American Red Cross San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter Invites the

Public to Nominate Heroes for the 2010 Real Heroes Awards

Deadline to Nominate is June 15, 2010

The American Red Cross San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter is seeking nominations from local residents, companies and media for the 8th Annual Real Heroes Breakfast. This community celebration will be held on September 30, 2010 aboard the USS Midway Museum from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Calexico East Port Officers Arrest U.S. Citizen for Cocaine Smuggling

Calexico, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico East port of entry arrested a U.S. citizen after discovering 99 pounds of cocaine hidden inside the vehicle she was driving.

A CBP canine alerted to this 2003 Honda Element at the Calexico  East port of entry.
A 29-year-old woman was arrested Monday after CBP officers at Calexico found nearly $800,000 worth of cocaine hidden inside the dash of the vehicle she was driving.

Five Suspects Arrested in a Violent Loan Shark Operation that Preyed on Casino Customers

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the arrests of five members of a suspected loan-sharking syndicate, headed by a reputed Chinese mobster, that trapped casino gamblers in a “never-ending loop of debt and fear” by loaning them hundreds of thousands of dollars at exorbitant interest rates.