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Two Arrests in Child Sexual Abuse Charge

Ruben Vizcarra and Edward Vizcarra WESTMORLAND –   Two Santee residents were recently arrested and charged with incidents of child sexual abuse that occurred in this small community of 2,200.

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Border Patrol Bags Two Bundles of Pot

EL CENTRO – The effort to prevent illegal drugs from being smuggled across the border and into our country never ends. This week, a recent success story involves U.S. Border

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Snagged at the Border with $369K of Cocaine

CALEXICO – Authorities must remain constantly vigilant along the U.S./Mexico border for various infractions of the law.  Among such infractions are the numerous attempts to smuggle drugs into America. Tuesday

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Tico Finds Meth on Pico Avenue

EL CENTRO – A routine traffic stop on Pico avenue in El Centro turned into a not-so-routine drug bust, with the assistance of K-9 officer Tico. Police observed and stopped

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Another Unsuccessful Attempt to Smuggle Drugs into Prison

CALIPATRIA – Your boyfriend is in prison and what are you going to do?  He needs his weed, so you try to smuggle 4 ounces of it into prison. Such

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Chicago Man Arrested for Carrying Nearly 14 Pounds of Narcotics across the Border in Suitcase

CALEXICO-   Discovering 11 pounds of methamphetamine and 3 pounds of cocaine in a suitcase carried by a Chicago man crossing the Calexico downtown Port of Entry, U.S. Customs and Border

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Man Who Died in Police Custody Suffered a Drug Overdose, Family Suing

EL CENTRO – According to a Coroner’s report, an El Centro man who died in the back of a squad car, ingested a lethal amount of methamphetamine. On Thursday, the

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Two Smugglers Busted with Large Amounts of Currency and Drugs

CALEXICO – Smugglers arrested in two large currency and narcotics busts at the Calexico downtown port of entry last week. On Monday, March 10, around 3:20 PM, a man driving

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Five Years in Prison for Man Who Took Drunken Drive through Busy Softball Field

CALEXICO – A Calexico man who hit several parked cars and drove through a girls’ softball clinic last year is now facing five years in prison. In January 2013 on

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Thirty-Six Fugitives Making a Run for the Border Land in Jail

IMPERIAL VALLEY –  A joint agency operation targeting high-risk, violent felons, seeking more than 102 criminals in Imperial County Wednesday netted 36 wanted fugitives in an arrest sweep. On Wednesday,