Who Declared War On San Bernadino?

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The recent events in San Bernadino are attributed to “radical islamists” or an act of “terrorism” by “Isis”. But did something much different happen
at the Inland Regional Center on December 2nd, 2015?

San Bernardino is a city located in the Riverside-San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the “Inland Empire”).

The adddress of Inland Regional Center is 1365 South Waterman Avenue, San Bernardino.  The County of San Bernadino surrounds the City of San Bernadino.

Here are some recent headlines from the violent “war on drugs” currently ongoing in San Bernadino.  In preparing my research, I was struck my how violent and intense the “War on Drugs” is in San Bernadino.

Were two innocent Muslims caught up in some crossfire that day by trigger-happy police? “USA Today” recently referred to San Bernadino as “America’s Wiretap Capital”.

From the headlines below it appears that our government is fighting a Mexican Drug Cartel in San Bernadino called the Sinaloa Cartel.  It is described as “an international drug trafficking, money laundering, and organized crime syndicate. “

It also appears that the Mexican mafia has infiltrated the San Bernadino County government, as we can see in the news items below dated February 5th, 2015.  This also would indicate the Mexican drug cartel has also infiltrated law enforcement, making it quite a mess in San Bernadino even before the events of December 2nd, 2015.

Read on….

Published December 14th, 2015:

“How to Tell a Mass Shooting from Gang Gunfire, and Other Lessons from the Forgotten Streets of San Bernardino”

“While that business boomed, many members of L.A. street gangs had moved to San Bernardino to avoid law enforcement, hide from rivals, or sell crack in the region, complicating the longstanding turf battles of local Latino, African-American, and white biker gangs as they created new operations on the east side. Gangs from Las Vegas, Nevada, just three hours away, also moved in, making the mix more explosive still.”

Published December 15th 2015:

“DEA Loses Big Drug Case, Thanks To Illegal Wiretap Warrants Prosecutor Calls ‘Procedural Errors'”

“The problem with the warrants used in this case were numerous. First, many of the suspects were prosecuted in San Bernardino while the wiretap warrants themselves were issued by the friendly courts in Riverside. On top of that, the warrants — which were supposed to be signed only by a top prosecutor — were signed by lower-level lawyers. This practice ran afoul of a restriction enacted in response to the FBI’s abuse of wiretaps to surveil civil rights leaders in the 1960s.”

Published December 11th, 2015:

“RIVERSIDE: 13 guns, vests, drugs seized from home”

“San Bernardino police seized 13 guns from a Riverside home Friday, Dec. 11, along with bulletproof vests, 10 pounds of marijuana, and $7,000 cash. About 10:40 a.m., police searched the home of 38-year-old Tuan Quong Pham, in the 9600 block of Sharon Avenue in Riverside, a news release states.  Pham has been under investigation since Nov. 20, when law enforcement arrested two armed subjects at his store in the 3900 block of North Sierra Way in San Bernardino. 

There was “an increase in criminal activity that seemed to stem from the business,” according to the release, which did not identify the business.

Throughout the investigation, police say they found marijuana being sold illegally there.

Following Friday’s search, Pham was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment, possession of marijuana for sale, and possession of unregistered assault rifles.

Police say three of the assault rifles weren’t registered.

Pham is being held at the Central Detention Center in San Bernardino.”

Published December 3rd, 2015:

“In a city already known for civic dysfunction, San Bernardino could now be known nationally for something worse”

“But even here — in a place battered by drug addiction and decades of economic decline, culminating in the city’s bankruptcy three years ago — the kind of crime that sent an army of law enforcement officers into the streets Wednesday still has the power to spread fear and grief.”

Published December 2nd, 2015:

“Fontana gang member, recently out of jail, charged in shooting”

Published November 20th, 2015:

In this article, San Bernadino is referred to in USA Today as ‘America’s wiretap capital'”)

“Police used apparently illegal wiretaps to make hundreds of arrests”

“RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Prosecutors in the Los Angeles suburb responsible for a huge share of the nation’s wiretaps almost certainly violated federal law when they authorized widespread eavesdropping that police used to make more than 300 arrests and seize millions of dollars in cash and drugs throughout the USA.

The violations could undermine the legality of as many as 738 wiretaps approved in Riverside County, Calif., since the middle of 2013, an investigation by USA TODAY and The Desert Sun, based on interviews and court records, has found. Prosecutors reported that those taps, often conducted by federal drug investigators, intercepted phone calls and text messages by more than 52,000 people.

A county court in Riverside, Calif. authorized far more police eavesdropping than any other court in the USA. Much of it was sought by federal drug agents.”

Published November 15th; 2015:

“56 arrested during Highland gang sweep”

Published on November 4th, 2015:

“SAN BERNARDINO: 180 arrests, 26 hospitalizations at rave acceptable numbers, city manager says”

“Though 26 people were hospitalized and 180 were arrested in San Bernardino at a two-day electronic dance music festival – the type of event that has come under increased scrutiny in the wake of two deaths at a similar festival in Pomona – San Bernardino’s city manager said such numbers were acceptable for such a large event.”

Published on November 2nd, 2015

“Nearly 500 arrested at electronic music festivals in Pomona, San Bernardino”

Published on October 14th, 2015:

“SAN BERNARDINO: 60-pound cocaine seizure prompts arrest

Published on September 12th, 2015:

“32 hospitalized, 300 arrested at Nocturnal Wonderland in Devore”

“More than a third of the arrests — 130 — were for drug-related offenses, and 37 of them were federal cases prompting arrests by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, according to a breakdown by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department breakdown.”

Published on July 31st, 2015:

“2 arrested in fatal shooting of 4-year-old boy playing in Highland frontyard”

“The two men accused in the shooting death of a 4-year-old boy in Highland this week were tracked down because of witnesses’ help, San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials said Friday.”

Published on June 4th, 2015

“Cocaine in SoCal Bust Tied to Mexican Cartel”

“The cocaine belonged to the Mexican Sinaloa cartel, David King, of the task force, said.”

Published on June 4th, 2015:

“$35 million of cocaine seized in massive SoCal drug bust”

Published on May 24th, 2015:

“Stolen Cellphone at Knott’s Berry Farm Leads to Drug Bust at Hesperia Home: Sheriff’s Dept.”

“Deputies uncovered a drug stash and THC extraction lab at a home in Hesperia on Saturday while investigating a report of a cellphone stolen from a woman at Knott’s Berry Farm, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.”

Published on April 13th, 2015:

“SAN BERNARDINO: 2 gallons of PCP seized in bust”

“Thirteen people have been arrested in San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties with four suspects at large who are accused of being connected to an operation running in San Bernardino that supplies drug dealers in Moreno Valley and Gardena, San Bernardino sheriff’s officials said in a news release.”

Published March 11th, 2015:

“Thirteen arrests and over 3,000 marijuana plants seized in Hi-Desert drug bust”

“SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY — In a matter of two days, sheriff’s investigators served five search warrants, arrested 13 people and seized 3,000 marijuana plants.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Marijuana Enforcement Team and deputies from the Hi-Desert conducted investigations resulting in searches at residential properties in Landers and Lucerne Valley Monday and Tuesday, according to a news release.”

Published on February 25th, 2015:

“San Bernardino police find weapons, drugs in connection with carjackings”

Published on February 25th, 2015:

“San Bernardino carjacking suspect’s relatives arrested after search”

Published on February 13th, 2015:

“Ex-aide to San Bernardino County supervisor charged in drug smuggling”

“A former field representative for James Ramos, chairman of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, was charged Friday with two felony counts of smuggling drugs and drug paraphernalia into the Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center in Devore.”

Published on February 11th, 2015:

“Police raid Hells Angels clubhouse in San Bernardino”

“Riverside County sheriff’s SWAT, special enforcement teams from Riverside Police Department, Corona Police Department, San Bernardino Police Department, Riverside District Attorney’s Office, Murrieta Police Department, Hemet Police Department, the Riverside County Gang Task Force (GTF) and Post-Release Accountability Compliance Teams (PACT), police and corrections team all took part in the operation.”

Published on February 5th, 2015:

SAN BERNARDINO: Aide to county supervisor arrested on drug charge (UPDATE 2)

“A 53-year-old aide to the chairman of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors tried to smuggle narcotics to a jail inmate, sheriff’s officials said in announcing the aide’s arrest.”

Published on February 5th, 2015:

“Supervisor Ramos’ rep fired after being arrested on suspicion of giving drugs to inmate”

Published on January 22nd, 2015:

“3 arrested, drugs and military-style weapons seized in standoff”

“San Bernardino neighborhood is evacuated for a SWAT standoff, which leads to 3 arrests”

Published on January 22nd, 2015:

3 Arrested, Weapons Cache Seized After Standoff Ends at San Bernardino Home

Published on October 9th, 2014:

“52 San Bernardino gang members, associates charged in Mexican Mafia drug case”

“A federal indictment unsealed Thursday implicated 52 members and associates of a San Bernardino street gang in a drug-dealing operation that stretched from a local park to state prisons.

The gang, West Side Verdugo, operated under the direction of the Mexican Mafia, transferring drug profits for lawyer fees and taxing local drug dealers, according to the indictment.”

 

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Who Declared War On San Bernadino?

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