Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - Spring is a busy time of year for wildlife. Bears, deer, birds and bobcats as well as dozens of other species emerge from winter ready to fill their bellies and raise their young. Because of this increase in wildlife activity, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reminds people to leave young wildlife alone if they come across them. The improper handling of young wildlife is a problem in California and across the nation, especially in spring.
Fresno, California - Friday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Sacramento Field Office Special Agent in Charge Monica Miller and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) San Francisco Field Division Special Agent in Charge Joseph M. Riehl announced the arrest of four Fresno residents for alleged violations of federal law related to their roles in a drug conspiracy.
Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns al-Shabaab’s terrorist attack on the Maka al-Mukarama Hotel in Mogadishu yesterday. We extend our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the innocent victims killed in the attack and our regrets to the many who were injured. The United States praises the Somali forces for their response to this terrorist attack.
New York - The former chief executive officer and former managing director of a U.S. broker-dealer (the Broker-Dealer), were sentenced to prison Friday for their roles in a scheme to pay bribes to a senior official in Venezuela’s state economic development bank, Banco de Desarrollo Económico y Social de Venezuela (Bandes), in return for trading business that generated more than $60 million in commissions.
Man Who Tied Rope Around Neck of James Meredith Statue on University of Mississippi Campus Indicted on Civil Rights Charges
Oxford, Mississippi - Acting Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Felicia C. Adams of the Northern District of Mississippi and Special Agent in Charge Donald Alway of the FBI Jackson Office announced Friday that a man was charged with federal civil rights crimes for engaging in threatening conduct directed at African American students and employees at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi.
Camden, New Jersey - A New Jersey man was sentenced Friday to twenty four months in prison for providing immigration documents involving sham marriages and attempting to deposit a fraudulent tax return check of more than $100,000. The sentencing follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).