A juvenile male was transported to Rady Children’s Hospital with moderate, non-life-threatening injuries Thursday after he was struck by a truck on 14th Street at Realty Road, said a fire official.
The accident occurred around 8 a.m., reported Ramona Fire Department/Cal Fire Station 80.
A Ramona man who pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated was sentenced to one year in jail for causing the death of his passenger, Mark Andrew Jones, in 2011.
According to the sheriff’s department, Harold Lee Green, Jr., 50, has a projected release date set for Sept. 14. His attorney, Paul Pfingst,
The body of a female was found inside the Cricket store in the Stater Brothers shopping center, 1600 block of Main Street, on Sunday morning, April 14, according to Ramona Fire Department/Cal Fire.
Lt. James Bovet of the Sheriff’s Ramona station said no foul play is suspected.
Strong winds and low humidity will combine today to create a heightened risk of wildfire in the valleys and mountains of San Diego County, according to the National Weather Service.
The agency scheduled a red flag warning for the valleys and mountains from 9 this morning to 5 p.m. Friday, saying a moderate Santa Ana wind event was occurring.
Firefighters are working on hot spots after extinguishing an eighth of an acre vegetation this afternoon on Walnut Street west of Davis Street.
An estimated 25 firefighters from Ramona Fire Department/Cal Fire, U.S. Forest Service, and County Fire Authority had the fire contained within 10 minutes of being dispatched at 2:47 p.m., Ramona/Cal Fire Battalion Chief Burke Kremensky said.
The 2012 crime statistics report released last week by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) showed Ramona had an increase in crime, but according to the sheriff’s station, the numbers have already decreased for 2013.
“Our burglary rates are dramatically diminished,” Lt. James Bovet of the Ramona sheriff’s station said about residential and commercial burglaries for the first quarter of 2013.
The Ramona man who brutally killed Jean Eskridge with a hammer while she was asleep pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree murder and was told he would have to serve at least 26 years before he could be eligible for parole.
Wearing blue jail clothes and speaking softly, Gary Allen Thomas, 64, admitted he used a deadly weapon to kill Eskridge, 94, on May 1, 2012, in her mobile home in the Ramona Terrace Estates.
Two vehicle accidents on State Route 67 Monday resulted in patients being transported to area hospitals.
Ramona Fire Department/Cal Fire transported a man complaining of next pain to Pomerado Hospital after he was involved in a collision around 8:30 a.m. at Route 67 and Mussey Grade Road, said Capt. Jose Ramirez.
UPDATE: MONDAY, APRIL 15—On the day jury selection was to start in his trial, Gary Allen Thomas pled guilty to first degree murder, Sentinel court reporter Neal Putnam said.
Sentencing will be in late June, and the judge said Thomas would be sentenced to 26 years to life in prison.
Thomas is charged with murdering Mary Jean Eskridge, 94, last April.
A former IRS agent-turned-tax preparer, who defrauded clients out of more than $11 million and then plotted their murders to prevent them from testifying about the theft, was sentenced Friday to nearly 24 years in federal prison.