BRAWLEY- Brawley police received a call from driver of School Bus 27 on Wednesday, January 27 that a student on board had what was either a BB or pellet gun. Â The bus was pulled over at Jeff Thornton Park before officers arrived on the scene. Â The student was in the back of the bus with two others and was taken off the bus.
IMPERIAL- On Wednesday January 28, a call came in for Imperial police from a residence on Canon Dr. Â The caller was crying and made an undisclosed statement. Police were dispatched and upon arrival the son of the suspect stated he heard a shotgun inside the house. Â A barricade was set up on the street and the fire briggade was alerted. Â The police were able to negotiate and convince the subject to put the shotgun in the closet and come out through the garage. Â The suspect stepped out of the house with only his phone in his hand and was taken into police custody. Â The suspect was taken by Imperial County Mental Health.