ESCONDIDO (CNS) - A man with five prior drunken-driving arrests -- along with being deported three times -- remained jailed Thursday in connection with a police pursuit and a crash that injured one person, police said.
Officers stopped a motorist on suspicion of drunken driving near Bear Valley Parkway and Suburban Hills about 9:15 p.m. Sunday, according to Escondido police Lt. Craig Carter. The driver fled as an officer contacted him.
Officers chased the suspect's vehicle, which hit two other vehicles, causing injury to one person, Carter said.
The suspect, identified by police as Juan Tello Flores, 25, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, drunken driving with prior convictions, felony hit-and-run, felony evading with injury, driving with a suspended license and resisting arrest, Carter said. Flores was booked into the Vista Detention Facility and an immigration hold was added to his charges.
Hundreds of statewide faith leaders will march Saturday afternoon to the Otay Mesa Detention Center, where they will protest immigration policies that separated more than 2,300 children from their parents.
A 325-acre blaze burning at Camp Pendleton Saturday was described as a ``training fire'' by a base official.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped today for the 16th consecutive day, decreasing nine-tenths of a cent to $3.697.
A crash on an Oceanside freeway Saturday morning left two cars on their roofs and sent one person to a hospital, a fire official
Cooler weekend for the County due to a low pressure trough moving through the Great Basin. Weak and shallow marine layer may still be slow to clear.
A stretch of road in National City was shut down briefly after a large crowd took to the streets to celebrate the Mexico national soccer team's 2-1 victory over South Korea today in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The San Diego Humane Society today urged residents to volunteer their homes as foster spaces for the influx of animals typically lost after Fourth of July.
A man was critically injured Friday night when he chased a ball into the street and was hit by a car.
Clayton Richard pitched three-hit ball over six innings for his fourth consecutive win and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Friday night.
A powerful show of support for migrants being held in detention facilities has hundreds of interfaith leaders gathered Friday night for a vigil and demonstration at the border.