RAMONA (CNS) - A 34-year-old man was jailed Saturday for a failed robbery attempt at a Ramona restaurant, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.
A man with a handgun forced open an interior door to the KFC restaurant in the 1000 block of Main Street, near 10th Street, just after 8 p.m. Friday, according to Sheriff's Sgt. Christina Bavencoff.
The suspect demanded an employee open the cash drawer but fled empty-handed, Bavencoff said.
Deputies spotted a man who matched the suspect's description and gave chase, Bavencoff said.
Raul Cruz was taken into custody and arrested for suspicion of multiple offenses including attempted robbery and possession of a controlled substance while armed, according to the sheriff's department and jail records.
Authorities Friday released the name of a lawman who opened fire on an assault suspect who allegedly charged him with a machete over his head in a busy intersection near Grossmont Center mall.
A soldier from the San Diego area died as a result of a "non-combat related" incident in Kosovo, the Department of Defense said Friday.
Law enforcement agencies across San Diego County are planning to crack down on drunken driving over the three-day Memorial Day weekend.
A two vehicle crash left one person critically injured Friday in Emerald Hills, according to authorities.
Some of the smartest high school students in San Diego County will be in Atlanta this weekend competing in the National Quiz Bowl Championship.
Californians Aware, a statewide group that advocates for government transparency, Friday expressed concern over a soon-to-take- effect San Diego Unified School District policy to delete most emails after one year.
Millions of Southern Californians will be taking to the roads and airways Friday as the Memorial Day travel crunch goes into high gear, and the large crowds will likely test the patience of motorists and airline passengers.
Several good Samaritans, including a grandmother, disregarded their own safety today when they helped subdue and disarm a knife- waving man who attacked the driver of a bus full of schoolchildren in a rural neighborhood in southeastern San Diego County.
An animal known as the San Quintin Kangaroo rat and native to Baja California is back from the brink of extinction.