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Archive for August 10th, 2010

Investigation Leads to Arrests of 15 Individuals who Evaded $34 Million in Tobacco Taxes

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced today that special agents with the state Department of Justice, working closely with the U.S. Attorney's office, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the state Board of Equalization, have charged 15 individuals with tobacco smuggling and tax evasion schemes that diverted some $34 million from state and county health care programs and the state's general fund. The three-year investigation has uncovered "rampant [...]

$2.3 Million in Crystal Methamphetamine Seized

SAN DIEGO --- U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at three major ports of entry along the California / Mexico border seized more than $2.3 million worth of crystal methamphetamine hidden in inside secret areas of vehicles. The most significant seizure occurred at the San Ysidro Port of Entry on Friday at about 4 p.m., after 39-year-old female Mexican national driving a Chevy Tahoe attempted to enter the country. CBP officers noticed anomalies while inspecting the vehicle. A CBP [...]

Updates Regarding the Son-Shine Counseling Center

Updates Regarding the Son-Shine Counseling Center

Here are some updates regarding the Son-Shine Counseling Center (SSCC): 1)      We have a new clinician, Helen McClain, LCSW, and she has many skills, with special expertise in working with athletes.  She desires to        develop special programs related to Sports Psychology. 2)      The SSCC now has three bilingual therapists to better serve our bicultural community. 3)      Please check out our new website and forward this email to an interested party. Go to [...]

Calexico Downtown Port Intercept over $2,000,000 in U.S. Currency

Calexico Downtown Port Intercept over $2,000,000 in U.S. Currency

CALEXICO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in collaboration with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents and Border Patrol (BP) agents stopped $2,111,119 in undeclared currency from leaving the United States during an outbound enforcement operation at the Calexico downtown port of entry over the weekend. The incident occurred at about 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 8th, when officers conducting enforcement outbound operations referred a black 2004 Chevrolet [...]

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