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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Santa Barbara County Man accused of producing child porn

Christopher Robin Coates

A Carpinteria man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly producing, receiving, distributing and possessing child pornography – crimes he allegedly committed soon after completing a state prison term as a result of other child pornography offenses. Christopher Robin Coates, 41, is... (Continue reading)

Hazmat team removes powdered briefs from Grover Beach

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What happens when someone receives the wrong package from Amazon, one with several odd items including men’s undergarments sprinkled with a cosmetic powder? Roads are closed and the San Luis Obispo County Hazardous Materials team is called in. On Sunday... (Continue reading)

Former undersheriff convicted of obstruction of justice

Paul Tanaka

The second in command of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department was found guilty Wednesday of two obstruction of justice charges for overseeing efforts to derail a federal investigation into corruption and civil rights violations by sheriff’s deputies at two downtown... (Continue reading)

Central American gangsters suspected in Santa Maria murders

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Authorities arrested 15 foreign nationals from Honduras and El Salvador early Thursday morning as part of a multi-state operation targeting suspects in the city of Santa Maria’s recent murder spree. All of the suspects who were arrested are members or... (Continue reading)

Leland Yee sentenced to five years in prison

Leland Yee

Former Democratic State Sen. Leland Yee received a five-year prison sentence for vote selling. Yee was arrested in 2014 after an FBI sting caught him promising votes and guns to an undercover agent who was funneling him contributions. [LA Times]... (Continue reading)

San Bernardino victims deserve justice

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OPINION by Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Jim Comey The San Bernardino litigation isn’t about trying to set a precedent or send any kind of message. It is about the victims and justice. Fourteen people were slaughtered and many more... (Continue reading)

Judge orders Apple to help feds hack terrorist’s iPhone

Syed Rizwan Farook

A federal judge ordered Apple Inc. to help the FBI break into the passcode-encrypted iPhone of the lead terrorist in the San Bernardino massacre. The company responded with a statement saying the order undermines decades of security advancements and threatens... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man facing federal conspiracy charges

Neil Wampler

A federal judge at a U.S. District Court in Los Angeles denied bail Friday for a Los Osos man who participated in the armed occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon. Neil Wampler is to be extradited to Oregon to... (Continue reading)

FBI arrests Los Osos man who joined Oregon occupation

Neil Wampler

The FBI arrested Los Osos resident Neil Wampler during a sweep in which federal agents rounded up protesters who participated in the armed occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon. FBI agents arrested Wampler at his home Wednesday night. [Tribune]... (Continue reading)

Marquez indicted in San Bernardino terrorist attack

Enrique Marquez Jr.

A longtime friend of Sayed Rizwan Farook, the male shooter in the San Bernardino terrorist attack, was named Wednesday  in a federal grand jury indictment that charges him with conspiring with Farook in 2011 and 2012 to provide material support... (Continue reading)



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