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.
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.
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.
OCEANSIDE — Samuel Ruiz, 18, was arrested on Jan. 21 for sending life-threatening text messages to El Camino High School students.
CAMP PENDLETON — Navy officials are investigating the stabbing of a female Marine at Camp Pendleton on the morning of Jan. 18.
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.
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.
CARLSBAD — Facing multiple charges of grand theft and misappropriation of funds, ArtSplash treasurer James Comstock has posted bail and is awaiting arraignment.
ENCINITAS — Detectives from the Encinitas Sheriff’s Department are approaching two robberies in Encinitas and Solana Beach as possibly being connected.