Salton City, California - On Tuesday, at approximately 10:40AM, Imperial County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the area of South Marina Drive and Sea Shore Avenue in Salton City, reference to a residential burglary in progress.

Calexico, California - Tuesday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station arrested three Mexican citizen men for suspected drug smuggling after discovering more than 145 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle.

El Centro, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia invites interested community members to attend an information session on the new California law (AB 60) that provides undocumented immigrants the opportunity to apply for a driver’s license. The event will be held Thursday, February 19th from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm at the William Condit, IID auditorium in El Centro.

Niland, California - Monday, the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office responded to a brush fire in the area of Highway 111 and Alcott Road in Niland. Investigation revealed the fire was intentionally started by Donna Cobb, 40 yrs old from Niland, who had been seen in the area and had made threats to burn down a residence also in that area.

El Centro, California - Thursday, the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office arrested Alvaro Fernando Gutierrez, 37yrs, transient on charges of theft. The arrest occurred as a result of a reported agriculture theft case and following investigation that linked Gutierrez to the crime.

El Centro, California - Sheriff Raymond Loera nominated Mrs. Gaylla Finnell for the Volunteer of the Year with the American Jail Association (AJA).  AJA notified Sheriff Loera that Mrs. Finnell was chosen as the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for AJA and will represent Imperial County.