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Man Escapes Once, but Not the Second Time

Photo: Joel Cortez Obeso EL CENTRO – An El Centro man eluded authorities, but not for long. On March 5th at 10:00 pm Officer Crankshaw spotted three men on bicycles

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Meth-Smuggling Suspects Arrested at the Border

SALTON CITY – El Centro Border Patrol Agents encountered two female suspected methamphetamine-smugglers. At approximately 8:30 PM last Friday, a passenger bus approached agents working at the Highway 86 immigration

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One victim assaulted, another shot to death

Photo: Adrian Alvarado Lopez HOLTVILLE – A disturbance call came in to the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office on Friday December 21st at 7:00 p.m. from the 1900 block of Underwood

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Suspect Assaults Deputy, Steals His Gun and Car, Hides in Church Service

Photo: Alex Padilla HOLTVILLE – An deputy’s response to a disturbance call led to the officer suffering unspecified injuries after the suspect assaulted him and fled. The incident occurred in

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Fatal stabbing in El Centro leaves friends asking “why?”

Photo: James McDaniel EL CENTRO – A fatal stabbing occurred in the 1900 block of Austin Road on November 8th. Imperial County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the location, where they

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K-9 Border Patrol Team Lands A Heroin Bust During An Immigration Search

Photo: drugs seized at the border NILAND – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents credit a successful heroin bust to the expertise of the K-9 Detection Team. Agents arrested two

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Biggest Marijuana Bust of the Year

Photo: confiscated marijuana CALEXICO – The Imperial County Sheriff’s Office recently announced the biggest marijuana bust of the year. Authorities seized 23,000 pounds (over 11 tons)  of illegal marijuana on

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Woman Sentenced in Disability Insurance Fraud

IMPERIAL COUNTY— On June 30, 2017 60-year-old Teresa Baker was arrested and on January 4 of this year she subsequently pleaded guilty to one count of insurance fraud. Baker had

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The Gun was Fake, the Arrest Wasn’t

Photo: Bryce Mejia EL CENTRO – 18-year-old Bryce Mejia was recently arrested for altering an imitation firearm. The suspect was driving near Austin and Ross Road and pointed the weapon

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22 Bundles of Meth Smuggled in a Wheel Well Intercepted at the Border

Photo: Display of hidden meth SALTON CITY – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents have announced the discovery of drugs and subsequent arrest of an anonymous female suspected of smuggling