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  • Border agents seize $766,000 worth of crystal meth and pot near San Clemente

     
    Border Patrol agents seized $766,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine and marijuana during three separate stops on the 5 Freeway near San Clemente, authorities said Wednesday. The first seizure was on Saturday, when two Mexican citizens in a Chrysler...
  • Bicyclist busted with pot in tires at San Ysidro border crossing

     
    To the uninitiated eye, the 18-year-old man with the dark mountain bike could have passed for another bicyclist crossing the busy border checkpoint at San Ysidro. But in fact, federal authorities said, the man was allegedly involved in an unusual......
  • Nearly 300 illegal immigrants arrested in San Diego, Calexico

     
    Nearly 300 illegal immigrants, some with criminal records, were arrested during the weekend attempting to enter the United States from Mexico in the San Diego and Imperial Valley areas, authorities said Monday. At border checkpoints including San Ysidro...
  • Illegal immigrant wanted on sexual molestation charge arrested near Calexico

     
    An illegal immigrant charged with sexually molesting a child in the Bay Area was arrested near Calexico after trying to sneak back in the United States from Mexico, authorities said Tuesday. The man was arrested Sunday nine miles west of......
  • Immigrants to Democrats: 'Wake up! Do something!' Lindsey Graham to Obama: 'Time to step it up'

     
    In 2008, those who care about immigrants voted for change, hoping to end the plight of an estimated 10 million illegal immigrants who live in the shadows. For nearly 18 months, Democrats put them off, insisting that other issues --......
  • O.C. jails begin checking immigration status of all inmates

     
    All inmates booked into Orange County jails will have their immigration status checked through fingerprint identification starting Tuesday, authorities said. Orange County joins 11 other California counties -- including Los Angeles, San Diego and...
  • San Diego man charged with deserting the Army is arrested at U.S.-Canada border

     
    A San Diego man who allegedly deserted the Army was arrested as he crossed back to the United States after he was refused entry into Canada, authorities said Tuesday. Robert Lucas, 20, was taken into custody last week at the......
  • Santa Ana man arrested in smuggling case

     
    A Santa Ana man was arrested by federal officers after allegedly squeezing two illegal immigrants into compartments in his car and trying to cross the U.S. border from Mexico, authorities said Wednesday. The man, a U.S. citizen, was taken into......
  • Deported sex offender arrested in San Diego County

     
    A convicted sex offender who had been deported from the U.S. was arrested in San Diego County after he failed to stop at a freeway checkpoint, authorities said Monday. The man, a 53-year-old Mexican citizen, had been convicted in 1991......
  • Two deported sex offenders, one from L.A., arrested near Calexico

     
    Two deported sex offenders, including one with an outstanding criminal warrant in Los Angeles, were arrested by border agents in separate incidents in Imperial County, authorities said Tuesday. Federal agents Friday apprehended a man 29 miles west of...
  • Slaying suspect wanted in New York arrested at San Diego border crossing

     
    A slaying suspect was arrested by federal officers in San Diego County after he tried to cross the U.S.-Mexican border by using a falsified passport, authorities said Wednesday. Rene Aguilar-Orzuna, 28, a Mexican citizen, is wanted by the New York......