Author Archive for Shelli DeRobertis

Third suspect charged in Kilgore murder

VISTA — A third person was charged with murder for the involvement in the death of a 22-year-old Fallbrook military wife who was killed last month.

Registered violent sex offender in Carlsbad

CARLSBAD — Mark William Pliska, a 58-year-old convicted sex offender listed his RV in south Carlsbad as his residence May 2.

Seau found dead in Oceanside home

Seau found dead in Oceanside home

OCEANSIDE — Former Chargers Pro Bowl linebacker and community icon Junior Seau was found dead with a lethal gunshot wound to his chest Wednesday at his beachfront home on the 600 block of the South Strand.

Retired All-Star shares experiences of alcoholism with teens

Retired All-Star shares experiences of alcoholism with teens

CARLSBAD — After years of battling alcoholism, a humble 43-year-old four time Gold Glove winner, three-time All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger award winner Bret Boone shared the story of his sobriety with a room of teenagers on April 28 at the Carlsbad Safety Center.

Camp Pendleton Marine accused of murdering local woman enters not guilty plea

VISTA — A 45-year-old Camp Pendleton Marine pleaded not guilty in court April 26 to murder charges for the death of another local Marine’s wife, 22-year-old Brittany Killgore of Fallbrook.

Vigil honors crime survivors

Vigil honors crime survivors

SAN DIEGO — Elsie Lott, the mother of Tamara Henderson, the woman who was killed by her spouse on New Year’s Day 2011 at her Oceanside apartment in front of her two children, was a guest speaker at the 23rd annual Candlelight Tribute for Crime Survivors on April 23 at the San Diego Police Officers’ […]

School shooter sentenced to life in prison

VISTA — The lone gunman who fired six bullets into a crowded elementary school playground when about 230 children were at recess, injuring two girls, was sentenced April 20 to life in prison.

Jury reaches guilty verdict in Stutzman trial

VISTA — Jeremy Ryan Stutzman, 34, was found guilty of rape, sexual battery by restraint, false imprisonment, carjacking, robbery, burglary and special allegation charges such as using a deadly weapon and binding his victims.

Jury will decide fate of Jeremy Stutzman

VISTA — A jury must decide whether Jeremy Ryan Stutzman, 34, is guilty of the multiple felony charges including rape, kidnapping, carjacking, assault, burglary, four special allegations and more, which allegedly took place between two apartments at 2130 South Santa Fe Drive.The defendant was wearing a GPS monitoring bracelet during the alleged attacks, which was […]

Pet store owner under investigation for animal mistreatment

Pet store owner under investigation for animal mistreatment

OCEANSIDE — At least one bird had to be put to sleep after investigators confiscated more than 50 puppies and dozens of other animals March 27 from the owner of three pet stores for possible mistreatment of the animals for sale.