Los Angeles, California - A South Los Angeles woman who describes herself on social media as “The Most Hated Hoe in LA” was indicted on federal sex trafficking charges that include allegations that she used the internet to solicit two minor victims to engage in prostitution.

Laredo, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a noteworthy amount of alleged cocaine at the World Trade Bridge in one enforcement action.

Nashville, Tennessee - A 62-count second-superseding indictment was returned by a federal grand jury in Nashville  yesterday, charging 19 members and associates of the Clarksville, Tennessee chapter of the Mongols Motorcycle Gang with various federal crimes, including racketeering conspiracy, murder in aid of racketeering,  attempted murder, kidnapping, robbery, large-scale drug trafficking, and other crimes, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Don Cochran of the Middle District of Tennessee.

Washington, DC - Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced the next Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) ship will be named USNS Newport (T-EPF 12).

South Texas - During the months of January and February 2018, Border Patrol agents throughout the South Texas Corridor disrupted 30 tractor-trailer human smuggling cases resulting in the rescue of 448 illegal aliens. Border Patrol agents discovered the illegal aliens locked in the back of trailers or concealed within the commodity of the trailers, which included furniture and produce. The United States Border Patrol in South Texas has taken a proactive approach in mitigating this smuggling trend through the implementation of the Texas Hold’Em Initiative and recently initiating Operation Big Rig.

The frustrations of commuting to work in heavy traffic apparently forced a driver in China recently to take matters into his own hands, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC].

Laredo, Texas - On March 5, Border Patrol agents seized 101.63 pounds of cocaine near Freer, Texas.  Agents at the Border Patrol Checkpoint on U.S. Highway 59 encountered a Dodge Ram truck at the primary lane. The driver was questioned regarding his immigration status and referred to secondary after a Border Patrol canine alerted to the presence of concealed humans and/or narcotics.  A further search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of 37 bundles of cocaine. 

Charlestown, Massachusetts - USS Constitution and her crew headed underway from the ship's berth in Charlestown, yesterday, in commemoration of the ship's launching 220 years ago and the U.S. Navy's 242nd birthday.