Man Stole Vehicle With Baby Inside

ESCONDIDO–A man who stole a vehicle with an infant inside it is still on the run, Escondido police said Thursday evening. The mother had placed her baby daughter in the car seat when she realized that she had forgotten something inside her residence, located in the 100 block of Rock Springs Road. The mother quickly […]

Oceanside Businessman Defrauds Investors By Selling Fake Stock In Medical Research Company

SAN DIEGO–A 64 year-old Oceanside businessman Thursday admitted swindling more than 160 people out of investments totaling nearly $2 million. As part of his plea to securities fraud charges, Greg Ruehle admitted being hired by local medical research firm ICB International, Inc., to identify investors who could fund their research.  Instead, Ruehle collected millions of dollars […]

Man Places Suspicious Container In Front Of CHP Vehicle At DMV

OCEANSIDE–A white adult male walking his dog placed an olive-colored metal container near the front right of a California Highway Patrol vehicle that was parked near the Oceanside DMV Friday morning. The officer was on duty performing job-related duties inside the DMV when he was made aware of the object placed near his patrol vehicle. The officer located […]

Missing Oceanside Woman Found Safe In Carlsbad

OCEANSIDE–A 48 year-old woman reported missing Tuesday while walking her dog in the 100 block of Loma Alta has been found safe in Carlsbad. Oceanside police says Dawn Offerman, who suffers from diminished mental capacity, was found uninjured in a Carlsbad neighborhood.                

Pedestrian Fatally Injured In Sprinter Train Collision

SAN MARCOS–A pedestrian standing near the railroad tracks was struck and killed by a Sprinter train, Sheriff’s deputies said Tuesday. Deputies say the collision occurred on the railroad tracks at milepost marker 118.9, which is the pedestrian crossing at Marcos Street in San Marcos. A westbound Sprinter train was traveling at approximately 45 miles per […]

Oceanside Woman Missing

OCEANSIDE–Oceanside police  is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 47 year-old Oceanside woman who was last seen at approximately noon Tuesday walking her dog. Dawn Offerman was last seen in the 100 block of Loma Alta Drive in Oceanside. Offerman is a white female with a diminished mental capacity. She is five feet, six […]

Second Rock Blasting Planned Near SR-76 And Old Highway 395

SAN DIEGO–Construction crews will close State Route 76 (SR-76) at the intersection of Old Highway 395 for approximately one hour at 11 a.m. on February 4 to conduct a rock blasting operation. The rock blasting is being done as part of SR-76 East Segment Project to widen and realign the highway to meet present and […]

Residential Fire Damages Foreclosed Home

SAN MARCOS–Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed a home in foreclosure Monday morning. Sheriff’s deputies say they found the home engulfed with flame and smoke. Unsure if anyone was inside, deputies attempted to enter the home, but could not do so safely. Deputies called into the home, but received no response. They […]

Pedestrian Fatally Injured In Traffic Collision

VISTA–A 69 year-old pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing a road in Vista, Sheriff’s deputies said Monday. Deputies and Oceanside police officers found the male pedestrian lying in the roadway on North Emerald Drive at Jonathan Place. Oceanside Fire Department paramedics transported the man to Tri-City Hospital where he was flown […]

Pedestrian Fatally Struck In Vehicle Collision

ESCONDIDO–A driver struck and killed a pedestrian Saturday evening in the area of San Pasqual Valley Road and Oakhill Drive, Escondido police said Sunday. A gold 2008 Toyota Corolla, driven by 86 year-old Ruth Waldsmith, of Escondido, was traveling north on San Pasqual Valley Road south of Oakhill Drive when she collided with an 18 year-old […]