Air and Marine Operations to accept delivery of final 41-foot SAFE Boat

San Diego, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations is close to finalizing the upgrading and modernizing of its marine vessel fleet by accepting delivery on the final 41-Foot SAFE Boat Coastal Interceptor Vessel. AMO contractually accepted its final CIV on December 15. The vessel will arrive at AMO’s San Diego Air and Marine Branch in early 2022.

Woman Pleads Guilty to Interfering with a Southwest Airlines Flight Attendant

San Diego, California - Vyvianna M. Quinonez, a Sacramento resident, pleaded guilty in federal court to interfering with a Southwest Airlines flight attendant.

DA Files Hate Crime and other Charges Against Man Who Hung Anti-Semitic Banner over Interstate 805

San Diego, California - San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan announced criminal charges Monday against a man who attacked his neighbor on November 10 while yelling anti-gay slurs. Robert Frank Wilson, 40, is charged with one count of felony battery and a hate crime allegation. He was arraigned today in San Diego Superior Court in the South Bay and pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors say Wilson blocked his neighbor’s driveway, got out of his vehicle and started yelling homophobic slurs at the victim. At one point, Wilson reached into the window of the victim’s vehicle and struck him in the face.

Shigella Outbreak in San Diego County

San Diego, California - The County of San Diego has announced the ongoing outbreak of shigella now stands at 46 confirmed and five probable cases, with slowing cases up one from a week ago and a total of three since the 41 confirmed and seven probable cases reported in the December 3 update.

California Man Sentenced to Life Followed by 30 Years in Prison for Federal Hate Crimes Related to 2019 Poway Synagogue Shooting

San Diego, California - John T. Earnest, a California man who entered the Chabad of Poway on April 27, 2019, opened fire and killed one woman, injured three others, and attempted to kill 50 others, was sentenced today in the Southern District of California to life followed by 30 years in prison for his crimes. 

It’s the Most Recyclable Time of the Year!

San Diego, California - It’s the most - recyclable - time of the year! Think about it. The holiday season brings all kinds of recyclable things into our homes, from wrapping paper and packages, to yes, even our Christmas trees if you’re using a real one.