August 2013 Articles

REWARD OFFERED IN CASE OF 4 SUSPECTS WHO LEFT DEAD RABBIT, DEATH THREAT AT ECM PHOTOGRAPHER'S HOME IN LAKESIDE

 

 

 

 

By Miriam Raftery

 

August 1, 2013 (Lakeside) – Lakeside resident Dennis Richardson was shocked to find a gift-wrapped box outside his home left around 1:20 a.m. on Tuesday,  July 30 with a hand-scrawled threat reading “Someone’s gonna get beat with my bat!”  He called the Sheriff, who dispatched a Bomb-Arson team to blow up the box as a suspicious device. 

After the explosion, they found a dead rabbit in the box with a red ribbon tied around its neck. Surveillance video showed four male suspects in light-colored clothing—and they left behind clues, including a shoebox for men’s athletic shoes, size 13, white Active Performance Succeed- manufactured by Champion and sold locally at Target.  A video of the suspects has been posted on the Lakeside Eucalyptus Hills Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Eucalyptus-Hills-in-Lakeside-California-92040/157660207604891

Richardson, whose photos and stories have been featured in ECM, said of the threat, “I react and take it serious…This is a federal offense—making terroristic threats.”  He has offered a $200 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects. 

COMMUNITY NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME AUGUST 6

 

August 1, 2013 (East County) – The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is having its Free Night Out Against Crime events on August 6.  It’s a day when communities across the country take a stand to let criminals know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.  Meet deputies who patrol your community and mingle with neighbors while enjoying food, drinks, giveaways and activities for kids.  All locations will have a crime prevention specialist on site and display with tips on how to stay safe.

WINCHESTER WIDOWS’ ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST AUGUST 11

August 1, 2013 (Lakeside) – The Winchester Widows holds its annual Pancake Breakfast on August 11, from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Lakeside Elks, 11633 Woodside Avenue, Lakeside.  The event includes silent auction items and raffle prizes.

The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 4-10.  All proceeds benefit Challenge Ranch for at-risk children.  For tickets call Lorrie Bernard at 619-792-9760.

DEEP PIT BBQ IN DULZURA AUGUST 4

August 1, 2013 (Dulzura) – Dulzura-Barrett Fire Dept. and the Dulzura Community Center host a Deep Pit BBQ on August 4 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at Camp’s Grove, 17087 Hwy 94, Dulzura.  A dinner of beef, pork, coleslaw, beans, corn-on-the-cob, roll and 8oz drink will be served from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.  The entertainment will include music from DJ, Bill the Breeze, dancing, Chicken Game, horseshoes, raffles, an auction and activities for the kids.

ECM ROUNDUP: LOCAL AND STATEWIDE NEWS

August 1, 2013 (San Diego's East County)--East County Roundup highlights top stories of interest to East County and San Diego’s inland regions, published in other media. This week’s top “Roundup” headlines include:

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ECM WORLD WATCH: NATIONAL AND GLOBAL NEWS

 

August 1, 2013 (San Diego's East County) --ECM World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflect all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views. Top world and U.S. headlines include:

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