Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant:

Calexico, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested two previously deported sex offenders Saturday morning.

Winterhaven, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Andrade port of entry stopped a man with almost 200 pounds of methamphetamine in his car on Thursday.

Richland, Washington - A Richland, couple and their companies, HTG Trucking LLC and Freedom Fuel Inc., were sentenced Thursday in federal court in Richland, Washington for fraud and false statement charges in connection with a renewable energy fraud scheme, announced Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Bossert Clark of the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington William D. Hyslop.

Washington, DC - During a ceremony Wednesday in Washington, D.C., FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich was appointed by Attorney General William P. Barr to the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice. On October 28, 2019, President Donald J. Trump signed Executive Order No. 13896 authorizing and designating the Attorney General to create such a Commission that would explore modern issues affecting law enforcement that most impact the ability of American policing to reduce crime. The launch of the Commission was announced at the ceremony, as well.

Indianapolis, Indiana - Two officials from the local Iron Workers union pleaded guilty Friday for their role in a brutal assault on a group of non-union ironworkers in Dyer, Indiana.  The attack, which left multiple workers with serious injuries, was part of an effort to obtain a contract for the union to assist with the construction of the Plum Creek Christian Academy, a school affiliated with the Dyer Baptist Church.