Niland, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a man for failure to stop at the Highway 111 checkpoint on Monday.

Imperial County, California - Possession of any type of fireworks, including “safe and sane” fireworks, is not allowable in any unincorporated area of Imperial County. In the event a fire occurs due to the unsafe use of fireworks, the responsible persons are likely to be held liable for costs and damages.

Imperial, California - Imperial County Sheriff's Office Boating Enforcement Safety Team (BEST) Deputies will be on the Colorado River conducting saturated patrol on the river this 4th of July weekend. It is important to make a few preparations to ensure everyone has a safe weekend and returns home. Designate a sober operator; the extremely hot temperatures mixed with alcohol consumption can intensify the effects from drinking. Always have enough life jackets readily accessible for everyone aboard your vessel.

El Centro, California - Today, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors approved and authorized the Chairman of the Board to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Imperial County Probation Department and the City of El Centro in regards to the National Youth Project Using Minibikes (NYPUM) program.  NYPUM is a program that the Imperial County Probation Department adopted earlier this year as part of their Juvenile Justice Plan to promote positive youth development.

El Centro, California - On Monday, July 4, 2016 all administrative, non-emergency County offices and agencies will be closed in observance of Independence Day.

El Centro, California - On Saturday, February 28, 2016 at approximately 3:13 PM, the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a horse that appeared to be emaciated and did not have access to food or water. The owner of the horse was identified as Mr. Jason Jackson.