Felicia C. Adams, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, and Daniel McMullen, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Mississippi, announce that James Everett Dutschke, age 41, of Tupelo, Mississippi, has been arrested on a criminal complaint charging him with knowingly developing, producing, stockpiling, transferring, acquiring, retaining, and possessing a biological agent, toxin, and delivery system for use as a weapon, to wit: ricin; and with attempting, threatening, and conspiring to do the same, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 175(a). If convicted on this charge, Dutschke faces maximum possible penalties of life imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and five years of supervised release.
For Immediate Release: April 24, 2013
Contact: Alexis Brown
Company: Imperial Chamber of Commerce Position: Director of Marketing & Events Phone: (760) 355-1609/Fax: (760) 355-3920
RE: 2013 Freedom Fest- Vendor Application Reminder
To Whom It May Concern:
The following statement is for immediate release.
“Don’t forget to join FM 107.5, The Imperial Chamber of Commerce, Imperial Valley College, and associated parties for Freedom Fest 2013 on Thursday, July 4th. This year marks the
23rd annual celebration of Freedom Fest which has become the largest single day event in Imperial County. Once again, Freedom Fest will be held on the campus of Imperial Valley College located on 380 East Aten Road in Imperial, CA.
Imperial Valley, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents’ recent arrests have led to the successful conviction and sentencing of eight illegal immigrants, all individuals with prior convictions for other crime(s).
The apprehensions took place earlier this year near the border cities of Calexico, El Centro, and Indio. The illegal immigrants, many of which have extensive criminal histories, were presented for prosecution on federal criminal charges.
|GUEVARA-Hernandez, Gonzalo||Sentenced 15 months in federal prison|
|FLORES-Martinez, Tomas||Sentenced 51 months in federal prison|
|CASTRO-Soto, Fidel||Sentenced 33 months in federal prison|
By Mario Conde
The Imperial County Board of Supervisors aprove program that will focus in idenfying and preventing future criminal behavior.
The Board of Supervisors approved a request from District Attorney Gilbert Otero for the Adminstrative Support Services Agreement between the Imperial County Distirct and National Corrective Group, Inc. (CorrectiveSolutions), to intitute a pre-charge, pre-trial, and/or post-trial diversion program in Imperial County referred to as Community Accountability Program. All cost associated with the program will be the resonsabilty of Corrective Solutions.