Imperial Valley News
Fresno, California - Timothy Earl Wilson, 46, of Bakersfield, pleaded guilty today to aiming a laser pointer at an aircraft, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Los Angeles, California - The president of a Calabasas firm that was used to run a Ponzi scheme that caused investors to loss more than $100 million pleaded guilty this morning to federal fraud charges.
Calexico, California - Tuesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station seized a 2006 Chevy Suburban and arrested seven individuals attempting to smuggle approximately 257 pounds of marijuana, with an estimated value of more than $154,000 near the intersection of Highway 98 and Interstate 8.
Ocotillo, California - Saturday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a distressed male Mexican citizen who became lost in the mountains west of Ocotillo while attempting to illegally enter the United States.
San Jose, California - A Silicon Valley engineer who possessed one of the largest child pornography collections ever uncovered in the Bay Area has been sentenced to 59 months in federal prison, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.
Seattle, Washington - A Bellevue man suspected of being a top-level administrator for the digital black market website Silk Road 2.0 will make his initial appearance in Seattle federal court Tuesday afternoon, following his arrest on drug conspiracy charges Friday by the Seattle-Tacoma Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST Seattle).