Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - A painting of three Gambel’s quail has been chosen by a panel of judges as the winning entry in the 2014-2015 California Upland Game Bird Stamp Art Contest. The painting by Tim Turenne of Richfield, Minnesota, will become the official design for the 2014-2015 stamp.
Cincinnati, Ohio - U.S. Customs and Border Protection interdicted nearly 700 shipments of counterfeit merchandise valued at $12 million as part of a Super Bowl XLIX focused operation conducted on January 26-29 at the DHL facility in Cincinnati.
Oakland, California - Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. Delivers Remarks at Oakland Law Enforcement Community Meeting:
California Charter Bus Company Owners Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud and Bank Home Mortgage Fraud
San Jose, California - Two San Jose, California, brothers were sentenced to prison for committing tax fraud and bank fraud, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag of the Northern District of California announced.
Pensacola, Florida - A California man was sentenced in a Pensacola federal courtroom Wednesday to 25 years of imprisonment and ten years of supervision upon release for conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine. This case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office, the Pensacola Police Department and the State Attorney’s Office for the 1st Judicial Circuit.
Newark, New Jersey - A Bergen County man admitted on Wednesday to his role in conspiring to sell seven firearms believed to have been stolen and smuggled out of Iraq after once belonging to the family of Saddam Hussein. The guilty plea follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).