VISTA–Sheriff’s Deputies and officers from the county’s Avoid the 14 Taskforce conducted a driver license court sting operation on Wednesday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Vista Courthouse on South Melrose Drive. Deputies and officers targeted DUI offenders who were driving while unlicensed or driving on a suspended license. The court sting was held […]
SAN MARCOS–Carlsbad police officers arrested a man suspected of robbing a Shell gas station in San Marcos Saturday. A gas station employee was sweeping the parking lot at the closed station, located at 800 South Rancho Santa Fe Road. The employee walked back inside through the employee entrance to the store and was confronted by […]
VISTA–San Diego may rank 9th amongst Forbes Magazine’s list of “America’s Top 10 Safest Cities”, yet San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore warns, “Criminals don’t take the holidays off. In fact, the busy travel and holiday season provides increased opportunity for unsuspecting and distracted residents to fall victim to opportunistic crooks and con artists.” Sheriff […]
Carlsbad Police Department prepares to deliver Teddy bears as part of the 21st annual Teddy Bear Drive. Carlsbad is a partner in this regional effort to provide bears to cheer children who will be spending the holidays in the hospital.
CARLSBAD–The City of Carlsbad Police Department’s Senior Volunteer Patrol will be delivering holiday cheer to some very special Carlsbad residents. The senior patrol will deliver surprise gift baskets to the “You are Not Alone” (YANA) participants. The YANA program is a free service for City of Carlsbad seniors who live alone and would benefit from […]
SAN MARCOS–San Diego Sheriff’s Deputies from the Vista Court Services Field Unit and Sheriff’s Detectives assigned to the Fugitive Task Force conducted Saturday a warrant sweep in the San Marcos area. The areas affected by the sweep included the City of San Marcos, and the surrounding unincorporated community. Deputies made 29 arrests and cleared a […]
CAMP PENDLETON–Camp Pendleton units will be conducting Mine Clearing Line Charge exercises in the Zulu impact area from 6 a.m. to midnight Monday through Wednesday. Communities surrounding Camp Pendleton may hear noise coming from the base during firing times. Depending on atmospheric conditions, the sound of the explosions may be amplified and heard up to […]
SAN MARCOS–Volunteers from the San Marcos Senior Center and special needs students from Woodland Park Middle School participate in an intergenerational garden. The project was funded by Healthy Works, a countywide initiative promoting wellness and addressing the nationwide obesity epidemic.
SAN DIEGO–The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department has been awarded a new traffic safety grant for a year long Anti-DUI program aimed at preventing deaths and injuries on our roadways. The $300,000 grant awarded by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to the cities of Del Mar, Encinitas, Imperial Beach, Lemon Grove, Poway, San […]
VISTA–The ex-boyfriend of a Carlsbad woman found dead in a remote area of Fallbrook was arraigned Nov. 30 on one count of murder with a special circumstance of lying in wait. He pleaded not guilty to the charge. Michael David Robles, 43, is accused of strangling Kathleen Cary Scharbarth, 34, inside her Carlsbad condo on November 23. […]