Pedestrian Hit By Train Walks Away From The Scene

SAN MARCOS–A pedestrian who was struck Thursday by a Sprinter train managed to walk away from the accident, transit authorities say. Deputies from the San Marcos Sheriff’s Station and deputies from the Sheriff’s Transit Enforcement Unit responded just after 8:30 p.m. to a Sprinter train collision on the railroad tracks at Los Posas Road and […]

Man Who Fled To Mexico Arrested For Murder Of Escondido Man

ESCONDIDO–An 18-year-old man accused of fatally shooting an Escondido man in March was arrested by Escondido police homicide detectives. Detectives have charged Javier Seda, an Escondido resident, with the murder of 27-year-old Fabian Arellano. The crime is believed to be gang related. Seda is currently being held at the Vista Detention Facility. Seda, a U.S. […]

First Transit Reach Tentative Agreement With Teamsters Local 542

SAN DIEGO–First Transit has reached a tentative agreement with Teamsters Local 542 of San Diego. Passengers of North County Transit District’s  Lift paratransit, Flex, and Breeze will have continuous service at this time. Union members are scheduled to vote on the tentative agreement next week. “First Transit and the Teamsters Local 542 worked through the […]

North County Transit District Alert Public Of Potential Service Disruptions

SAN DIEGO–First Transit is alerting customers of a potential service disruption for its Lift paratransit (Lift), Flex, and Breeze operations at the North County Transit District (NCTD). This potential disruption is due to Union negotiations between NCTD’s service operator, First Transit, and the Lift and Flex drivers and reservationists. Based on information about the current […]

Community Group Donates Money To Oceanside Police Officers Foundation

OCEANSIDE–A group of Oceanside citizens belonging to a non-profit organization named “Citizens Preserving Our Historic Lands” recently donated a large sum of money to increase public safety in Oceanside. The group had a desire to give back to the community and ultimately provided $105,000 to the Oceanside Police Officer’s Foundation. The group requested the funds […]

One Man Fatally Stabbed During Family Argument

OCEANSIDE–Homicide detectives arrested a man Monday after he fatally stabbed his former brother-in-law in the stomach during an argument at an Oceanside home, Oceanside police said Tuesday. The suspect, 49-year-old James Tovar, was taken into custody at the scene. Detectives say the fatal stabbing took place in the 3000 block of Thunder Drive. Police officers […]

Oceanside Police Search For Suspect Who Assaulted Juvenile

OCEANSIDE–Oceanside police detectives are searching for a man who physically assaulted an 8-year-old boy June 22 near his home. Detectives say the 7:30 p.m. attack occurred when the boy was playing by himself directly behind his residence between the 4000 block of Olive Drive and the Sprinter tracks. He was approached by a light-skinned Hispanic male who appeared to be approximately […]

Man Found Shot In San Marcos Park

SAN MARCOS–A man was shot early Saturday morning near Bradley Park in San Marcos,  Sheriff’s deputies say. Carlsbad police says just after 3 a.m. they found the victim had suffered from several gunshot wounds in the 7200 block of Paseo Plomo in Carlsbad. The victim was transported to a local hospital where they underwent surgery […]

Vista High School Basketball Coach Arrested For Sexual Misconduct With Female Student

VISTA–Detectives from the Sheriff’s Child Abuse Unit arrested a Vista High School basketball coach for engaging in sexual conduct with a female student. Detectives Wednesday issued a misdemeanor warrant for 36-year-old Charlie Mercado. He voluntarily surrendered to the Vista Detention Facility Thursday night and posted $10,000 bail. On May 11, the student, a junior at […]

Oceanside Residents Gather To Thank Police Department For Service

OCEANSIDE–Oceanside city leaders and north county residents Wednesday gathered in the Oceanside Police Department parking lot for a community celebration to thank police officers for their service. Residents brought sandwiches, cookies, pizza, donuts, beverages and other snacks to the one-hour festive event. Organizers say the “Hug a Police” community event was an opportunity for north […]