Jackson, Mississippi - The Honorable Judge Keith Starrett, of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, sentenced defendant Louie Bernard Revette, 38, to serve 11 years on federal charges for his commission of a crossburning on Oct. 24, 2017, in Seminary, Mississippi. Revette previously pled guilty on April 12, to one count of interference with housing rights, a federal civil rights violation, and one count of using fire to commit a federal felony. Revette, along with a co-conspirator whom he recruited, built and burned a wooden cross near the home of a juvenile victim, M.H., who lived in a predominantly African-American residential area of Seminary.

Washington, DC - Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump declared that an emergency exists in the State of South Carolina and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Dorian beginning on August 31, 2019, and continuing.

El Paso, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Texas Highway 62/180 immigration checkpoint  in El Paso, Texas, , seized almost six pounds of cocaine August 21.

Washington, DC - Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Louisiana and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Barry from July 10 to July 15, 2019.

Alexandria Bay, New York - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Alexandria Bay Port of Entry arrested a 26-year-old man from West Fargo, North Dakota who was wanted for multiple felony sex offenses in Stevens County, Minnesota.

Hidalgo, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge were busy this weekend not only processing legitimate trade and travelers but intercepting narcotics worth a total of $4,613,000.