San Diego curfew

SHERIFF TO WATCH FOR CURFEW VIOLATIONS OVER SPRING BREAK: 14 JUVENILES ARRESTED OVERNIGHT IN EAST COUNTY CURFEW SWEEP

 

March 29, 2013 (San Diego’s East County) – San Diego Sheriff’s deputies arrested 14  juveniles during a curfew sweep of Santee and Lakeside from 10 p.m. last night until 1:30 a.m. this morning. 

The juveniles were released to their parents at the Santee Sheriff’s substation.  Eleven were given an opportunity to participate n a diversion program through San Diego Youth Services. Three cases were turned over to the District Attorney’s office for review. One juvenile was found in possession of marijuana.

Deputies were also out on patrol to look for social host violations. No social host violations were discovered.

21 ARRESTED IN EAST COUNTY CURFEW SWEEPS

 

February 5, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) – San Diego Sheriff’s deputies conducted a curfew sweep last night, arresting 21 people during the four-hour operation that included Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, Casa de Oro, Rancho San Diego, and unincorporated portions of La Mesa. Those arrested included 17 juveniles on curfew violations as well as three adults on drug possession and one adult male on an outstanding felony warrant.

POINTS OF CONTROVERSY: SHERIFF DEPUTIES’ TREATMENT OF 3 KIDS JOGGING IN RURAL AREA RAISES COMMUNITY CONCERNS

15-Year-old faces felony arraignment Sept. 28 for carrying hunting knife while jogging in rural area where kids were stalked by mountain lion


East County News Service

“My 12-year-old daughter was put against the car and she was searched by an adult male officer; the kids said they were touching their butts. My son said they put their hands up between their legs. They were crying and they were all shocked…No one in my household has ever been involved in illegal activities.” – Carmen Gomez Villeda Wagner , mother of two children stopped, including a 15-year-old boy charged with a felony


"I would never in a million years say that wearing camouflage clothing constitutes reasonable cause for anything." -- Rebecca Jones, president, Criminal Lawyers Defense Club, San Diego, who questions the legality of the stop made by Sheriff's officers.

 

“If they were three white children, would it have happened at all? I think it’s racial profiling.” – a concerned mother in the neighborhood who asked that her name not be published.

COURT RULES SAN DIEGO CURFEW ORDINANCE UNCONSTITUTIONAL; CITY MOVES TO ENACT EMERGENCY ORDINANCE

 

 

February 14, 2010 (San Diego) –The California Fourth District Court of Appeals this week found the City of San Diego’s curfew ordinance unconstitutional on grounds that the language is too broad.

 

“The City of San Diego is proceeding to enact an emergency ordinance so curfew laws can continue to be enforced, protecting San Diego’s children,” Councilwoman Marti Emerald has informed East County Magazine.“I want to be able to enforce the curfew law to keep our kids safe," she added.  "I also want to protect their Constitutional Rights.”