Imperial Valley

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest Criminal Gang Member - 21st this Fiscal Year

Calexico, California - Friday, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station apprehended another dangerous gang member from the “Surenos 13” criminal street gang while making an illegal entry into the U.S. A total of 21 gang members have been arrested in El Centro Sector's area of operation this fiscal year.

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Fallen Officers Memorial: Traffic Officer Frank Hunter

Holtville, California - 87 Years ago today, Traffic Officer Frank William Hunter Holtville Police Department End of Watch: Sunday, August 21, 1927.

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Border Patrol Agents Apprehend Sex Offender in Mountains

Ocotillo, California - Monday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro station arrested a previously deported convicted sex offender in a mountainous area approximately 29 miles west of downtown Calexico.

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CBP Officers Find Cocaine Inside Rocking Horses, Seize Pills, U.S. Currency

Imperial Valley, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the local ports of entry over the weekend foiled three attempts to smuggle 29 pounds of cocaine hidden in two wooden rocking horses, 752 prescription pills concealed in clothing, and $382,749 in unreported U.S. currency that was bound for Mexico.

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Burglary suspects nabbed by Imperial County Sheriff’s Deputies

Salton City, California - Just past midnight, Imperial County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 1200 block of Bering Boulevard in the Salton City area in reference to a burglary alarm at a residence.

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Calexico CBP Officers Stop Attempt to Smuggle 1,620 Pounds of Marijuana Inside Utility Trailer

Calexico, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico downtown port of entry on Sunday arrested a San Diego man and woman after discovering about 1,620 pounds of marijuana concealed in the trailer they were towing.

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Rescue Five Distressed and Injured Illegal Aliens

Borrego Springs, California - Sunday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents rescued five distressed illegal aliens who were lost in the desert without food or water while making an attempt to illegally enter the United States.

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Imperial County Sheriff's Office responds to plane crash near Winterhaven

Winterhaven, California - Imperial County Sheriffs Office deputies responded to a plane crash between Ogilby Road and Sidewinder Road, just North of Interstate 8.

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