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Sacramento SD issues PSA on census scams amid COVID-19

Originally published 3-27-20 via Facebook by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office: “Unfortunately, bad people are trying to benefit from the chaos of today. As a result, we have seen an

Covid-19 Sacramento

District Attorney warns of enhanced criminal penalties during state of emergency

Originally published 3-25-20 by the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office ______________________________________________________________ “The State of California is currently under the Governor’s declaration of a public health emergency due to the COVID-19


With masks at the ready, ICE agents make arrests on first day of California coronavirus lockdown

Photo: In Action (L.A.Times) L.A. Times reporter Brittny Mejia details the experiences of ICE agents on the first day of the coronavirus lockdown – “In the darkness of the early


Interpol arrests 121 criminals in 90 countries cashing in on coronavirus

Photo: counterfeit items (Interpol) Robert Gearty with Fox News details an operation to stop those who are dealing illicitly in products associated with the coronavirus pandemic – “Interpol has announced


This Guy Got Arrested For Allegedly Pretending To Have The Coronavirus And Going To Walmart In A Viral Video

Here’s an interesting story from BuzzFeed about a guy who decided to play around with the attention surrounding Covid-19  — “A 31-year-old man from North Carolina has been arrested after

Los Angeles

LAPD warns residents of price-gouging amid COVID-19 pandemic

ABOVE: Stock Photo Originally published 3-23-20 via Facebook by LAPD Headquarters “Regular price: about $5 dollars. #COVID19 price: $80 dollars! LAPD Hollywood Division and LA City Attorney received a tip of

San Diego

San Diego County deputies investigate price-gouging amid COVID-19

PHOTO: San Diego County Sheriff’s Department The San Diego Sheriff’s Department has cited eight people in connection to an investigation into the online price-gouging of high-demand items amid the COVID-19


Napa County health officials call for residents to stay home

Originally published 3-18-20 via Facebook by the Napa Police Department Napa County public health officials have issued a shelter-at-home order, urging residents to stay home for the time being and