Imperial Valley News Center
Los Angeles-area methamphetamine trafficking ring allegedly shipped drugs to Hawaii disguised as Aztec calendars and statues
- Written by ICE
Santa Ana, California - Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), this morning arrested eight defendants named in a grand jury indictment that alleges a scheme to send methamphetamine to Hawaii, including nearly 12 kilograms of narcotics made to look like decorative Aztec calendars and statues.
- Written by White House
Washington, DC - "We have to make sure American farmers and their families, wherever they may be, wherever they may go, have the infrastructure projects that they need to compete and grow." ~ President Donald J. Trump
- Written by IVN
Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is announcing five vacancies on the CDFA Apiary Board. The board consists of five members appointed by the CDFA secretary. Members are beekeepers who reside in California and who represent the major geographical divisions of the beekeeping industry. The Apiary Board is advisory to the secretary on all matters related to the beekeeping industry and may make recommendations on all matters affecting the activities of the department in relation to the beekeeping industry, including an annual review of the department’s apiary program.
- Written by Rewards for Justice
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State's Rewards for Justice Program is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the identification or location of Al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) senior regional leader Khalid Saeed al-Batarfi, and is increasing from $5 million to up to $10 million its reward for information leading to the identification, location, arrest, and or conviction of the leader of AQAP Qasim al-Rimi.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - A California-based physician and the two companies he controls have settled charges of deceptively advertising that “amniotic stem cell therapy” can treat serious diseases, including Parkinson’s disease, autism, macular degeneration, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, and heart attacks.
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "I am pleased to announce that following the May 14 opening of the U.S. Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem, we plan to achieve significant efficiencies and increase our effectiveness by merging U.S. Embassy Jerusalem and U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem into a single diplomatic mission. I have asked our Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, to guide the merger.
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