Crime

Ex-Army Navy adminstrator charged with sexual molestation of former students

CARLSBAD — Former Army and Navy Academy administrator Jeffrey Barton was arrested Thursday evening on charges of sexually molesting six former students.

Man hit in face with beer bottle

SAN MARCOS – A 30-year-old man was hit in the face with what Sheriff’s deputies believe to have been a beer bottle, leaving an 8-inch laceration during an altercation on the 200 block of Avenida De Suerte on Thursday night.

Man attacked in Encinitas

ENCINITAS – A man walking home from a bar on the 1000 block of North Coast Highway 101 was attacked in the early morning hours Friday, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

Encinitas man arrested in prostitution sting

ENCINITAS — Michael Lustig, 70, was arrested without incident Tuesday morning by the San Diego Sheriff’s Department and FBI.

Man swimming from Mexico to the US arrested for smuggling

Man swimming from Mexico to the US arrested for smuggling

REGION — A 55-year-old Mexican national was caught and arrested by Border Patrol agents on Sept. 19 attempting to swim from Mexico into the U.S. while allegedly smuggling 52.43 pounds of marijuana in a duffle bag.

Arrest made after officer-involved shooting

OCEANSIDE — Police responded to a 911 call on the 4500 block of Milano Way on Sept. 1, and encountered a suspect armed with a knife.

Checkpoint nabs 9 tons of marijuana

Checkpoint nabs 9 tons of marijuana

REGION – Approximately an hour north of the U.S./Mexican border the Border Patrol’s San Clemente Station nabbed a tractor/trailer vehicle and its driver hauling more than 9 tons of marijuana worth an estimated street value of more than $14 million on Aug. 29.

Deputies conduct DUI checkpoint in Encinitas

ENCINITAS – From approximately 8 p.m. Aug. 30 into the early morning hours Aug. 31, deputies from the Encinitas Sheriff’s station conducted a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint on the 1200 block of Coast Highway 101.

Leucadia Pizzeria bookkeeper sentenced to prison for embezzlement

ENCINITAS — Susan Seibert, 49, pleaded guilty last week to embezzling $545,000 from the Leucadia Pizzeria restaurants.

Carlsbad case charging ex-boyfriend with murder to go to trial

VISTA — A judge ruled Aug. 21 that John Carlo Monta will be tried at the Vista Courthouse for the fatal stabbing of his former girlfriend Joanne Javier in Carlsbad last year.