The “Beat”


EL CENTRO – According to Imperial County Sheriff’s logs, at approximately 1:25 p.m. July 23, the Coroner’s office was summoned to the El Centro Budget Inn for a possible suicide.  A male victim was discovered along with a firearm that was recovered on the scene.  The investigation is ongoing. No further information has been reported.

YUMA – Per police records, the Yuma Sheriff’s Office dispatched four units to Martinez Lake & Fisher’s Landing in Arizona July 23 where it was reported that a deceased person was found by two boaters at approximately 2:24 p.m.  The subject’s identity has not yet been released.

EL CENTRO – The California Highway Patrol reported an alleged theft occurred at 1:00 a.m. July 24 of a white Ford F-250 that was suspected to have been taken from a field around Austin Road and Evan Hewes Highway. The truck reportedly contained 250 gallons of diesel fuel in a tank on the truck bed.  No information on a possible suspect was reported.