Elderly Found Murdered In Lakeside

LAKESIDE–Detectives from the Sheriff’s homicide detail and the Lakeside Sheriff’s Substation are investigating the murder of an 84-year-old male in the unincorporated area of El Cajon. On May 7, deputies received a 911 call at 8:46 p.m. to respond to 255 E. Bradley Avenue #60 to investigate an elderly male with severe injuries. When deputies […]

Man Found Dead In Lakeside Identified

LAKESIDE–The Medical Examiner’s Office has released the name of a man found dead on a sidewalk in Lakeside The victim has been identified as El Cajon resident Trammel Joseph Rizzuti, age 35. The cause of death was by sharp force trauma. Rizzuti’s body was found on the sidewalk by a newspaper carrier while on his […]

Pilot Survives Plane Crash At Ramona Airport

RAMONA–A small, two-seat plane crashed Saturday morning near a CAL FIRE helicopter landing pad at Ramona Airport, Sheriff’s department says. The 56-year-old pilot walked away from the 10 a.m. crash with only minor cuts.  He was treated at the scene by firefighters.  No one else was on-board the plane.  No one on the ground was injured. Ramona Airport officials have […]

Deputies Search For Lemon Grove Shooting Suspect

LEMON GROVE–Authorities are searching for a suspect who allegedly shot a man Tuesday morning in Lemon Grove. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a shooting near Citrus Avenue and Pacific Avenue in the city of Lemon Grove. When deputies arrived they found a male suffering from two gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to […]

New Signal Activated On State Route 78 And Hovley Road

El Centro, CA–Caltrans says that the new traffic signal on State Route 78 and Hovley Road north of Brawley was activated Tuesday. The new signal replaces stop signs on Hovley Road. Message boards were placed on the roadway two weeks ahead of activation to prepare motorists for the change and will remain in place another week. Work […]

55-Hour Closure This Weekend Of Southbound SR-67 In Lakeside

SAN DIEGO–Construction crews will close southbound State Route 67 (SR-67) from Mapleview Street to Riverford Road from 10 p.m. April 15 until 5 a.m. April 18. Motorists can expect significant delays of an hour or more and are urged to ‘Steer Clear of 67’ and avoid the area. The closure is needed for the County […]

Man Arrested For Possession Of Stolen Vehicle

SANTEE–A man was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, Sheriff’s deputies said Friday. On April 1, at approximately 4:32 p.m., the Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding a suspicious vehicle in the area of 10331 Lairwood Dr in Santee. The vehicle had been profiled on a Facebook site as a suspicious vehicle […]

Two Juveniles Arrested For Vehicle Thefts And Vandalism

SANTEE–Detectives have arrested two juveniles in connection with vehicle thefts and vandalism in Santee, Sheriff’s deputies said Thursday. On March 15, detectives from the Santee Sheriff’s Station conducted two simultaneous probationary searches at the homes of two juveniles in Santee. These searches were conducted based on information that both juveniles may have been responsible for […]

Woman Found Stabbed To Death In Boulevard

BOULEVARD–A 35 year-old woman was found stabbed to death at her home in Boulevard, Sheriff’s department said Saturday. Homicide detectives discovered the woman’s body at 3600 block of Tusil Road. The woman had signs of trauma to her upper body. Paramedics confirmed the victim had succumbed to her injuries. The Medical Examiner’s Office will be conducting an autopsy and will […]

Animal Services Rescue Roosters Found At Pauma Valley Cockfight

PAUMA VALLEY–County Animal Services discovered nearly 300 roosters at the site of an active cockfight in Pauma Valley Sunday. Sheriff’s deputies called Animal Services to the 18200 block of Quail Drive, where animal control officers seized nearly 100 roosters and euthanized 183 others. “Cockfighting is a cruel and barbaric blood sport that is unacceptable in […]