Oceanside Man Accidentally Shoots Himself

OCEANSIDE–A man is in the hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the chest, Oceanside police said Monday. Oceanside police dispatchers received a phone call at 6:41 a.m. from a resident in the 4100 block of Thomas Street. The caller told dispatch a neighbor had just exited his house across the street. The neighbor had […]

San Marcos Shooting Victim Identified

SAN MARCOS–The Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed the identity of a shooting victim found lying on a sidewalk in San Marcos November 20. The victim, 14 year-old San Marcos resident, Brandon Gonzalez died from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. The death has been ruled a homicide. Sheriff’s homicide detectives are investigating the incident which took place in the […]

Man Found Dead On Oceanside Street

OCEANSIDE–A man found unconscious on an Oceanside street was fatally stabbed, Oceanside police said Thursday. The victim was identified as being a 32 year-old Joseph Prince, according to Oceanside police. Oceanside police dispatchers received phone calls at 3:45 p.m. regarding a traffic collision in the 100 block of Wisconsin. The collision was believed to be a […]

Victims Identified In Fatal Helicopter Crash At Carlsbad Airport

CARLSBAD–The Medical Examiner’s Office released the names of the two men fatally injured in a helicopter crash at McLellan-Palomar Airport on Wednesday. The victims were 60 year-old Wayne Frank Lewis of Cardiff-By-The Sea, and 65 year-old Bruce Allen Erickson of Rancho Santa Fe. According to the Medical Examiner report, Lewis was a passenger in the […]

McClellan-Palomar Airport Re-Opens After Fatal Helicopter Crash

CARLSBAD–McClellan-Palomar Airport runway reopened to all air traffic Thursday at 3:05 p.m., airport officials said today. The runway was closed following a helicopter crash at approximately 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday that took the lives of the two individuals on board. Earlier this morning the airport opened for helicopter activity at the far east end of the […]

Two Men Killed In Helicopter Crash At McClellan-Palomar Airport

CARLSBAD–The National Transportation Safety Board will conduct an investigation into the cause of a helicopter crash that killed two men Wednesday afternoon at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad. Carlsbad fire department officials say no other aircraft appear to be involved in the 4:30 p.m. fatal crash, and no airport structures were damaged. Information regarding the identities of the passengers, or […]

Oceanside Police Receives Grant For Traffic Enforcement

OCEANSIDE–The Oceanside Police Department has been awarded a $227,115 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The department will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and […]

Law Enforcement Search For Man Who Attempted Burglary In Encinitas

ENCINITAS–Crime Stoppers and Sheriff investigators are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate a man wanted in connection with an attempted burglary at a home in Encinitas.   On October 25, surveillance video showed a man trying to burglarize the home of an elderly woman located in the 2400 block of El Camino […]

Man Stabs Wife, Step-Daughter

OCEANSIDE–Police officers arrested a 28 year-old male for allegedly stabbing his wife and step-daughter multiple times at their Oceanside resident Saturday evening, Oceanside police said Sunday. Police officers say the assault took place at Presidio Apartments in the 4400 block of Mission Avenue. The wife exited the residence and collapsed in front of the apartment […]

Oceanside Prepares For El Niño Storm

OCEANSIDE–The city is preparing for the potential El Niño storm season by clearing storm drains and vegetation from various locations, including the Loma Alta Creek and the San Luis Rey River.   A City El Niño Operational Plan has been developed and city staff is continually working to be ready to respond to any major […]