Three people were arrested, after detectives witnessed an alleged marijuana sale, during a sting operation by Escondido police trying to catch adults buying alcohol for minors.
Escondido Police Department Special Investigations Unit detectives were working an undercover "shoulder tap" operation on Thursday that involved underage decoys asking adults to buy them alcohol at Food Value Market on East El Norte Parkway when they saw what appeared to be a drug transaction, said police Lt. Craig Carter.
Escondido residents Andy Chairez, 26, and Shannon Chairez, whose age was not available, were arrested on suspicion of possessing and selling marijuana and booked into the Vista Detention Facility, Carter said.
Julio Guerreo, 21, was arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana in a vehicle. He was issued a citation and released.
A search warrant was issued for a home in the 1300 block of Greenway Rise in Escondido and detectives recovered a pound of alleged pot, a firearm, drug paraphernalia and $1,718 in cash.
The intense heat was certainly felt across San Diego County Monday, and temperatures are expected to soar even higher on Tuesday. It's expected to be so hot, that schools in the San Diego Unified School District will once again run on a minimum day schedule.
The San Diego LGBT Community Center announced Monday its largest-ever matching gift -- a pledge that could result in $2 million in donations to the facility in Hillcrest.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies of La Jolla was Monday awarded a $25 million, five-year grant by the National Institutes of Health in conjunction with its brain-mapping initiative.
After our 6:30 p.m. newscast Sunday night, we got reports from viewers that there was a mysterious animal in the background of a live shot in Hollenbeck Canyon.
A Chula Vista woman who survived breast cancer continues to fight for others diagnosed with the disease.
A two-year contract ratified by members of San Diego's police union would move officers' pay to above-average levels statewide in all classifications, city leaders announced Monday.
A small brush fire erupted alongside state Route 94 in Golden Hill Monday, burning brush near a church and preschool but causing no reported structural damage or injuries before crews got it under control.
Santa Ana winds will blow through much of San Diego County Monday and combine with record-high temperatures and extremely dry air to create dangerous fire conditions, forecasters said.
State Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Vito Imbasciani met with members of the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians on Monday.