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Share A Cup Of Coffee With A Cop
LA MESA -- On Dec. 10th, officers from the La Mesa Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee.
All community members are invited to attend.…
Added by La Mesa Today on December 1, 2015 at 3:52am — No Comments
Man Killed Wife Days Before Killing Self
LA MESA -- An elderly La Mesa man apparently beat and smothered his wife before using prescription medicine days later to end his own life.
In its final report on the two deaths, police said that on Wednesday, October 14 officers responded to a residence in the 6900 block of Wyoming Avenue in La Mesa and found a deceased man and woman in the home. This case has…
Deaths May Have Been Murder-Suicide
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Police Department announced today that the suspicious deaths of two elderly residents is now being investigated as a possible murder suicide.
Police said that Wednesday officers responded to a residence in the 6900 block of Wyoming Avenue in La Mesa and found a deceased man and woman in the home. The scene was originally described only as…
Added by La Mesa Today on October 16, 2015 at 11:04am — No Comments
LA MESA -- La Mesa police are investigating the suspicious deaths of two elderly people in a Wyoming Avenue home.
Police said in a press release that on Wednesday at 9:39 a.m. the La Mesa Police Department responded to a residence in the 6900…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 14, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Man Robs WalMart At Gunpoint
LA MESA -- August 24th, at about 4:10 p.m. an unknown Hispanic male suspect entered the garden center entrance of WalMart at 5500 Grossmont Center Drive. He selected a bottle of glue, brought it to the garden center register and presented a $1.00 bill to the cashier. When the cashier opened the cash drawer, the suspect put a gun on the counter and pointed it towards the cashier.…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 27, 2015 at 3:46pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- An accident Saturday evening on El Cajon Boulevard in La Mesa resulted in the death of a pedestrian.
La Mesa police said that at approximately 8:42 p.m. the La Mesa Police Department received a report of a pedestrian that was struck by a…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 2, 2015 at 6:53am — No Comments
LA MESA -- On June 13, 2015 at approximately 8:00 PM, 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 Boulevard. The victim, a 52 year old male was struck multiple times…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on July 9, 2015 at 9:17am — No Comments
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 handgun.
The unknown suspect approached the male and female…
Added by La Mesa Today on June 29, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
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 Boulevard. The victim, a 52 year old male was struck multiple…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 20, 2015 at 7:12am — No Comments
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 Paso Street in the City of La Mesa.
Upon arrival, La Mesa…
Added by La Mesa Today on June 12, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments
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 agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2015 at 7:56am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on March 27, 2015 at 10:09am — No Comments
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…
Added by La Mesa Today on March 27, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on March 26, 2015 at 10:57am — No Comments
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 jurisdictions.
At about 11 p.m. Friday night, a man armed…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 16, 2015 at 10:22am — No Comments
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…
Added by La Mesa Today on January 20, 2015 at 11:35am — No Comments
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 the suspect came into the store and brandished a knife…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 16, 2015 at 3:10am — No Comments
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 employee of Toys R Us that a note was found written on the…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on December 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments