Escondido Man Dies In Vehicle Collision

An Escondido man died when his vehicled struck a concrete Courtesy photo: Escondido Police Department

ESCONDIDO–A male driver is dead after his silver Nissan 350Z struck a concrete retaining wall and flipped onto its roof, Escondido Police Department spokesman Lt. Justin Murphy said Friday. Officers say the Thursday evening accident occurred on Via Rancho Parkway and Camino del Postigo in Escondido. Preliminary investigation indicates the driver, 33-year-old Eric Robert Anderson […]

Armed Suicidal Man Dies In Officer-Involved Shooting In Encinitas

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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 […]

Rabid Bat Found At San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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SAN DIEGO–San Diego Health and Human Services Agency is reporting that a bat found at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park has tested positive for rabies. The bat was found dead on March 25 at 4:30 p.m. on a public walkway outside the Hidden Jungle, located between the Gorilla Forest and African Woods. The bat […]

County Parks To Unveil New Strategies To Increase Revenue‏

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SAN DIEGO–The County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation and County leaders unveiled Thursday key strategies to ensure the department is meeting the ever-changing needs of San Diego county residents. The department and county leaders unveiled and outlined strategies including a unique brand identity for 28 county-operated parks and facilities to increase the department’s […]

DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned This Weekend

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol […]

Lemon Grove School Employee Arrested For Barricading Herself, Students In Classroom

LEMON GROVE–A 31 year-old woman working as an afterschool assistant at Lemon Grove Academy was arrested Wednesday after she barricaded herself and several children in a classroom. Sheriff’s deputies say the students became fearful of Linda Lira’s actions and strange behavior, and used Lira’s unattended campus radio to call for help and alert other teachers and staff. The staff briefly […]

Skeletal Human Remains Found In Alpine‏

ALPINE–Surveyors working in the 3200 block of Alpine Boulevard Wednesday afternoon discovered the skeletal remains of an unknown human being, a Sheriff’s Department spokesman says. Detectives believe the remains have been at the location for quite some time. A cause and manner of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner’s Office. Anyone with information about this incident is […]

Oceanside Police Officer Recovering From Traffic Collision

OCEANSIDE–A police officer is recovering from his injuries after his motorcycle Monday collided with a vehicle on State Route 76, an Oceanside police spokesman said Wednesday. The accident occurred while Oceanside police officers were responding to a traffic collision in the area of State Route 76 and Benet Road. Officer Martin Morabe, who is a […]

Investigators Seek Identity Of Man Who Attempted To Abduct Skyline Student

Sheriff's Department seeking identity of man who attempted to abduct a Skyline Elementary School student Monday.

ENCINITAS–Sheriff’s Department investigators are asking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect who attempted to abduct a student at Skyline Elementary School in Solana Beach Monday. Witnesses described the suspect as a white male, six feet tall, age in the 40s with a tanned build. Anyone with information can contact the San Diego Sheriff’s Department […]

Man Pleads Guilty In Complex Real Estate Scam

SAN DIEGO–A local man pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to steal title to Southern California homes, and then to “sell” the properties to unsuspecting buyers—who later learned they had actually purchased nothing. According to his plea agreement, between September 2012 and November 2014, when Daniel Deaibes and two alleged co-conspirators were indicted and arrested, […]