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Two men admit using counterfeit credit cards in Washington County, Portland
OregonLive.com

Summary: Two suspects arrested last December after allegedly using counterfeit credit cards in Washington County and other locations have been convicted and sentenced in U.S. District Court in Portland....

Sentence: Zhao and Zou were each sentenced to six months in federal custody, followed by three years of supervised release. Zhao was ordered to pay restitution of $12,211.67 and a special assessment fee of $100. Zou was ordered to pay restitution in an amount yet to be determined and a special assessment fee of $100.

NOTE:  Both suspects have ICE holds

 

Suspect in slaying of border agent Brian Terry extradited to U.S
Breitbart
Lionel Portillo-Meza, accused of killing U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry in a case related to the U.S. government's "Fast and Furious" debacle, has been extradited from Mexico to Arizona, where he'll face murder charges.

He pleaded not guilty when arraigned on Wednesday in Tucson, Arizona and is being held without bond. Along with the alleged mastermind behind the Benghazi attack, Portillo-Meza is the second high profile Obama administration capture in as many days at a time when most of the news regarding this administration has been from bad to terrible.

Portillo-Meza...

Suspect in 2007 crash that killed Marion County deputy remains at large, police say
OregonLive.com

The driver who police believe killed a Marion County deputy and another man in a late-night crash in 2007 remains a fugitive, authorities said.

Tips leading to the arrest of Alfredo De Jesus Ascensio are eligible for a reward of up to $21,000, according to a press release from Marion County Sheriff's Office.

Deputy Kelly Fredinburg, 33, was killed when Ascensio's vehicle crossed the center line on Oregon 99E north of Gervais, according to police at the time. Fredinburg's car caught fire and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

De Jesus Ascensio is wanted on two counts...

Cartel-affiliated groups likely to expand heroin, meth trafficking in Oregon, report concludes
OregonLive.com

Drug trafficking organizations based in Mexico will continue to dominate Oregon's drug underworld, pumping increasing quantities of heroin into the state, according to a new state report.

"Heroin use and trafficking has increased in Oregon...

The assessment was produced by Oregon HIDTA,...

The trends reported in drug use and trafficking aren't good news for Oregon.

The state ranks fourth in the country in the percentage of residents using illegal drugs...

The report warned that "the number of young users will likely grow...

Mexican...

Eric Cantor to surrender House GOP leadership post in July
The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Repudiated at the polls, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor intends to resign his leadership post at the end of next month...

Lawmakers in both parties said the majority leader’s defeat and the prospect of a change within the Republican high command probably signal the demise of immigration legislation along the lines President Barack Obama is seeking....

One Republican said he feared the effects of Cantor’s defeat could be debilitating for the party and the government.

Interviewed on MSNBC, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., said he was worried that Cantor’s...

National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers - Press Release

PRESS RELEASE:

America is undergoing the most intensive campaign of Political Deception ever launched against Americans by her political leaders.

The Administration, the members of the U.S. Senate that voted for S-744, and every other member of Congress that supports a path to

citizenship, regularization or any other form of amnesty for illegal aliens before providing for full protections for National Security (jobs & economy) and Public Safety (the right of the people to be secure in their property and person) are fully responsible for the wave of illegal...

Arizona TV Station Points Out Health Threat (Scabies, Chicken Pox, MRSA Staph Infections) From Illegal Aliens
Vdare.com

A porous border, besides being a security threat, an economic threat, a political threat and a cultural threat, is also a health threat. That should be obvious.

An Arizona TV station (ABC 15 Arizona) ran a good little video about the health threat on the border, specifically along the Texas border.[Immigrants bringing diseases across border?, by Navideh Forghani, ABC 15 Arizona , June 6, 2014]

It’s not long but it’s worth watching. Notice that the two individuals interviewed, Border Patrol agent Chris Cabrera and border resident Jorge Garcia are Americans, of Hispanic...

Arizona rushes aid to site holding migrant kids, complains of fed plan bringing them to state
The Register Guard

PHOENIX — Angry about the federal government sending from Texas to Arizona immigrants who are in the country illegally, Arizona officials say they are rushing federal supplies to a makeshift holding center in the southern part of the state that's housing hundreds of migrant children and is running low on the basics.

Gov. Jan Brewer's spokesman, Andrew Wilder, said Friday that conditions at the holding center are so dire that federal officials have asked the state to immediately ship the medical supplies to the center in Nogales...

... the (illegal) immigrants were mostly...

Man arrested more than seven times legal BAC limit for commercial truck drivers (.04)
OregonLive.com

Oregon State Police arrested a commercial truck driver Friday for driving while intoxicated, his second arrest for the same charge earlier this week in another state.

Sukhvir Singh Deol, 41, of Surrey, British Columbia, was more than seven times the legal limit...

Deol is being charged with DUII, reckless driving, failure to perform the duties of a driver involving a property damage crash, failure to carry and present a license, failure to drive within a single lane and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.

Deol was arrested Tuesday in Sweetwater County, Wyoming...

Obama Responds To Border Crisis by Ordering Even More Incentives for Illegal Entry
DHS Offers Two-Year Renewal of Deferred Action to Illegal Aliens and Encourages All Who Have Not Yet Applied to Do So.
Federation of American Immigration Reform

Washington, D.C. - June 6, 2014) While an unprecedented number of illegal alien minors surge across the border – incentivized by lax enforcement and promises of amnesty – the Obama administration has just announced it is expanding a program that defers the deportation of illegal aliens. In June of 2012, the Obama administration bypassed Congress with an executive action that put into place Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The program, otherwise known as the DREAM Act, grants a reprieve from deportation and work authorization to broad categories of “young” illegal aliens....

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