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Holtville Police Briefs: Feb. 23-28

HOLTVILLE — The following reports were collected from the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office call logs for the Holtville substation from Feb. 23, through Feb. 28.


10:17 a.m.: A female subject called the Imperial County Sheriff’s Department to report that her uncle had received a phone call from an unknown caller who threatened to hurt her and pretended to have kidnapped her.

11:39 p.m.: A resident on Beale Avenue called police to report a suspicious, half-opened Amazon box sitting on the sidewalk.

5 a.m.: A 10th Street resident was getting ready for a morning run when he noticed that his pop-up camper trailer had been stolen.


9:42 p.m.: Five Imperial County Sheriff’s Office units responded to the Barbara Worth Country Club after an employee reported that a group of about 10 subjects was trying to attack another employee in the parking lot. Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Robert Benavidez called the incident a “verbal altercation” and said that nobody was injured and nobody was arrested. He was unable to comment further as the case is still under investigation.


6:34 a.m.: A resident of Pine Avenue called police to report that somebody had broken their front window during the night.

7:06 p.m.: A subject at the Holtville Taco Shop called police to report a minor fender bender between a maroon Charger and a white Nissan. Both drivers involved in the accident left the scene before police arrived.


11:08 a.m.: A Grape Avenue resident reported receiving threatening phone calls from somebody claiming to be the police and asking for personal information.

10:19 p.m.: A resident at the corner of Brentwood Avenue and East Eighth Street reported a suspicious woman in a dark-colored hoodie looking into their backyard.

7:30 p.m.: A Circle Drive resident called police to report a suspicious heavy-set woman in glasses hanging around in the alley behind the residence. The reporting party told police that they believe the woman may be hiding drugs in the alley.


6:08 a.m.: A resident on Bonds Corner Road reported that somebody had broken into their tool shed and stole several tools.

7:33 a.m.: The Sheriff’s Office received a report that a work bus had been stolen from a yard on Zenos Road. Police located the bus in some bushes at the corner of Holt and Norrish roads.