CRIME & SAFETY
San Diego Grand Jury recommends scanning tech to stop drugs entering jails
Scanning technology should be utilized at all San Diego County jails to curtail drug flow into local detention facilities, according to a report released Tuesday by the San Diego County Grand Jury.
San Diego Motorcyclist Dies in I-5 Accident with Car
SAN DIEGO — Authorities say a motorcyclist died last week when his bike hit a car on Interstate 5. According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 9:33 p.m. on May 28 on southbound I-5 just north of L Street. Law enforcement says that the 47-year-old guy...
Two men sentenced to prison in killing of San Diego woman who was tortured, suffocated
Jonnie Isaguirre and Pablo Valadez previously admitted to their roles in the 2017 death of 30-year-old Alexandria Smith
Man dies after jumping from San Diego-Coronado Bridge
According to Harbor police, the man jumped from the bridge about 12:50 p.m. Sunday
Girlboss Lawyer Kelly DuFord Williams Arrested After Months On the Lam
About almost three months on the run, a San Diego attorney once praised as local “woman of the year” has been arrested in Washington state after allegedly bilking clients out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.Kelly DuFord Williams, 36, was arrested on Monday morning in Snohomish County, Washington by the Kirkland Police Department on one count of being a fugitive, according to jail records. She is expected to appear in Snohomish County Superior Court on Tuesday afternoon and is being held with no bond.It is not immediately clear why Williams was in Washington state, more than 1,000 miles away from...
San Diego Police shoot and kill armed man at San Ysidro Trolley Station
SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A San Diego Police officer shot and killed an armed man at the San Ysidro trolley station, authorities said Monday. The shooting happened just before 9 p.m. Sunday at the station on San Ysidro Boulevard, SDPD Officer John Buttle told the San Diego Union-Tribune. Police...
Bicyclist rescued from under commercial dump truck in Otay Mesa, suffers serious injuries
Firefighters from three agencies worked together for nearly an hour to lift the large truck enough to slide the injured man from beneath it
Search underway in downtown San Diego for La Mesa man missing more than a week
La Mesa neighbors, family and friends have been searching for Mark Whitley, who was last spotted in the downtown neighborhood of San Diego more than a week ago. Whitley's cousin Shameka Dixon was the last family member to see him when she took him to get treatment for his mental disabilities at the Jane Westin Wellness and Recovery.
San Diego attorney once hailed as rising star arrested in Washington on grand theft
In 2021 San Diego Magazine named her a Woman of the Year Rising Star. Two years later, Kelly Duford Williams was a fugitive with the U.S. Marshals on her trail. The Kirkland Police Department arrested her for grand theft on Monday in Snohomish County, Washington. Williams’ bail is set at...
Romanian crime ring in San Diego targets EBT debit cards
SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a Romanian crime ring in Southern California targeting debit cards issued by the state for food and welfare benefits. The victims’ money is stolen when using California debit cards without chips. The technology behind magnetic strips on debit and...
ICE agents do unauthorized searches, records show
In San Diego, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent used a federal database to spy on his ex-wife’s new boyfriend. Another agent used a database to get a detainee’s personal information and give it to someone who wasn’t authorized to have it. Those are just a...
El Cajon police locate missing 15-year-old boy
EL CAJON, Calif. — Update:. El Cajon police have located a teenage boy who went missing on Monday near Grossmont Highschool. The El Cajon Police Department is asking for the public's help finding a missing teenage boy who went missing Monday. Evan Sparks, 15, is non-verbal and has autism...
Fire at Panera Bread causes power outage for 4,500 customers in South Bay
A power outage impacting San Ysidro, Otay Mesa and Nestor left as many as 4,500 customers in the dark Monday night, according to San Diego Gas & Electric. Many customers were without power overnight but SDG&E said power was fully restored by about 4:20 a.m. Tuesday. The utility's outage map showed thousands still without power mid-morning but SDG&E said the reporting was an error.
San Diego paying out $225,000 to woman injured in trip over Loma Portal water meter cover
The woman, who required a surgical implant, argued the city lacks an adequate inspection system and should have posted warning signs
La Jolla restaurant burglarized two days after grand opening
Just days after the grand opening event, a man broke into the Beeside Balcony La Jolla early Saturday morning and stole the restaurant's cash register.
Fire at Mountain View home displaces residents, forces 1 to jump out of window
The fire was reported after 2:30 p.m. on Hemlock Street, just north of T-Street, authorities said
Thieves break window, steal ATM from Chula Vista convenience store
The theft of the cash machine occurred shortly after 4:05 a.m. at the Chevron gas station on Melrose Avenue and Orange Avenue
2 killed in Mission Bay crash identified
The two people killed in a crash last month in the Mission Bay area have been identified, local medical officials said.
Misuse of federal databases
Records show that hundreds of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and contractors abused confidential databases. In other news, the San Diego Police Department has released a trove of information about the surveillance technologies it uses to investigate crimes and monitor large gatherings. Plus, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla was at the international border Monday, to discuss efforts to fix the region’s cross border sewage problem.
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