EL CAJON (CNS) - A man who fatally shot another man after an argument and physical altercation in Spring Valley last year was sentenced Friday to 81 years to life in prison.
Arren William Dangler, 29, pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree murder in the death last June 15 of Brian Keith Hammett, who was also 29. The victim's body was found in a driveway the 8700 block of Troy Street.
Dangler pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to unrelated robbery, auto theft and other charges stemming from a home-invasion robbery last May 30 in which a victim was robbed of cash and a BMW by two men who answered a craigslist ad for a computer.
The defendant was also convicted of assault and battery for attacking a fellow inmate after his arrest.
San Diego police are trying to make contact with a robbery suspect inside a house in the 4300 block of Beta in the Mountain View area.
According to Scripps Ranch residents, for weeks they've been waking up to deep scrapes and scratches that someone keyed in their vehicles, and on Sunday an arrest was made in connection with the incidents.
A son called police after discovering the bodies of his parents Sunday inside their home in Vista, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.
The San Diego Gulls team-record-tying eight-game winning streak ended Monday with a 5-2 loss to the Ontario Reign at Ontario.
Cold weather, light rain, mountain snow and gusty winds are all in the cards for San Diego County beginning Monday, forecasters said.
Some public facilities will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day and the Metropolitan Transit System will offer reduced service.
One person was killed and several others seriously injured in a head-on crash Sunday in Scripps Ranch.
A 71-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of stabbing her 31-year-old son at least four times with a kitchen knife, when an argument at their San Diego home Sunday escalated into a fight.