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03/03/2015
Tampa, FL
Narcotics
Mosquera was arrested in Colombia and subsequently extradited to the United States. He pleaded guilty Nov. 25.
03/02/2015
San Juan, PR
Child Exploitation
On Friday, HSI special agents arrested Naara Elisa Cruz-Vilar, 28, of San Juan, for transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual conduct. According to the criminal complaint, Cruz-Vilar, a special education teacher at a local school, transported a 15-year-old minor student to her residence with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct with him.
03/02/2015
San Juan, PR
Child Exploitation
As part of Project iGuardian, HSI special agents in St. Thomas organized the largest Internet safety outreach in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) for 8- to 16-year-old kids to provide them with the necessary tools to make smart decisions when navigating the Internet. The event was part of the 2015 USVI Youth Summit sponsored by the USVI Police Department and the local Department of Education.
03/02/2015
Washington, DC
Contraband
Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST) units in the United States (US) gather officers from more than 100 different law enforcement agencies under one roof, ith the objective of identifying, investigating, disrupting and dismantling transnational organizations posing the greatest threat to border security, public safety and national security, by employing the full range of federal, state, local, tribal and international law enforcement resources.
03/02/2015
Washington, DC
Operational
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02/27/2015
Seattle, WA
Contraband
Melquiades Garcia Gonzalez, 29, of Kent, was arrested May 20, 2014, when he attempted to deliver 3 kilograms of heroin to undercover officers in the parking lot of a Home Depot in Kent. When investigators moved in to make an arrest, Garcia Gonzalez fled in his vehicle at a high rate of speed, court records state.
02/27/2015
Washington, DC
Cultural Property, Art and Antiquities Investigations
Foster, along with HSI and Embassy Rome officials, visited several archeological sites in the Lazio Region. In a visit to Ceveteri, an ancient Etruscan archeological site that has been subjected to recent looting, the U.S. team observed a community effort to work with archaeologists to better excavate tombs before looters could remove the contents.
02/27/2015
Mexico City, Mexico
Financial Crimes
Special agents, investigators and attorneys gathered in Mexico City for a three-day law enforcement symposium to collaborate and share information on current money laundering trends. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Attaché Office in Mexico City and the Department of State’s (DOS) Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) hosted the symposium that ended Thursday.
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