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Escondido Police Searching for Missing 11 Year Old

On July 11, 2011, at about 11:00 pm, the Escondido Police DepartmentCommunications Center received a report regarding a missing 11 year-old female from 1501 E. Grand Avenue in Escondido.  Officers were dispatched to the location and began . . . read more
 

Escondido Crime Down Significantly for First Half of 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Lt. Chris Wynn, 760-839-4700 Crime statistics for the Escondido Police Department for the first half of 2011 show some very positive trends.  These numbers are computed based on police reports taken by officers for . . . read more
 

Traffic Fatality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Officer T. Masten, 760.839.4424 This morning at about 11:54 AM, the Escondido Police and Fire Departments responded to a call of a traffic accident at Felicita Avenue near Montview. A 53 year old resident of . . . read more
 

Fatal Hit And Run Suspect In Custody

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Officer S. Walters, 760.839.4939 On 07/03/11, at about 1930 hrs., Traffic Officers from the Escondido Police Department, arrested hit and run suspect, 20 year old, Juan Carlos Carrillo of Escondido. Carrillo was the . . . read more
 

Fatal vehicle accident

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Officer S. Walters, 760.839.4939 This morning at about 2:15 AM, the Escondido Police and Fire Departments responded to a call of a traffic accident at Washington Avenue and Elmwood Street with a fully involved . . . read more
 

Results of Sobriety/DL checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lt. Tom Albergo, 760.839.4901 On July 2, 2011 the Escondido Police Department conducted a DUI Sobriety / Drivers License Checkpoint in the area of Valley Parkway and Avenida del Diablo.  Following are the results of . . . read more
 

Felony Hit & Run Suspect Sought

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Officer S. Christensen, 760-839-4962 On 06/30/11 at about 1pm, officers from the Escondido Police Department responded to a 911 call at El Norte Liqour (1284 N. Escondido Blvd) reference a 9 year old girl being . . . read more
 

Sobriety / DL Checkpoint Scheduled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lt. T. Albergo, 760.839.4901 The Escondido Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety / Drivers License Checkpoint in the City of Escondido on Saturday night, July 2, 2011, from 6:00 PM until 12:00 . . . read more
 

Summer Criminal Activity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Lt. Craig Carter, 760-839-4487 Traditionally, communities notice an increase in criminal and gang activity during the summer months. As the weather gets hotter and school is out of session, gang activity and general . . . read more