San Diego County Sheriff’s Deputies Train with New Tools

Imperial, Beach, California - On the one-year anniversary of the deadly Las Vegas shooting, the County’s Sheriff’s Department carried out an active shooter scenario in Imperial Beach.

New DA Outreach Campaign Encourages Action to Combat Domestic Violence

San Diego, California - With the start of national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan announced today that her office along with its law enforcement and community partners is unveiling high-profile community outreach campaign called Now is the Time that addresses the ongoing crime of intimate partner violence. The billboard and literature campaign gives tools to DV victims, witnesses and offenders to take action, to get help and to make a difference in San Diego County.

CEO of Encrypted Communications Company Pleads Guilty to Operating a Criminal Enterprise

San Diego, California - Vincent Ramos, the chief executive of Canada-based Phantom Secure, pleaded guilty Tuesday to leading a criminal enterprise that facilitated the transnational importation and distribution of narcotics through the sale and service of encrypted communications devices.

San Diego County Board of Supervisors Approve Newland Sierra Development

San Diego, California - The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Wednesday to approve the Newland Sierra project that plans to build 2,135 homes, commercial space, parks, trails and a school site in North County along Interstate 15 near Escondido and San Marcos.

CPA Sentenced for Role in Racketeering Enterprise

San Diego, California - Luke Fairfield, a San Diego-based Certified Public Accountant, was sentenced today to 21 months in prison for his role in the criminal enterprise led by former USC football player Owen Hanson – an international drug trafficking, gambling, and money laundering organization known as “ODOG.”

Moved Recently? Update Your Voter Registration

San Diego, California - If you want to vote in the November 6 Gubernatorial General Election, the deadline to register is Monday, October 22. You will need to complete a new registration form if you recently moved or recently changed your name. If you’re not sure about your registration, check your status online at sdvote.com. If you’re not registered or need to change your registration, you’ll find that information there, too.