Police Briefs

City of Holtville


May 3


It was reported that a teenager was jumping on the hood of a vehicle, it is unknown if he owns this vehicle or not, an officer did go to the locale, but was unable to make contact with the young man, the caller was advised to call back should he turn up again.


Brown Files Suit Against Former CalPERS Officials And Freezes Assets of Alfred Villalobos

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that his office has filed a civil suit against former California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) Board Member Alfred Villalobos, his company ARVCO Capital, and former CalPERS CEO Federico “Fred” Buenrostro, charging them with fraud.

“Working as a placement agent for ARVCO, Villalobos spent tens of thousands of dollars to lavishly entertain key senior executives at CalPERS, who then influenced the Board to authorize investments that generated over $40 million in commissions to Villalobos,” explained Brown. “None of these actions were disclosed as required by law, as state pension holders and taxpayers have every right to expect.”

112 Pounds of Marijuana found in Big Screen TV

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 22-year-old Chula Vista man after they found 112 pounds of marijuana hidden in a big screen TV in the cargo area of the vehicle he was driving as he entered the U.S. Tuesday evening.

CBP officers encountered the driver, a U.S. citizen, as he waited in line for inspection at the San Ysidro border station driving a 1998 Ford Windstar.

U.S. Marines to hold Exercises in Brawley and Yuma

U.S. Marines plan to hold exercises simulating the evacuation of civilians from locations in Yuma, Ariz., and Brawley, Calif., on Friday evening.

The Marine exercises will include aircraft landings and takeoffs from West Wetlands Park and the Trinity Christian Center in Yuma and Pat Williams Park in Brawley.

Marine officials say the troops will be carrying weapons, but they will be unloaded.