(Border Patrol Rescues 3)...It was in 3 separate rescues.
All in a 24 hour period. The first occured Sunday afternoon. A man called indicating he was lost and injured. Border Patrol agents were notified. A helicopter unit was called in and agents performing their assigned duties began the search. Aboiut two hours later the man was found in the mountainous area 22 miles west of Calexico. The man, a Mexican National, had entered the US illegally. The second incident was reported at 8:46 Monday morning. Within an hour the man, AMexican National was discovered. The third incident was reported Monday morning, at around 10:15 am. Information was provided by the San Diego Sector Foreign Operations Branch. They said an individual was lost and in distress in the mountains about 22 miles west of Calexico. The man, a Mexican National, was found within an hour. It was determined all three had entered the country illegally. None needed medical attention. All three were being held in federal custody pending deportation back to their country of origin