Sacramento, California - Working aggressively to protect Californians from the winter storms impacting much of the state, Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday issued the following statement on emergency response efforts now underway.

Sterling, Virginia - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Washington Dulles International Airport arrested two men in one week who were each wanted on felony child sex assault and molestation charges.

Ocotillo, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued an undocumented individual in the Jacumba Wilderness region near Ocotillo Tuesday evening.

Indio, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two United States citizens accused of smuggling illegal narcotics early Monday morning. 

Fresno, California - Lorenzo Amador, 23, of Mendota, was sentenced on December 17, 2021, by United States District Judge Dale A. Drozd to five years and three months in prison for assault with a deadly weapon in aid of racketeering and conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, Acting United States Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. 

Los Angeles, California - Federal prosecutors filed fraud charges against a New Jersey man who allegedly posed as a former player for the New England Patriots, which allowed him to purchase family versions of the team’s 2016 Super Bowl championship ring – supposedly as gifts to relatives of quarterback Tom Brady – one of which was sold at auction for more than $337,000.