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02/24/2012

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Feb. 24, 2012

Feb. 21, 2012 — San Juan BEST seize guns and drugs, arrest 8

During a five-day, joint operation, law enforcement partners conducted simultaneous air, sea and land operations to identify, disrupt and dismantle criminal organizations in the Loiza, Puerto Rico area. Full Story

Feb. 21, 2012 — East Texas man sentenced for receiving child pornography

Following his guilty plea, Donald Wayne Waters was sentenced to 151 months in federal prison for searching for and downloading child pornography from the Internet, as well as possessing hundred of images and videos of child pornography. Full Story

Feb. 22, 2012 — Special-needs man named honorary 'Special Agent'

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) Detachment 228 awarded a rare honor to Marcus Cox, 22, of Minot, N.D. Full Story

Feb. 22, 2012 — 'Raza Unida' gang member convicted for methamphetamine trafficking

Orlando Garcia, who was part of a local drug trafficking conspiracy involving gang leadership inside and outside of the Texas prison system, was found guilty in a seven-count indictment Wednesday. Full Story

Feb. 24, 2012 — ICE, CBP repatriates eight cultural artifacts to Guatemala

The artifacts, which were illegally exported from Guatemala in two separate incidents, were officially returned to the country during a ceremony Friday. Full Story