Registered Sex Offender Arrested For Fondling Woman

John Wilson Kreischer

JACUMBA—Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 68 year-old registered sex offender after he fondled a 70 woman in her home, investigators said today. Sheriff’s deputies say John Wilson Kreischer on Monday morning allegedly entered the home of a female Jacumba resident, kissed and fondled her. Kreischer left the home in a white pickup truck, but was arrested […]

Two Males Wanted For Questioning In Homicide Investigation

Latima Dover

EL CAJON—Sheriff’s deputies are asking the public’s assistance in locating the whereabouts of two Jamaican males wanted for questioning in a homicide investigation in El Cajon. On June 25, at about 8:44 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies responded to a homicide at 1475 Graves Avenue in El Cajon. Deputies located a victim with gunshot wounds on a […]

Eastbound State Route 905 Closed Tuesday Night‏

SAN DIEGO–Eastbound State Route 905 (SR-905) from La Media Road to Siempre Viva Road will close on Tuesday night from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m., according to Caltrans. Construction crews are installing bridge falsework for the State Route 11/SR-905 connector. Travelers on eastbound SR-905 will be detoured onto southbound La Media Road, then eastbound on […]

El Cajon City Council Votes To End Half-Cent Sales Tax Next Year

EL CAJON–In November of 2004, the citizens of El Cajon approved Proposition “O”, a special half-cent sales tax increase, for a period of ten years. This new sales tax began on April 1, 2005, and is set to expire on March 31, 2015. At the July 8, City Council meeting, the El Cajon City Council […]

Sanyo Avenue To Close For Three Months‏

SAN DIEGO–Sanyo Avenue will be closed to through traffic and to pedestrians between Airway Road and Otay Mesa Road for three months beginning Monday. The closure is needed for bridge foundation construction, earthwork, and utility and drainage improvements on Segment One of the new State Route 11/Otay Mesa East Port of Entry Project. Northbound Sanyo […]

Sheriff’s Deputies To Carry Life-Saving Drug

SANTEE–When someone is not breathing and suffering from an opiate overdose, every second counts. Sheriff’s deputies are often the first to arrive on scene and they are in a position to save overdose victims. Starting Monday, deputies at the Santee Sheriff’s Station will be carrying Naloxone, the generic form of the drug commonly known as Narcan. It is a nasal spray that can be given to victims of an opiate overdose in order to help save their lives. The drug does […]

Indian Gaming Benefit Committee Award Grants To El Cajon

EL CAJON–The El Cajon City Council received approval of grant funding from the Indian Gaming Special Distribution fund. The Council thanked members of the San Diego County Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee for selecting four grants, sponsored by the tribal members of the Barona Band of Mission Indians and the Sycuan Band of the […]

Pine Valley Sheriff’s Substation Now Open

Sheriff Bill Gore, middle, and Supervisor Dianne Jacob participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grand opening of the new Pine Valley Sheriff's Substation. Photo: San Diego County Sheriff's Department

PINE VALLEY–The Pine Valley Sheriff’s Substation in East County is now open. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday, and members of the public were given a tour of their newest facility. Among those in attendance included Sheriff Bill Gore, Supervisor Dianne Jacob, as well as local law enforcement and county leaders. The new, one-story […]

Suspect Sought In 2013 Theft Of Brass Grave Markers From Alpine Cemetery

Unknown suspect

  ALPINE–Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Alpine Station are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate an unknown suspect wanted in connection with the theft of seven brass grave markers from the Alpine Cemetery. During April 4 and 5, 2013, three unknown suspects entered the Alpine […]

Sex Offender Residing In Borrego Springs

Terry Allan Stone

BORREGO SPRINGS–Sheriff’s deputies went door to door today in Borrego Springs to inform the community about a sexually violent predator now living in their neighborhood. Terry Allan Stone was released from Coalinga State Mental Hospital on Tuesday, and has registered as an sexual violent predator with the Sheriff’s Department. Stone is now living in the […]