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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 | Local Media Release
Border Patrol agents found the narcotic concealed
within a pair of boots worn by the passenger.

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol...

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 | Local Media Release
Border Patrol agents discovered meth, syringes
and drug paraphernalia at checkpoint.

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working...

Monday, August 3, 2020 | Local Media Release
Border Patrol agents agents discovered
a plastic wrapped package hidden in
the driver’s brassiere. 

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border...

Friday, July 31, 2020 | Local Media Release
Border Patrol agents searched the rear area and
the gas tank of vehicle.  The search of the gas
tank revealed several packages hidden inside. 

...

Friday, July 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine at the Highway 86 checkpoint Thursday morning.

The incident...

Thursday, July 23, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man suspected of smuggling seven illegal aliens hidden in the cabin of his tractor-...

Monday, July 20, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine at the Highway 86 checkpoint Monday morning.

The incident...

Monday, July 20, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested two individuals attempting to smuggle...

Monday, July 20, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a dangerous gang member on Friday evening.

The incident...

Monday, July 13, 2020 | Local Media Release
The total weight of the narcotics discovered
was 2.19 pounds of methamphetamine
with an estimated value of $4,927

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro...

Friday, July 10, 2020 | Local Media Release
The total value of both narcotics combined
has an estimated street value of $26,290

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a juvenile suspected of smuggling...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release
 A Border Patrol K-9 alerts to liquid
methamphetamine hidden in the gas tank

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized liquid...

Thursday, July 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine at the Highway 86 checkpoint on Thursday morning.

The incident...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

NILAND, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine on two separate events over the weekend.

The first incident...

Friday, June 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested three people suspected of smuggling...

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a man suspected of smuggling narcotics...

Friday, June 19, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a man convicted of a sexual offense and seized narcotics in two...

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man suspected of smuggling thirteen illegal aliens concealed under hay bales on the...

Monday, June 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine on two separate events over the weekend.

The first incident...

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man suspected of smuggling three illegal aliens hidden in the cabin of his tractor...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector rescued three suspected illegal aliens lost in the desert approximately 60...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a man suspected of smuggling 12...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

IMPERIAL, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a previously convicted sex offender, and two women in an armed human...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a man and woman suspected of smuggling...

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