Valley Briefs: 7-Eleven manager arrested for alleged embezzlement in Calexico

A 7-Eleven finance manager was taken into custody for embezzlement and grand theft, Calexico Police Department announced Thursday. The suspect allegedly embezzled more than $219,000 in the span of two years from multiple businesses. Calexico police officers served a search warrant at the suspect’s residence, and located evidence relating to the embezzlement. The incident is still under investigation. COURTESY PHOTO CPD



Valley Briefs: Two meth smuggling attempts stopped

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized a total of four packages containing methamphetamine during two separate drug smuggling attempts on Wednesday and Thursday in Calexico. COURTESY PHOTO CBP

Valley Briefs: Meth seized at checkpoint

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents discovered approximately 3.8 pounds of methamphetamine concealed inside a vehicle on Thursday at the Highway 86 checkpoint near Salton City. COURTESY PHOTO CBP

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at or 760-337-3442.

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