Crime

Two men convicted of stealing iPads from county schools

ENCINITAS — On Aug. 16, two Riverside men were convicted of stealing 123 iPads, more than 100 laptops and other electronic devices from county schools over a two-month period.

Police are investigating suspicious death in Mesa Margarita neighborhood

OCEANSIDE — Police are investigating the death of 21-year-old Louiegie Bermas, whose body was found on the 600 block of Arthur Avenue, in the Mesa Margarita neighborhood, on Aug. 14.

Man arrested in connection with Carlsbad shooting

CARLSBAD — At approximately 6 p.m. on Aug. 8 the Carlsbad Police Department received a 911 call of a shooting at the 3500 block of Sierra Morena Drive.

Thieves nab more than $5m in artwork, jewelry

Thieves nab more than $5m in artwork, jewelry

RANCHO SANTA FE — The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and Crime Stoppers are turning to the public for help in locating suspects that broke into a residence, stealing more than $5 million in artwork and jewelry.

Bank robbery suspect still at large

Bank robbery suspect still at large

OCEANSIDE — A bank robbery suspect whose photo was caught on a surveillance camera is still at large Aug. 3.

Encinitas man shot during argument

ENCINITAS – Deputies from the Encinitas Station responded to the 700 block of West Bluff Drive for a reported shooting.

Board OKs additional funding for center

REGION — The San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved over $2.5 million in additional annual funds to expand a job center providing services for realignment offenders at its meeting on July 16.

16-year-old arrested in fatal June stabbing

OCEANSIDE — A 16-year-old suspect was arrested for the fatal stabbing that occurred in the 200 block of Mission Avenue on June 20.

Authorities seek public’s help in finding school burglary suspects

RANCHO SANTA FE — San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s 4S Ranch Substation are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate the suspects wanted in connection with two school burglaries in Rancho Santa Fe. 

Shortages, delays expected under still strained court budget

COAST CITIES — After five years of devastating cuts, the California Judicial Branch has received a marginal raise in state funds for the new fiscal year.