Calexico city council candidate reports theft of campaign signs
CALEXICO — On October 20, Calexico Police Officers responded to the front counter in reference to a theft of campaign signs. Candidate Jesus Escobar stated that between October 13-16, his campaign signs were stolen by unknown suspects. The campaign signs were taken from Rivera Ave/highway 98, Cole Rd/Bowker Rd, Cole Rd/G. Cleveland and Cole Rd/Rancho Frontera. The approximate loss due to the theft was approximately $800-$900.

Illegal dumping reported reported
NILAND — On October 21, Imperial County Sheriffs were dispatched to the area of Bowles St. and Blair St. in reference to illegal dumping on a private property. According to the reporting person, the issue has been going for the last few weeks.

Swimming in a Canal
Glamis — On October 21, Imperial County Sheriffs responded to a call on Highway 78 and Highland Canal where five subjects were swimming in the canal. Officers issued a verbal warning.

Golf carts stolen from Heber Elementary School
HEBER — On October 24, Imperial County Sheriffs were dispatched to Heber Elementary School where two golf carts had been reported stolen from the school. Upon their arrival, officers discovered three golf carts had been stolen. Two were recovered and one is at large with a value of $3,000.

Fire caused by three pipe bombs
SEELEY — On October 24, the Imperial County Fire Department responded to a fire near Derrick & I-8 involving three pipe bombs next to a distribution power pole. The area was blocked off by IID who located additional devices. The fire is currently under investigation.

Assault with a deadly weapon
CALEXICO — On October 25, Calexico Police Officers were dispatched to a home on the 600 block of Lincoln St. in reference to a disturbance between two subjects. After a preliminary investigation, it was discovered the fight was over a stolen skateboard.  A fight ensued and one subject was stabbed during the altercation. Michael Roman Martinez was arrested for theft and assault with a deadly weapon-knife.

Woman stalker with notes left on her vehicle
HOLTVILLE — On October 26, Imperial County Sheriffs responded to a call from a female involving a person leaving notes on her car near 5th St. and Family Dollar. The note asked the female subject if she wanted to be the person’s friend. The female said her friend had texted the notewriter and advised him to stop attempting to contact the female. The female was advised to avoid contact and to notify the Sheriff’s Office if subject continued to leave letters.