La Mesa Police Department

LMPD PARTNERS WITH NEXTDOOR TO CONNECT WITH COMMUNITIES

 

July 15, 2014 (La Mesa) -- Today, the La Mesa Police Department announced today a partnership with Nextdoor (www. nextdoor.com).  Nextdoor is a private social media network for neighborhoods that builds stronger, safer communities by connecting neighbors together.


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LA MESA POLICE DEPARTMENT HOSTS TOY DRIVE

 

November 9, 2013 (La Mesa) – The La Mesa Police Department is hosting a toy drive on behalf of the City of La Mesa to support Rady Children’s Hospital. The collection box is located in the La Mesa Police station lobby and they will be collecting toys until November 14, 2013. The La Mesa Police Department will transport the collected toys to AJ’s crane on November 15th. All toys must be new and sealed in their original packaging.  Rady Children’s Hospital also asks that no toys include guns, religious themes, or violent games.


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LA MESA POLICE COMMENCE SPECIAL TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM

December 4, 2012 (La Mesa) – More traffic enforcement and safer streets are coming to La Mesa in the coming year.  Increased special traffic enforcement measures are on tap as a result of a recent $55,000 grant awarded by the Office of Traffic Safety to the La Mesa Police Department. The La Mesa Police Department is dedicated to keeping our roadways safe through both enforcement and education.


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LA MESA POLICE ARREST ADULTS FOR FURNISHING ALCOHOL TO MINORS

 
March 17, 2012 (La Mesa)—As part of a statewide crackdown on individuals buying alcohol for minors, the La Mesa Police Department, in a joint effort with Investigators of the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) arrested six adults for purchasing alcohol for a minor. The action was the result of a compliance check operation on March 16, 2012 in which minors under the direct supervision of detectives and investigators attempted to have adults purchase alcohol for them from six separate retail licensees in the City of La Mesa. 

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LAKE MURRAY CAFÉ ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

 
February 20, 2012 (La Mesa)—Two suspects, one armed with a silver handgun, forced three employees at the Lake Murray Café into the kitchen and stole their personal cash after they were unable to open the restaurant’s safe on February 17 at approximately 9:45 p.m. The suspects were last seen running westbound away from the business, located at 5465 Lake Murray Blvd. in La Mesa.

 


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CAR THIEVES LEAD POLICE ON HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT

 
January 6, 2012 (La Mesa) – Police seek two suspects who led police on a high-speed chase early this morning in a stolen white 1988 Toyota Camry (CA plate 2LQR720).  The chase began when La Mesa Police officers tried to stop a stolen vehicle leaving the parking lot at the Heritage Inn at 7851 Fletcher Parkway in La Mesa at 5:49 a.m.
 

 


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TWO ARMED MEN ROB LA MESA MOTEL

 

October 13, 2011 (La Mesa)  Police are investigating a robbery that occurred Wednesday night in La Mesa at the Motel 6 at 7621 Alvarado Road near Comanche Drive at 10:12 p.m.  The clerk told officers that two men armed with handguns came into the lobby and demanded money.


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MAN ARRESTED FOR LEWD ACT WITH A CHILD IN A PUBLIC RESTROOM

June  20, 2011 (La Mesa) -- On 06/15/11, at approximately 6:53 p.m. a witness walked into the men’s restroom at the Vons located at

8011 University Avenue
in La Mesa.  The witness observed an adult male sitting on the toilet with his pants down.  The adult male had a 2 year old child on his lap and the witness observed the child touching the male’s penis.  The witness reported the incident to the La Mesa Police Department.

 

The adult male was identified by La Mesa detectives as 29 year old Russell Cilibraise III. On 06/17/11, Cilibraise was arrested by detectives for Lewd and Lascivious Acts with a Child – 288(a) PC and is currently being held on $100,000 bail.

 


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POLICE RECORDS REQUEST SHOOTS HOLE IN CANDIDATE'S STORY ABOUT TEEN DRINKING PARTY

 

By Kristin Kjaero and Miriam Raftery

East County Magazine News Service

 

October 27, 2010 (La Mesa) – Reader comments on local news sites and blogs have had accusations flying in the La Mesa Mayoral race, but how much is really true?

In an ECM exclusive we provide a fact check on the social host ordinance violation that occurred at candidate Laura Lothian’s home on June 23, 2010.


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NEW LA MESA POLICE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE SEPTEMBER 21

By Kristin Kjaero

August 31, 2010 (La Mesa) -- The City of La Mesa is holding a free open house and tours of the new Police Station on Saturday, September 4 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Exhibits will be displayed in the Police Station Community Room.  At the same time, there will be a BBQ fundraiser sponsored by both the Police Officers Association and the Peer Support Team.  


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