Armed Suicidal Man Dies In Officer-Involved Shooting In Encinitas

Sheriff's Department

ENCINITAS–A suicidal man armed with a shotgun was shot by a Sheriff’s deputy Friday morning in Encinitas. According to investigators, the Sheriff’s Department Encinitas Station received a radio call of an incomplete 9-1-1 call from a residence in the 2000 block of Shadytree Lane. As deputies were responding to the location the dispatcher advised the […]

Law Enforcement Officers Honored At Auto Theft Recovery Awards‏

Escondido Police Officer Juan Alva receives Officer of the Year from Lieutenant Jason Penner. Photo: Gina Yarbrough/San Diego County News

SAN DIEGO–Sheriff’s Deputies and San Diego police officers throughout the county were honored for their work in recovering stolen vehicles across San Diego county Thursday at the Auto Theft Advisory Committee’s 25th annual Vehicle Theft Recovery Awards. More than 300 officers, deputies, chiefs of police, CHP, and Sheriffs from 32 law enforcement offices gathered at […]

Ancient Antiquities And Saddam Hussein-Era Objects Returned To Iraq

More than 60 Iraqi cultural treasures illegally smuggled into the United States were returned to the Republic of Iraq, Monday, following five separate investigations led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). The objects were seized at the culmination of investigations led by HSI offices in New York; Baltimore, Md.; Austin, Texas; and New Haven, Conn. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Southern District of New York U.S. Attorney’s Office assisted in two of the investigations.

WASHINGTON–More than 60 Iraqi cultural treasures illegally smuggled into the United States were returned to the Republic of Iraq following five separate investigations led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).  The objects were seized at the culmination of investigations led by HSI offices in New York; Baltimore, Maryland; Austin, Texas; […]

Shoulder Tap Operation Target Individuals Selling Liquor To Minors

ABC team up to bust adults buying alcohol for minors in Shoulder Tap Operation in East County.

EAST COUNTY–The Sheriff’s Department joined forces with hundreds of law enforcement agencies for a Shoulder Tap operation across California Saturday. Deputies and agents with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) conducted the sweep from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. countywide. “Shoulder Tap” is shorthand for teenagers hanging out in front of liquor or […]