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LA MESA -- East County law enforcement teamed up to stop a one-man ATM crime spree that included a La Mesa robbery. Also, police are targeting large sporting…Continue
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GROSSMONT CENTER -- La Mesa police are looking for a man who leaned out of a moving car, grabbed a woman's purse and dragged the mother of two before she was able to release the purse from her arm.
Police said the theft, the third purse…
Man Robbed At Grossmont Center
GROSSMONT -- Police are looking for a robber who struck while the victim was purchasing a movie ticket at Grossmont Center.
Police said Tuesday at about 10:15 p.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Grossmont Shopping Center, located at 5500 Grossmont Center Drive.
The 23 year old male victim, told officers he was robbed while purchasing a movie…Continue
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Two Armed Robberies, Assault On Cops In La Mesa
LA MESA – This weekend started with a busy 12 hours for La Mesa police. A Friday night robbery was followed by a Saturday morning robbery and then an early morning confrontation with car burglars that landed two in jail for attempted assault on law enforcement officers.
Friday night at about…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 19, 2012 at 7:47am — No Comments
LAKE MURRAY BOULEVARD -- The continuing string of robberies in La Mesa got a bit more violent early Thursday morning.
A robber armed with a box cutter climbed a wall and confronted the overnight cook at a Jack-in-the-Box restaurant, holding…Continue
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PALM AVENUE -- A lone robber who said he was armed held up the 7-11 at 4253 Palm Avenue early Saturday but only got $30 for his effort.
Police said the suspect approached a store clerk at 3:38 a.m. and had his hand inside the pocket of his coat simulating…Continue
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The Time Spent Saving Armando
Second of Two Parts
By Chris Lavin
LA MESA – It is just after 6 p.m. when the night shift and its supervisor sit down for…Continue
Can The Robbery Wave Be Stopped?
The First of Two Parts.
By Chris Lavin
LA MESA – City police officer Gary Moss was driving by a 7-11 on Baltimore Drive…Continue
Robbery Outbreak Continues In La Mesa
LA MESA -- After what seemed like a lull in La Mesa's robbery problem, another spate of robberies has occurred in the last few days.
Monday included two robberies of electronic equipment from citizens and another store robbery along Lake Murray Boulevard.
At about 9:46 p.m.…Continue
String Of Robberies Spur Police Forum
LA MESA -- In the wake of a string of armed robberies of motels and convenience stores, the La Mesa Police Department will conduct a public meeting to discuss the issue and to give advice to local business owners.
The forum will provide information…
Added by La Mesa Today on October 24, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Taco Shop Robbed With 'Stun Gun'
EL CAJON BOULEVARD -- The armed robbery spree continues in La Mesa.
Just after midnight, La Mesa police were called to a taco shop after two men armed with a stun gun robbed the shop.
Two suspects, police said, robbed Aliberto’s Taco Shop located at 7819 El Cajon Blvd. The suspects got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
LA MESA -- The people of the Jewel of the Hills like to think of La Mesa as San Diego's best small town.
Over the last 10 days, however, this small town has been the center of a big and startling crime spree -- five armed…
Robbers Hit Motel, Arco Station Overnight
LA MESA --There were two robberies within two hours of each other in La Mesa Wednesday night. One involved armed men at a Motel 6 on Alvarado Road and the other, just over an hour later, occurred at an Arco Station on Massachusetts Avenue.
Just after 10 p.m. police responded to a report of a robbery at the Motel 6, located at 7621 Alvarado Road.
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