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Ashley Williams sentenced 25 years to life

On May 5, 2020, Escondido Police and Fire responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian collision on San Pasqual Valley Road at Oak Hill Drive. Tragically, four pedestrians were killed, which included two children. On June 4, 2020, the Escondido Police Department arrested the driver, Ashley Rene Williams (28) from Escondido,...
ESCONDIDO, CA
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Woman sentenced 25 years to life for Escondido crash that killed four people

SAN DIEGO — A motorist who struck and killed four people in Escondido, including two children, was sentenced Thursday to 25 years to life in state prison. Ashley Rene Williams, 30, pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated in connection with the fatality crash on May 5, 2020 on San Pasqual Valley Road.
ESCONDIDO, CA
NBC San Diego

DUI Driver Who Killed Four Pedestrians in Escondido Sentenced

A north county woman has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for killing four pedestrians in a May 2020 DUI crash in Escondido. As part of a plea bargain, Ashley Rene Williams, 30, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and gross vehicular manslaughter. She could have faced 60 years to life in prison without the plea arrangement.
ESCONDIDO, CA
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Oceanside police still searching for suspect in fatal hit-and-run

OCEANSIDE — Police are still searching for a suspect in a hit-and-run that killed a grandmother walking in her neighborhood earlier in June. Cecilia Shu, 68, was taking her regular morning walk just after 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 5, on Benet Road near Leepish Drive when she was struck and killed by the driver of a black Honda HR-V, model year 2019 or newer.
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Local officials urge max sentence for man arrested 10 times since 2020

ESCONDIDO — County and city officials are urging the maximum sentence for a man repeatedly arrested and released over the past two years on felony gun and drug charges. Craig Blas, 32, was arrested in May after police found a handgun magazine, 235 fentanyl pills, 3.56 grams of powder fentanyl, 36 grams of methamphetamine, three fake oxycodone pills that tested positive for fentanyl, a loaded magazine, a digital scale, small bags that appear to be used for selling drugs, a red dot sight for a pistol and $738 in cash on him.
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Oceanside council approves two contentious housing projects

OCEANSIDE – The Oceanside City Council narrowly approved two contentious housing developments late last month after residents filed appeals over both projects. The first project will subdivide a 7.38-acre vacant lot in the San Luis Rey neighborhood west of Los Arbolitos Boulevard at the Aspen Street and Pala Road intersection into 54-unit, single-family lots. The homes range from 1,200 to 1,700 square feet with two-car garages and full-sized driveways.
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4th Of July Fireworks Vista, San Marcos, Oceanside & Escondido

Monday, July 4, 2022 Brengle Terrace Park, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista. Purchase tickets online below or in-person at VisTix, 200 Civic Center Drive (near the intersections of Alta Vista and Civic Center Drives). Customer service available weekdays noon to 5 pm. Brengle Terrace Park will open at 7am. The...
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City Of Vista To Install Stop Signs

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VISTA, CA
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Brush Fire Breaks Out in Oceanside

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