SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – The following is a collection of this week’s police, fire and courtroom stories from across San Diego County.
Victim Of Fatal East County Shooting ID’d
Arnolfo Quintero, 26, was mortally wounded by gunfire in the 8700 block of Troy Street in Spring Valley, authorities said.
Man Gets Probation In 18-Year-Old’s Car Crash Death In San Diego
A young man who crashed a car in Paradise Hills, causing fatal injuries to one of his four passengers, was sentenced to probation.
Tips Sought In Serious-Injury Pacific Beach Hit-And-Run
A driver involved in a Pacific Beach hit-and-run crash left a 22-year-old woman seriously injured last month.
Man Killed In East County Shooting
A man was shot to death in Spring Valley.
Man Dead, Woman Injured In I-8 Accident In Alpine
The 32-year-old El Cajon man died at the scene.
Suspect In Fatal Hillcrest Stabbing Jailed In Texas
Randolph Winston Henderson, 51, was booked on suspicion of murdering 60-year-old Steven Tucker.
Inmate Who Fled Barrio Logan Work-Release Center Captured
State and federal officers captured a convict who fled a Barrio Logan halfway house last week, authorities said.
Car Hits, Severely Injures Pedestrian In South Bay
A pedestrian was severely injured in a traffic accident on a Chula Vista street, authorities reported.
Driver Killed In Solo University City Car Crash
San Diego Man Sentenced For $5 Million Postage Fraud Scheme
Cuong H. Nguyen, 37, admitted to misrepresenting information on postage labels.
8 Injured When Vehicle Crashes Into Lincoln Park Juice Bar
Paramedics took the victims, six of whom were seriously hurt, to hospitals for treatment of various injuries.
Woman Killed In Carlsbad Car Crash Identified
The woman died at the scene of the accident.
Commercial Property Damaged In Electrical Fire In Kearny Mesa
There was about $155,000 worth of estimated structure and contents damage.
Woman Sexually Assaulted In Public Restroom At Mission Bay
A man sexually assaulted a woman over the weekend in a public restroom at Mission Bay.
Man Sentenced For Fatal Otay Mesa Church’s Chicken Shooting
Maribel Merino Ibanez, 28, was killed in the shooting, while two other employees were hospitalized.
Man Who Died Fixing Boat Trailer On Roadway Identified
Timothy McGregor, 78, of San Diego, died after being hit by a car on State Route 905.
SD City Attorney’s Office Receives Grant for DUI Prosecutions
The $244,008 Drug DUI Prosecution Grant will support a team of deputy city attorneys who handle criminal cases from arrest to sentencing.
Person Found Dead On 805 Freeway In San Diego
A person was found dead in the slow lane of the Jacob Dekema (805) Freeway in San Diego.
Coroner Identifies Bystander Killed In Otay Mesa Drag Race
Authorities released the name of the bystander who was killed during a drag race in Otay Mesa.
Man Pleads Guilty To Thanksgiving Midway Stabbings Of Transients
Forrest Robert Brantley is expected to receive a 33 years-to-life state prison term when he is sentenced for the Thanksgiving 2019 attacks.
2 Sentenced To Prison For Unemployment Benefits Fraud
Ryan Kubista was sentenced to a five-year term, while Maereichelle Marquez received six years and four months.
1 Dead, 36 Captured Amid Attempt To Swim Across San Diego Border
One woman died and 36 Mexican nationals were taken into custody after nearly 70 people attempted to swim from Tijuana into the U.S.
Bystander Killed At Otay Mesa Drag Race
A driver in a drag race in Otay Mesa lost control of his vehicle, hitting and killing a bystander, police said Sunday.
Man Killed When Boat Parked On Side Of SR-905 Struck By Vehicles
A man was killed Saturday when a boat parked on the side of westbound state Route 905 in Otay Mesa West was hit by one or two vehicles.