Motorcyclist Serious Injured In Escondido Vehicle Collision

Motorcycle lies on the road after

ESCONDIDO–A motorcyclist was seriously injured Friday after a van struck his bike near an entrance to a mobile home park, Escondido police said Friday. Officers say the driver of the red Honda Shadow motorcycle, 59 year-old Escondido resident Steven Ray Smiley, was driving south on Hale Avenue approaching the entrance to the mobile home park. The […]

Escondido Police Search For Lottery Scam Artists


ESCONDIDO–Escondido police are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects involved in lottery scam series targeting elderly people. The suspects make contact with potential victims claiming to possess a winning lottery ticket. They convince the victims to assist with claiming a percentage of the winnings in exchange for cash. The suspects then flee the area […]

Child Porn Suspect Arrested

Sean O'Farrell

NORTH COUNTY–Deputies from the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station arrested a 40-year-old Solana Beach man Wednesday for possession of child pornography. Last week, deputies with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department also arrested Sean O’Farrell for offering a 15-year-old boy money in exchange for a sexual favor at the Rancho Cucamonga Library. Deputies suspect O’Farrell committed […]

Two Males Found Stabbed Near Oceanside Sprinter Station

OCEANSIDE–Two males were found stabbed near an Oceanside Sprinter station, an Oceanside police spokesman said Thursday. On Thursday at 3:44 p.m., dispatchers began receiving calls regarding a stabbing near the Sprinter Station in the 600 block of Crouch. The scene appears to be in a brush area away from the station and may be transient […]

Sheriff’s Department Seeks Identity Of San Marcos Bank Robber

Unindentified bank robber.

SAN MARCOS–The Sheriff’s San Marcos Station needs the public’s assistance in identifying and finding a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery Saturday in San Marcos. The Pacific Marine Credit Union, located at 670 West in San Marcos Boulevard, was robbed before 11 a.m., according to the Sheriff’s department. The man entered the bank and […]

Two People Arrested At Oceanside DUI Checkpoints

OCEANSIDE–Oceanside police arrested two people during Friday’s DUI/Driver License checkpoints in the city. Oceanside Police Department Traffic Unit conducted  checkpoints in the 3300 block of Vista Way and the 4200 block of Mission Avenue between the hours of 8:20 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. A total of 304 drivers were screened by officers. Four field sobriety […]

Riverside Couple Arrested For Fallbrook Mail Thefts

FALLBROOK–Fallbrook Crime Suppression Team deputies arrested a male and female for a string of mail thefts in Fallbrook Tuesday after catching one of the suspects with their hand in the mailbox. The suspects, Katlyn Seibert, 22, and Nathan Bonds, 28, both from Riverside, were arrested for various charges related to providing false identity to the deputies. Deputies […]

Missing Oceanside Man’s Vehicle Found

OCEANSIDE–The Oceanside Police Department received information from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office regarding the vehicle belonging to missing Oceanside Nikolaos Christidis. On Wednesday morning, one of their deputies was investigating an unrelated matter, when he discovered the 2015 black Honda registered to Christidis. He checked the vehicle and found it unoccupied. There were no […]

Pedestrian Struck By Train Dies

ENCINITAS–An unidentified pedestrian who walked toward the railroad tracks as a southbound Amtrak train was approaching was struck and killed, a Sheriff’s Department spokesman said Wednesday. At approximately 12:25 pm, San Diego County Sheriff’s Rail Enforcement Deputies responded to investigate a collision between a train and a pedestrian on the railroad tracks near the 1500 […]

Four Suspects Arrested In Connection With Robberies In North County

OCEANSIDE–Law enforcement officers arrested four adult males Wednesday morning in connection with a series of “takeover” robberies in Oceanside and Vista, an Oceanside police spokesman said today. At 5 a.m., officers and detectives of the Oceanside Police Department’s SWAT team, Special Enforcement Section, Neighborhood Policing Team, Property Crimes Unit, Family Protection Unit, Crimes of Violence […]