’s helicopter, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Man Convicted of Assault for Trying to Run Over Deputy U.S. Marshal with a Minivan Sentenced to Federal Prison
Los Angeles, California - A man who was found guilty of assaulting a Deputy U.S. Marshal by trying to run him over with a minivan has been sentenced to 96 months in federal prison.
Calexico, California - Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico downtown port of entry foiled attempts to smuggle heroin across the border in a suitcase and under the gas tank of a motorcycle.
Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station working at the Highway 86 checkpoint, arrested a man suspected of drug smuggling after they discovered packages of methamphetamine hidden inside the spare tire of the vehicle on Wednesday.
Washington, DC - As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to strengthening the criminal justice system, the Department of Justice designated the week of April 24-30, 2016, as National Reentry Week. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro will travel to Philadelphia on MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016, to hold events as part of National Reentry Week with public housing advocates, legal services providers and community leaders where they will announce new efforts to improve outcomes for justice-involved individuals including youth.
Washington, DC - For almost a decade, INTERPOL Washington, the United States National Central Bureau (USNCB), has empowered the nation’s law enforcement to utilize both national and INTERPOL criminal indices. The process of linking states together to use INTERPOL systems, known as federation, will assist officers across the country in making determinations about persons or items they encounter in the field: suspected fugitives, victims, stolen vehicles, stolen travel documents, etc.