CRIME & SAFETY
17 Individuals, Mostly Hells Angels Members, Accused in Racist Attack in Ocean Beach
In a recent racially-motivated attack in Ocean Beach, 17 individuals are now formally accused, most of them being members or supporters of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang. San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan stated that the attack possibly occurred due to inappropriate interactions between one victim and a gang member's girlfriend.
Human trafficking survivor shares experience during town hall meeting
San Diego is ranked among the 13 worst human trafficking hotspots in the United States by the FBI.
Teen accused of stabbing, carjacking woman in Vista parking lot
A woman was allegedly stabbed and carjacked by a 15-year-old boy, who was arrested by sheriff's deputies following a brief chase.
3-year-old boy ejected in I-8 crash; driver arrested on suspicion of DUI
A driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a crash on Interstate 8 sent five juveniles to the hospital, authorities said.
Unidentified Woman Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Collision in El Cajon
Last Friday night, an unidentified adult female pedestrian was struck by a 2016 Toyota Tacoma in the vicinity of Cuyamaca St. and Weld Blvd. El Cajon Police and paramedics were promptly dispatched to the scene at approximately 10:21 PM, but tragically, the woman had already passed away before medical personnel could intervene. As the investigation unfolded, it was discovered that the driver of the vehicle had opted to remain on site and fully cooperate with authorities, according to the El Cajon Police Department. While the exact circumstances surrounding the incident have yet to be determined, the preliminary findings do not suspect the involvement of alcohol or drugs.
Gun-Toting, DUI Suspect Found Slumped Over in Pickup Truck in San Diego County
Yesterday, a man was discovered slumped over in a pickup truck, that was partially blocking a business parking lot at the 600 block of N Cleveland Street. The unresponsive individual had a loaded, semi-automatic firearm with a shaved serial number resting in his lap, potentially putting countless lives at risk, yet the keen observation and swift response of law enforcement averted any tragedy from unfolding.
San Diego Police arrest wanted man in San Diego River
San Diego Police apprehended an unidentified suspect near the San Diego River's banks, attracting attention with their use of K-9 units and a police helicopter. Despite the suspect's attempt to elude capture in the unusual location, their efforts were unsuccessful as they responded to police commands. This turned what could have been a regular day into an unexpected police chase involving both ground and aerial maneuvers.
Motorcyclist killed in Dulzura crash was Chula Vista man
Drexel Orgeta of Chula Vista lost control of his bike while going westbound on state Route 94 and crashed into a sign Saturday, officials said
PSA Flight 182 crash: CBS 8's coverage of the San Diego tragedy 45 years ago
September 25, 1978, is a date imprinted in the memories of many San Diegans. A new memorial at Saint Augustine high seeks to remember those lives that were lost.
Multi-vehicle crash on I-15 in Carmel Mountain hospitalizes 2, closes roads briefly
At least six vehicles crashed on Interstate-15 in the Carmel Mountain area of San Diego on Monday night, sending at least two people to hospitals, according to California Highway Patrol. At this time, as many as 10 vehicles might be involved in the crash, CHP said. Around 7:41 p.m. on...
Driver exiting the 94 into Spring Valley, CA gets sideswiped by driver in speeding Chevrolet Equinox literally careening out of control
Dashcam footage shows the terrifying moment the Equinox loses control and slides into view. Presumed San Diego County resident and Redditor /u/Sigmat shared dashcam footage to the /r/IdiotsInCars subreddit showing the terrifying moment a driver in a mid-’00s Chevrolet Equinox loses control at extreme speed and careens out of control towards OP.
'Blue Envelope Program'
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department is planning to start a new initiative to improve communication with residents, especially those who need extra help due to certain conditions or disabilities. This project, called the 'Blue Envelope Program', aims to create better understanding and interactions between the community and law enforcement. The program provides a simple guide for officers to interact more safely and compassionately with these individuals. Keep following us for more information on this new step in police-community relations.
Owner watches as flames destroy only Pauma Valley Indian Reservation grocery store
State Route 76 has reopened in both directions after Cal Fire crews battled flames that burned both a small Pauma Valley grocery store and restaurant on Saturday morning, according to Caltrans San Diego. Bright orange flames and dark smoke could be seen rising high into the sky around 7:50 a.m....
Motorcyclist killed in East County crash identified
A motorcyclist killed in a crash last weekend on Sunrise Highway in the Pine Valley area has been identified, local medical officials said.
FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH IN DULZURA
September 23, 2023 (Dulzura) – A motorcyclist missed a curve and was ejected onto State Route 94 just east of Roma Road at 10:49 this morning. He was transported by air ambulance to Scripps Mercy Hospital, where he died of his injuries. The 28-year-old San Diego man was driving...
Three-Car Accident at B Street and Park Boulevard, San Diego; One Hospitalized on September 25, 2023
A three-vehicle accident took place at the intersection of B Street and Park Boulevard in San Diego on September 25, 2023, at approximately 8:38 am. The vehicles involved were a Ford Mustang, a PT Cruiser, and a truck. They were waiting at a red traffic light when the accident occurred.
Opinion: Increasing truck hijackings in parts of Mexico could negatively impact international trade
Truck drivers in Mexico have threatened to organize nationwide highway blockades unless the federal government takes steps to improve roadway security.
La Mesa Police Department Considers Buying Controversial License Plate Camera System
The La Mesa Police Department in California is deliberating over the purchase of a contentious license plate camera system. Critics claim this system unlawfully shares data across state borders. Police Chief Ray Sweeney announced in a recent meeting that the department is proposing to buy a Flock Safety license plate reader camera system. This system, already operational in El Cajon, sends real-time crime alerts to law enforcement when a stolen or wanted vehicle is detected.
Sheriff’s department hopes to improve interaction with public through ‘Blue Envelope Program’
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday a new program that’s rolling out soon – called the Blue Envelope Program – which will serve as an enhanced communication awareness tool between law enforcement agencies and people diagnosed with a condition or disability.
Man Pleads Not Guilty to Fatal Ambush Stabbing in Midway McDonald’s Parking Lot
A man accused of fatally wounding another man in a stabbing outside a Midway-area fast-food restaurant pleaded not guilty Monday to murder. Armando Manuel Parras, 31, is accused of ambushing 44-year-old Joshua Goodman as the victim was riding a bicycle in the parking lot of a Midway Drive McDonald’s, according to the San Diego Police Department.