Caltrans Activate New Ramp Metering Times

SAN DIEGO–Caltrans began activating meters on eastbound State Route 78 (SR-78) this week for the morning commute. Affected locations are Civic Center Drive, Mar Vista Drive and Sycamore Avenue in the city of Vista. A total of 22 on-ramps will be activated in groups of three through August to help reduce the duration and extent […]

Man Found Fatally Stabbed In Oceanside

OCEANSIDE–A 22 year-old Hispanic man Wednesday morning was found fatally stabbed in Oceanside, homicide detectives said today. Oceanside police says approximately at midnight officers responded to a call of a possible stabbing in the 1500 block of Lemon Street. They arrived to found a male on the ground with a stab wound. The victim was going […]

Adult Male Solana Beach Serious Injury Collision

SOLANA BEACH–An adult male and a juvenile male Sunday riding their bicycles were struck by a driver allegedly under-the-influence. Investigators say a 2016 Honda Civic, being driven by a 24 year-old female resident of Carlsbad, was traveling northbound on Camino Del Mar. The vehicle went off the roadway at the four way intersection of North […]

Contractor Arrested For Elder Abuse In Contractor Scam

OCEANSIDE–A contractor suspected of scamming an elderly victim in Oceanside was arrested June 13 in Los Angeles county. Yair Zilberman was taken into custody by Oceanside police detectives. He was later booked into the Vista Detention Facility for financial elder abuse and a parole violation. In April, Zilberman contacted the 96-year-old victim in a senior […]

Three People Seriously Injured In Oceanside Brawl

OCEANSIDE–A physical altercation between several individuals ended with two people shot and one person stabbed, Oceanside police said Friday. The brawl took place in the 400 block of Grant Street about two blocks from Oceanside High School. Police officers arrived on scene and located two victims who had sustained gunshots wounds and an additional victim […]

Four People Arrested In Gang Suppression Detail

FALLBROOK–The Fallbrook Patrol Station Crime Suppression Team with the assistance of Sheriff’s Criminal Intelligence Division and Street Gang Unit as well as units from the San Diego Probation Department conducted a gang suppression detail in Fallbrook. Four documented street gang members were specifically targeted in the detail. After conducting probation checks of the target list, units […]

Four People Arrested In High-End Shoplifting Series

SAN DIEGO–Four people were arrested and charged with a series of thefts at several high-end retail stores throughout San Diego county, authorities say. Investigators say Lorena Ramirez and Zakharias Karasoulas allegedly have personally stolen an estimated total of over $700,000 since 2011. The victims of the thefts were Abercrombie and Fitch, Hollister, Victoria’s Secret and Gap retail stores. A search warrant […]

Authorities Identify Deceased Female In Allied Gardens Neighborhood

SAN DIEGO–A female found deceased inside an apartment in Allied Gardens Friday has been identified, homicide investigators say. The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Krystal Mitchell from Phoenix Arizona. She was in San Diego visiting friends with her boyfriend, 32-year-old, Raymond McLeod, also from Phoenix Arizona. McLeod has since fled the area in a […]

Motorist Dies In Vehicle Collision

OCEANSIDE–A driver died from his injuries in a roll-over vehicle collision in the area of State Route 76 and North Coast Highway in Oceanside, traffic investigators said Saturday. The driver, a Hispanic male, approximately 27 years of age, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending the notification […]

Drunk Driver Who Struck Pregnant Woman Faces Judge

ESCONDIDO–The driver involved Sunday in a DUI vehicle collision that injured a 27 year-old pregnant woman was in court Wednesday to face charges. The driver, Jose Luis Uriostegui, 32, was charged with DUI and hit-and-run causing death or injury. The judge set Uriostegui’s bail at $1,000,000. Lucrecia Vasquez, who was six-months pregnant, suffered serious injuries when Uriostegui struck Vasquez’s vehicle. As a result of the accident Vasquez lost […]