The “BEAT”


THe BEATBRAWLEY – Sheriff’s received a call for assistance at 1:34 a.m. Sunday morning from the Brawley Police Department concerning a vehicle pursuit eastbound by Highways 78 and 115 of an armed and dangerous homicide suspect driving a green Acura.


The police requested spike strips.


The sheriff’s officers arrived on the scene and took control of the chase at 1:45 a.m. and chased them southbound down Hwy 111 past McCabe, Jasper and had the CHP set up a roadblock up just before the POE.


The suspect ran a red-light at Birch and made it into Mexico.



GLAMIS – The California Highway Patrol received a call Sunday morning around 11:00 a.m. of a lost person.


One sheriff’s units responded to look for an orange and brown 4×4 Jeep, possibly stuck in the sand for 4 hours.


Bureau of Land Management were called and reported they have a ranger unit enroute from the Thermal area with a 35 minute estimated time of arrival.


The CHP checked with Indio to see if an airship was up.


Around 2:30 an officer spotted the lost party via binoculars, and the lost party was cited by the BLM for entering improper ground.


BRAWLEY – The Imperial County Sheriff’s office received a call for assistance from the Brawley Police at 1:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon for a combative person on the corner of Palm and J Street.


Two units came and took the person to Pioneer Hospital at 2:30 p.m. where he became cooperative.


WINTERHAVEN – A clerk at Gonzo’s Liquor Store reported a battery Saturday afternoon around 5:19 p.m.


Seven units were dispatched according to the sheriff’s logs, including an ambulance.


The person was reported down while the suspect left towards an abandoned residence close to the liquor store.


A second ambulance was requested for a female that was injured in the disturbance.


Both subjects were transported via ambulance to Yuma Regional Medical Center due to their injuries around 6:30 p.m. according to the logs.


EL CENTRO – The CHP were summoned around 9:39 p.m. Saturday night for a medical emergency on Interstate 8 and Jeffery’s Overpass in El Centro due to a driver being ejected from the vehicle. He was found unconscious, but breathing.


A REACH airship was called and the vehicle was towed.