Articles Tagged With ‘Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)’

“The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, which simultaneously serves as the nation’s prime Federal law enforcement organization. Operating under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of Justice, FBI is concurrently a member of the U.S. Intelligence Community and reports to both the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence.[2] A lead U.S. counterterrorism, counterintelligence, and criminal investigative organization, FBI has jurisdiction over violations of more than 200 categories of federal crime.” From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Violent crime rising faster in California than in U.S.


During a year in which violent crime rose in the United States, California more than doubled the nationwide increase, according to recently released FBI statistics. Following two years of declines, the violent crime rate in the U.S. rose by 3.1... (Continue reading)

Corrupt chief of police gets two years

Ronald Boyd

Former Port of Los Angeles Chief of Police Ronald Boyd was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison for his part in a corruption scheme. Ronald Jerome Boyd, 58, was also ordered to pay $305,054 in restitution. Boyd pleaded... (Continue reading)

Burglar cuts hole in Santa Maria bank wall, steals cash


A burglar broke into a business adjacent to a Santa Maria bank early Monday morning. He then cut a hole in the adjoining wall, entered the bank, took money and escaped. At approximately 5:15 a.m., surveillance footage captured the burglar... (Continue reading)

Police detective sentenced to 5 years in prison

Damacio Diaz and Patrick Mara

A former detective with the Bakersfield Police Department was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for bribery, drug trafficking, and filing a false income tax return, said acting United States Attorney Phillip A. Talbert. On May 31, Damacio Diaz,... (Continue reading)

Remains found at Kristin Smart dig likely belong to animal

Kristin Smart

Authorities are currently analyzing remains recovered last week from a Cal Poly hillside to determine whether they are human or animal and whether they are related to the Kristin Smart case. Two sources who are familiar with the investigation, but... (Continue reading)

Searchers for Kristin Smart find remains

Kristin Smart

FBI agents and San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies found remains during a three-day excavation looking for Cal Poly student Kristin Smart, who was last seen alive more than 20 years. Nevertheless, it may take months before officials know if... (Continue reading)

Items of interest found in Kristin Smart case

Kristin Smart

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s officials are saying items of interest have been uncovered at a Cal Poly hillside where investigators are digging for Kristin Smart’s remains. But, officials are not disclosing what items were found. [KSBY] The items of... (Continue reading)

Search for Kristin Smart’s body at Cal Poly

Kristin Smart

More than 20 years since the disappearance of Kristin Smart, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department is excavating a hillside near the Cal Poly “P” in a search for Smart’s remains. Smart, a native of Stockton, was nearing the... (Continue reading)

Father receives year in prison for illegal campaign donations

Babulal Bera

An 83-year-old La Palma man was sentenced today to 12 months and a day in prison for making illegal campaign contributions to his son’s bid for U.S. Congress, according to acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert. In 2010 and 2012,... (Continue reading)

California mayor admits to taking bribes

Luis Aguinaga

The mayor of South El Monte plead guilty Thursday to taking bribes amounting to $45,000 from a contractor doing business with the city, as well as accepting a bribe during an FBI undercover operation. Luis Aguinaga, 48, agreed to plead... (Continue reading)

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