ESCONDIDO (CNS) - Escondido police officers issues 31 citations and impounded seven vehicles at an overnight checkpoint, a police lieutenant said Saturday.
Nearly 2,100 vehicles passed through the checkpoint near Ash Street and El Norte Parkway, and 999 of them were screened, Lt. Justin Murphy said in a statement.
Although officers did not make any suspected drunken driving arrests, they ticketed 14 unlicensed drivers, 12 without insurance and five with suspended licenses, Murphy said. Educational material was also passed out, he said.
The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
A man who allegedly murdered the proprietor of an East Village flooring-materials store at the victim's downtown business while wearing a Halloween-style old-lady mask is in custody, facing charges of murder and robbery.
A man who allegedly murdered the proprietor of an East Village flooring-materials store at the victim's downtown business while wearing a Halloween-style old-lady mask is in custody, facing charges of murder and robbery. San Diego police reported Thursday.
Temperatures will continue to warm through the weekend, cooling early next week. Weak offshore flow will give way to slowly increasing humidity.
TripAdvisor announced Thursday the top cities for pizza in the U.S., and San Diego made the Top 10 list.
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced a suite of proposed regulations today intended to improve dockless scooter safety and education.
More than 900,000 San Diego County residents participated in Thursday's Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill to test their level of preparedness for a major temblor.
An allegedly intoxicated motorist was arrested after leading sheriff's deputies on a chase from Santee to El Cajon, where he crashed the truck he was driving.
A motorist who led police on a chase from the Tierrasanta area to the Mira Mesa area was arrested Thursday after crashing into a fence and allegedly injuring two officers.
Residents in El Cajon are sounding the alarm on what they say are growing problems related to increased homelessness in the area. Some neighbors say they feel unsafe in their own yards because of drug use and nearby encampments.