(Border Patrol rescues man from Canal)….The rescued occurred about 10 miles west of Calexico this week.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents watched as a man jumped in the All American Canal, in an attempt to swim across from Mexico into the United States. Agents say the man got about half way across when he stopped. He began to panic and yell for help. The agents immediately deployed a rescue throw bag. The man was pulled to safety. He was uninjured. Agents learned the man was from Mexico, and was entering the US illegally. He was transported to the El Centro Border Patrol Station for processing and further evaluation.