Daily Archives: March 21, 2011

Highway 86 Checkpoint Seizure Yields $1.7 Million Worth of Cocaine

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio station disrupted a cocaine smuggling attempt worth an estimated street value of more than $1.7 million.

The incident occurred yesterday evening at approximately 7:00 p.m., when a Border Patrol canine team alerted to a blue tractor-trailer while performing a cursory search at primary inspection of the Highway 86 Checkpoint, near Westmorland, Calif.  The tractor-trailer was being driven by a 63-year-old male, Mexican citizen with a valid visa.  During secondary inspection, agents discovered several hidden packages of cocaine located in a non-factory compartment.

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ECRMC Child Development Center Maintains Licensing

ECRMC is pleased to announce that the ECRMC Child Development Center, administrated by Jeannie West has again passed state licensing standards after an unannounced visit and evaluation by state inspectors.

“We pride ourselves on our safety and the education of the children who come to the Child Development Center,” said Jeannie West, director of the ECRMC Child Development Center. “We work hard to make sure the facility is clean, safe, spacious and mentally stimulating for all of our children.”

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