7 Year-old Female Pedestrian Dies In Traffic Collision


OCEANSIDE–A 7 year-old female pedestrian was struck Sunday afternoon by a vehicle and later died at a local hospital, an Oceanside police spokesman said today. Officers say the child was hit by a black Tundra. The driver of the Tundra pulled over and waited for emergency personnel to arrive. The child was taken to Tri-City Medical Center, but succumbed to her […]

Three People Arrested For Bicycle Theft, Drug Possession

ENCINITAS–As part of an investigation of high-end bicycle thefts in north San Diego County coastal cities, detectives of the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station served a search warrant at the Royal Motel in the 1400 block of North Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas. Three arrests were made, and various high-end bicycles, bike frames, and expensive components were […]

Escondido Police Release Results Of DUI Checkpoint

ESCONDIDO–The Escondido Police Department conducted Saturday a DUI sobriety driver’s license checkpoint in the area of Centre City Parkway and Decatur Way. Drivers whose only offense was being unlicensed to drive were given the opportunity to locate the registered owner of the vehicle to either take or assign possession of the vehicle to a licensed driver. […]

Vista Man Arrested For Arson

VISTA–A 23 year-old man was arrested for intentionally torching a residence in Vista, Sheriff’s deputies said Friday. On Friday, members of the Fugitive Task Force arrested Francisco “Frankie” Castro, 23, for arson to an inhabited dwelling and property. This concludes a near nine-month investigation by the Sheriff’s Bomb/Arson Unit. The fire occurred on October, 2, […]

Two People Injured In Physical Altercation


VISTA–One adult male and a juvenile were injured during a physical altercation with another male juvenile at an apartment parking lot in Vista. At 10:20 p.m., Sheriff deputies received a call of multiple subjects fighting in the parking lot of Mesa Gardens East Apartments at 800  East Bobier Drive. When deputies arrived at the scene, […]

Escondido Police To Conduct DUI Checkpoint This Weekend

ESCONDIDO–The Escondido Police Department Traffic Bureau will be conducting a DUI Sobriety and Driver’s License Checkpoint on Saturday. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes. Research shows that crashes involving alcohol drop by an average of 20 […]

Man Arrested For Vehicle Theft, Evading Police

ESCONDIDO–A 21 year-old male driver, who led law enforcement officers on a freeway chase on Highway 76 and Interstate 15, was arrested Wednesday for auto theft, felony evading, and assault with a deadly weapon. The driver, Jesus Estrada, is on probation, a Sheriff’s Department spokesman says. A Sheriff’s detective was driving on Valley Center Grade […]

Two Stabbing Suspects Remain At Large

From left, suspects Lucas

VISTA—Sheriff investigators and Crime Stoppers are searching for two men wanted in a connection with a stabbing in Vista. On June 1 at about 9:20 p.m., three suspected gang members attacked a group of men walking in the 700 block of North Citrus Avenue. One of the victims was stabbed multiple times with a knife. […]

DUI/Driver License Checkpoint Planned This Weekend

OCEANSIDE–The Oceanside Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting DUI/Driver License Checkpoint on Friday at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved […]

Motorist Dies In Three-Vehicle Collision

OCEANSIDE–A three-vehicle collision on North River Road in Oceanside claimed the life of a female motorist, Oceanside police said Tuesday. Oceanside police responded to calls of a collision in the area of North River Rd and Stallion Dr. The accident occurred when a 2003 BMW X5 SUV, traveling eastbound on North River Road, crossed the […]