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SAN DIEGO COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT2+ weeks agoAgencyAttention residents of East County! Thieves are targeting Kia and Hyundai vehicles from 2011 to 2021 in our area. Report any suspicious activity to 858-565-5200. If you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.Be the first to reactLike

CAL FIRE2+ weeks agoAgencySerial Arsonist Arrested in El Dorado County. Suspect arrested on suspicion of starting fires in El Dorado and Amador counties On October 23, 2023, El Dorado County Sheriff's Deputies arrested an individual for a CAL FIRE-related warrant in El Dorado County for three fires that occurred in Pollock Pines in mid-September. Since the individual was taken into custody, he has been charged with two additional fires, totaling five fires between El Dorado and Amador counties. With assistance from CAL FIRE Law Enforcement Officers, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, the El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office, and the El Dorado County Fire Protection District, Steven Saunders, age 27, was arrested and booked in the El Dorado County Jail on suspicion of arson and starting fires at the following locations: • A structure fire on September 13, 2023, at 2:33 a.m. at the Taco Bell Building at 6454 Pony Express Trail in Pollock Pines. • A vegetation fire on September 13, 2023, at 9:48 p.m. behind the Family Dollar Store at 6524 Pony Express Trail in Pollock Pines. • A vegetation fire on September 14, 2023, at 5:18 a.m. behind CVS Drugs at 6450 Pony Express Trail in Pollock Pines. • A vegetation fire on October 21, 2023, at 4:00 a.m. in the area of Meadow View Road and Shenandoah Road in River Pines. • A vegetation fire (the Ore Fire) on October 23, 2023, at 3:39 p.m. in the area of Highway 49 and Ore Court in Logtown. Through evidence obtained at the fire scenes, all fires were determined to be arson. CAL FIRE Law Enforcement Officers work diligently to investigate all fires and apprehend those suspected of starting fires. From January 1, 2023, through September 30, 2023, CAL FIRE Law Enforcement Officers have made 88 arson arrests. CAL FIRE urges the public to be vigilant in their preparedness and aware of suspicious activity. To report suspicious fire activity please call the Arson Tip Line at 1-800-468-4408.219Like50

SAN DIEGO COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT2+ weeks agoAgencyAnother successful Neighborhood Watch meeting! An informed neighborhood is a safe neighborhood. We rely on you to be our eyes and ears, as you know your community best. Report all suspicious activity to us by calling the San Diego County Sheriff's Station non-emergency line at (858) 565-5200. If you would like to set up a Neighborhood Watch meeting for your community, please contact the San Marcos Sheriff's Station Crime Prevention unit at (760) 510-5254.6Like

SAN DIEGO COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT2+ weeks agoAgencyWith the upcoming rains expected, PLEASE DO NOT FALL VICTIM to any type of scam!! FEMA resources are available, but please confirm they are reputable before accepting any assistance, and DO NOT give money to anyone without confirming their authenticity.5Like

SAN DIEGO COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY2+ weeks agoAgencyReports in North County suggest that imposter water agency representatives are knocking on doors and asking to test tap water inside homes. Scam artists pop up every few years claiming to be water agency representatives, and they tend to work across several communities. The San Diego County Water Authority is not responsible for fixing problems or testing water inside private homes. Anyone claiming to be a water utility employee who tries to enter to your home without an appointment should be turned away. Then, alert your local water agency and call the police non-emergency line to report the incident.2Like1

CAL FIRE2+ weeks agoAgencyOn March 31, 2024, and April 8, 2024, the California State University, San Jose (SJSU) Police and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) - Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) Arson and Bomb Unit responded to fires in the Martin Luther King Jr. Library on the SJSU campus. The investigation revealed the fire causes were arson, on State of California property, and occupied by students at the time of the arson fires. The joint law enforcement investigation was a collaboration between SJSU Police and the CAL FIRE – OSFM Arson and Bomb Unit. All personnel involved worked tirelessly to canvass the area, review security camera footage, cultivate leads, and ultimately identify the suspect. The suspect was identified as SJSU sophom*ore student Amogh Upadhya. Amogh Upadhya was arrested and charged with four (4) counts of Arson and booked into the Santa Clara County Jail. Upadhya is being held on $400,000.00 bail until a court hearing on April 12, 2024. The CAL FIRE – OSFM Arson and Bomb Unit is dedicated to helping agencies all over California no matter the size of the department, location, or the time of day or night. Together we can make California safer! Contact the Arson and Bomb Unit at (213) 302-5855 or arsonbomb@fire.ca.gov.189Like10

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