Daily Archives: September 23, 2010

More than $1.1 Million Worth of Hard Narcotics Stopped at Border

Calexico, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Calexico ports of entry made three significant hard narcotics seizures over the weekend worth over $1.1 million dollars.

The first seizure occurred on Friday, Sept. 17, at about 4 a.m. at the Calexico downtown port when a CBP officer conducting inspections of travelers entering the United States referred the driver of a 1997 Dodge Caravan and his passenger, both 23-year-old males, to the secondary area for further investigation.

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CBP U.S. Border Patrol Agents Arrest Sex Offender

NILAND, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector apprehended a convicted sex offender Monday while conducting train check operations at the Highway 111 checkpoint.

The man has a prior conviction for lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 and has been previously removed from the United States.

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San Diego, September 23, 2010 The San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter of the American Red Cross is pleased to honor ten local heroes at its 8th Annual Real Heroes Awards Breakfast, a community celebration that honors citizens in our communities who have made a difference through their acts of heroism.

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