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  1. As drone usage soars in Latin America, so do concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... said following the guilty pleas of Jonathan Elias , 18, and Brayan Valle, 19, for smuggling across the border at Calexico on April 28. Drone accidents are spurring calls for regulation. Two Argentine women were walking along a Buenos Aires street ...

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  2. New champions top season storylinesSep 2, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... won it all in 2009, captured the Division II championship. But Point Loma (Division I), Olympian (Division III), Calexico (Division IV) and Sage Creek (Division V) won section titles for the first time. Francis Parker will be attempting to become ...

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  3. Border Patrol stops Santa Ana sex offender at borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | The Wave

    CALEXICO A man deported to Mexico following a conviction of sex with a minor out of Santa Ana was arrested Tuesday by U.S. Border Patrol agents in the desert about 13 miles west of the Calexico port of entry. The man identified as Jesus Bermudez-Alvear, a 34-year-old Mexican national, was taken into custody as he illegally entered the United States, the Border Patrol said in a statement.

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  4. Agents Arrest Three after Intercepting MarijuanaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Holtville Tribune

    El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station arrested three men yesterday after discovering 210 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle. Shortly after 11 p.m., Border Patrol agents observed a silver 2004 Nissan Frontier pickup heading west towards Interstate 8 without its headlights on.

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  5. Calexico Border Patrol Catch FugitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | NBC San Diego

    Robert Garcia Ledezma hid in a railcar at the Calexico downtown port of entry east of San Diego on the Mexican border. "This apprehension highlights the fact that none of our inspections are routine," Calexico Area Port Director Billy Whitford said in a statement.

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  6. CBP Officers Nab Fugitive on Railroad CarRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Holtville Tribune

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico downtown port of entry apprehended a 35-year-old fugitive with an outstanding felony warrant for sexual assault who attempted to sneak into the United States by hiding on a railcar on Friday. "This apprehension highlights the fact that none of our inspections are routine," said Calexico Area Port Director Billy Whitford.

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  7. Jackets take on Scots in PV openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Palo Verde Valley Times

    ... to Yucca Valley will separate those two key battles before the Jackets will begin Imperial Valley League play at Calexico on Oct. 9. After hosting Central on October16, Southwest will come to town for homecoming on October 23 before the locals wrap ...

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  8. -story-blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... miles apart. The Mexicali team is managed by Jorge Joel Armenta, who like many in Mexicali crosses the border to Calexico to work. Armenta's son and three other players on the Seguro Social team attend school in Calexico. Mexico has approximately ...

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  9. CBP to Hire Additional OfficersRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Holtville Tribune

    ... for CBP officer positions at the following locations: Arizona (Douglas, Lukeville, Nogales), California (Calexico, San Ysidro), North Dakota (Pembina, Portal), and Texas (Laredo, Presidio). An applicant for a CBP officer position must be a U.S. ...

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  10. Peter Lucas: Boston's Little Dig might be job for El ChapoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Lowell Sun

    ... 55 pounds of cocaine. The tunnel began in a house in Mexicali, Mexico, and emerged in an opening in a canal east of Calexico, California.

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  11. Arrest leads to underwater tunnel across US-Mexico borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Albany Times Union

    This April 25, 2015 photo, from the U.S. Border Patrol and introduced as evidence in U.S. District Court, Evelio Padilla, a Honduran national, in a wetsuit after his arrest for attempting to smuggle over 50 pounds of cocaine into the U.S. from Mexico by way of a partly-underwater tunnel that crossed the border into a canal near Calexico, Calif. Padilla pleaded guilty Wednesday, Aug. 19, in federal court in San Diego to one count of possession of drugs with intent to distribute.

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  12. Member of Notorious Street Gang Arrested at BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | NBC San Diego

    A young member of a notorious street gang was arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents in Southern California as tried to illegally enter the country, officials confirmed. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Gustavo Enamorado Mendoza, 21, was stopped by agents early Thursday morning as he illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border about 12 miles west of the Calexico Port of Entry.

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  13. Arrest leads to discovery of tunnel from Mexico to CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | SFGate

    ... documents that they discovered a soaked Padilla in a wetsuit next to the All-American Canal, about 7 miles east of Calexico on April 25. Near him, they found a breathing tank with a "rebreather" to prevent surface bubbles, and several vacuum-sealed ...

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  14. Look Inside the Underwater Drug Smuggling Tunnel Between Mexico and the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Investigators discovered a trove of equipment used to navigate the route near Calexico, about 122 miles east of San Diego, including scuba diving gear, a re-breather mask and 25 packages of cocaine held down by weights, officials said. "This is the first time where a tunnel was built into the All-American Canal," Assistant U.S. Attorney Sherri Hobson told ABC News.

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  15. Explosion Shakes Los Angeles High-Rise, Two HospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... high-rise on Thursday, leaving two people hospitalized, authorities said.The explosion was reported at 10:10 ... (CALEXICO, Calif.) - Here's a first look at the intricate underwater tunnel that drug smugglers built into a canal at the U.S. border - ...

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  16. Your Body: How to Handle HangoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... high-rise on Thursday, leaving two people hospitalized, authorities said.The explosion was reported at 10:10 ... (CALEXICO, Calif.) - Here's a first look at the intricate underwater tunnel that drug smugglers built into a canal at the U.S. border - ...

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  17. Chrissy Teigen Talks Baby and Anniversary PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... high-rise on Thursday, leaving two people hospitalized, authorities said.The explosion was reported at 10:10 ... (CALEXICO, Calif.) - Here's a first look at the intricate underwater tunnel that drug smugglers built into a canal at the U.S. border - ...

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  18. A look inside an international, underwater drug tunnelRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... and partially underwater tunnel begins at a house in Mexicali, Mexico, and ends at the All-American Canal east of Calexico, Calif. Evelio Padilla, 28, pleaded guilty on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, to possession of drugs with intent to distribute after ...

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  19. Drug smuggler uses SCUBA gear and underwater tunnel to get A 1.3m cocaine from Mexico to USRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Mirror.co.uk

    The wetsuit wearing suspect was spotted by a security camera carrying several vacuum-sealed and gift wrapped packages that held a total of 55 pounds of cocaine American customs officers busted one of the most elaborate drug smuggling operations ever after arresting a trafficker wearing specially adapted SCUBA diving gear. Evelio Padilla-Zepada was discovered in a wetsuit with an air tank fitted with two "rebreathers" to prevent surface bubbles close to All-American Canal just east of Calexico, California.

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  20. Drug Smuggler in Scuba Gear Leads Agents to Discover Underwater TunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | People

    ... that border patrol agents found Padilla soaked in a wetsuit next to the All-American Canal, about 7 miles east of Calexico, California, on April 25. They also found a breathing tank with a "rebreather" - a device to prevent surface bubbles - and ...

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