Man killed in collision with North County pickup truck identified

CARMEL VALLEY, Calif. — A 27-year-old driver killed in a July pickup truck crash in North County was identified Thursday, county medical officials said. On July 28 at approximately 4 p.m., James Ray Allen II of Ramona was traveling north at 12200 Carmel Country Road in Carmel Valley when his pickup truck, for unknown reasons, … Read more

Travel advisory warns of kidnappings, murders and crimes in various parts of Mexico

SAN DIEGO (Border Report) – The US State Department issued a travel advisory for US travelers to Mexico on Wednesday, warning them of “high-risk crimes and kidnappings.” The travel warning follows a weekend of vandalism, looting and other crimes in northern Baja California, including the city of Tijuana, as well as the border town of … Read more

Man sentenced to 46 months in large-scale ‘grandparenting scam’

SAN DIEGO — A 25-year-old California man was sentenced in federal court to 46 months in prison on Wednesday for defrauding more than 70 elderly victims, including at least 10 people from San Diego County, in a scheme over of $2 million, prosecutors said. . Paramount’s Jack Owuor pleaded guilty to participating in a large-scale … Read more

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — A 25-year-old man suspected of shooting and killing a vehicle passenger in North County was arrested Thursday, police said. Vincente Huerta of Oceanside was arrested in Mexico, Jennifer Atenza of the Oceanside Police Department said in a news release. Oceanside detectives have taken the suspect into custody on suspicion of the murder … Read more

Motorcyclist dies after hitting horse trailer

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday morning after colliding with a horse trailer pulled by a truck near Camp Pendleton, the California Highway Patrol said. The collision occurred around 12:30 p.m. on southbound Interstate 5 north of Las Pulgas Road when the driver of a Suzuki GSX-R750 motorcycle slammed into a Ford … Read more

Family of mother killed on e-bike push for safer streets

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Carlsbad City Council held an emotional meeting Tuesday after a fatal e-bike accident earlier this month. Bob Embree, and his mother and father, spoke during a public comment on traffic issues in their neighborhood after Embree’s wife Christine Hawk Embree, 35, rode an electric bike with their 16-month-old daughter, Delilah, when a … Read more

San Diego woman signed her late mother’s Madera County ballot, arrested, officials say

MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A San Diego woman has pleaded guilty to electoral fraud in Madera County after officials said she received her mother’s ballot during the 2021 California gubernatorial recall election – months after his mother was pronounced dead. According to Madera County officials, the Registrar of Electors issued ballots to all Madera … Read more