Courthouse News Service
Unclaimed Property Scheme Unravels
Eight people are accused of defrauding hundreds of property owners of $1.5 million or more, in a scheme involving California's Unclaimed Property website.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Celebrating Baja beer at Mexicali's big-time beer bash
SATURDAY: Spanish for "craft beer"? Cerveza artesanal, which will be celebrated at Mexicali's marathon festival in Parque Vicente Guerrero, three miles south of the Calexico border crossing.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Report: San Clemente Residents Pay Less than State Average for Car Insurance
Living in San Clemente means you have lower car insurance rates than the statewide average, a new study found.
Mexicali Woman Arrested Following Discovery of Narcotics in Vehicle Differential
Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico downtown port of entry Wednesday arrested a woman after discovering methamphetamine, concealed inside the rear differential of a pickup she was driving.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Accused child predator on ICE app arrested
A former Bakersfield-area man, who fled in the wake of his 2013 indictment on federal child pornography charges, was captured Wednesday by law enforcement authorities in Mexico.
Congressman Vargas Continues Fight for Calexico Port of Entry Funding
Congressman Juan Vargas led the charge in requesting funding from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government for the Calexico West Land Port of Entry reconfiguration and expansion project that was included in the budget released by President Obama.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Imperial Valley CBP Officers Intercept $230,000 Worth of Cocaine, Methamphetamine
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Imperial Valley ports of entry over the weekend intercepted approximately $230,000 worth of methamphetamine and cocaine in two separate seizures.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Inland Empire Weekly
Local officials doubt they have the space for the detention facilities, but they're examining how they can use former military airports to get a a man suspected of illegally crossing the California border from Mexico, just west of Calexico.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Hundreds of children abandoned en route...
Authorities in Mexico have found more than 370 children dumped by people smugglers while trying to make their way into the United States.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
CBP Officers Foil Attempts to Smuggle Marijuana, Methamphetamine
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico ports of entry Wednesday foiled two separate alleged smuggling attempts after discovering approximately $44,000 worth of marijuana, and about $164,000 worth of methamphetamine hidden in two different vehicles.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Border Patrol Arrests "East Side" Gang Member
Monday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro station apprehended a dangerous gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Calexico CBP Officers Discovers Marijuana, Methamphetamine In Vehicle Rocker Panels
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico ports of entry over the weekend seized methamphetamine and marijuana hidden in the rocker panels of two vehicles during separate incidents.
3 tons of pot seized at US-Mexico border
Federal authorities say they seized more than 6,000 pounds of marijuana worth nearly $6 million hidden within a shipment of door knobs in a truck at the U.S.-Mexico Border.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Close to 275 lbs. of bundled marijuana found
The marijuana was discovered around 10:30 p.m., about a half mile east of Gordons Well and south of Interstate 8, according to authorities.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Assembly Members V. Manuel P rez and Brian Jones
In 2012, Jimmy A. Arevalo was killed in a tragic accident along Interstate 8. Arevalo had pulled over to help another driver on the side of the road, when both were struck and killed by a drunk driver.
Border Patrol Agents Rescue Drowning Pregnant Woman from All American Canal
Tuesday, Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Station rescued a pregnant undocumented alien from the dangerous currents of the All-American Canal.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Drowning pregnant woman saved by Border Patrol agents
A pregnant woman who was trying to enter the United States illegally nearly drowned in the All-American Canal Tuesday afternoon, according to Border Patrol agents with the El Centro Sector Station.