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



San Luis Obispo armed bank robbery

FBI investigators and San Luis Obispo Police officers are investigating the Thursday robbery of the Golden 1 Credit Union on Foothill Boulevard in San Luis Obispo. At about 3:15, the robber entered the bank carrying a handgun and ordered everyone... (Continue reading)

FBI spied on Muslim meetings

FBI agents infiltrated “community outreach’ programs conducted by Muslims in the San Francisco Bay area for four years starting in 2004, according to recently-released documents made public by the American Civil Liberties Union. [San Francisco Chronicle] Agents took names and... (Continue reading)

Is Paso Robles fabricating crime statistics?

"There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics." -- Phrase popularized by Mark Twain Paso Robles Police Chief Lisa Solomon is proclaiming a dramatic drop in crime under her watch, but the numbers she provides to back up... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles couple sentenced to federal prison for smuggling illegal aliens

A husband and wife from Paso Robles who admitted harboring illegal aliens after they were smuggled into the United States and forced to work in sub-standard conditions at the couple’s elder care facilities were each sentenced today to 18 months... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for child pornography umpired girls’ softball

An Atascadero man arrested Tuesday for possessing child pornography worked as an umpire for Atascadero Girls’ Softball, board members confirmed today. Girls from 6-years-old to 18-years-old play softball as part of the Atascadero league. While several board members confirmed Andrew... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man arrested for child pornography

FBI agents arrested an Atascadero man on Tuesday for receipt and possession of child pornography. Andrew Guy Pratt, 47, allegedly received and downloaded child pornography videos from September through November. The Films were of men having sexual activities with girls... (Continue reading)

California leads the nation in hate crimes

California recorded more hate crimes than any other state in 2010, according to recently released findings from the U.S. Department of Justice. California reported 1,331 hate crime offenses in 2010. Three of those crimes occurred in San Luis Obispo. The... (Continue reading)

Arsonists torch Tuolumne County Sheriff vehicles

Arsonists set nearly a dozen Tuolumne County Sheriff’s vehicles on fire earlier today, prompting officials to call in agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms. [ModestoBee] It appears the arsonists pushed a pickup... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande woman sentenced to 15 months for theft

An Arroyo Grande woman who admitted to stealing nearly $110,000 from U.S. Bank and two elderly customers while she was employed at its Arroyo Grande branch was sentenced Monday to 15 months in federal prison, according to the U.S. attorney’s... (Continue reading)

Gangsters getting military training

Federal officials are documenting a growing presence of gang members in the U.S. military, even while state financial support for local gang-busting and narcotics interdiction evaporates. The proliferation of organized criminal elements with military-trained members should raise red flags for law... (Continue reading)