Man Fatally Stabbed In Downtown San Diego

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SAN DIEGO–An adult male was fatally stabbed in a physical altercation with another man in the Core Columbia community early Sunday morning, San Diego police said Sunday. Homicide detectives arrested 64 year-old Santiago Gonzalez Abraham Jr. of San Diego and charged him with murder. The victim was a 43 year-old white male whose name will be […]

Escondido Police Release Results Of DUI Checkpoint

ESCONDIDO–The Escondido Police Department conducted Saturday a DUI sobriety driver’s license checkpoint in the area of Centre City Parkway and Decatur Way. Drivers whose only offense was being unlicensed to drive were given the opportunity to locate the registered owner of the vehicle to either take or assign possession of the vehicle to a licensed driver. […]

Vista Man Arrested For Arson

VISTA–A 23 year-old man was arrested for intentionally torching a residence in Vista, Sheriff’s deputies said Friday. On Friday, members of the Fugitive Task Force arrested Francisco “Frankie” Castro, 23, for arson to an inhabited dwelling and property. This concludes a near nine-month investigation by the Sheriff’s Bomb/Arson Unit. The fire occurred on October, 2, […]

Two People Injured In Physical Altercation

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VISTA–One adult male and a juvenile were injured during a physical altercation with another male juvenile at an apartment parking lot in Vista. At 10:20 p.m., Sheriff deputies received a call of multiple subjects fighting in the parking lot of Mesa Gardens East Apartments at 800  East Bobier Drive. When deputies arrived at the scene, […]

San Diego LGBT Community Center Responds To Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Law

SAN DIEGO–Today, The San Diego LGBT Community Center celebrated the historic ruling of the United States Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges, which makes marriage equality the law of the land in all 50 states. Obergefell was a consolidation of cases seeking the freedom to marry for same-sex couples from Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee. The litigation […]

Escondido Police To Conduct DUI Checkpoint This Weekend

ESCONDIDO–The Escondido Police Department Traffic Bureau will be conducting a DUI Sobriety and Driver’s License Checkpoint on Saturday. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes. Research shows that crashes involving alcohol drop by an average of 20 […]

Operation ‘Tip the Scale’ Pairs Law Enforcement With Drug Treatment Outreach

SOUTH COUNTY–What is the link between drug addiction and crime in San Diego County? If you ask police officers and drug treatment professionals involved in Operation Tip the Scale, they will tell you that drugs are fuel for crime – both locally and across the nation. According to the most recent data – collected in […]

Three Suspects Arrested In Mid City Street Robbery Series

SAN DIEGO–Two adult males and a juvenile were arrested and charged with multiple counts of robbery, burglary, and firearm-related charges, San Diego police says. Anthony Brewer, 18, Natunza Reed, 24 and a 17 year-old juvenile were taken into custody and booked into a county jail. The suspects have been linked to ten armed robberies countywide, […]

Dept. Of Environmental Health Issue Boil Water Alert For Lakeside Park

LAKESIDE–The County of San Diego, Department of Environmental Health has issued an immediate Boil Water Order and Public Notification for Louis Stelzer County Park in Lakeside. The drinking water system has tested present for total coliform bacteria. Total coliform bacteria can come from soils and other sources in the environment and can indicate a problem […]

Man Arrested For Vehicle Theft, Evading Police

ESCONDIDO–A 21 year-old male driver, who led law enforcement officers on a freeway chase on Highway 76 and Interstate 15, was arrested Wednesday for auto theft, felony evading, and assault with a deadly weapon. The driver, Jesus Estrada, is on probation, a Sheriff’s Department spokesman says. A Sheriff’s detective was driving on Valley Center Grade […]