+SKILLET Posted July 11, 2010 Share Posted July 11, 2010 Memorial Off Road Ride to benefit family of slain agent EAST COUNTY: An off-road memorial ride will be held July 10 to benefit the family of slain: Border,"Patrol Agent Robert' RosasJr. ,, The 55 mile:round-trip ride will begin and end,at Golden Acorn Casino, 1800 Golden Acorn Way, in Campo, and wind through backcountrv roads. Border Patrol roads and canyons. riders will stop for a short ceremony at a cross erected near the U.S.-Mexico border where Rosas was killed July 23 in a shootout with robbers tying to steal his equipment. Christian Daniel Castro Alvarez, 17, pleaded guilty to murder in the death and was sentenced to 40 years in prison. The $10 registration fee per vehicle includes five tickes for a prize drawing after the ride. All proceeds will go to Rosas' wife and two young children, or checks can be made directly to a non profit foundation., created by Rosas'wife. Participants can register beginning at 7 am at the casino the day of the ride. The ride begins at 9 am. For more information, call (760) 554-8417. From the San Diego Union today. a worthy cause, if you like to do some offroading on the roads the BP uses. Had a great time today driving the back country trails. At least 40 Jeeps and about 30 ATV's (Rhino type) plus bikes and quads. Quote Link to comment
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