The “BEAT”






NILAND – Sunday, May 11, two units were called for a controlled substance problem in Niland around 9:00 a.m. Susan Tapiceria was booked into the Imperial County Jail for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.


CALIPATRIA – Shortly after noon on Sunday, an industrial accident was reported at Brandt & Young Roads in Calipatria.


The Patient was transported to Calipatria airport and where he was then transported to Desert Medical by REACH.


HOLTVILLE – The owners of Palm Tree Farm, east of Hwy 115 and south of Alamo, called to say suspicious persons were on his property, possible there to strip wire and steal scrap metal from his property.


He requested patrols to check his business and to be called if someone was found to be on his property. He said he would meet them at his property and file charges.


BRAWLEY – The Sheriff’s office received a call from the Brawley Police Department requesting help for a person on the north side of Rite Aid who was being combative. Later, according to the logs, the subject moved inside of Von’s grocery store.


The subject was detained; according to the logs he had previous charges of disturbing the peace.


SALTON CITY – Calls were received from the CHP concerning the low visibility of Highway 86, Saturday, May 10.


Ten units were dispatched, including Gold Cross and REACH1 for standby, to a multi – car accident.


According to the Sheriff’s Logs, two 18-wheelers and one SUV collided on the northbound lanes. Traffic had slowed to 15 mph because of the high winds and low visibility.


There were no facial injuries.


The Highway 86, north and south, were closed until conditions improved.


HOLTVILLE – Sunday, May 11, around 4:30 p.m., a call went out of a man down at 8th and Orange in Holtville.


The male was wearing a white sweater and blue jeans, laying on the sidewalk and according to the logs, it was unknown if the man was injured or not. A warrant was out on the identified male and he was taken in.