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Grand Opening for Upgraded Border Patrol Checkpoint in Encino

8 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Thursday, September 05 2019 Sep 5, 2019 September 05, 2019 11:18 AM September 05, 2019 in News - Local
By: Frank McCaffrey

ENCINO – A ribbon cutting ceremony in Encino for an upgraded Border Patrol checkpoint took place Thursday morning.

The facility replaces one that was built in 1994 and has since been demolished.

It’s been operational since May, but Border Patrol Sector Chief Rodolfo Karisch says they wanted to wait for the ribbon cutting until everything was up to speed at the one of the nation’s busiest checkpoints.

Border Patrol Spokesman Tom Slowinski says the project has been heavily funded at nearly $30 million.

Watch the video above for further details.

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