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 Maria bandit sought for nine bank robberies

The FBI says the man who robbed a Coast Hills Credit Union on Wednesday is linked to nine bank robberies in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara counties. Authorities have deemed the serial robber the “Seasoned... (Continue reading)

Former congressional staffer arrested for trying to extort pot shop

A former staff member for a United States congresswoman allegedly tried to extort $5,000 out of a Compton marijuana shop, which he claimed would be shut down if he was not paid the money. The... (Continue reading)

California prosecutor and son of Watergate figure arrested for child porn

A California deputy attorney general who is the son of a prominent figure from the Watergate scandal was arrested this week and charged in federal court with possession of child pornography. [Union-Tribune] Federal prosecutors say... (Continue reading)

Former LA County sheriff convicted of obstructing justice

A jury has found former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca guilty of three felonies pertaining to a scheme to impede a federal investigation into corruption and civil rights abuses at county jail facilities. Baca... (Continue reading)

Alleged victims say Paul Flores is a sexual predator

The Arroyo Grande Police Department had the opportunity to arrest Paul Flores for rape prior to the disappearance of Kristin Smart; a retired FBI agent believes Smart’s remains were once buried at the home of... (Continue reading)

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... (Continue reading)

Corrupt chief of police gets two years

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... (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.,... (Continue reading)

Police detective sentenced to 5 years in prison

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.... (Continue reading)

Remains found at Kristin Smart dig likely belong to animal

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... (Continue reading)



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