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California DOI Arrest 6 in San Diego Staged Property Theft Scam

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 18, 2014 multiple enforcement teams from the California Department of Insurance arrested six suspects in San Diego County for multiple counts of felony insurance fraud. The operation titled Bogus Burglary focused on …

Michigan Arrests 451 Motorists in Drunken Driving Crackdown

Michigan authorities say they arrested 451 motorists for drunken driving during a three-week impaired driving crackdown in March and early April. The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning announced Thursday that the number was a decrease from 510 drunken driving …

Five Arrested in $130,000 Florida Workers’ Comp Fraud Scheme

Five people were arrested in a Florida organized workers’ compensation scheme. The arrests of Otto Biltres, Tampa, 41; Charles Brown, Tarpon Springs, 38; Kelly Bree Brown, Tarpon Springs, 34; Johnny Alton Lewis, Clearwater, 51; and Joseph T. Jordan, Palm Harbor, …

South South Dakota, Minnesota Troopers Make 188 Arrests in I-90 Operation

Officials say highway patrol troopers from South Dakota and Minnesota have made 188 arrests and issued 522 warnings during a joint enforcement operation on a stretch of Interstate 90. The daylong enforcement effort took place Thursday on I-90 between Chamberlain, …

3 Arrested for Ransacking Louisiana Schools

East Baton Rouge Parish deputies have arrested three people who allegedly broke into and ransacked two Baton Rouge, La., schools. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said in an email to The Advocate the trio broke into LaBelle Aire Elementary School …

3 People Arrested in Connection With North Dakota Copper Thefts

Fargo, N.D., police say three men have been arrested in connection with copper thefts. The Forum reports that the three men were arrested Wednesday on burglary charges. Authorities say the three men stole about 26,000 pounds of copper from Dakota …

Arizona Police Arrest Suspects in Tow Truck Sting

On December 11, 2012, a two-year collaborative criminal investigation, led by the Mesa Police Department, came to a successful conclusion with the arrest of several suspects and service of four search warrants at various valley locations. In 2010, the police …

2 Arizona Men Arrested in Theft of Copper Wire

Two southern Arizona residents have been arrested and charged with stealing copper wire from an abandoned mine shaft. Authorities say they found 46-year-old Victor Gutierrez and 34-year-old Mark Jimenez in an underground tunnel at BHP Billiton’s copper mine in San …

Arrests Made in Undercover Florida PIP Clinic Sting

Two Florida men were arrested for patient brokering and involvement in an ongoing personal injury protection (PIP) fraud scheme in Manatee County. The arrests of Nerber A. Iglesias, 40, and Michael Borkowski, 42, were the result of an undercover sting, …

4 Charged With Selling Counterfeit Merchandise

New Hampshire police say they’ve seized half-a-million dollars in alleged counterfeit merchandise and arrested four people as part of an undercover operation at the Deerfield Fair. About a dozen undercover police officers Thursday afternoon purchased wallets, clothing, jewelry and other …