El Centro, California - Sheriff Raymond Loera nominated Mrs. Gaylla Finnell for the Volunteer of the Year with the American Jail Association (AJA).  AJA notified Sheriff Loera that Mrs. Finnell was chosen as the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for AJA and will represent Imperial County.

Salton City, California - Thursday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station checkpoint arrested a man, for suspected drug smuggling after discovering more than 31 pounds of cocaine in the 1999 Jeep Cherokee he was driving.

Imperial, California - The State Water Resources Control Board gave notice on its website Friday of a public workshop to be held Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in response to the Imperial Irrigation District's petition regarding the state's unmet restoration obligation at the Salton Sea.

Imperial County, California - On Sunday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station seized more than 230 pounds of marijuana near Bowker Road and Interstate 8.  It was suspected that the drugs were smuggled into the United States via ultra-light aircraft (ULA).

Calexico, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico downtown port of entry Sunday arrested a man after discovering more than 15 gallons or 125 pounds of liquid methamphetamine concealed in the fuel tank of the pickup he was driving.

Calexico, California - Monday, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station on patrol discovered more than 1000 pounds of abandoned marijuana along the Alamo River with an estimated value of more than $628,000.