Bank robbery; Nazi Looted Paint Suit: La Mesa, SD County Crime Log

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – The following is a collection of stories from police, firefighters and courtrooms from this week across San Diego County.

Supreme Court sides with La Mesa resident in Nazi-looted paint suit

The high court ruled that the case should be sent to a lower court and that state law should be applied to determine ownership of the painting.

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Teen pleads not guilty to alleged stabbing in East County hate crime: Sheriff

A 16-year-old boy suspected of stabbing a teenage girl in an apparent hate crime in Lakeside has pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

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Arrest made in East County shooting

A teenager has been arrested in connection with a shooting in which officers found a man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

3 teens jailed for stabbing man in East County

Paramedics took the victim to hospital for treatment of serious stab wounds to the head and chest.

Pedestrian hit by 3 vehicles, killed on highway in East County

CHP officers believe drugs and/or alcohol may have been a factor.

Man robs US bank branch in Escondido: FBI

After receiving an undisclosed sum of money, the thief left the bank and fled on foot, officials said.

Video of San Diego Port Police non-fatal shooting released

Eric Jesus Medina was arraigned in hospital last week for assaulting law enforcement officers with a deadly weapon.

Motorcyclist breaks leg in collision with Toyota Corolla

The victim suffered multiple fractures to his left leg and was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Man shot dead in Chollas Creek

A man believed by police to be homeless has been found shot dead in Chollas Creek.

Community reintegration inmate walks away from San Diego facility

State prison officials are looking for a woman who escaped in San Diego.

Suspect in 3 North County high-speed police chases jailed

California Highway Patrol arrested 24-year-old Thomas William Spoden of San Diego outside the Walmart Supercenter in Oceanside.

San Diego-based Navy sailor dies while training in Hawaii

Lt. jg Aaron Fowler, 29, died after becoming unresponsive while training at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kanehoe Bay.

3 convicted for roles in national card-skimming scheme

The prosecution’s sentencing documents allege the scheme took more than $1 million from “hundreds” of victims.

Authorities are looking for a man who tried to lure a teenager into a van in Santee

The driver continued to follow the 16-year-old and waved the boy over to him, sheriff officials said.

Man crushed in automated car wash in Escondido ID’d

Officers were able to free the victim by lifting and moving his car. He was taken to Palomar Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

At least 1 injured in attack in Gaslamp District

Police report that a bottle of some sort was used in the incident.

Violent crime and property crime increased in San Diego County in 2021

The annual report found that homicides, rapes and aggravated assaults increased by 3%, 11% and 12% respectively in 2021.

Teen arrested for stabbing teenage girl in East County

A 16-year-old boy suspected of stabbing a 16-year-old girl in an apparent hate crime in Lakeside has been arrested.

Driver escapes minutes before train hits car in North County

There were no injuries when a vehicle entered a railway track and was struck by a train in the Camp Pendleton area.

Deputies are looking for a teenage suspect after an apparently racially motivated attack on a 16-year-old girl in Lakeside.

San Diego siblings sentenced over forced labor scheme involving cousin

Cindy Mydung Luu, 55, and Jason Luu, 47, both of Tierrasanta, were sentenced in federal court in San Diego.

Woman found dead in car in Egger Highlands ID’d

Malia Henderson, 68, was found unconscious and unresponsive in the back seat of her vehicle.

3 injured in College East San Diego community

Three people suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds to the abdomen after a fight escalated between two large groups of people.

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