All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'La Mesa police' (14)

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Underground Tank Issue Draws Firefighters

LA MESA -- (Updated 2/5/2015 at 10:30 a.m.) Firefighters from Heartland Fire & Rescue were at the scene of a hazardous material call Thursday morning.

La Mesa police said the incident involved an underground tank and was located near La Mesa Boulevard and 4th Street.

La Mesa Assistant Fire Chief Greg McAlpin said laborers working on the…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 5, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Crime Watch

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 Mesa in order to

increase protection for youth…


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

Crime Watch

Police Issue Cinco De Mayo DUI Warnings

LA MESA -- Cinco de Mayo is one of those unofficial holidays that bring out both the amateur and professional drinkers. If you haven't heard enough about La Mesa's special enforcement of DUI laws, read this recent…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 1, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

La Mesa Police Arrest San Diego Cop

LA MESA -- The La Mesa police issued a press release this morning saying yesterday's domestic violence incident led to the arrest of a San Diego police officer.

The release reads in part: On April 22, La Mesa Police investigators arrested a San Diego Police Officer for a domestic violence incident that occurred in the City of La Mesa. The San Diego Police Department…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 23, 2014 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

La Mesa People

La Mesa Police Captain Thrust Into Unexpected Role

LA JOLLA -- La Mesa Police Capt. David Bond got up Saturday he decided to throw on a sports coat and head to La Jolla to attend a seminar that was to feature District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, City Police Chief Bill Landsdowne and drug…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 22, 2014 at 3:01pm — 4 Comments

Crime Watch


Warm Weather Can Spur Burglaries

LA MESA -- The return of warm weather brings open windows and the increased potential for burglars to find a way in. See some tips below in the Crime Prevention…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Officer Struck, Dragged By Car

LA MESA -- A La Mesa police officer was struck by a runaway vehicle and suffered minor injuries today as officers were chasing a suspected car thief.

Police said that Wednesday at approximately 3:18 a.m. La Mesa police officers responded to a radio call…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 8, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

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…


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

Crime Watch

Sycuan Pledges $50,000 To Solve Shooting

LA MESA -- The Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Indians today pledged $50,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the shooter or shooters responsible for the death of a tribal member…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 6, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Police Catch Attention of 69 Distracted Drivers

LA MESA -- If you find yourself stuck behind people chatting on their cell phone and angering you with their erratic speeds, then this was a good day for you.

Police said officers are trying to keep everyone safe on our streets so they are aggressively enforcing the state’s “Distracted Driving” laws conducting the ninth “Traffic Safety Enforcement Program“…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 3, 2013 at 5:38pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Traffic

Speeding Crackdown Nabs More Motorists

LA MESA -- La Mesa police Saturday issued 27 traffic tickets as part of the department's crackdown on speeding in the city.

Police said the special detail was geared to keeping everyone safe and was the fourth special operation the department has…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 25, 2013 at 6:32am — 2 Comments

Giving Thanks La Mesa

Ten Things For Which We Are Thankful

LA MESA -- The shelving crews at Ralphs, Vons and Trader Joe's have been working overtime.

Shoppers have been camping outside La Mesa Best Buy for five days (see photo above).

 Christmas ground zero -- ToysRUs -- has been stacking…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 21, 2012 at 10:00am — 8 Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Praise For A  Citizen's Tip

LA MESA -- This week's report from the city Police Department includes a couple traffic warnings and praise for a citizen who had the nerve to help police with an arrest.

Case Highlights:

On Friday, May…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 21, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Two Arrested After High Speed Chase

SEVERIN DRIVE -- La Mesa police conducted a high-speed chase just after 5:30 Tuesday evening that resulted in a crash and the arrest of two suspects.

Police said an officer had noticed a vehicle attempting to elude him in the area of Fletcher…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 21, 2012 at 5:47am — No Comments

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