Arrest Made In Attempt Kidnapping in Escondido

ESCONDIDO–Investigators arrested a San Marcos man accused of attempted kidnapping of several juveniles and one adult female in Escondido. Escondido police identified the driver of the vehicle as 46-year-old Spicer Conant. He was charged with attempted kidnapping and felony possession of an illegal assault rifle. Other charges may be pending. On May 9, 2016, at about 1 p.m., a 15-year old female was […]

Man Walking In Crosswalk Struck By Vehicle

ENCINITAS–A 61-year-old male walking in a crosswalk in Encinitas was struck by a vehicle that failed to stop for the red signal. The 6:32 a.m. Monday collision occurred at Leucadia Boulevard and Town Center Place in Encinitas, according to North Coastal Sheriff’s Station. A 61-year-old female driver was traveling westbound on Leucadia Boulevard, and did not stop for […]

Man Robs Carlsbad Paint Store

CARLSBAD–Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a paint store Saturday in Carlsbad. The robbery occurred just after 6 p.m. at Sherman Williams Paint store, located at 7040 Avenida Encinas, according to Carlsbad police. The caller, a 21-year-old female employee, reported that a Hispanic or white male wearing a black sweatshirt and a ski […]

Man Robs Carlsbad Paint Store

CARLSBAD–Authorities are searching for a male suspect who robbed a paint store in Carlsbad. The robbery occurred Sunday after 6 p.m. at the Sherman Williams Paint store, located at 7040 Avenida Encinas #100 in Carlsbad regarding a robbery, according to Carlsbad police. The caller, a 21-year-old female employee, reported that a Hispanic or white male […]

Two Males Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Escondido Woman

ESCONDIDO–Authorities Wednesday arrested a 24-year-old male and a 16-year-old male for the alleged fatal shooting of a 55-year-old Escondido woman, Escondido Police Department said Thursday at a press conference. Both suspects were charged with the murder of Kennedy. The adult male was taken to Vista Jail and the juvenile to another facility. The adult male […]

Man Fatally Struck By Train

ENCINITAS–A man Wednesday evening was fatally struck by a southbound Amtrak train, the North Coastal Sheriff’s Transit Enforcement Unit reports. The collision occurred on the railroad tracks at the intersection of Leucadia Boulevard and Vulcan Avenue in Encinitas. The train was traveling at approximately 90 miles per hour when a male stepped on the railroad tracks in front […]

Three People Found Fatally Shot In Vista Home

VISTA–Three people found dead in a Vista home were allegedly shot to death, according to homicide detectives. On March 12, at approximately 10:45 p.m., San Diego Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a radio call of a fight in the 1400 block Phil Mar Lane in Vista. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the occupants of the residence and […]

Improvements Coming To North County Paratransit Service

OCEANSIDE–Each year, the North County Transit District  provides over 180,000 rides to LIFT paratransit passengers throughout Northern San Diego county. Since 2012, LIFT ridership has increased by over 50%. In an effort to improve these services and increase service efficiencies, the transit district is implementing changes in the program later this year. “We are committed […]

Nighttime Construction Begins Sunday Along Interstate 5 In Encinitas, Solana Beach

SAN DIEGO–On Sunday work will begin to restripe Interstate 5 (I-5) and install concrete barriers between Lomas Santa Fe Drive in Solana Beach and Birmingham Drive in Encinitas as part of the Build NCC project to extend the carpool lanes on the freeway. The work will be conducted Sunday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 […]

Celebration Of Life At Libby Lake Park

OCEANSIDE–Hundreds of families gathered Saturday at Libby Lake Community Park in Oceanside to take back their community from gang violence. The 4th annual Celebration of Life community event celebrated the lives of two teens, Melanie Virgen and Edgar Sanchez, who were fatally shot to death in 2013 in the park by gang members. Organizers created […]