The Beat



CALEXICO – A Calexico police officer was dispatched to the 500 block of First Street in reference to a burglary call Wednesday night. The officer arrived on scene and made contact with the victim who reported the incident. Video surveillance that was taken of the suspect in question was collected by the police. The suspect fled the scene and was not located. A criminal report was taken and the investigation is currently ongoing.

WINTERHAVEN – Imperial County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 600 block of Baseline Road on Thursday, September 8 in response to reports of a  possible gun on campus at an elementary school. According to reports, a student possibly had brought a gun to school the day before. Officers made contact with the parents of the suspected student and searched the family’s residence. A black toy gun found by the student’s parents was thrown away, and the student was sent to the principal.