Crime

Law enforcement seeking suspect in dog theft

Law enforcement seeking suspect in dog theft

SAN MARCOS — San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate the unknown suspect wanted in connection with the theft of an English bulldog in San Marcos. It happened at Dogtopia in the 900 block of W. […]

Suspect sought in string of vehicle burglaries

Suspect sought in string of vehicle burglaries

ENCINITAS — An unknown number of suspects are targeting vehicles in the parking lot of the LA Fitness gym on El Camino Real, stealing a number of items, including purses and wallets.

Victim in serious condition after attempted murder-suicide shooting

CARLSBAD — A 63-year-old female is in serious but stable condition after being shot by her neighbor in an attempted murder-suicide on Monday afternoon.

Officer named in Escondido shooting event

ESCONDIDO — Holding the driver hostage, a San Diego resident led police on a multi-city car chase early in the morning of Jan. 26. The pursuit ended in Escondido when the kidnapper was fatally shot by a San Diego Police officer.

Arrest made in cyber threat to students who talked about shooting

OCEANSIDE — Samuel Ruiz, 18, was arrested on Jan. 21 for sending life-threatening text messages to El Camino High School students.

Woman stabbed by fellow Marine on base

CAMP PENDLETON — Navy officials are investigating the stabbing of a female Marine at Camp Pendleton on the morning of Jan. 18.

City, sheriffs respond to crime increase

SOLANA BEACH — In response to requests from residents and City Councilwoman Lesa Heebner, the city manager provided an update at the Jan. 8 meeting on what has been done to address a spike in neighborhood robberies.

Family files $20m civil claim against LAPD

OCEANSIDE — Civil rights attorney Dale Galipo announced Dec. 20 that the Beaird family has filed a $20 million civil claim against the Los Angeles Police Department for the Dec. 13 police shooting that killed their 51-year-old son, disabled military veteran Brian Newt Beaird of Oceanside.

ArtSplash treasurer out on bail

CARLSBAD — Facing multiple charges of grand theft and misappropriation of funds, ArtSplash treasurer James Comstock has posted bail and is awaiting arraignment.

Sunglass robberies possibly connected

Sunglass robberies possibly connected

ENCINITAS — Detectives from the Encinitas Sheriff’s Department are approaching two robberies in Encinitas and Solana Beach as possibly being connected.