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NCIS ASSISTS IN $158.5 MILLION HEROIN SEIZURE
On Nov. 17, multinational naval task force Combined Task Force 150, with assistance from a Special Agent (SA) out of the Middle East Field Office (MEFO), intercepted an Iranian dhow northeast of Dar Salaam, Tanzania, and seized 388.4 kilos of heroin.
12/9/2014NCIS_Assists_in_Heroin_Seizure_Nov 2014NCIS_Assists_in_Heroin_Seizure_Nov 2014.pdf
Navy Engineer Arrested for Attempting to Send USS Gerald R Ford Schematics to the Eqyptian Government
Mostafa Ahmed Awwad, 35, of Yorktown, Virginia, was arrested today on charges of attempting to steal schematics of the Navy’s newest nuclear aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford.
12/5/2014Navy Engineer Arrested for Attempting to Send USS Gerald R Ford Schematics to the Eqyptian Government- DOJ 12-5-2014Navy Engineer Arrested for Attempting to Send USS Gerald R Ford Schematics to the Eqyptian Government- DOJ 12-5-2014.pdf
Colombian Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Importation Conspiracy Charge
Richard Mosquera Mosquera (44, Colombia, South America) today pleaded guilty to conspiring with others to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, knowing and intending that it would be unlawfully imported into the United States.
11/25/2014Colombian Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Importation Conspiracy Charge- DOJ 11-25-2014Colombian Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Importation Conspiracy Charge- DOJ 11-25-2014.pdf
Indictment Charges Norwich Man With Assaulting Federal Officers at Naval Base in Groton
The indictment alleges that, on November 13, 2014, BRUNACHE assaulted two Department of Defense Police Officers at the Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton.  During the assault, BRUNACHE brandished a knife and stabbed one of the officers in the leg.
11/24/2014Indictment Charges Norwich Man With Assaulting Federal Officers at Naval Base in Groton DOJ 11-24-2014Indictment Charges Norwich Man With Assaulting Federal Officers at Naval Base in Groton DOJ 11-24-2014.pdf
Former USN Nuclear Systems Admin Sentenced to 2 Years for Hacking
Nicholas Paul Knight, 27, of Chantilly, Virginia, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James H. Payne to 24 months in prison. At the time of the hacking attacks Knight was a U.S. Navy Nuclear Systems Administrator aboard the USS Harry S. Truman.
11/21/2014Former USN Nuclear Sys Admin Sentenced DOJ 11-21-2014Former USN Nuclear Sys Admin Sentenced DOJ 11-21-2014.pdf
Los Macheteros 05-14-14
A former member of the violent Puerto Rican separatist group, "Los Macheteros" was sentenced at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn to five years in prison for his part in a 1979 attack on a busload of US Navy personnel. 
5/14/2014Los Macheteros 05-14-14Los Macheteros 05-14-14.pdf
SECNAV Swears in New NCIS Director
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus swore in Special Agent Andrew Traver as the fifth civilian director of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) at NCIS Headquarters in Quantico, Va. on October 7.
10/9/2013New NCIS Director Takes OathNew NCIS Director Takes Oath.pdf
Navy Yard Response
 A Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) contractor opened fire inside the NAVSEA headquarters building on Washington Navy Yard, Sept. 16.
9/30/2013Navy Yard ResponseNavy Yard Response.pdf
NY Shooter's Weapon Shows Troubled Mind
Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis was on the loose for about an hour during his Sept. 16 rampage, engaging law enforcement officials in a series of gun battles inside the headquarters of Naval Sea Systems Command.
9/25/2013NY Shooter's Weapon Shows Troubled Mind 09_25_2013NY Shooter's Weapon Shows Troubled Mind 09_25_2013.pdf
NCIS, Belizeans Build Interoperability During Southern Partnership Station 2013
Agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service Security Training Assistance and Assessment Team Atlantic (NCIS-STAAT-LANT) completed almost three weeks of training with members of the Belizean coast guard and police forces on March 9.
3/12/2013NCIS and Belizeans Build Partnership March 2013NCIS and Belizeans Build Partnership March 2013.pdf
Former Navy Sailor Charged with Attempted Espionage
Robert Patrick Hoffman II, 39, of Virginia Beach, Va., has been indicted by a federal grand jury for attempting to provide classified information to individuals who he believed to be representatives of the Russian Federation. 
12/6/2012Fmr Navy Sailor Charged Attempted Espionage- 6-DEC 2012Fmr Navy Sailor Charged Attempted Espionage- 6-DEC 2012.pdf
HSV-SPS NCIS Continue Subject Matter Expert Exchange in Peru
A Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) team embarked on High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) as HSV-Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12) began the second iteration of its subject matter expert exchange (SMEE) in Callao, Peru, Jan. 30.
2/1/2012HSV-SPS NCIS Continue SMEE in Peru - FEB 2012HSV-SPS NCIS Continue SMEE in Peru - FEB 2012.pdf
FPD Indonesia - Setting the Standard for Security in the “Ring of Fire”
Force Protection Detachment (FPD) Indonesia, led by
the U.S. Naval Criminal Investigative Service, is the front line of defense for all DOD forces visiting and training in Indonesia.
10/1/2011JCS Guardian Fal 2011 - FPD IndonesiaJCS Guardian Fal 2011 - FPD Indonesia.pdf
U.S. Navy Rescues Iranian Fishing Vessel from Pirates in Arabian Sea
Forces assigned to the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group, rescued an Iranian fishing vessel from pirates in the northern Arabian Sea, Jan. 5.

1/6/2012US Navy rescues Iranian fishing vessel - 6 JAN 2012US Navy rescues Iranian fishing vessel - 6 JAN 2012.pdf
Zero Tolerance: NCIS Aims to Prevent Sexual Assault Crimes
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) issued important guidelines and tips on how individuals can report and prevent sexual assault crimes through NCIS' Crime Reduction Program, Dec. 26.
12/27/2011CRP sexual assault prevention - OCT-DEC 2011CRP sexual assault prevention - OCT-DEC 2011.pdf
Yemeni Man Sentenced for Acts of Piracy under the Law of Nations
Mounir Ali, a/k/a “Muner Ali,” 23, of Yemen, was sentenced to life in prison for acts of piracy against the S/V Quest, which resulted in the murder of United States citizens. Ali previously pled guilty to the piracy charge on July 7, 2011. 
10/21/2011Yemeni man sentenced for piracy against SV Quest - OCT 2011Yemeni man sentenced for piracy against SV Quest - OCT 2011.pdf
Somali pirates sentenced for attack on S/V Quest
Ali Abdi Mohamed, a/k/a Basher, 30, and Burhan Abdirahman Yusuf, a/k/a Burhan or Famah, 31, were sentenced to life in prison for their roles in the pirate attack against the S/V Quest, which resulted in the murder of four U.S. citizens.
8/22/20112 Somali pirates sentenced for SV Quest attack - AUG 20112 Somali pirates sentenced for SV Quest attack - AUG 2011.pdf
New Force Protection Detachment (FPD) program established at the U.S. Embassy to Mauritius and the Seychelles
 FPDs are located at many U.S. Embassies worldwide to collect, coordinate, and report current and relevant threat information that may impact transiting U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) personnel.
1/18/2011New FPD in Mauritius and Seychelles - JAN 2011New FPD in Mauritius and Seychelles - JAN 2011.pdf
Somali pirates sentenced to life in prison on S/V Quest piracy charges
Mohamud Hirs Issa Ali, a/k/a Sanadaaq, 32, and Jilani Abdiali, a/k/a Ilkasse, 20, both of Somalia, were sentenced to life in prison for their acts of piracy against the S/V Quest, which resulted in the murder of four United States citizens.
12/15/2011Somalis Sentenced to Life in Prison on Charges Relating to Piracy of the SV Quest - 15 DEC 2011Somalis Sentenced to Life in Prison on Charges Relating to Piracy of the SV Quest - 15 DEC 2011.pdf
NCIS Investigation Helps Convict Somali Pirates
Somali pirate pleads guilty to maritime hijackings, kidnappings, and hostage takings in NY federal court.
5/18/2010NCIS assists in conviction of Somali piratesNCIS assists in conviction of Somali pirates.pdf
Georgia Man Sentenced to Jail for Impersonating Federal Officer in Key West
GA man posed as Army Lieutenant Colonel, intervened in naval disciplinary matter
7/27/2010GA man sentenced for impersonating officer in FL - 27 JUL 10GA man sentenced for impersonating officer in FL - 27 JUL 10.pdf
Man Who Forged NCIS Credentials to Gain Access to Naval Weapons Station Sentenced
Man poses as NCIS agent
7/27/2010lewis harry sentencinglewis harry sentencing.pdf
Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Agents Target 20 in Operation Safe Child
NCIS agents assist Rhode Island State Police and other law enforcement agencies in executing search warrants targeting people suspected of child exploitation and obtaining and sharing child pornography online.
8/18/2010RI Operation Safe ChildRI Operation Safe Child.pdf
Somali Pleads Guilty to Acts of Piracy Against USS Ashland
NCIS assisted FBI and other members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force in conducting investigations into piracy charges against Somalis who chased, came alongside and started firing at USS Ashland, a U.S. Navy vessel, in the Gulf of Aden.
8/27/2010Somali Piracy Against USS AshlandSomali Piracy Against USS Ashland.pdf
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