Tag: Imperial (Calif)

Border Patrol Agent Pleads Guilty to Hitting Man in Face

ImageA Customs and Border Patrol vehicle in Imperial County, Calif., in July 2018. A man taken into custody near the border fence in February was hit in the face by a Border Patrol agent who has since resigned.CreditMatt York/Associated Press A Border Patrol agent has pleaded guilty to striking a man who tried to jump […]

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Andy Ruiz Jr. Shocked the Boxing World. But Not His Hometown.

IMPERIAL, Calif. — Andy Ruiz Jr. is chubby, there’s no getting around that. He has been called a “fat slob,” the “Pillsbury Doughboy” or, more charitably, a “lunch-pail guy.” He’s been compared, by a former trainer no less, to the cherubic and overweight boy Russell from the movie “Up.” His prefight ritual of scarfing down […]

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