Elderly Woman Robbed In Santee

SANTEE–A man was arrested after he forcibly snatched an elderly woman’s purse in Santee, Sheriff’s deputies said Monday. Deputies arrested 29-year-old Jesse James Farquar for robbery, elder abuse and possession of narcotics. He was booked into San Diego Central Jail. Deputies say the robbery occurred just after 4 p.m. in the 9600 block of Mission […]

Interstate 8 And Dogwood Road Interchange Completed

EL CENTRO–State, local and elected officials gathered last week to celebrate the completion of the Interstate 8 Dogwood Road Interchange Project, which will improve safety for more than 31,000 daily users and help meet the demands of unprecedented commercial and residential growth in El Centro. “The I-8 Dogwood Road interchange improvements will reduce congestion and provide […]

El Cajon Man Dies In Officer-Involved Shooting

EL CAJON–The fatal shooting Tuesday afternoon of a black male at a shopping mall by El Cajon police has sparked anger and outrage from residents in the city, and throughout San Diego county. The victim, identified as 38-year-old Alfred Olango, died from his injuries at a local hospital. According to family members, Olango suffered from mental illness, […]

Sheriff’s Deputy Injured After Accidental Discharge Of Handgun

LEMON GROVE–An accidental discharge from a .22 handgun resulted in a non-life-threatening injury to a Sheriff’s deputy. The incident occurred at 5:30 p.m. after a joint task force completed the execution of a local search warrant in East San Diego County. Members of the task force returned to the Lemon Grove substation to secure evidence […]

Parolee Arrested For El Cajon Shooting Death

EL CAJON–A parolee wanted in connection with the shooting death of a man in unincorporated El Cajon was arrested by authorities. The San Diego County Fugitive Task Force located 23-year-old Richard “Ricky” James Gunner near Rio Seco Elementary School on Cuyamaca Street in Santee just before 10 p.m. Saturday. He was taken into custody without […]

Warner Springs Shooting Victims Dies

WARNER SPRINGS–The victim in a shooting incident which occurred on the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation over the weekend has passed away from her injuries, authorities say. The victim has been identified as 51-year-old Carrie Deatherage. She was the sister of the suspect, Sandra Stoneburner. The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed the autopsy. […]

Fire Destroys Liquor Store In La Mesa

LA MESA–A heavy fire destroyed a liquor store Tuesday night in La Mesa, fire investigators said Wednesday. Heartland Fire and Rescue crews from La Mesa, El Cajon and San Diego Fire were dispatched just after 11 p.m. to the structure fire in the 6000 block of Lake Murray Blvd. Fire crews arrived within five minutes […]

Woman Found Shot Inside Warner Springs Home

WARNER SPRINGS–A 51-year-old female Friday evening was found shot in the upper torso inside her Warner Springs home Friday evening , Sheriff’s deputies said Saturday. Deputies received a call at 11:46 p.m. of a shooting on Camino San Ignacio on the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation. When deputies arrived at the home they found the victim […]

Severed Natural Gas Line Forces Evacuation In Lemon Grove Area

LEMON GROVE–Construction crews Wednesday using an excavator to dig a trench severed a two inch natural gas line which forced evacuations of nearby residents in Lemon Grove. At 9:20 a.m., Heartland Fire and Rescue crews were dispatched to a report of a natural gas line break in the 7700 Block of North Avenue. Fire crews immediately notified […]

Caltrans To Install Traffic Light Foundations On State Route 67 Intersection

SAN DIEGO–Caltrans is planning one-way traffic control on Dye Road near the State Route 67 (SR-67) Intersection Monday through Friday to install lighted beacons and traffic signal foundations. Caltrans officials say the traffic control will run 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for that week. Motorists could experience brief delays during those times. The work is part of […]