(800) 297-1343 wayne@owenspi.com


Former FBI Agents & Law Officers


Owens & Associates Investigations is a full service investigative agency that provides a variety of services for law firms and corporate executives. Our investigative personnel are all former law enforcement officers with extensive experience in all phases of legal, criminal and civil investigations.

Wayne Owens

  • Special Agent, FBI
  • Special Agent, U.S. Customs
  • President/CEO, Owens & Associates Investigations
  • Licensed CA Private Investigator
  • Specializes in white collar fraud investigations and computer database searches

Jerry Barnett

  • Special Agent, FBI
  • Supervisory Special Agent, U.S. Customs
  • Licensed CA Private Investigator
  • Specializes in surveillance and executive protection

Norm Belsterling

  • Deputy Sheriff, San Diego County
  • Police Officer, Oceanside, CA Police Department
  • Licensed CA Private Investigator
  • Special Investigator, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Specializes in executive protection

Arnie Gerardo

  • Inglewood Police Department
  • Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, Portland OR
  • Special Agent
  • Special Agent
  • Licensed CA Private Investigator
  • State Department Foreign Language Certification in Spanish, Level 5
  • Specializing in investigative services in Mexico, executive protection, kidnapping and airport security

Jim Weaver

  • Office of Naval Intelligence
  • Special Agent, FBI
  • Licensed CA Private Investigator
  • Graduate of the Defense Language Institute (Spanish)
  • Specializes in fraud investigations

Sandra Yoshimizu-Placak

  • Experienced in launching foreign based gaming companies in the heavily regulated U.S. market
  • 20 years experience in forensic financial investigations and gaming regulatory compliance
  • Expertise in corporate governance, building relationships, negotiations and team leadership
  • Fluent in Japanese, Member of International Association of Gaming Advisors and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Deputized with the states of MA, OH, and the government of Singapore


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(800) 297-1343

 Former FBI Agents, Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Officers
CA Licenses PI23203 & PPO17533


Our Services

  • Due Diligence / Corporate Executive Background Investigations
  • NAIC Third Party Verifier / Background Checks
  • Surveillance / Sub Rosa
  • Asset Searches
  • Locates
  • Subpoena Service
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Corporate Security and Executive Protection
  • Computer Forensics
  • Public Record Searches


  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Former Law Enforcement Officers
  • Male and Female Investigators
  • Investigate Locally, Nationally and Internationally
  • Confidential and Discreet
  • Licensed and Insured



Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI


California Association of Licensed Investigators


American Society of Industrial Security