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Written By: Nancy Teichert
 
U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott started his speech with a joke. A guy walked into a bar and someone told him that Lions had sex like ten times a night. “Damn, I just joined Rotary,” the guy answered.
 
Then, the top federal prosecutor turned to the serious challenges facing the Eastern District which encompasses 34 counties, 87,000 square miles of land - much of it Forest Service or park lands - and 8 million people from Sacramento to Bakersfield.
 
 
As U.S. Attorney for a second term, Scott prosecutes all federal crimes and handles civil cases for the U.S. Government. Appointed by President Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, he a litigator for the U.S. Attorney General.
 
First, Scott said his office is working with local law enforcement officials to target the baddest criminals and bring them up on federal charges rather than local charges. It’s a program called Project Safe Neighborhoods.
 
“We have all the tools in the tool box,” to get the worst offenders in federal prisons where they will get longer sentences for their crimes, serve a higher percentage of their sentences and can be transferred to prisons in other states, severing gang ties.
 
His staff is working with the Sacramento city and county law enforcement and the District Attorney’s office to say, “Pick your most dangerous offenders and we’ll bring the weight of federal prosecution to take them off your streets as a way to reduce violent crime.”
 
Second, his prosecutors are zeroing in on the large-scale Mexican cartel marijuana growers who plant their crops on public lands, poisoning the environment, endangering wildlife and diverting precious water to their illegal crops.
 
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has given Scott's office $2.5 million in new funds to work with federal agencies and law enforcement since the cartels have started smuggling a dangerous pesticide banned in California to use on our public lands.
 
Scott said his office is working with Dr. Mourad Gabriel, a wildlife researcher at UC Davis, to document the environmental damage done by growers including the poisoning of spotted owls and bears, dangerous garbage and debris and the theft of water. One marijuana plant uses 12 gallons of water a day.
 
Third, the U.S. Attorney has filed a lawsuit to throw out California’s sanctuary city laws because only Congress has the authority to act on immigration laws. “We’re going to win on this lawsuit,” he said.
 The weekly meetings of the Rotary Club of Sacramento are at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, located at 600 Alhambra Blvd; Parking is on 30th Street, Sacramento, CA 95816.   
 
 
 
 
 

June 19  2018 - The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

June 26  2018 - The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

July 10  2018 - The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

July 17  2018 - The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

July 24  2018 - The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

July 31  2018 - The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

 
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