Two Injured In Ramona Plane Crash

RAMONA–One person died, and two people were injured when their small airplane crashed on a mountainside in Ramona, Sheriff’s deputies reported. On Sunday, the plane took off from Gillespie Field Airport as an instructor/student flight, then crashed at 2:29 p.m., according to authorities. The two surviving occupants climbed to an elevated area and used their cellphones to call for […]

Woman Drives Wrong Way On Interstate 5

CHULA VISTA–A woman Thursday driving the wrong way on Interstate 5 collided with several vehicles, the California Highway Patrol reports. CHP received a call just before 11:30 a.m. of a traffic collision involving a possible wrong way driver on northbound I-5, south of Palomar Street. An 86-year-old female entered the northbound lanes from the Palomar […]

North Coast Corridor Construction To Begin In North County

SAN DIEGO–Construction will begin next week in North San Diego County on the first phase of the North Coast Corridor (NCC) Program, known as Build NCC. The project has involved more than a decade of collaborative planning efforts between Caltrans, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), local cities, the California Coastal Commission, resource agencies, […]

El Cajon Market Burglarized

EL CAJON–Two adult males Thursday were arrested in connection with the burglary of a market in unincorporated El Cajon, authorities say. The suspects, 26-year-old Everett Luther and 32-year-old Travis Murry of Lakeside, were charged with the January 8 burglary of Rainbow Farms Market, located at 1335 La Cresta Boulevard. Alpine detective learned Murray had two outstanding felony warrants […]

Copulent Arrested For Theft Of U-Haul Truck

ALPINE–A man and a woman allegedly driving a stolen U-Haul truck were arrested Thursday at a local casino. The suspects, 47-year-old Kimberly White, and 60-year-old Salomon Saenz, rented the truck over a month ago and failed to return it, according to Sheriff’s investigators. The couple were charged with vehicle theft. Saenz was additionally charged with […]

Man Dies In House Fire On New Year’s Day

LAKESIDE–A male resident died from his injuries from a house fire in Lakeside New Year’s Day, fire investigators said Sunday. Lakeside deputies responded to a call to investigate a house on fire. The blaze was extinguished however; one male victim, the sole occupant of the house, was transported to the hospital for his injuries. The […]

El Cajon Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty To Preparing False Tax Returns

SAN DIEGO–An El Cajon tax return preparer pleaded guilty Friday, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, to three counts of aiding and assisting in the preparation of a false tax return. According to documents filed with the court, Marla Cunningham, 50, of San Diego owned and operated Cunningham’s Tax Service, a tax […]

Deputy Ken Collier Neighborhood Park Opens

SANTEE–The Deputy Ken Collier Neighborhood Park is now open. The City of Santee Saturday held a ribbon cutting ceremony in honor of the deputy who was killed in the line of duty. The new half-acre park, located in the 9100 block of Via de Cristina, includes two playgrounds, a half-court basketball court, outdoor exercise equipment, […]

Elderly Man Arrested For Assault With A Deadly Weapon

RAMONA–An elderly man was arrested for allegedly shooting from inside his home, striking a resident in his leg, Sheriff’s deputies said Friday. Ramona Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to a radio call of a shooting in the 1200 block of H Street in Ramona. When deputies arrived, they located an injured victim, who identified the suspect […]

El Cajon Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal Shooting In Bostonia Neighborhood

EL CAJON–An El Cajon man was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting death of another man in a Bostonia neighborhood of unincorporated El Cajon, Sheriff’s homicide detectives said Saturday. Detectives say the suspect, Vincent Frank Peterson, 42, was located at his home in the 700 block of Oro Street, and taken into custody without […]