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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 a method seems to never work, and Natasha Archie discovered as much recently when she attempted to secret 110 grams of marijuana into Calipatria State Prison. Her friend Tiano ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

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, ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

Murder Suspect with Mexican Mafia Ties Attempts Pre-Sentencing Escape

CALEXICO – After pleading guilty to the attempted murder of one man and becoming the suspect in another murder, a Heber man made a daring attempt to escape a ...Full Article

Calexico Police Officers Shoot Two Dogs While Serving a Warrant

CALEXICO –  On Wednesday, officers serving a warrant shot two dogs in Calexico following the arrest of a suspect reported to be carrying narcotics. Carlos Moreno Jr., 24 of ...Full Article

Parolee-At-large Avoids Additional Jail Time with Shootout

EL CENTRO  – The El Centro Police Department announced on Tuesday that the suspect killed at the scene of a law enforcement shootout was a parolee with a misdemeanor ...Full Article

Standoff with Armed Mentally Ill Man Ends without Injury

IMPERIAL – A mentally ill man who threatened his neighbors and barricaded himself in his residence was subdued and arrested by law enforcement. After receiving calls on Wednesday that ...Full Article
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