All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'La Mesa crime' (31)

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Keeping A Watch For Burglars

LA MESA -- Police are continuing to issue warnings about burglars in the wake of a number of incidents, including cases in which people are soliciting door-to-door without a license in a possible attempt to unoccupied home.

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 21, 2014 at 3:17pm — No Comments

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Police Hunting For Armed Robbery Suspect

LA MESA -- Police at 7:30 p.m. were conducting a manhunt, looking for an armed robbery suspect in the 7600 block of Normal Avenue.

Police said two suspects, both black males, wearing black jeans and black hooded sweatshirts, stole a Coach purse…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 15, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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Armed With Gun, Man Robs Gas Station

LA MESA -- Police are looking for an armed gunman who robbed a La Mesa service station early Monday evening.

Police said that at about 6:30 p.m. the department received a 9-1-1 call stating there had been a robbery at the Arco AM/PM located at 3775…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 24, 2013 at 7:15am — No Comments

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Daytime Burglars Hit La Mesa Home

LA MESA -- On Thursday, November 28, 2013 between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. a residence in the 5900 block of Bertro Drive was burglarized.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 4, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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Trolley Cameras Capture Suspects' Images

LA MESA -- La Mesa police have retrieved images of suspects in a September robbery from surveillance cameras used about the Metropolitan Transit Authority trains.

Police are asking for public help in identifying the two young women shown…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 25, 2013 at 5:54pm — No Comments

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Police Investigating Apparent Utility Scammers

LA MESA -- Police are investigating an apparent scam in which people impersonating utility workers attempt to extort money directly from San Diego Gas & Electric customers.

La Mesa police said that that over the past week, they have received two reports from local businesses that were called by a person claiming to work for the power company and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 19, 2013 at 9:38am — No Comments

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Drunk Prowler Leads Police On Chase

LA MESA -- Police arrested a local man Saturday after a foot and car chase that included a collision with a police cruiser.

On November 16, 2013, at approximately 2:16  a.m., La Mesa Police received a call of a possible prowler in the backyard of a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 18, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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Property Crimes On The Rise In La Mesa

LA MESA -- Police are warning local residents to be careful of scammers who will try and use a natural disaster, such as the typhoon in the Philippines, to bilk people of their money. Some tips on charitable giving below.

Also, in his quarterly…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 13, 2013 at 5:59am — No Comments

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Halloween Warnings From La Mesa Police

LA MESA -- City police are offering Halloween tips and warnings. See Crime Prevention below:

Case Highlights: During July through September 2013, the value of one item stolen from an unlocked vehicle or during a vehicle burglary…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 28, 2013 at 5:27pm — No Comments

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Halloween Won't Be A Treat For Drunk Drivers

LA MESA -- Police are beefing up traffic patrols on Halloween night and are targeting drunk and distracted drivers.

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 Case Highlights: On Saturday October 18, at approximately 6:38 P.M.,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 24, 2013 at 12:44pm — No Comments

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Police Catch Car Burglar At Grossmont Center

LA MESA -- A quick responding police officer apprehended a man who had been caught burglarizing a shopper's car on Saturday.

Police said that about 7:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a vehicle burglary that just occurred in the parking lot of Grossmont Center, located at 5500 Grossmont Center Drive. The victim advised the police that a male…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 13, 2013 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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 Police Arrest Two In University Avenue Robbery

LA MESA -- Police working on eye-witness information arrested two robbers who had assaulted a man on University Avenue early this morning.

Police said that at approximately 12:20 a.m., officers responded to a report of a strong-arm…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 11, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

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Two Men Rob Service Station

LA MESA -- On Tuesday night, just before 11 p.m. La Mesa Police Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery that just occurred at the Shell Station located at 9090 Dallas Street in the city of La Mesa.

The clerk at the Shell Station reported that two…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 11, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

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Man Arrested For Shooting Wife Seeking Divorce

LA MESA -- La Mesa police are investigating a late night shooting in which an elderly woman seeking a divorce was allegedly shot and wounded by her 82-year-old husband in an incident on La Mesa's west side.

Police said they received a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 21, 2013 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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DUI Enforcement Effort Gets $10,000 Grant

LA MESA -- The La Mesa police have won a $10,000 grant to fund extra efforts to combat drunk driving. See Traffic Information Below:

 Case Highlights: On June 7, 2013 La Mesa Police Detective Dale Perry indentified the robbery…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 18, 2013 at 10:31am — No Comments

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Busy Week For La Mesa Police

LA MESA -- The Weekly Crime Report chronicles more than 570 9-1-1 calls and 42 arrests.

 Case Highlights:

On June 6, 2013, at approximately 2:28  a.m., La Mesa Police responded to a burglary alarm activation at Vista La Mesa Academy,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 11, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments

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Two Robberies Keep Cops Busy Overnight

LA MESA -- Police issued two robbery alerts last night and spent time on the streets and overhead in helicopters trying to track down suspects.

The first alert came just before 11:30 P.M. after the report of a robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank at the Vons at  5610 Lake Murray Boulevard.

Police said they were looking for two suspects, a white male, early to…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 9, 2013 at 9:21am — No Comments

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Cinco De Mayo Arrived With Traffic Sweep

LA MESA -- Special Cinco de Mayo traffic enforcement resulted in 69 tickets for cell phone use while driving and one charge of driving while impaired. See Traffic Information below.

 Case Highlights: On May 5, 2013, at…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 7, 2013 at 10:51am — No Comments

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Two Men Shot Along I-8; One Critical

LA MESA -- La Mesa police are investigating an early morning shooting on I-8 near the 125 in which two men injured, one of them possibly fatally. Police said one of the victims is not expected to live.

Police said that at 3:38 a.m. the El Cajon…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 5, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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Police Focusing On Distracted and Drunk Driving

LA MESA -- Police have issued 82 distracted driving tickets this month and are issuing a warning about special drunk driving sweeps that will be occurring duirng the upcoming Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Warnings abound. See Traffic Information…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 29, 2013 at 2:57pm — No Comments

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