County Lifts Imperial Beach, Silver Strand Shorelines Closure

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has lifted the water contact closure for the Imperial Beach and Silver Strand shorelines. This includes the beach-line from the south end of Seacoast Drive to Avenida Lunar in Coronado. Recent water quality testing conducted by agency confirms that water quality meets State health standards at these beaches. The […]

Sewage-Contaminated Runoff Closes Imperial Beach Shorelines

SAN DIEGO–The County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health has expanded the existing water contact closure area at the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge and Imperial Beach shorelines north to include the Silver Strand shoreline up to Avenida Lunar. Sewage-contaminated runoff in the Tijuana River has been entering the Tijuana Estuary as a result […]

Two People Found Fatally Shot In Imperial Beach

IMPERIAL BEACH–A man and a woman were found fatally shot inside their bedroom Sunday evening in Imperial Beach, according to homicide detectives. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call just after 5 p.m. from a home in the 300 block of Imperial Beach Blvd. The caller said while at home he heard two gunshots come […]

Sewage Spill Closes Portions Of Glorietta Bay In Coronado

SAN DIEGO–An estimated 3,725 gallon sewage spill occurred Tuesday afternoon at two locations in Coronado adjacent to Glorietta Bay. While a contractor was working on a sewer system construction project for the City of Coronado, a pump became overwhelmed causing sewage to surface in several locations. Approximately 200 gallons of sewage was recovered by work crews and […]

Drunk Driver Hits Two Pedestrians Outside A Bar

IMPERIAL BEACH–Sheriff’s deputies Friday arrested an alleged drunk driver who drove onto a sidewalk and hit two pedestrians standing outside a bar in Imperial Beach. Traffic investigators say just after 9 p.m. a 2007 Ford Sport Trac Explorer XLT, driven by a 36-year-old male resident of Imperial Beach, was travelling westbound in the 1000 block […]

Couple Carries Body Of Child Inside Duffle Bag

SAN DIEGO–A couple headed to Mexico Tuesday afternoon were arrested by Mexican authorities at the U.S./Mexico border after finding the body of a two-year-old girl stuffed inside a duffel bag. U.S. authorities arrested 43-year-old Mercy Mary Becerra and 39-year-old Johnny Lewis Hartley, both from Whittier, CA. The couple was booked into jail on one count of murder. San Diego […]

Bonita Vista High Teacher Arrested For Sex With Minor

CHULA VISTA–A 38-year-old Bonita Vista High School music teacher was arrested Wednesday by Chula Vista police for allegedly having sex with an underage student, authorities said Thursday. Authorities say Jason Mangan-Magabilin was charged with suspicion of nine counts of oral copulation with a minor under 18 and four counts of sex with a minor. He was book […]

DA Partnership With Southeast San Diego Brings Needed Services To The Area

SAN DIEGO–District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis in conjunction with community partners from southeast San Diego and county and city dignitaries announced today the opening of the Community Action Resource Engagement Center (CARE) in National City. The CARE center is a product of community collaboration aimed at preventing crime and improving the quality of life of individuals […]

Dogs Poisoned In Otay Ranch

CHULA VISTA–Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Chula Vista Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the unknown suspect(s) wanted in connection with three dog poisoning cases in the Otay Ranch area of Chula Vista. The first dog poisoning case occurred on the morning of April 7.  A family member […]

Stolen Vehicle Pursuit Ends In Two Arrests

CHULA VISTA–An adult male and female who led Sheriff’s deputies on a vehicle pursuit in Chula Vista were arrested Friday night, authorities say. Deputies arrested 32 year-old Hector Rafael Areu and 22 year-old Lorena Valadez in Chula Vista. Sheriff’s deputies received a report of a stolen Honda Accord at the Palomar Trolley Station located at […]