The Beat


SALTON SEA – According to Imperial County Sheriff’s logs on March 30 at approximately 10 p.m., a suspect was reportedly found in possession of individually wrapped packages of marijuana, two bottles of pain pills, a scale, and $2,000 in a bag at the U.S. Border Patrol’s Highway 86 check point.  The subject was taken in to custody for suspicion of possible distribution, according to the logs.  

HEBER – On March 30 at approximately 11:45, a 56-year-old male Heber resident was reported to be bleeding profusely due to an alleged self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Imperial County Sheriff’s logs. Per police records, a home-made gun was reportedly located next to the subject.  No further information has been released.