Author Archive for Shelli DeRobertis
SAN DIEGO — The County’s first-ever SADLE (Sheriff’s Analysis Driven Law Enforcement) team is dedicated to solving and preventing crime in the unincorporated areas of the county.
OCEANSIDE — Former Chargers Pro Bowl linebacker and community icon Junior Seau was found dead with a lethal gunshot wound to his chest Wednesday at his beachfront home on the 600 block of the South Strand.
CARLSBAD — After years of battling alcoholism, a humble 43-year-old four time Gold Glove winner, three-time All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger award winner Bret Boone shared the story of his sobriety with a room of teenagers on April 28 at the Carlsbad Safety Center.Boone, a Rancho Santa Fe resident, was drafted by the Seattle Mariners [...]
ENCINITAS — A tall “welcome tiki” now lends a piece of art to the beach neighborhood on Edgeburt Street after the tree-that-used-to-be was carved last week by professional woodcarver Tim Richards.When homeowner Ann Knight was notified that her aged palm tree had to come down because it was too close to electrical wires, she said [...]
COAST CITIES — A creative hands-free device saved at least one driver from being among the hundreds who received citations during law enforcement’s countywide detail Feb. 13 to Feb. 18 to curb drivers from illegal texting and cell phone use without a hands-free device.The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and California Highway Patrol, or CHP, [...]
ENCINITAS — A large palm tree that hovered near rows of electrical wires was chopped to a tall stump, and instead of providing shade and nurturing birds with its fruit, it may soon guard the door of a beach cottage as an artist is being sought to carve it into a Moai tiki head.Ann Knight’s [...]
SAN DIEGO — Warning letters are being sent to nearly 100 businesses by the county district attorney and sheriff after both agencies announced Jan. 31 enforcement of the new law banning the sale of the dangerous designer drug “bath salts.”Makers of the so-called drug have disguised its intended use for bath salts, which have topped [...]
CARLSBAD — A missing teenage girl who hasn’t been seen or heard from since Jan. 4 has prompted a federal investigation and tip line for anyone with any information on the 17-year-old who was last seen publicly with an older, unidentified man at a San Marcos restaurant.
RANCHO SANTA FE — Nearly two years after the body of a popular veterinarian was found in a driveway at 6792 Paseo Delicias, authorities are still working on unraveling the mystery behind his demise. San Diego County Crime Stoppers is seeking information relating to the homicide of Dr. Robert Stonebreaker, 53, who owned the Animal [...]