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Archive for June 28th, 2011

Calexico Downtown Port of Entry Increases Number of Inspection Booths

Calexico, Calif. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials Sunday opened an additional three inspection booths in an effort to more efficiently accommodate travelers entering the country at the Calexico downtown port of entry. The three booths will be added to existing lanes of traffic as stacked booths. The stacked booth concept consists of having two booths in one vehicle lane allowing two CBP officers to process two vehicles at the same time in the same lane. The stacked [...]

CBP Officers at Calexico Ports Seize More Than $400K in Narcotics Over the Weekend

Calexico, Calif. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico ports of entry seized $438,000 worth of narcotics in two unrelated incidents over the weekend. The first incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24, at the Calexico downtown port when a CBP officer conducting inspections of vehicles and travelers referred a 20-year-old female U.S. citizen driving a black 2000 Kia Sorrento for further inspection. In the secondary area, CBP officers conducted [...]

Baseball Report

By Bob Hurst Davey Johnson has returned to the dugout as a major league manager, but not in the way he expected. Just a few days after Jim Riggleman resigned as manager of the Washington Nationals, Johnson took over as the team's skipper, losing 4-3 on Monday night to the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim. The Nationals are Johnson's fifth team that he has managed after guiding the New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles and Los Angeles Dodgers between 1984 and 2000. He led the [...]

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