Man Fatally Shot At Emerald Hills Park

SAN DIEGO–A male was fatally shot Sunday by two males at a parking lot of Emerald Hills Park, San Diego police says. At about 5:16 p.m., San Diego police received a  call of gunshots heard in the 5600 block of Bethune Court in San Diego. Officers arrived and learned from witnesses that a male had […]

‘Operation Hard Candy’ Targets Drug Dealing In San Diego’s East Village

SAN DIEGO–District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman released the results of a month long undercover operation targeting street-level drug dealers in San Diego’s East Village neighborhood that resulted in 22 grand jury indictments against 31 suspects. “Operation Hard Candy” was a San Diego Police Department-led investigation that began in October […]

Man Charged With 1993 Murder Of San Diego Woman

SAN DIEGO–An inmate in a California state prison was arraigned Tuesday afternoon in San Diego Superior Court for the 1993 murder of a San Diego woman. The suspect, identified as 42-year-old, James Issac Blackmon, was charged with one count of murder. On October 27, 1993, 46-year-old Sumei Wei Chen was found with fatal gunshot wounds […]

MCAS Miramar To Conduct Exercises, Temporary Gate Closure

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR–Personnel aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar are scheduled to conduct an exercise designed to rehearse procedures in the case of a base wide lockdown from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on May 3. The exercise is an opportunity for Miramar personnel, family members, retirees and visitors to practice lockdown procedures in the case […]

Six Students Linda Vista School Diagnosed With Chickenpox

SAN DIEGO–Six students at San Diego Cooperative Charter School’s Linda Vista campus have been diagnosed with chickenpox (varicella), the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported today. The first student reported illness on March 7 and the latest student diagnosed became symptomatic on April 20. The incubation period for chickenpox is generally 14 […]

Crime Stoppers Offers Reward For Information On Hillcrest Arsonist

SAN DIEGO–Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Metro Arson Strike Team (MAST) are asking assistance from the public to help identify and locate the suspect who is responsible for a series of fires which have taken place in the Hillcrest area of San Diego. On March 21, an unidentified suspect lit fires in numerous locations […]

Gonzalez Drunk Driving Prevention Bill Receives Committee Approval

SAN DIEGO–Legislation by California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to require all restaurant and bar employees who sell or serve alcoholic beverages to undergo Responsible Beverage Service training was approved on a bipartisan 18-0 vote by the Assembly Committee on Governmental Organization today. Assembly Bill 2121 would make Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control-administered responsible beverage training mandatory statewide for anyone serving […]

Authorities Arrest Man For Attempted Murder

SAN DIEGO–Homicide detectives arrested a man and charged him with attempted murder of a San Diego man in Oak Park. On Monday morning, the suspect and his vehicle, a black Toyota pick-up with a black camper shell and white stripes on the sides, was located by a San Diego police sergeant in the area of […]

Man Wanted For Assault Of Train Conductor

SAN DIEGO–Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance to help identify and locate a man wanted in connection with an assault of a train conductor. On April 6 at 7:25  a.m., an  unknown man was observed acting strangely onboard the southbound Coaster from Oceanside to the Santa Fe Train Depot. At the Old Town station, a  passenger […]

Mar Vista High School Teacher Arrested For Sexual Misconduct With Student

SAN DIEGO–Detectives from the Sheriff’s Sexual Assault Unit arrested a Mar Vista High School ROTC Instructor for engaging in sexual conduct with a female student. On April 8, a Sheriff’s School Resource officer received information that the teacher, Martin Albert Gallegos, 48, was having a relationship with a female student. On Sunday, Gallegos was arrested and […]