VISTA (CNS) - A man accused of growing more than $200,000 worth of marijuana plants near his Bonsall home pleaded not guilty Tuesday to cultivating and possession of the drug for sale.
John Alan Paul, 43, was ordered held without bail because he was on probation for possession of methamphetamine at the time of his current alleged crimes.
Sheriff's deputies searched the defendant's residence in the 6900 block of West Lilac Road near Via Vera on Thursday morning, according to San Diego County sheriff's Sgt. Patrick Yates.
Deputies conducting the surprise search - which they were able to do without a warrant because of Paul's probation status - discovered the marijuana plants adjacent to Paul's house, Yates said. Paul faces up to three years in state prison if convicted.
Superior Court Judge Marshall Hockett set a readiness conference for Aug, 16 and a preliminary hearing for Aug. 21.
The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest combat ship on Saturday, the USS Tulsa, which eventually will be docked in San Diego.
More than 150 current and former service members and their families gathered on the USS Midway on Saturday morning.
Dozens of people on Saturday fell victim to a brunch scam that was supposed to take place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
One person was shot and seriously injured outside a Kearny Mesa restaurant Friday night - sending diners running for cover.
A man who might have died trying to surf in a rain- swollen Escondido runoff channel on Valentine's Day has been identified.
A small private jet inbound to San Diego International Airport suffered primary brake failure but was still able to land safely on Saturday, officials said.
Weekend conditions are looking cool and wet. Stronger, colder system on Sunday will bring a chance of snow to San Diego mountains.
Six hundred active duty military and veterans will get a unique and intimate concert at the Belly Up on Monday February 18th.
On February 14, 2018, Aalayah Eastmond was in class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida when a gunman opened fire.
A San Diego family received a sweet surprise on Valentine’s Day after a fellow diner unexpectedly paid their $52.75 Red Lobster tab and left a sweet note for the mother.