Man Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Counterfeit Cellphone Scheme

Boise, Idaho - Artur Pupko, 28, of Boise, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to trafficking in counterfeit goods, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis and Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division announced Thursday. Sentencing for Pupko has been set for December 17, 2019 before U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill at the federal courthouse in Boise.

Inmate Sentenced to 20 Years for Distributing Drugs and Cell Phones in State Prison by Bribing an Officer

San Diego, California - Martin Gomez of California was sentenced in federal court today to 240 months in prison for leading a conspiracy to smuggle methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana, and cell phones through a Corrections Officer into a state prison.

4th Annual Los Angeles Fleet Week Concludes

San Pedro, California - The fourth annual Los Angeles Fleet Week (LAFW) wrapped up Monday, with more than 1,200 Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen from six ships experiencing the hospitality of "The City of Angels" and the city of San Pedro.

Professional Skateboarder Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

San Diego, California - Robert Lorifice, a North County professional skateboarder, and his then-girlfriend Elizabeth Alexandra Landis, pleaded guilty in federal court today to possessing methamphetamine and heroin with the intent to distribute.

District Court Orders Texas Company to Stop Selling Adulterated Food

Houston, Texas - A federal court permanently enjoined a Houston, Texas, company from processing and distributing adulterated seafood products in violation of federal law, the Department of Justice announced Friday.

Firefighters Are Free During September at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Escondido, California - In honor of the hard-working firefighters who help to protect people, animals and structures across the region, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park—through the support of California Coast Credit Union—is offering free admission to all active firefighters throughout the entire month of September.