Imperial Valley

CBP Officers Halt Attempt to Smuggle 680 Pounds of Marijuana in Commercial Shipment of Broccoli

Calexico, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico East commercial facility Friday halted an attempt to smuggle 680 pounds of marijuana within a shipment of broccoli.

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol Apprehends Sex Offender

Calexico, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station apprehended a dangerous sex offender early this morning in a populated area in Calexico.

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CBP Advises Travelers of Regulation Changes Regarding Entry of the Drug Tramadol

Imperial Valley, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are advising travelers that due to new regulations, the painkiller Tramadol (Ultram, Ultracet, ConZip) will soon be prohibited from entry if purchased in Mexico without a valid U.S. prescription.

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Imperial Irrigation District: District awards $3.1 million to offset impacts of land fallowing

Imperial, California - The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors approved awarding a total of $3,153,774 to 23 business development and special project recipients through the Local Entity 2012 Competitive Mitigation Program during its July 22 regular board meeting.

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize Meth and Heroin from SUV

Salton City, California - On Monday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected narcotics smuggler with 9.6 pounds combined weight of methamphetamine and heroin concealed within the engine manifold of the vehicle.

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Find Cocaine Stuffed in Engine

Salton City, California - On Saturday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected narcotics smuggler with bundles of cocaine hidden within the manifold of the vehicle.

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Save Man from Suicide Attempt

Calexico, California - Sunday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents stopped a man from hanging himself on the border fence.

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Imperial Irrigation District supports state emergency water conservation regulations

Imperial, California - Imperial Irrigation District officials are supporting steps taken by the State Water Resources Control Board to adopt emergency water conservation regulations designed to bolster efforts throughout the state to reduce urban water use by 20 percent.

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