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Homicide- San Marcos -Homicidio- San Marcos

By   /  May 16, 2024  /  North County  /  No Comments

One dead after shooting. On May 15, 2024, at about 11:30 p.m., Palomar Hospital called the Sheriff’s Department to report they had a 17-year-old male in the emergency room with a gunshot wound to his upper body. Deputies arrived on scene a short time later and were told the victim had been transported there by […]

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Homicide – San Marcos -Homicidio – San Marcos

By   /  December 27, 2023  /  North County  /  No Comments

One person stabbed and died San Marcos, CA -On 12/26/23, at about 10:20 p.m., deputies responded to the 100 block of N. Twin Oaks Valley Road in San Marcos, reference a stabbing. Upon their arrival, they discovered one adult female victim with a stab wound. Medical aid was provided and the victim was transported to […]

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Minor Decoy / Shoulder Tap Operations – San Marcos

By   /  October 31, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos, CA -On October 27, 2022, deputies from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department (SDSD), along with agents from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) and two minor decoys conducted Minor Decoy and Shoulder Tap Operations at various locations in the City of San Marcos. During the Minor Decoy operation, the minor decoys […]

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UPDATE: Homicide Investigation – Vista

By   /  October 17, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Victim identified. On October 13, 2022, an autopsy was completed. The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Mayra Mejia. The preliminary cause of death is pendingand the manner of death is homicide. A suspect has been identified in this case, but that information is being withheld for investigative reasons at this time. Mayra Mejia was […]

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Death Investigation – Unincorporated San Marcos

By   /  August 25, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Body found on side of the road. The following information is fragmentary and has not been completely verified. It is based, in part, on hearsay and is intended for early information use rather than being a formal investigative report. On August 25 just after 7:00 a.m., deputies from the San Marcos Sheriff’s Station received a […]

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Child Abuse Arrest – Encinitas

By   /  June 23, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Dance instructor accused of molesting students. A man is under arrest on charges of sexually abusing his former dance students.  David Silvas (DOB: 07/04/1982) is facing charges of assault with intent to commit rape, sexual assault of a child under 14 years old and other sexually-related felony offenses.  It is the policy of the Sheriff’s […]

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Crime Stoppers: Attempted Murder – San Marcos

By   /  May 13, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Reward offered for arrest of suspects. The San Marcos Sheriff’s Station and San Diego Crime Stoppers want the public’s help in locating two suspects wanted for attempted murder in the North County. On April 19 around 5:00 p.m., 18-year-old Jose Gonzalez and 22-year-old Serafin Cervantes attacked and stabbed a 15-year-old victim in the 500 block […]

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Reward Increase Explosion Case – Vista

By   /  May 5, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

People urged to come forward with information. A $5,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible behind several explosions in Vista.  San Diego County Crime Stoppers routinely offers a $1,000 reward on felony cases. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) provided an additional $4,000.  Remember, […]

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Crime Stoppers: Hit-And-Run – San Marcos

By   /  January 6, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Search underway for driver in January 5 hit-and-run. San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department want your help in finding a driver wanted in connection with a hit-and-run in San Marcos. It happened on Wednesday, January 5 just after 7:00 a.m. in the 500 block of Rancho Santa Fe […]

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Woman Attacked – Vista

By   /  May 19, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Vista, CA –Suspect wanted for attacking woman at Vista park. The Vista Sheriff’s Station wants your help in identifying a man suspected of attacking a woman while out for a walk in Vista. It happened on Wednesday, May 19 just before noon on a trail at Buena Vista Park in the 1800 block of South […]

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Vista Attempted Kidnapping

By   /  March 7, 2021  /  Local  /  No Comments

Suspect Attempts to Abduct Teenage Girl Vista, CA — On  March 6th, 2021 at about 8:30 PM, a thirty-year-old white male adult attempted to kidnap a thirteen-year-old Hispanic female while she stood in front of the “Water Shack” ice cream shop located at 807 North Santa Fe Ave, in the City of Vista. After repeatedly […]

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Crime Stoppers: Missing Person – North County

By   /  July 30, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Crimestoppers –San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Sheriff’s Homicide Unit are continuing to ask for the public’s help in locating 50-year-old Arnoldo Loaiza Franco. On August 10, 2018, Arnoldo’s family reported him missing from Fallbrook. The last time Arnoldo had communication with anyone was on August 1, 2018. At the time Arnoldo […]

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Unknown Suspect Wanted for Arson Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

By   /  May 22, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Marcos, CA — May 22, 2020, –San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Sheriff’s Department’s Bomb/Arson Unit are asking the public’s assistance to help identify and locate the suspect responsible for a structure fire in the City of San Marcos.On Saturday, May 16th just after 2:00 p.m., witnesses reported a structure fire […]

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Rainbow Dispensary Robbery

By   /  January 8, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Rainbow, CA — On January 7, 2020, at about 7:22 pm, deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at an unlicensed marijuana dispensary in the community of Rainbow. The employees reported multiple suspects entered the dispensary and held them at gunpoint. An altercation ensued with the security guard and one of the suspects […]

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Domestic Violence Standoff, 300 block of Girard Way, Vista

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  Local  /  2 Comments

Henry Flores (48) battered and strangled his girlfriend Cristina Griffin at their residence Monday night during a domestic violence incident. Flores armed himself with a shotgun and pointed it at the Griffin and her teenage son. Fearing for his life, the son ran from the residence and called 911. Flores fired one round from the […]

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WANTED: Credit Card Theft Suspect Up to $1,000 Reward Offered

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Vista Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public’s help to locate an unknown suspect wanted in connection with a theft. Sometime between 10:30 p.m. on May 31, 2017 and 7:00 a.m. on June 1, 2017, an unknown suspect(s) stole several items from a Toyota Camry that […]

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Wanted for Homicide Armed and Dangerous

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Local, North County, Oceanside  /  No Comments

Pablo DURAN is wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred on June 7, 2017 in Vista. He is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. If you see him, call 911. He fled from law enforcement after the incident and his whereabouts are currently unknown but has contacts in northern San Diego […]

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Vista Homicide Update

By   /  June 8, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed the autopsy related to this investigation. The victim has been identified as 51 year-old Vista resident Robert Pierro. Mr. Pierro lived at the San Clemente Avenue address. The manner of death has been ruled a homicide. All other details of the autopsy have been sealed, pending […]

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Homicide Investigation – Escondido

By   /  January 17, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

LOCATION: 27600 Champagne Boulevard, Unincorporated Escondido CA The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed the autopsy related to this investigation. The victim has been identified as San Diego County resident Antonia Herrera. The manner of death has been ruled a homicide. The remainder of the autopsy has been sealed. Lieutenant Kenneth Nelson will […]

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Crime Stoppers: Armed Robbery – Vista – Arrest Made

By   /  January 12, 2017  /  Local  /  1 Comment

On January 12, 2017, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Vista Patrol Station Detectives and San Diego Fugitive Task Force Detectives arrested a 37 year old White male adult in connection with two armed robberies at the Bank of America ATM located at 1025 East Bobier Drive in Vista. The robberies occurred on January 10th and January […]

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