Salton City, California - Wednesday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected drug smuggler after discovering more than six pounds of heroin in a suitcase.

Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected drug smuggler Sunday after discovering packages of methamphetamine hidden in a backpack.

Calexico, California - Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) and the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee held an oversight hearing today in Calexico, which focused on California's role in managing the recovery efforts of the New River.  The hearing is part of the Assembly's investigation into binational river water quality issues as well as ensuring border communities, especially disadvantaged communities, are not left behind in water quality restoration efforts.

Calexico, California - Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) and the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee will hold a two-part hearing in Southern California focused on California's role in managing binational river water quality issues as well as ensuring border communities, especially disadvantaged communities, are not left behind in water quality restoration efforts.

Calexico, California - Wednesday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station arrested a Mexican juvenile for suspected drug smuggling as he attempted to flee back into Mexico near the Buttercup Sand Dunes.

Imperial, California - The Imperial County Sheriff’s Office has been receiving a high volume of calls in reference to a subject or subjects pretending to be from the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office warrant division. The person or persons have said they were from the Sheriff’s Office as well as other agencies in the Imperial County.