San Diego, California - Monday, Congressman Juan Vargas led Members of Congress on a visit to various immigration detention facilities in San Diego, including the Refugee Resettlement Office, Otay Mesa Detention Center, San Ysidro Port of Entry, and the Brown Field Border Patrol Station. Members of Congress in attendance included Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, CHC Chairwoman Michelle Lujan Grisham, CAPAC Chairwoman Judy Chu, and Members from across the U.S.. This visit gave Members of Congress the opportunity to witness the effects of the Trump Administration’s family separation policy.

San Diego, California - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the San Diego Violent Crimes Task Force are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the individual responsible for a bank robbery in San Diego, California.

San Diego, California - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the San Diego Violent Crimes Task Force are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the individual responsible for a bank robbery in San Diego, California.

On December 7, 2017, 68 year-old Peter Bentz was reported missing to the San Diego Police Department after he failed to attend Thanksgiving dinner at a relative’s house.  When he was not heard from for several days, family members called police.

San Diego, California - San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan announced a new collaborative court program today that uses a multi-disciplinary approach to address the needs of youth who are victims or are at risk of becoming victims of commercial sexual exploitation. Members of the RISE (Resiliency Is Strength and Empowerment) team are trained to understand the unique issues faced by this population and are committed to engaging the youth in trauma-focused therapy, support services, and resources for building inner strength and empowerment.

Santee, California - The process of leaving county jail and returning to society, often referred to as reentry, can be complicated and filled with challenges.

Vista, California - Earlier this week, a concerned citizen contacted the Sheriff's Department after a contact with a subject claiming to be an undercover deputy sheriff.  Sheriff deputies from the Vista Community Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS) Unit took the case and began an investigation.  During interviews with several employees from businesses in the Main Street area of Vista investigators learned the suspect had passed out other fake business cards and was interacting with juveniles in the area.  During one reported incident, we learned two juveniles were detained by the subject and had their skateboards taken.