SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – The following is a collection of this week’s police, fire and courtroom stories from across San Diego County.
A new report by SANDAG found that 83% of male detainees and 60% of female detainees tested positive for at least one illicit substance.
Border Patrol agents stopped a truck on I-8 in Campo. Bundles of fentanyl pills were hidden in the vehicle’s gas tank and spare tire.
San Diego County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest for felony animal cruelty.
The thief posed as a helpful stranger before pulling a gun and stealing the victim’s car.
Ryan Daniel Stewart, 33, was arrested on suspicion of gunning down Eric Carroll of San Diego at the business, police said.
She was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, including a brain bleed, a fractured left tibia and fibula and various lacerations.
The cause of the blaze was under investigation.
A teenage boy who was found with a gunshot wound to his head is on life support, police said.
Harris Jewelers reached the settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and the attorneys general of more than a dozen states.
Napolean Joel Lange, 28, is set to be sentenced next month for the stabbing of 29-year-old Lavaughn Rawshanda Nicole Williams.
Donald Lee Farmer was under the influence of marijuana and Xanax at the time of the deadly crash, according to prosecutors.
Search-and-rescue teams searched trails and roads in the area.
Daniel Dasko, 30, of Carlsbad is a San Diego-area teacher’s aide, substitute teacher and youth hockey coach.
The fire was first reported near the border with Mexico, south of the Cleveland National Forest, according to Cal Fire San Diego.
Hans Jurgen Sarda, 30, was sentenced to two years in local custody.
Bonnie Roth, 35, died at the scene. Her two young daughters were taken to Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego.
The crash was reported on eastbound SR-94, east of SR-125, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Nearly 200 firefighters on the ground and in the air halted the blaze, according to Cal Fire.
The fire sparked at the Ecology Auto Wrecking Storage site in Oceanside.
Homicide detectives searched for the shooter.
Firefighters on the ground and in the air battled the blaze.
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