Yuma, Arizona - A collaborative homicide investigation between the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office and the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office was completed with the arrest of Joseph Franklin Smith, 37 yoa, in the homicide of Stephanie Fedorka.

Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected drug smuggler Friday after discovering more than 6 pounds of methamphetamine hidden on his body.

Ocotillo, California - Sunday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents with the Search, Trauma and Rescue (BORSTAR) team rescued a distressed man who had become lost in the desert while attempting to illegally enter the United States.

Imperial County, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia will be hosting several “Community Coffees’” tomorrow Friday in the Imperial Valley and cordially invites the public to come enjoy a cup of coffee and bring their questions and concerns regarding legislative issues.

Niland, California - Thursday, the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the US Marshalls Service, Homeland Security Investigations agents and Imperial County Probation officers conducted compliance checks of Registered Sex Offenders in accordance to State laws who reside in the Township of Niland and in the Slab City area.

Calexico, California - The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) today announced the start of the Collaborative Reform Initiative for Technical Assistance (CRI-TA) with the Calexico Police Department in California.