ENCINITAS — “I believe that we were very lucky,” said Capt. Duncan Fraser of the Sheriff’s Central Investigations Division referring to the outcome of a nearly 10-hour-long standoff in Encinitas that saw two Encinitas Sheriff’s deputies wounded, and the suspect, 22-year-old Evan Kim Tian Kwik taking his own life.
DEL MAR — City Council unanimously approved a new five-year contract with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department, immediately after agreeing to take the next step to find other viable options for law enforcement in the county’s smallest city.
RANCHO SANTA FE — More than 20 law enforcement officials and aerial support from a helicopter were required to tame an out of control party pervaded by fighting in the street, copious drinking and two stabbings just after midnight on Nov. 24.
ENCINITAS— During a “zero tolerance drunk in public sweep,” 28 individuals were arrested in downtown Encinitas on the night of Nov. 21, according to a San Diego County Sheriff’s Department press release.
COAST CITIES — San Diego County’s Avoid the 15 DUI Task Force will continue its DUI enforcement operations thanks to a $300,000 grant from the California OTS (Office of Traffic Safety) to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.
DEL MAR — Although there are no major issues with the service provided by the county Sheriff’s Department, the city is considering other options for its law enforcement. At the Jan. 9 meeting, council members directed the Finance Committee liaisons and staff to explore alternatives with other agencies to reduce costs for police services. Council [...]