Category: Crime and Punishment

April 6, 2012

Mexico’s top drug cartel boss sentenced in San Diego

A top Mexican drug cartel boss — arguably Latin America’s answer to Al Capone or John Gotti — was sentenced Monday to 25-years in federal prison for racketeering and conspiracy to launder money, according to sources in the U.S. Justice …

February 1, 2012

Deadly, violent illegal aliens deserve no favors, says US lawmaker

Filed under: Crime and Punishment,Immigration - 01 Feb 2012

According to government reports, an criminal alien from Haiti who was ordered deported by an immigration judge in 2007 after being convicted for two felonies was released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in October 2010 and went on to …

October 7, 2011

Amanda Knox acquittal: Sloppy crime scene analysis created injustice

Filed under: Crime and Punishment - 07 Oct 2011

The judges and jury have overturned American citizen Amanda Knox’s conviction for murder of Meredith Kercher, in one of the most controversial international crime cases in the new millennium.

September 28, 2011

Secretary Of State Opens Investigation Into Voter Registration By Former CSUF Illegal Alien Student Body President Pedro Ramirez

Filed under: Crime and Punishment,Immigration - 28 Sep 2011

Fresno, CA — September 21, 2011 — Self-described citizen’s advocate Neil O’Brien and 2012 Novato city council member candidate Jerome Ghigliotti say the Secretary of State is investigating their complaints and letters about a fraudulent voter registration card for former …

September 8, 2011

Female journalists brutally murdered in Mexico City

Two female Mexican journalists were discovered brutally murdered in the Mexican capital, according to a U.S. DEA agent working in Mexico City, who spoke on condition of anonymity. They are the latest casualties in a war just as deadly and …

August 25, 2011

La Raza Unida leader sentenced to life in prison for racketeering

La Raza Unida (The United Race) leader Johnny Joe Guerra faces spending the rest of his life in federal prison for drug trafficking while two other members of the La Raza Unida gang will be serving lengthy prison terms for …

August 24, 2011

Iraqi drug gang smashed by cops in California

Filed under: Crime and Punishment - 24 Aug 2011

Federal authorities are warning several state and local police departments about the increased drug trafficking activity of Iraqi nationals now living in the United States.

August 18, 2011

Former New York top cop hired by Brits to lead anti-gang operations

Filed under: Crime and Punishment - 18 Aug 2011

British Prime Minister David Cameron has hired the former New York City police commissioner and Los Angeles police chief William Bratton to help combat Britain’s out-of control street gangs, who were alleged to be the main culprits of the riots …

August 10, 2011

Serial killer Ted Bundy’s blood sample could solve cold cases

Filed under: Crime and Punishment - 10 Aug 2011

Before being strapped to the electric chair in Florida in 1989, the notorious and prolific serial killer Ted Bundy — know to law enforcement as “The Deliberate Stranger” — confessed to more than 30 savage murders.

July 30, 2011

Yakima, Washington, Apple Country and Home of the Drive-By Shootings

Thirty some years ago when I first moved to Yakima, I couldn’t help but admire the beauty of the region. To the West, we have the forward slopes of the Cascades, wildly rich in steep canyons, forested with pine trees …

June 18, 2011

Brits create new crime fighting agency

The United Kingdom this week unveiled its own version of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation which the Home Office named the National Crime Agency (NCA). However, when viewing the U.K.’s new agency, it’s more like Her Majesty’s Secret Service …

June 11, 2011

Mexicans blast execution of criminal alien murderer in Texas

Mexicans on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border are protesting the upcoming execution of a criminal alien rapist and murderer scheduled for July 7, 2011, in Texas.

May 30, 2011

Judges Run Amok

There has always been a problem with the judiciary in this country. Too often judges confuse their roles and think of themselves as lawmakers and executives, instead of just judges. They want to make the law, not just interpret it. …

April 22, 2011

Craig’s List Ripper: Crime scene may reveal ID of murderer

Filed under: Crime and Punishment - 22 Apr 2011

The remains of ten people have been found dumped along the side of a beach-front road in a peaceful, affluent holiday resort on New York’s Long Island. The deaths are believed to be the work of a serial killer.

April 14, 2011

Mexicans discover mass graves while protesting drug war

A national protest — with demonstrations in two dozen Mexican cities and towns — against drug-related violence was abruptly interrupted by news reports of the discovery of 59 bodies in mass graves. The bodies were discovered by police officers investigating …

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