Two tow trucks are responding to the scene of a two-truck collision at Wildcat Canyon and San Vicente roads, according to the California Highway Patrol website.
The accident was reported at 5:08 p.m. and, according to the CHP, is near a 25 mph curve in the road. One truck is in the road and one is off the road and 20 feet down, reports CHP, noting no injuries are reported.
The northbound lane will be blocked until the accident scene is cleared.
Lt. Hank Turner of the sheriff’s Ramona station presents a Crime Free Multi-Housing certificate to Mary Meurs, manager of Ramona Village Apartments at Seventh and A streets. The certification allows apartment complexes to evict renters who have been arrested for crimes, making the area safer for residents, said Turner. To achieve the certification, Meurs attended training through the sheriff’s department. Turner said Ramona Village Apartments is the first complex on A Street to receive the certification, adding that he is focusing the program on A and B streets, considered the highest crime area in Ramona.
Cal Fire/Ramona crews battled a nasty garage fire on Old Julian Highway that sent the odor of smoke wafting through eastern Ramona Sunday evening.
The fire in a two-car attached garage in front of a duplex at 283 W. Old Julian Highway erupted around 6:20 p.m., according to Cal Fire Capt. Kendal Bortisser. Forty minutes later, crews gained the upper hand on the blaze, knocking down the flames with no injuries, he said.
The garage was about 90 percent destroyed, but no one was hurt and no residents were displaced, the fire captain said, noting the cause was under investigation.
A 67-year-old woman visiting from central California was airlifted to Palomar Medical Center after she lost control of the bicycle she was riding and landed face first into a rocky ravine, losing consciousness about a half-mile east of Cope Trail in San Diego Country Estates this afternoon, Cal Fire Capt. Robert Ramirez with the Ramona Fire Department reports.
Emergency crews respond to the scene of a one-vehicle accident in which a minivan drove through a chain-link fence and onto the yard of the Ramona Municipal Water District sewer treatment plant on San Vicente Road about one mile east of Wildcat Canyon Road just before 5 p.m. today.
CHP has canceled its SigAlert for State Route 67 between Mt. Woodson and Poway roads after firefighters extinguished a small brush fire.
The fire reported at 2:05 p.m. started on the east side of the highway between Ellie and Mt. Woodson roads within the Poway city limits.
A 40-year-old woman was in custody today on suspicion of leading deputies on a brief pursuit in Ramona, ending in her arrest for alleged drug possession, authorities said.
Charlyn Maccini was arrested late Thursday afternoon on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance, misdemeanor evasion and for possession of methamphetamine and hashish oil, according to San Diego County sheriff’s Lt. Hank Turner.
Around 3:30 p.m., a deputy attempted to pull Maccini over at state Route 78 and Olive Street, suspecting she may have been involved in an attempted residential burglary, the lieutenant said in a statement.
Maccini allegedly refused to yield to the deputy, triggering a three-minute pursuit that ended in her arrest in the 2000 block of Pine Street.
“Additional charges are pending,” Turner said without elaboration.
Two San Bernardino County residents arrested in Ramona for allegedly stealing mail — including credit cards and checks — from more than 100 people are set to be arraigned Tuesday, authorities said today. Samuel Oliver Remson, 26, and Dominique Kesha Woods, 33, were taken into custody late Monday morning during a traffic stop at Seventh [...]
•Grand theft of $50,000 worth of jewelry, 16600 block Peace Valley Lane.
•Theft by use of access card information over $950, 23600 block Atex Court.
•Petty theft of $50 automotive parts, $100 worth of fuel and $50 of tools, 100 block Fifth Street.
The jail population has swelled in San Diego County since prison realignment was instituted statewide three years ago, adding to the strain of area law enforcement, according to a study released Friday by San Diego Association of Governments.