CRIME & SAFETY
Thieves break into 35 storage units at a Public Storage facility in Lemon Grove
LEMON GROVE, Calif. — One person is in custody after a brazen theft at a Public Storage facility in Lemon Grove. Several thieves broke into over three dozen units and stole thousands of dollars worth of valuables. The burglary took place overnight on Wednesday, December 6 just after 8:00 p.m. through Thursday, December 7 just before 3:30 a.m.
Chula Vista: Fatal Trailer(s) Fire 12102023
A fatal fire broke out in Chula Vista, engulfing two travel trailers and a boat in a residential yard. Three people were injured, with one person tragically found deceased. The property, reportedly home to squatters, is under investigation by the fire department. No firefighters were injured in the incident.
Good samaritans save man after motorcycle erupts into flames in National City
A pair of good samaritans jumped into action Sunday morning to save a motorcyclist after he crashed and his bike caught fire.
Heads Up: Deputies to Hold Checkpoint on Dec. 15 in Santee
Be alert: On Friday, Dec. 15, the Santee Sheriff’s Station will conduct a DUI checkpoint from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at an undisclosed location in the city of Santee. DUI checkpoint locations are determined based on data showing incidents of impaired driving-related crashes. The purpose of DUI checkpoints is to promote public safety by taking suspected impaired drivers off the road.
Family of fallen police officer reacts to 4S Ranch shooting
The recent officer-involved shooting in San Diego serves as a heartbreaking reminder for the family of Officer Dan Walters, who was shot and paralyzed in the line of duty two decades ago.
2 children dead, mother and friend seriously hurt in police pursuit crash; suspect identified
Two children were killed while their mother and her friend were seriously injured after a police pursuit crash in the Mountain View neighborhood, authorities said.
Chula Vista Councilmember Andrea Cardenas, indicted on fraud charges, running again in 2024
Embattled Chula Vista city councilmember Andrea Cardenas is running for re-election in 2024 despite a fraud scandal that has prompted calls for her resignation. The incumbent's bid was filed with the Chula Vista City Clerk's office on Friday, minutes before the nomination period was expected to close for candidates wishing to run in the 2024 Primary Election.
San Diego: Officer Injured by DUI Driver 12092023
A San Diego officer sustains injuries after a collision with a DUI driver. In the aftermath, locals share their experiences with Attorney King, a trusted figure who not only provides legal assistance but also emotional support. If you're in an accident, they recommend reaching out to Attorney King for comprehensive care.
SDSO: Around 300 unwanted firearms turned in at Vista Gun Buyback event
San Diegans turned in hundreds of unwanted firearms at a police gun buyback event in Vista this weekend.
Man Detained for Threatening Mass Shooting at San Diego Elementary School
• San Diego police arrested a man, Lee Lor, for threatening a mass shooting at Shoal Creek Elementary School in Carmel Mountain. • Lor, who is not a parent, student, or staff member of the school, allegedly sent an email to the school threatening to shoot it up. He chose this school because his neighbors' kids attend it.
Intense interaction between officer and violent suspect caught on camera
Dramatic footage captures a tense confrontation between a San Diego Police Officer and a violent suspect, identified as William Williams. Despite being tased and struck with a baton, Williams evades arrest, leading police on a high-speed chase. Now in custody, Williams faces multiple charges, including assault with a deadly weapon.
From rookie to running the show, National City's police chief retires after 35 years
Jose Tellez hung up his holster last week. He talked with the Union-Tribune about what led him into policing, the challenges of COVID, and what kept him up at night.
Chula Vista: Assault 12092023
In a shocking incident in Chula Vista, an individual vehemently denies allegations of assault, insisting they never laid hands on their partner. The incident, which unfolded on a sidewalk, has sparked a heated discussion. Stay tuned for more details on this developing story.
Man killed in Ramona shooting identified: SDSO
The victim in a shooting on State Route 78 through Ramona earlier this week was identified by authorities on Friday.
‘Not guilty,' says man accused of taking thousands from San Diego immigrant families
Sitting on an electric mobility device, Hector Benavente, 71, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to three grand-theft charges stemming from a housing program he ran for more than a year in 2018-19. Dozens of San Diego families accuse him of taking thousands of dollars from them and then vanishing with...
Homicide In Chula Vista
“On Wednesday, November 29th, at approximately 8:03 p.m., the Chula Vista Police Department received a call of a stabbing at a residence in the 1500 Block of Yanonali Avenue in Chula Vista. Officers responded immediately and arrived within minutes. Upon arrival, officers observed a vehicle leaving the house and attempted...
One dead, two injured in Chula Vista trailer fire
One person is dead and two others injured after a fire broke out in a Chula Vista backyard early Sunday morning.
San Diego Dec 09 Weekly Crime Report: 3084 Incidents and 78 Crime Stories
San Diego Dec 09 Weekly Crime Report: 3084 Incidents and 78 Crime Stories. In the week of December 09, San Diego reported a total of 3084 crime cases. The most prevalent crime was categorized as 'Other', with 1288 instances, accounting for approximately 42% of the total crimes. This was followed by 'Disturbance' cases, which stood at 684, making up 22% of the total count. 'Burglary' and 'Theft' were the next most common crimes, with 328 and 252 cases respectively. There were also 182 reported cases of 'Assault', 90 cases of 'Hit & Run', 71 'Arrests', 70 cases of 'Trespass', 48 instances of 'Vandalism', and 43 'Robberies'. On the severe end of the spectrum, there were 17 'Shootings' and 9 'Arsons'. The least reported crime was 'Suspicious Situation' with only 2 cases. The data suggests a worrying trend of rising crime rates in the city, with the need for more effective law enforcement measures.