All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'Crime' (466)

Crime Watch

Pedestrians Robbed at Gunpoint

LA MESA -- Just after midnight Saturday, at 12:50 a.m. Sunday, two pedestrians in the 4300 block of

Rosebud Lane were robbed by a suspect armed with a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 29, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Police Seeking Identity Of Assailant

LA MESA -- On June 13 at approximately 8:00 p.m., La Mesa Police officers responded to a radio call of a battery involving two males at the MTS Trolley Station in the 8200 block of La Mesa…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 24, 2015 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Crime Watch

Two Detained In Fire Investigation

LA MESA -- Two people were detained for questioning in connection with a ten acre brush fire that broke out in the unincorporated area of La Mesa.

The fire is now contained. There are no injuries. No structures were burned. All roads previously closed have since reopened.

A driver flagged down a deputy from the Rancho San Diego Sheriff's Station upon seeing…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 20, 2015 at 7:12am — No Comments

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Arrest Made In La Mesa Murder

LA MESA -- On May 16th  at approximately 5:24 a.m., the La Mesa Police Department received a 9-1-1 telephone call reporting that an adult male had been shot inside a residence in the 8200 block of El…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 12, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Fair Warning Of Tickets To Come

LA MESA -- Once again, the La Mesa Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket.  As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2015 at 7:56am — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Tips On Avoiding Door-to-Door Scammers

LA MESA -- When city or utility workers need to come to your door, you are usually notified in advance and each carries an official identification card that can be verified with their employers before you grant entrance. See advice in Crime Prevention below that will help prevent you from being a victim of door-to-door scammers misrepresenting…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 27, 2015 at 10:09am — No Comments

La Mesa Traffic

Accident Leaves Bicyclist In Critical Condition

LA MESA -- The accident that tied up traffic at University and Allison Avenues for hours on Thursday left a bicyclist in critical condition.

Police said a bicyclist was reportedly run over just before noon by an armored currency transport vehicle.  Police responded to a report of a vehiclev/bicyclist collision in the intersection of University Avenue and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 27, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Undercover Operation Nets 32 Arrests

LA MESA -- In July of 2014, the La Mesa Police Department was awarded a $21,668 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related crime. This was important to the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 26, 2015 at 10:57am — No Comments

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Cops Stop Robbery Spree Quickly

LA MESA -- A combined effort of law enforcement officials from La Mesa, San Diego and San Diego County quickly brought to an end a robbery spree that was underway last night night across several…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 7, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Suspect Arrested After Attempted Robbery

LA MESA -- On February 13th, at approximately 10:44 a.m., La Mesa police received a report of an attempted robbery that occurred at the 70th Street/Alvarado Road Trolley Station, located at 7255 Alvarado Road. The adult victim reported that after she got off the trolley, she began walking eastbound on Alvarado Road. A male approached her from behind, grabbed her purse…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 16, 2015 at 10:22am — No Comments

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Police Nab 25 Who Bought Alcohol For Kids

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Police Department has been awarded a $21,668 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol related crime. This is important to the city of La…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 20, 2015 at 11:35am — No Comments

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Knife-Wielding Man Robs 7-11

LA MESA -- On January 16, 2015 at approximately 12:05 a.m., the 7-Eleven located at 5151 70th Street, La Mesa, was robbed by a suspect armed with a knife.

The clerk was working inside the store when…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 16, 2015 at 3:10am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Bomb Threat At Toys R Us

LA MESA -- Police evacuated the Toys R Us store on Grossmont Boulevard after a note was found in the store that police said was a bomb threat.

Police said they were notified shortly after 1 p.m. by an…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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Would-Be Robber Flashes Gun, Flees

LA MESA -- Perhaps a robber in training.

On November 17th at approximately 10:57 p.m. a suspect armed with a handgun tried to rob the 7-11 Store located at 8747 La Mesa Boulevard, just off Jackson…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 18, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Weekly Crime Report

Thief Gets Bike From Open Garage

LA MESA -- From cold murder cases to bike thefts, La Mesa police are in search of suspects.

Case Highlights: On Sunday, November 16 at approximately 6:55 a.m., La Mesa Police…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 18, 2014 at 10:27am — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Arson Arrest Follows Investigation

LA MESA -- A local fire caught the eye of arson investigators who quickly turned their investigation into an arrest. See Case Highlights below:

Case Highlights: On October 24,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 15, 2014 at 8:40am — No Comments

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After Fire, Resident Charged With Arson

LA MESA -- Police charged a local man after fire did more than $250,000 damage to his residence Friday night.

On October 24 at 11:42 p.m., police and firefighters responded to a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 25, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Thief Makes Off With Coin Box

Case Highlights: On Wednesday October 15, 2014, the La Mesa Police received call of a burglary that had occurred at the condo community at 4800 Williamsburg Lane. Between 9:00 p.m. on…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 24, 2014 at 10:50am — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Weekly Totals: 570 Calls, 27 Arrests

LA MESA -- Crime prevention can involve subtle little steps that make your home less attractive than others to the burglars looking for easy touches. See Crime Prevention Below.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 15, 2014 at 11:25am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Gunman Hits Motel 6

LA MESA -- Police are looking for a man who brandished a handgun while robbing a motel just off I-8 in La Mesa.

Police said that a 9:10 p.m. on Friday the Motel 6 located at 7621 Alvarado Road was robbed by a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 11, 2014 at 8:19am — No Comments

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