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Stolen vehicle recovered as it headed south

(CBP nabs stolen vehicle)….The Customs and Border Protection officers were working the Downtown Calexico Port.

Brawley Police had contacted the Calexico Port, asking for assistance in intercepting a 2014 Cadillac ATS that had been reported stolen. The vehicle had been left running in a parking lot while the owner went into a local business. The police said the vehicle was seen traveling south on Dogwood Road. The CBP officers set up a southbound inspection of vehicles and travelers headed to Mexicali through the Calexico Port. Officers located the Cadillac, and they arrested the 20-year-old driver, a Brawley resident. The vehicle and the suspect were escorted to a safe area. The suspect was turned over to Brawley Police and he was booked into county jail. The vehicle was released to the registered owner.