Oceanside Man Arrested In Buddy Todd Park Murder

An Oceanside man was arrested Friday for the alleged murder of Mustafa Gordon, who was found dead in February 16 at Buddy Todd Park in Oceanside. Archive photo: Gina Yarbrough/San Diego County News

OCEANSIDE—A 25 year-old Oceanside man was arrested Friday morning for the alleged murder of Mustafa Gordon, who was found dead in February at Buddy Todd Park, Oceanside Police spokesman Lt. Leonard Cosby said today. Officers arrested and charged David Ioane with conspiracy to commit murder. He was transported to the Oceanside Police Department and then […]

Witnesses Sought In Violent Attack On Male In Vista

Possible witnesses to the attack

VISTA–Investigators with the Vista Sheriff’s Department are searching for witnesses in identifying and locating suspects wanted in connection with a violent attack on a man. The incident happened just after 4:30 p.m. on May 6 in front of the 7-Eleven store located in the 900 block of N. Santa Fe Avenue in Vista. When deputies arrived, they […]

Treated Sewage Spills In San Luis Rey River

OCEANSIDE–An estimated 154,000 gallon treated-sewage spill was reported to Department of Environmental Health on Tuesday near 3512 Hacienda Drive in Oceanside. The spill reportedly began on Sunday at 5:40 p.m. and following investigation by the City of Oceanside wastewater staff, was confirmed and subsequently stopped on Monday at 8:15 a.m. The spill occurred when a pressurized treated-sewer main […]

Elderly Thief Stealing Wallets At Grocery Stores

Unidentified purse thief.

FALLBROOK–Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a male suspected of stealing wallets from elderly women at a grocery store in Fallbrook. Investigators say there have been three cases over the past three months. The unidentified male steals the wallets out of the shopping carts of his victims. He then uses the victims’ credit cards at different […]

City, County Officials Mark One-Year Anniversary Of 2014 Wildfires

County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Horn addresses the media on the one-year anniversary of the 2014 May wildfires. Photo: Gina Yarbrough/San Diego County News

CARLSBAD–One year ago, wildfires spread throughout North San Diego County leaving total destruction in its path. It was the worst firestorm since 2007. On Wednesday, city and county officials gathered at the epicenter of the Poinsettia fire for a press conference marking the one-year anniversary of the countywide May wildfires, and to unveil new improvements […]

Sheriff’s Deputies Search For Missing Encinitas Woman

Kimberly Jo Evans

ENCINITAS–Sheriff’s investigators are asking the public’s help in locating a missing 43 year-old female at-risk who hasn’t been seen in more than two years. Kimberly Jo Evans was last seen by her mother on April 30, 2013 at their home in Encinitas. She left on foot with a packed suitcase. In the past, she had gone away […]

Driver Dies, Passenger Seriously Injured In Carlsbad Traffic Collision

CARLSBAD–A male driver died and his female passenger seriously injured after their vehicle rolled over and collided with a traffic signal pole, a Carlsbad police spokesman said Sunday morning. Carlsbad police responded to the 5:30 a.m. fatal collision on Rancho Santa Fe Road at Camino Junipero. Officers found a 2007 BMW sedan that had been […]

Law Enforcement Agencies Conduct “Operation Surge” In San Marcos

SAN MARCOS–The San Marcos Street Narcotic and Gang Detail, Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving Team and Gang Enforcement Team conducted “Operation Surge” in San Marcos with a focus on local gang members and known prolific offenders. During the operation, conducted Friday from  to 5 to 9 p.m., several individuals were arrested for marijuana possession, possession of methamphetamine along […]

Ocean Shores High School Student Arrested For Threats To El Camino High

OCEANSIDE–A 17-year old Ocean Shores High School student was arrested and taken into custody for making criminal threats towards others at El Camino High School, Oceanside police said Friday. School officials at Ocean Shores High School brought the male student into the school administration office after he was found to have written a note, under a false […]

Carlsbad Police Search For Owners Of 35 Recovered Bicycles

CARLSBAD–On May 1 and May 5, as part of an ongoing investigation into bicycles thefts, Carlsbad police conducted searches of two residences in downtown Carlsbad. During the searches, officers recovered what appears to be approximately 35 stolen bicycles and other miscellaneous bicycle parts. The department is attempting to return the bicycles to their owners. The […]