Imperial Valley News
San Diego, California - The FBI is offering a reward up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of Rene Arzate-Garcia, aka “La Rana.” Arzate-Garcia is known as a high-ranking member of the Mexico-based Sinaloa Cartel. Arzate-Garcia is wanted by the FBI for allegedly conspiring with other persons to import a large amount of marijuana into the United States.
Sacramento, California - Four days before a trial was set to begin, Robert M. Schaefer, 68, of Sacramento, pleaded guilty Thursday, to possession of child pornography, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Washington, DC - Several of the 2,798 new US Topo quadrangles for California now display public trails along with segments of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. Also the new maps now show improved data layers such as public land survey information, map symbol redesign, enhanced railroad information and new road source data. Some of the data for the trails is provided to the USGS through a nationwide “crowdsourcing” project managed by the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA).
Washington, DC - In this week’s address, the President described the historic understanding the United States – with our allies and partners – reached with Iran, which, if fully implemented, will prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and will make our country, our allies, and our world safer.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces 18 Year Prison Sentence for Cyber-Exploitation Website Operator
Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that Kevin Christopher Bollaert, the operator of a cyber-exploitation website which posted nude photos of individuals with personal identifying information without their consent, was sentenced to 18 years in prison. This case is the first criminal prosecution of a cyber-exploitation website operator in the country.
Calexico, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a previously deported convicted sex offender near the eastern city limits of Calexico on Thursday.