Leader Of Bank Fraud Conspiracy Sentenced To Prison

SAN DIEGO–A leader of a sophisticated bank fraud scheme that used dozens of bank accounts in the names of fictitious businesses was sentenced Tuesday to 33 months in prison for his role in causing $689,000 in losses to Bank of America. U.S. Chief District Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz sentenced 34 year-old Vahag Stepanyan of Las […]

Oceanside Man Accidentally Shoots Himself

OCEANSIDE–A man is in the hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the chest, Oceanside police said Monday. Oceanside police dispatchers received a phone call at 6:41 a.m. from a resident in the 4100 block of Thomas Street. The caller told dispatch a neighbor had just exited his house across the street. The neighbor had […]

Man Arrested For Bank Of America Robbery

SAN DIEGO–Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man suspected in the robbery of the Bank of America branch in Ramona. On Friday morning, deputies assigned to the Ramona station arrested 64 year-old Timothy Graham, in the 1400 block of Hanson Lane in Ramona. Graham was arrested without incident and booked in the San Diego Central Jail. The arrest […]

Former DeMaio Campaign Aid Sentenced For Launching Federal Investigation

SAN DIEGO–Del Mar resident Todd Bosnich, fired policy director for the failed Carl DeMaio congressional campaign, was sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation for sending anonymous e-mails to himself—making it appear that DeMaio threatened him—and then lying to the FBI about it. U.S. District Judge Larry Burns also ordered Bosnich, 29, to undergo psychiatric counseling, […]

SDSU Students Rally Against Islamophobia

By Gina Yarbrough SAN DIEGO–San Diego State University students united with the San Diego chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations at rally Monday afternoon to denounce Islamophobia on the campus. The rally, held at Hepner Hall, was in response to the November 19 attack on a female Muslim student at Parking Lot E on […]

Violent Crime Arrests Increase In San Diego County

SAN DIEGO–More people were arrested in 2014 for committing violent crimes than for property crimes in San Diego county, according to an annual report issued today by the SANDAG Criminal Justice Research Division. In all, law enforcement officers made 15,566 arrests for violent crimes, compared to 11,524 arrests for property offenses, according to the report […]

San Marcos Shooting Victim Identified

SAN MARCOS–The Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identity of a shooting victim found lying on a sidewalk in San Marcos November 20. The victim, 14 year-old San Marcos resident, Brandon Gonzalez died from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. The death has been ruled a homicide. Sheriff’s homicide detectives are investigating the incident which took place in the […]

Man Steals Semi-Automatic Rifle From Gun Store

SAN DIEGO–Police officers are searching for a man who stole a semi-automatic rifle from a gun store in the Kearny Mesa area. On October 29,  at approximately 6:30 p.m., an unknown male walked into The Gun Range San Diego located at 7853 Balboa Avenue. The male rented a FNH SCAR 16s semi-automatic rifle from the […]

FBI Seek Identity Of Bank Robber

RAMONA–The FBI and San Diego Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male responsible for robbing the Bank of America in Ramona Thursday morning. The robber approached the teller and presented a demand note for cash. Simultaneous to presenting the demand note, the robber lifted up his shirt and displayed what […]

San Diego State University Muslim Student Assaulted

SAN DIEGO–A San Diego State University female Muslim student wearing a headscarf was assaulted at a campus parking lot Thursday afternoon, school officials said Friday. According to SDSU officials, the student reported being assaulted by an unknown male who pushed her and pulled her scarf while making hate-related comments. The 1:45 p.m. incident occurred in […]