El Centro, California - Friday, at approximately 1:50 AM, Officers from the El Centro Police Department were dispatched to 2499 N. Cottonwood Cir; (Jack In The Box) in reference to an armed robbery in progress. The suspect was last seen leaving in the direction of Chase Bank on foot. The suspect left the location with cash which he had demanded from the employees place in paper bags while wielding a knife in the process.

Imperial, California - In mid-May, the state’s Assembly Appropriations Committee acted to hold Assembly Bill 854, which is good news for Imperial Irrigation District and its customers.

El Centro, California - On June 12, 2019, El Centro Police Department Officers working a Stonegarden operation attempted to make contact with two subjects in the area of 700 El Centro Avenue. One subject fled the area as an Officer pursued him through the north alley of 700 El Centro. Other ECPD units deployed to the area and later took the suspect into custody at a residence on the 700 block of El Centro.

Imperial, California - The Imperial County Fire Department and Office of Emergency Services were on scene of a military helicopter CH-53 E Super Stallion that caught on fire at the Imperial County Airport. Crews received a call to respond at 1:06pm of an aircraft on fire.

El Centro, California - The owners of Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center South and Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center West, utility-scale solar projects in Imperial County, have awarded a total of $8,000 in college scholarships to graduating Imperial County high school students.

El Centro, California - Yesterday June 3, 2019, at about just after noon (12:12 pm), El Centro Police Department dispatch advised patrol vehicles of a hit they received on a stolen vehicle. The hit was derived from regional Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) program which sends automatic alerts into the El Centro Police Department Communications Center. The vehicle information indicated the stolen car was a 1999, Honda, Civic and was northbound on Imperial Avenue.

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