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Two Significant Methamphetamine Seizures at the Border

WINTERHAVEN/ANDRADE BORDER – Two separate incidents at the Andrade port of entry gave U.S. Customs Border Protection Officers significant results. Inspections spiraled into large methamphetamine seizures. First, an encounter with

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El Centro PD makes 4 methamphetamine related arrests in under 24 hours

Photo: gun, meth and counterfeit currency seized EL CENTRO – Officers with the El Centro Police Department were in the midst of an operation on June 12th when they attempted

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Cockfighting ring busted, all 224 birds seized

Photo: John Michael Chappelear WESTMORELAND – Two search warrants were served in the Westmoreland area on May 28th in an effort to investigate an alleged cockfighting ring. Ultimately 224 birds

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Border Patrol Canine Detection Team Discovers Meth-Smuggling Attempt

Photo: confiscated meth SALTON CITY – A brazen meth-smuggling attempt was thwarted at the border when a Border Patrol canine detection team alerted to a 2012 black Jeep Wrangler driven

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License Plate Reader Helps El Centro Police Locate a Stolen Truck

Photo: the truck stopped here EL CENTRO – On Wednesday afternoon around 4:30 PM the El Centro Police Department received a “hit” from their license plate reader about a stolen

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Border Patrol Takes One Down – 99 Bundles of Meth in the Car

Photo: confiscated meth EL CENTRO SECTOR BORDER – Thanks to the acute sense of smell of the El Centro Sector Border Patrol’s canine detection team, a 23-year-old U.S. citizen was

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Pair arrested in shooting that left one dead, one injured

Photo: Sean Miller and Christian Rodriguez BRAWLEY – A shooting occurred on Sunday night March 24th that left one person dead and another one in the hospital. Brawley Police Department

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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