El Cajon Police

SUSPECT DETAINED FOR PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION AFTER THREAT INVOLVING HELIX HIGH SCHOOL

 

STASH OF GUNS SEIZED AT SUSPECT'S HOME

 

January 14, 2011 (La Mesa) – This morning, the El Cajon Police Department received a call from an unidentified man at his residence in El Cajon. He made a vague comment about a shooting at Helix High School in La Mesa, then hung up upon being questioned by the dispatcher. El Cajon Police and La Mesa Police gathered information about the suspect to assess what was believed to be a potential threat.


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ACCUSED BURGLAR BUSTED IN EL CAJON

 

January 14, 2011 (El Cajon) – Earl Evans, 19, of National City was arrested Wednesday night at 9:10 p.m. for a burglary at 699 West Washington Street in El Cajon. After breaking a window and entering the home, he was confronted by the homeowner and fled.


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THIEF WHO SOUGHT PAIN PILLS GETS JAIL TIME INSTEAD

 

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January 10, 2011 (El Cajon) – Jodi Lynne Boyd, 35, is in custody after attempting to steal narcotic pain medication from the CVS Pharmacy at 2760 Fletcher Parkway in El Cajon. According to El Cajon Police, the suspect simulated a handgun and demanded oxycontin at the pharmacy counter. But the attempted robbery was foiled by the actions of two store employees.


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ARREST MADE IN FELONY HIT-AND-RUN

 

December 30, 2010 (El Cajon)—An El Cajon man turned himself into the El Cajon Police Department around 11:30 a.m. today, stating that he was the driver of a hit and run vehicle. According to El Cajon Police Detective Tim Roberts, the driver is John Senati, 46, of El Cajon.

 

The collision occurred Monday evening in the 500 block of North Mollison Avenue when a vehicle struck and  injured a pedestrian who was crossing the roadway. The pedestrian remains hospitalized in critical condition.


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EL CAJON POLICE DEPT. HOSTS COMMUNITY FORUM NOV. 13

 

 

November 10, 2010 (El Cajon)--The El Cajon Police Department invtes all City of El Cajon residents to a family friendly meeting to discuss issues facing our community. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions about the Police Department, as well as other City services. This  presentation will be held on Saturday, November 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Ronald Reagan Community Center, 195 E Douglas Avenue in El Cajon.


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UNDERCOVER OPERATION NAILS 13 FOR PROSTITUTION

 

October 30, 2010 (El Cajon) -- The El Cajon Police Department conducted an undercover operation Thursday targeting men soliciting prostitution acts from women on the streets of El Cajon. The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department assisted with the operation. A total of 13 individuals were arrested during the five-hour operation.

 


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WELLS FARGO ROBBED IN EL CAJON BY TATTOOED THIEF; ROBBER MAY HAVE FLED IN RED SPORTS CAR

 

October 26, 2010 (El Cajon) – El Cajon Police seek the public’s help to locate a man who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank at 1235 Avocado in El Cajon at 2:35 p.m. today.

 


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SHERIFF’S HELICOPTER AIDS IN ARREST OF DRUNK DRIVING SUSPECT

 

October 7, 2010 (El Cajon) – San Diego Sheriff's ASTREA helicopter crew assisted El Cajon Police in apprehending a suspected drunk driver following a high speed chase through La Mesa and El Cajon early Tuesday morning.


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GUNFIRE, STABBING IN EL CAJON ENDS WITH 19 DETAINED

 

September 27, 2010 (El Cajon)—El Cajon Police responded to multiple 911 calls reporting gunfire around midnight. Upon arrival, they found a man stabbed and beaten outside an apartment on Cuyamaca Street near Vernon Way, where a large fight had occurred. A six-hour standoff ensued. According to ECPD Lt. Tim Henton, officers believed whoever fired the gun was inside, along with possible shooting victims.


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SHOOTING IN EL CAJON

 

September 15, 2010 (El Cajon) -- Officers from El Cajon Police Department responded to a 911 call from a man asking for help last night at 10 p.m. The man, 18, had suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his upper thigh. The victim told officers that and his cousin had been sitting in front of 273 Wisconsin when they were confronted by a young, bald Hispanic man. The victim told police the assailant pursued him and shot him in the leg as he fled.


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POLICE CHIEF’S SON SHOOTS KNIFE-WIELDING MAN IN EL CAJON

 

July 3, 2010 (El Cajon) – Responding to calls of a man chasing people with a large hunting-type knife yesterday morning, El Cajon motorcycle officer Nick Sprecco spotted the suspect in a Jack-in-the-Box parking lot at 2nd and Madison. According to police, the suspect approached the officer, knife in hand, ignoring repeated orders to halt.


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JOHNS FLUSHED: UNDERCOVER STING NABS 14 FOR SOLICITING PROSTITUTION IN EL CAJON

 

June 25, 2010 (El Cajon) – An undercover operation by the El Cajon Police Department yesterday targeted males soliciting acts of prostitution from women on the streets of El Cajon. With assistance from the San Diego Sheriff’s Department, 14 individuals were arrested yesterday during the six-hour operation.


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OFFICER WHO STOPPED GRANITE HILLS SHOOTING RETIRES AFTER 30 YEARS WITH EL CAJON POLICE

 

June 10, 2010 (El Cajon) -- Agent Richard Agundez, who won the Medal of Valor for his heroic efforts to stop the Granite Hills High School shooting, will retire tomorrow after 30 years of service with the El Cajon Police Department. He is one of the Department’s most highly decorated officers.


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ARRESTS MADE IN SHOOTINGS OF TEENS IN EL CAJON: 2 MEN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER

 

May 26, 2010 (El Cajon)—El Cajon Police have arrested Juan Jose Barba-Hinojosa, 31, and Joshua Gabriel Cordova Sander, 26, for attempted murder. The men are accused of shooting three victims, including a 17-year-old girl and two 18-year-old men last night in El Cajon. Police indicate the crimes may be gang-related.


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EL CAJON POLICE INVITES PUBLIC TO "SECTOR WATCH" NEIGHBORHOOD FORUMS

 

The El Cajon Police Department is holding a total of five Community Neighborhood Forums called “Sector Watch”. Well over 100 people attended the first Sector Watch Forum at Fletcher Hills Elementary School on May 4th. Additional forums are set for May 11, 18 and 26, as well as June 2.

 


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TEEN STABBED AND ROBBED AT PARKWAY PLAZA

 

 

March 22, 2010 (El Cajon) – A juvenile has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a 19-year-old man who told police he was getting into his car outside Parkway Plaza when he was robbed, then attacked.


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EL CAJON POLICE SEEK SUSPECT WHO SHOT MAN AT LOCAL INN


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UNDERCOVER OPERATION: 5 SNAGGED IN EL CAJON PROSTITUTION STING

 

February 1, 2010 (El Cajon) – Five women were arrested January 28 in El Cajon on prostitution charges. El Cajon Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit conducted an undercover operation targeting individuals involved in prostitution.

 

Upon conviction of prostitution related charges, arrestees may be placed on geographic probation and ordered to refrain from certain activities in specified areas of El Cajon. One of the arrestees, Georgina Garcia (photo), was in violation of these conditions and was also charged with violation of a court order.


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DENNY'S ROBBED IN EL CAJON

November 26, 2009 (El Cajon) – At 12:48 p.m. on the afternoon of November 24, a man robbed the cashier at Denny’s restaurant at gunpoint. After leaving the restaurant located at 1201 East Main St., he fled north toward El Monte Road. The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet, four inches, wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.


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