CARLSBAD (CNS) - A young man was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk and fleeing the scene after he struck a pedestrian in Carlsbad early Tuesday, police said.
Alexander Nootens, 22, drove off after striking a woman in the 2700 block of State Street about 1:50 a.m., according to Carlsbad police.
A witness to the accident led officers to the area of Lake Boulevard and Cannon Road in Oceanside, where Nootens was pulled over shortly after 2 a.m. and arrested without incident, police said in a statement.
Nootens was arrested on suspicion of hit and run with injury, and driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury, police said. He was booked into the Vista jail.
The extent of the woman's injury was unclear, though police said she was sitting up when officers arrived on the scene.
A man drove through a police barricade near the San Diego Pride festival, led officers on a chase down multiple San Diego freeways and ultimately crashed -- but was able to escape capture, police said Sunday.
A dead man was found in a Mission Valley freeway interchange, his smashed-up motorcycle in the nearby iceplant, officials announced Sunday.
A resident in the Colina Del Sol community of San Diego discovered a 36-year-old homeless man Sunday morning sitting on a bus bench suffering from several stab wounds to his upper back, a police sergeant said.
Border Patrol agents arrested nine people found aboard a boat who are believed to have been trying to enter the United States illegally, an agent said Sunday.
If WeWork employees want a burger while on business, the money is coming out of their own pockets. The global workplace startup told employees this week that the company will ban employees from expensing meals that contain red meat, pork or poultry, Bloomberg reported.
The binational economic zone spanning San Diego and Imperial counties as well as Baja California produced $24.3 billion in foreign exports the last year data was available, according to a newly released study.