Pedestrian Fatally Struck On State Route 905

SAN DIEGO–A male pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle as he attempted to cross the westbound lanes on State Route 905, California Highway Patrol said Friday. Early Friday morning, a 32 year-old female was driving a 2006 Ford Explorer westbound on State Route 905 approaching Interstate 5. As she approached the transition road […]

Juvenile Arrested For Assaults On Women

SAN DIEGO–Detectives arrested a 17 year–old juvenile responsible for a series of assaults targeting women, San Diego police said Wednesday. The incidents were first reported mid-December and occurred in the Otay Mesa West and Ocean Crest communities. The last incident occurred on January 11. The suspect would approach women from behind and attempt to pull […]

Closure Lifted For Silver Strand Shoreline

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has lifted the water contact closure for the Silver Strand shoreline. This includes the beach-line from the north end of Imperial Beach at Camp Surf to Avenida Lunar in Coronado. Recent water quality testing conducted by the department confirms that Tijuana River flows are no longer impacting these beaches. The area […]

Rain Brings Sewage Runoff To Silver Strand Shoreline

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has issued a General Rain Advisory for the coastal waters of San Diego County due to recent rainfall. Swimmers, surfers, and other ocean users are warned that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters, especially near storm drains, creeks, rivers, and lagoon outlets that discharge […]

Sewage-Contaminated Runoffs Close 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 shoreline north to include all of Imperial Beach shorelines. Sewage-contaminated runoff in the Tijuana River has been entering the Tijuana Estuary as a result of recent rainfall. Observations today indicate […]

One Person Dead, Four Injured In House Fire

BONITA–One person is dead and four others were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation following a house fire in Bonita. The fire broke out just before 5 a.m. in the 3800 block of Alameda Way. Deputies from the Imperial Beach Sheriff’s Substation, as well as firefighters from the Chula Vista Fire Department, National City […]

Thief Steals Family’s Truck, Deputies Come To The Rescue

IMPERIAL BEACH–A Grinch stole Christmas for a family in Imperial Beach on Christmas Eve, but deputies from the Imperial Beach Sheriff’s Substation came to the rescue. Francisco Garcia, his wife and their one year-old son just moved to Imperial Beach from Texas. Garcia is in the U.S. Army. A thief stole the family’s pickup truck and […]

Dept. Of Environmental Health Lifts Closure Of Silver Strand Shoreline

SAN DIEGO-The Department of Environmental Health has lifted the water contact closure for the Silver Strand shoreline. Water quality testing conducted by Environment Health confirms that recent Tijuana River flows are no longer impacting these beaches. These areas were recently closed to water contact due to sewage-contaminated flows from the Tijuana River entering the United […]

FBI Arrest Chula Vista Man On Federal Child Pornography Charges

CHULA VISTA–A 24 year-old man was arrested on federal child pornography charges, a FBI spokesman said Thursday. Kevin Arce was arrested on October 22 in the vicinity of Balboa Avenue and Ruffin Road. Arce was arrested without incident. Arce was arrested pursuant to a federal arrest warrant based upon a federal complaint filed by an FBI […]

Feds Shutdown Sophisticated Smuggling Tunnel In Otay Mesa

SAN DIEGO–Federal agents with the San Diego Tunnel Task Force and Mexican authorities Wednesday night shut down one of the longest and most sophisticated smuggling tunnels ever discovered along the U.S.-Mexico border, seizing 12 tons of marijuana and arresting 22 suspects. The just completed tunnel extends the length of approximately eight footballs fields, from a […]