All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'La Mesa Police Department' (49)

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 city of La Mesa in order to increase protection for youth…

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

La Mesa Politics

Winds Of Change On Allison Avenue

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- It has been almost a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 20, 2014 at 8:00am — 19 Comments

La Mesa People

Police Captain Pens A Book On Healing

LA MESA -- On a warm August evening in 2011, a local man -- a parolee -- threatens his wife and children and then heads out into the La Mesa street to confront arriving police officers with his shotgun.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 22, 2014 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Crime Watch

Police Get Funding Help In Alcohol Fight

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 Mesa in order to increase protection for youth and to…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 24, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch: Special Report

Inside La Mesa's DUI Crusade

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- When they asked the notorious criminal Willie Sutton why he robbed banks, he famously answered "because that is where the money is.''

Spend an evening with the La Mesa police officer Ryan Rogers and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 7, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Philanthropy

Raising Funds For La Mesa Teen Effort

LA MESA -- Police Chief Ed Aceves and his department officers are hosting a public dinner March 20th to raise funds for its community outreach Peer Support efforts. See poster for details above. Call Dani Womack for tickets…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 13, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

City of La Mesa

Victim Dies In Tree Trimming Accident

LA MESA -- On November 12, 2013 at approximately 8:00 AM, the La Mesa Police Department responded to the 4400 block of Date Avenue to assist the Fire Department with a medical aid call. Upon arrival, officers learned that the 41 year old male victim was working for a private company doing a tree trimming job. The victim and his co-worker were elevated in a boom lift…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 12, 2013 at 1:27pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Community Service

A Night Out To Celebrate Safety

LA MESA -- On Tuesday, August 6th, the City of La Mesa will participate in the annual National Night Out event. Every August, Neighborhood Watch groups organize fun and informative community events with their neighbors and friends to promote crime prevention…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 1, 2013 at 6:37am — 1 Comment

Weekly Crime Report

 

Sign Up For Public Safety Alerts

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Police Department issues a weekly bulletin chronicling activities and giving public safety advice to the residents.

This week, response times: Priority 1 Calls: 5 minutes, 20 seconds Non-Urgent Calls: 20-55 minutes

Case Highlights:…

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Added by Chris Lavin on July 29, 2013 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Time To Fall Back, Check Sensor Batteries

LA MESA -- Clocks revert to Standard time next week and police are recommending people use the "fall back'' as an opportunity to update lights, motion detectors and smoke and CO2 detectors. See emergency preparedness information…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 29, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Missing Juvenile Returns Home

LA MESA -- Police late this evening reported that the young boy, reported missing after he failed to return home from school this afternoon, had returned home and was safe.

At about 5:30 p.m., the police had received a report of a missing juvenile. The juvenile, 12 year old Ronald Bianchi was last seen at Lemon Avenue Elementary School where he attends and is in the sixth…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 23, 2012 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Police Pursuing Suspect In Amarillo Shooting

LA MESA – Just 24 hours after the second shooting in two weeks in La Mesa and police detectives have been working around the clock to try solve the cases that have shocked two quiet neighborhoods.

The victim in Thursday evening’s shooting on Amarillo Avenue continued to cling to life late today, though police sources said the incident involved multiple…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 5, 2012 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Oktoberfest 2012

When Beer, Brats And All Things German Rule

LA MESA -- After 39 years, the people of La Mesa know how to throw an Oktoberfest. More than 200,000 people will invade this city of 60,000 again this weekend and the rules are familiar by now. Yet here they are again, according to Oktoberfest…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 2, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Police Investigating Shooting Death

LA MESA -- Police are investigating a shooting last night that resulted in the death of a man who was shot in an incident just inside the city line near Myrtle and Johnson Avenue - not far from Bancroft and the 125.

Police Chief Ed Aceves said police know that a car pulled up and a shot was fired. The victim was taken to the hospital and died this morning.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 22, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Police Department

 

 

MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDERED

LA MESA -- La  Mesa Police assisting firefighters at scene of an apartment fire in the 8200…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 22, 2012 at 9:17am — No Comments

Youth Leadership Camp

Local Teens Graduate From Leadership Training

LA MESA -- For the last four days, 23 young East County youths got the full attention of the La Mesa Police Department.

It was all good.

The first annual Youth Leadership Camp, the brainchild of La Mesa police Captain Dan Willis,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 12, 2012 at 9:44pm — No Comments

City Council

A Costly, Cranky Day For La Mesa

LA MESA -- In many ways, Tuesday started out as a sort of classic small town day.

The friends, family and admirers of local restaurateur Don Sanfilippo gathered in a church to honor a life that had been lived, in large part, at the service of La…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 10, 2012 at 11:30pm — 9 Comments

On La Mesa

Helping Cops Deal With the Down Sides

LA MESA -- On a warm Saturday evening in August 2011, a La Mesa man clearly had decided he wanted to die.

He took a shotgun, threatened his ex-wife and, when the police were inevitably called, he stepped out under…

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Added by Chris Lavin on April 3, 2012 at 4:44pm — 3 Comments

Police Arrest Teen In School Threats

Juvenile, 14, Arrested For School Threats

LA MESA -- La Mesa Police Thursday night arrested a 14-year-old La Mesa Middle School student who had made specific threats against teachers and other student.

Police said a gun was found in a search of the youth's home, but there was no evidence a gun had been ever taken to the school.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 9, 2012 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Crime Watch

Robberies Spike Violent Crime Rate For 2011

LA MESA -- Property crimes in La Mesa are dropping, but the much-discussed increase of robberies has La Mesa's violent crime rate rising.

The fourth quarter crime statistics will note a 23 percent year over year increase in violent crime led…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 3, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

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