The Beat



CALEXICO – On Sunday May 22,  at around 8:00 a.m., Calexico Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Third Street and Emerson Avenue, in reference to a trailer on fire. The office trailer was totaled. Two transients were contacted and photographs were taken. Captain A. Rivera stated that the cause of the fire was arson. A report was taken.

CALEXICO – On Tuesday May 24, at approximately 10:25 a.m., a Calexico Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a tan, Chrysler Concorde at the 500 block of Paulin Avenue. Upon further investigation by the officer, it was determined that the driver, identified as Francisco Javier Jimenez, was transporting a passenger illegally. The driver was placed under arrest for transporting an unauthorized passenger on a highway.