THE “BEAT”

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THe BEATWINTERHAVEN – Sunday, a 911 call came into the Sheriff’s office concerning a brush fire in Winterhaven near the Baseline. According to the logs, around 8:00 a.m. Sunday Morning a brush fire grew out of control.

 

The subject was burning yard rubbish when the near by trees and shrubbery caught on fire.

 

The Winterhaven Fire Department arrived and knocked the fire down and stayed to mop up all embers.

 

SEELEY – A juvenile was riding his bicycle in Seeley on Sunday when around 6:30 p.m. a vehicle hit the youth.

 

A Sheriff’s unit and a fire engine responded immediately. The juvenile was found to have cuts on his hands, arms, knees, and fingers. The incident happended two residences down from the fire station.

 

The fire station believed the vehicle was still in the area.

 

The family took the juvenile for medical help.

 

SALTON CITY – Saturday, around 8:43 a.m. a 911 call went out concerning a Salton City woman had gone into labor.

 

Four units responded to Polaris Street, and an ambulance was called.

 

REACH Air Ambulance arrived at 9:23 a.m. and air lifted the pregnant woman to JFK Hospital.

 

BANNING – Saturday, an emergency missing children alert went out from the Banning Police with the possibility of a parental abduction.

 

The suspect, the children’s mother, is a white adult female, birthdate May 15, 1983, 31 years old, and was last known to live on Monterey Avenue in Palm Desert.

 

One child was last seen wearing a t-shirt with gray shorts and no shoes, and child number 2 was wearing a t-shirt, blue shorts and no shoes.

 

According to the logs, the children were missing from their bedroom, with the screen removed from the bedroom window. The father has lose custody of the children.

 

The report was filed at 11:30 p.m. Saturday night.

 

HOLTVILLE – A medical emergency call went out in Holtville on Saturday concerning a neighbors son not breathing.

 

According to the sheriff’s logs, the neighbor went to see the son and convirmed the son was not breathing or moving.

 

The son had been released from the hospital a few days ago and had been taking pain medication.

 

A fireman came to the scene and confirmed the neighbors assessment.

A coroner was called.

 

BOMBAY BEACH – Shots were fired early Saturday morning at 12:39 a.m. at Bombay Beach and three units were sent to Avenue G between 3rd and 4th Street.

 

A woman reported she heard two shots fired in the area possibly from the neighbor in the blue house. She thought it sounded like a shot gun or a 45, according to the sheriff’s logs, she called it a ‘big gun’.

 

SALTON CITY – A Cessna airplane crash landed at the Salton City Airport Thursday night and was still on the runway Friday morning at 9:00 a.m.

 

The Border Patrol was enroute to check out the plane and Derrick Solis was notified.

 

According to the sheriff’s logs, the landing gear was damaged.

 

The Imperial Airport was contacted to see if they received any emergency alert when the plane landed, Imperial Airport had no report.

 

Tom Marques from the FAA was sending a crew to the Salton City Airport.

 

The Airport cannot remove the damaged plane from the runway until the FAA concludes their investigation.