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  • Arson suspected in Oceanside fire

    Gilbert Gonzales|Updated Nov 9, 2023

    OCEANSIDE: At around 3:13pm reports of a vegetation fire came out in the are of Marron Rd & College Blvd. first responders arrived and located a brush fire moving uphill at a moderate rate of spread. Helicopters were called in to assist and several homes were evacuated by several law enforcement agencies. One person was detained on suspicion of arson according to Carlsbad police. There is no additional information at this time....

  • Valley Center high speed chase ends in fatality

    Gilbert Gonzales|Updated Aug 28, 2023

    A 22-year-old motorcyclist from Lake Elsinore was killed in a crash Sunday during a pursuit that ended in an Escondido neighborhood. The pursuit started about noon on Sunday after a California Highway Patrol deputy tried to pull over the motorcyclist for speeding on southbound I-15 near SR 76, according to Suzanne Baeder with the Escondido Police Department. According to the Escondido Police Department news release, the chase involved multiple agencies in North County. The...

  • UPDATE: Medical Examiner to determine cause of death in Fallbrook

    Julie Reeder and Gilbert Gonzales|Updated Aug 17, 2023

    UPDATE: This is still an early version story. Involved parties are still unnamed at this time. Homicide Lt. Jarjura said, "We were contacted because the department’s procedures are to contact us if there is anything suspicious or unusual about a death. The death is a Medical Examiner's case and we are there to support any investigation. If the ME’s office determines later it was a Homicide then we would do the investigation." He clarified that no one has been arrested as was...

  • Suicidal armed man shot by sheriff in Rainbow

    Gilbert Gonzales and Julie Reeder, Village News|Updated Apr 25, 2023

    7 am UPDATE: A call for service in Rainbow from the wife of a man making suicidal threats, was answered by Fallbrook Sheriffs just before 1 am this morning to the 4900 block of White Lilac Rd. A Hispanic man in his 40s produced a rifle with a scope. The incident resulted in the officer shooting the suspect several times, according to San Diego Police Lt. Steve Shebloski, who gave a press conference this morning. The suspect was transported to a local trauma center and is...


    Gilbert Gonzales, SoCal News|Updated Apr 19, 2023

    SAN MARCOS: At around 1:50pm multiple reports of shots heard near Twin Oaks high came into 911, Deputies and officers from several areas responded to the school and placed 2 other nearby schools on lockdown, out of caution the 3 schools were evacuated and the students were transported by several busses to a separate meet up location, after searching for victims or evidence of a shooting it was determined that there was no immediate threat to the schools in the nearby area, a...

  • CHP Officer shoots dog in response to attack

    Gilbert Gonzales, Village News|Updated Apr 10, 2023

    Today, Monday, April 10, a California Highway Patrol officer shot a large dog that was attacking him in a homeless camp. The call came in at 12:36 p.m. The CHP – Oceanside Area officer was working a transient encampment removal detail in conjunction with the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) on state property within the City of Escondido. The officer was making 72-hour courtesy notifications to individuals of the encampment when a large canine exited an o...