San Diego County Gets Grant for Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety Education

San Diego, California - Making sure that people who use local roadways to walk or ride their bikes are safe is the focus of a new safety education program the County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency will be launching.

Landlords Needed to Rent to Veterans and Other Homeless People

San Diego, California - Rorick “Rory” Luepton is looking for landlords.

No, he is not moving, nor does he need a new place to live.

Passons Named HHSA’s Integrative Services Director

San Diego, California - County officials have announced that Omar Passons, an experienced health care policy and land use attorney, is joining the County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA).

Investigators Tie Nine Local Robberies to Burgundy Bandit

San Diego, California - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)’s Violent Crimes Task Force, working in coordination with the San Diego Police Department, El Cajon Police Department and La Mesa Police Department, are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the individual responsible for a series of robberies. To date, investigators have determined that this robber is responsible for nine robberies of local businesses located in San Diego, La Mesa, and El Cajon, California.

Former FBI San Diego Paralegal Specialist Sentenced To Prison For Theft Of Government Funds

San Diego, California - A former paralegal specialist for the San Diego Division of the FBI was sentenced Monday to 24 months in prison for embezzling nearly $250,000 in government funds.  Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Special Agent in Charge James K. Cheng of the Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General’s (DOJ-OIG) Los Angeles Field Office made the announcement.

San Diego Jury Convicts Child Predator

San Diego, California - On Thursday, October 25, a federal jury in San Diego, California, found Isaiah Smallwood-Jackson guilty of production of child pornography, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2251(a) and enticement of a minor, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2422(b), announced United States Attorney Adam Braverman. The convictions trigger mandatory minimum sentences of 15 and 10 years, respectively.