The Imperial County Sheriff’s department has reported the first traffic report of the new year over the weekend with aÂ large drop in DUI arrests and zero minor collision injuries. Â DUI arrests dropped from 11 in 2015 to only three this year. Â There were zero minor collisions this year in comparison with the twoÂ last year. Â Property damage numbers were still the same.
HEBER- On January 5, Ruben AguirreÂ walked into an AM/PM in Heber stating that he was being threatened and followed by someone from Calexico. Â He stated that several unknown suspects had taken his car while he hid inside the AM/PM in fear for his life. Â He believes it was in relation to an unpaid rent. Â The cashier stated to officers that there was no one following AguirreÂ into the store.