The Beat



CALEXICO – On October 8, officers were dispatched to the area of Grant St. and Kloke Ave. in reference to a burglary. According to the victim, a male subject forced open the utility shed in the victim’s rear yard and allegedly stole two heavy duty saws. The suspect was positively identified and located a few blocks away in possession of the victim’s property. The suspect was charged with burglary and possession of stolen property and booked at the Imperial County jail.

CALEXICO — On October 9, around 10:14 a.m., the ICSO received a 911 call about a car accident on Kloke and Cole roads in Calexico. Five units arrived to find a single vehicle plowed into an IID power pole. The reporting person described the driver’s head to be open. The power pole was hit from the bottom and moved off of its foundation. Reach was called and then cancelled as the decision was made to transport the injured by ground per the medical fire truck. IID was informed of the broken power pole

SALTON CITY – A resident called the sheriff’s around 9:30 p.m. on October 9, that neighbor was shooting a BB gun and the pellets were hitting her residence. A unit was dispatched who talked to the shooters. Both subjects advised not to shoot the BB guns toward the caller’s house and to leave the area. Shooters agreed to leave area.

NILAND — ICSO received a call on October 8 around 4:45 p.m. of a large turtle, the size of a small dog, walking down the alley. The women who called went and put the turtle in a kennel in a pen in a yard, according to the sheriff’s logs. The turtle was given lettuce. Fish and Game was called and they promised to check on the turtle early the next day.

SALTON CITY, 9:30 pm – Six units and an ambulance reported to a call where a neighbor claimed a stabbing occurred in Salton City on October 8 around 9:30 p.m. The reporting person advised that a female was down the street at a house where a disturbance was happening with a male. The reporting person brought the female back to her residence where the female claimed to be stabbed in the back by the male who was identified as being a Hispanic adult male wearing dark clothes. A K-9 unit was dispatched as well. The officers requested the US Border Patrol for additional cover. The stabbing turned out to be a false claim, although the victim was pushed around during the fight.

CALEXICO – On October 8, officers were dispatched to the area of Fifth St. & Paulin Ave. in reference to a just occurred hit-and-run collision. The suspect vehicle, a white Ford Explorer with California State license plates fled the scene, and was not located. The victim and his passengers were not injured.