SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man was arrested in Serra Mesa after motorists spotted him Friday sitting at the side of Interstate 15 with a pellet rifle on his lap.
Several passers-by reported seeing the white-haired, bearded man, who appeared to be in his 50s or 60s, seated in a patch of shrubbery next to the southbound lanes south of Aero Drive shortly before 10:30 a.m., according to San Diego police.
Officers contacted the suspect several minutes later, questioned him and took him into custody, SDPD public affairs Lt. Andra Brown said. His name was not immediately available.
There was no immediate indication that the suspect had fired the weapon or threatened anyone with it, according to Brown. He dropped it as police approached, she said.
U.S. border officials temporarily shut down the northbound vehicle lanes at the San Ysidro Port of Entry Monday as crews secure the border in response to thousand of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan.
Chance of light rain for Thanksgiving Thursday. Temperatures cool and onshore wind flow strengthens throughout the week.
San Diego Police on Sunday were investigating an attack that left a man with injuries he is not expected to survive.
A damaged fire hydrant caused a large geyser and street flooding in the Colina Del Sol neighborhood, just south of Talmadge on Sunday.
Nearly 3,000 migrants are currently living in the Tijuana, Mexico, and thousands more are expected to arrive in the coming days. On Sunday, Tijuana residents gathered around a monument to express their concerns, many calling it an "invasion."
Walkers participating in The Susan G. Komen 3-Day San Diego - including News 8’s own Barbara-Lee Edwards - finished their 60-mile journey on Sunday. The annual walk, which supports breast cancer research and programs, raised $6.3 million this according to Komen officials.
Residents of Malibu forced to evacuate because of the Woolsey Fire continued returning to their homes Sunday while others received notice they could return by Monday, as the estimated date for full containment of the fire was moved back to Thursday, and a rain forecast for Wednesday was creating new fears of possible mudslides.
One California family is still managing to look on the bright side, after enduring 48 hours of horror.
On your marks, get set—start thawing! That’s right, Thanksgiving, the Super Bowl for home cooking, is this week. And if you’re cooking a turkey and the Thanksgiving feast for your family or your friends, you need to start thinking about safe cooking right now, including thawing the bird!