Department investigates NJROTC burglary
A Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) equipment trailer at Ramona High School was reported burglarized Nov. 16 and one mock gun, used in routines, was stolen. The sheriff’s department is investigating, said Lt. James Bovet of the Ramona substation.
California State Parks will conduct a burn in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, with Cal Fire’s assistance on Nov. 20 and 21. Smoke from the burns is normal and does not need to be reported as fire crews will be onsite, according to the state.
The prescribed burn will be in the park northwest of Paso Picacho campground. Rainy conditions will cause it to be rescheduled.
Another burn is scheduled for the first week of December.
For more information, call 760-767-3716 or 760-767-4037.
Ramona’s crime trends continue to fall, said Lt. James Bovet when presenting updated crime statistics at the Sheriff’s Citizen Advisory Group meeting Nov. 14.
“Our arrests have increased but our reported crimes are down,” he said.
At this time last year the crime rate was 20 per 1,000 people, but that rate has decreased to 10.3.
San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency advises people against using OxyElite Pro dietary supplement capsules or powder products after several people, including a San Diego County resident, reported liver damage.
The agency said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that the manufacturer, USPlabs LLC of Dallas, has voluntarily recalled OxyElite Pro Super Thermo capsules, Ultra-Intense Thermo capsules and Super Thermo powder dietary supplements.
A Santa Ysabel man speeding away from police on a reported stolen motorcycle crashed and was killed in El Cajon yesterday, and California Highway Patrol today was still investigating the wreck.
Carl Lee Denmark, 22, was killed as the bike fell and he was run over by a car at 9:25 p.m. Saturday, police report. The wreck was on Graves Avenue, north of the Highway 67 interchange at Broadway, El Cajon Police Lt. Walter Miller said.
Drivers traveling San Vicente Road to and from San Diego Country Estates may encounter traffic delays between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. as crews dig trenches for utility lines.
San Diego Gas & Electric crews are digging 3,200 feet of trench along San Vicente Road, starting just east of Wildcat Canyon Road and continuing to the Estates, said a spokesperson for SDG&E.
The weather will pose an elevated risk of wildfire in San Diego County starting today, meteorologists said.
According to the National Weather Service, there will be very low relative humidity and gusty northeast winds in the county through Monday. The agency issued a hazardous weather outlook but stopped short of issuing its most serious fire-related advisory, a red flag warning.
Among reports filed at the sheriff’s Ramona station are:
Sunday, Nov. 3
•Male, 74, victim of contempt of court: disobey court order, 1200 block Barnett Road.
Creepy costumes, glowing jack-o-lanterns and candy galore make Halloween a treat for kids and grown-ups alike, but they can be seriously scary for our pets. To keep pets safe and healthy this Halloween, San Diego Humane Society and SPCA recommends keeping the following tips in mind:
Saturday, Oct. 26
•Petty theft of $800 worth of U.S. currency, $10 bag, and checkbook, 1800 block Main Street.
•Male, 43, victim of simple battery, 1500 block Montecito Road.