Local man organizes tribute to fallen Border Patrol agents

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Local man Ben Cruz organized a tribute hike to honor two U.S. Border Patrol agents who were murdered in Anza in 1967.The Remembrance Hike: End Of Watch 2020 will be held Wednesday, June 17, from 2-3:30 p.m., beginning at the Veterans of Foreign Wars building at 59011 Bailey Road in Anza.“I’m a defense contractor at Miramar MCAS, fixing F/A-18 fighter jets,” Cruz said. “My lovely fiancé Nicole Arana is a United States Army veteran. As new residents of the Anza community, we’re committed to maintaining a proactive approach and supporting all law enforcement agencies.”He presented his tribute gathering on the Facebook group Anza Crime Watch and introduced the community to the events that occurred 53 years ago in the Anza Valley.“The 1967 kidnapping and execution
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