Rain Brings Bacteria To County Beaches

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has issued a General Advisory for the coastal waters of San Diego County due to recent rainfall. Swimmers, surfers, and other ocean users are warned that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters, especially near storm drains, creeks, rivers, and lagoon outlets that discharge urban […]

Road Rage Suspect Arrested

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SAN DIEGO–A 42 year-old male driver was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon during a road rage incident with other drivers on a northbound San Diego freeway. California Highway Patrol Investigators Thursday arrested John Albert Young  after he used his Ford F-350 to strike other vehicles on I-805 northbound north of Governor Drive and State Route 163 […]

Sheriff’s Communications Center Recognized

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SAN DIEGO–Emergency Dispatchers at the Sheriff’s Communications Center in Kearny Mesa save lives everyday by answering 9-1-1 calls and making sure help gets to where it needs to. In honor of their service, San Diego Association of Public Safety Dispatchers (APSD), a non-profit association that develops and presents training courses for public safety dispatchers in […]

San Diego Region Receives $16.9 Million Grant For Terrorism Preparedness

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego region will receive approximately $16.9 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as part of the Fiscal Year 2015 Urban Areas Security Initiative grant program. In Fiscal Year 2014-2013, the region also received approximately $16.9 million in Urban Areas Security Initiative funds each year. “As San Diego remains home to much of […]

GSA Official Admits Accepting Bribes, Stealing Government Property

SAN DIEGO–A building manager for the General Services Administration (GSA) admitted to an almost decade-long conspiracy to accept bribes and steal property owned by the United States. Timothy Francis Cashman acknowledged using his position with GSA (overseeing operations and maintenance at the Otay Mesa, San Ysidro, and Tecate Ports of Entry) for his personal enrichment; […]

Man Who Killed Customer At Arco AM/PM Arrested

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SAN DIEGO–Investigators arrested a man responsible for the shooting death of a customer at the Arco AM/PM on Thursday, San Diego police said today. Investigators say they identified a potential suspect in the homicide and believed he was in the area of 3800 Winona Avenue. On Friday night, numerous uniformed officers and undercover detectives began […]

Two Dead Birds Test Positive For West Nile Virus

SAN DIEGO–Two more dead birds have tested positive for West Nile virus, San Diego County environmental health officials said Friday. The two American crows, discovered Tuesday in San Diego and Wednesday in Lemon Grove, are the second and third dead birds that have tested positive for the potentially deadly disease in San Diego County this […]

Man Charged With Murdering His Girlfriend, Dumping Her Remains In Panamanian Jungle

SAN DIEGO–Brian Karl Brimager, 37, prior boyfriend of murdered Los Angeles woman Yvonne Baldelli, was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Diego today on first degree murder charges. Brimager was arraigned in court on the superseding indictment and pleaded not guilty. Brimager has been in U.S. custody since June 2013 on charges of […]

One Man Dead In Arco AM/PM Armed Robbery

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CLAIREMONT MESA–An armed man shot and killed a man early Thursday morning during a robbery at the Arco AM/PM in Clairemont Mesa on Balboa Avenue, a San Diego police spokesman said today. When officers arrived at the location they found a 48 year-old male inside the business. The male had sustained at least one gunshot […]

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 Saturday 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 […]