A Ramona man is in jail suspected of attempted murder after shots allegedly were fired when a police officer attempted to pull over the vehicle in which he and another man were traveling, according to authorities. The events that led to the arrests of Michael Rains, 28, of Ramona, and Daniel Schwartzel, 18, who claimed [...]
How to reach teenagers and their parents and relay warnings and preventive advice about such social concerns as drug use, drinking, and sexting was pondered by those attending the Ramona Sheriff’s Substation Citizen’s Advisory Group meeting.
This was the fourth meeting of the group, led by Lt. James Bovet. Although five residents serve as members, only three attended, along with a high school parent and Crime
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.
Ramona Sheriff’s Citizens Advisory Group will meet with Lt. James Bovet in the Ramona substation at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14. The public is welcome.
The group consists of five residents and meets quarterly with Bovet to discuss concerns in the community and receive updates on law enforcement issues. Non-members may also share their concerns.
A fired Pomerado Hospital employee who posted threatening messages saying he planned to go on a killing spree against former supervisors and co-workers pleaded guilty Tuesday to five felony counts of making criminal threats.
Jelaan Ayinde Miles, 26, faces up to four years and eight months in state prison when sentenced Jan. 10 by Judge Joan Weber.
Paramedics prepare to airlift a male pedestrian approximately 70 years old after he was struck by a pickup truck that was turning onto San Vicente Road from Gunn Stage Road just before 9:30 a.m. Monday, Cal Fire Capt. Robert Ramirez with the Ramona Fire Department reports. The man, who suffered rib and facial injuries and possibly a punctured lung, was taken via Mercy 6 helicopter to Palomar Medical Center, said Ramirez. No other information is available.
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.
After a jury acquitted a Ramona man of murder in the death of his girlfriend’s baby, a prosecutor announced Friday, Nov. 8, he will face a second trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter and assault upon a child.
The seven-woman, five-man jury acquitted David Humberto Ortiz, 21, of second-degree murder on Nov. 4 after deliberating 4½ days. They deadlocked 8-4 for conviction on the other charges, and a mistrial was declared for those counts.
A Nov. 19 preliminary hearing has been set for Danny Shaw, who is charged with failing to register as a sex offender and was arrested on Halloween as he gave candy to trick-or-treaters in Ramona.
Shaw, 29, of Yucca Valley, was visiting family members in Ramona on Halloween when he was seen giving candy to children at the annual Main Street Trick or Treat event sponsored by Ramona Chamber of Commerce.
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.