Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Financial Elder Abuse

Every year we get calls about phony scams and door to door solicitors.   The crooks like to prey on the elderly.  It is amazing the amount of money that is involved. It ranges from a relative in jail to phony lunch deals to the IRS calling to say you owe money or else!
The San Diego County District Attorney has put together an excellent guide to the various scams and techniques these crooks use. The also talk about ways to avoid these scams.   Please feel free to click the link and read the information.  Share with your friends and family too.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Suspect Arrested

Attempted Child Abduction Arrest - Solana Beach

The Sheriff's Department has arrested a suspect in connection with an attempted child abduction at Skyline Elementary School in Solana Beach on March 23rd.

22-year old Jack Henry Doshay was taken into custody around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1st in the 25000 block of Adelanto Drive in Laguna Niguel. Doshay's whereabouts were provided to Sheriff's investigators by his attorney.

Doshay is facing charges of cruelty to a child, false imprisonment with violence and kidnapping. He is now in custody at the Vista Jail. Doshay will be arraigned in Vista Court on Friday, April 3rd at 1:00 p.m.

We'd like to thank the public and the media for their assistance. The Sheriff's Department and San Diego County Crime Stoppers received about 150 calls and tips related to this case. Detectives investigated every single lead, which lead to an arrest.

The Sheriff's Department would also like to thank the U.S. Marshal's Service, which oversee the Fugitive Task Force, and the San Diego Division of the FBI for their assistance in this investigation. 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Attempted Child Abduction Solana Beach

Take a good look at this sketch of a man suspected of trying to kidnap a student at Skyline Elementary School in Solana Beach. 

The child was not hurt. 

It happened on the afternoon of Monday, March 23rd in the 600 block of Lomas Santa Fe Drive. The suspect is described as a white man in his 40's with a medium build. He stands about 6' tall and has a tanned complexion and light brown hair. 

If you recognize the suspect or have any information on this incident, call the Sheriff's Department at (858) 565-5200. You can also contact Sheriff's Detective Frank Feliccia at (760) 966-3517. 

You can also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Road Closures- February 8, 2015

The San Dieguito Half Marathon will be held Sunday February 8, 2015.  It starts from San Dieguito Park, runs through the ranch and finishes at the Park. Several of the legs of the race are repeat out and back.  There is a three hour time limit for participants, so we expect outlying roads may open as runners have cleared and it is safe to open the road.
Refer to the map below.  Please plan your trips that morning. Look for an alternate route.   The race should be over by 11:30 or so. If you leave your home and you live within the race route, you may not be able to get back to it until the last runners clear the road.

Below is the letter that we mailed to residents, and the map of the route and closures.

Dear Rancho Santa Fe Resident, 

The 47th Annual San Dieguito Half-Marathon and 5k Walk will be taking place from 7:00 am to 11:30 am on Sunday, February 8th, 2015. 

To ensure the safety of all participants and local residents, the route, detour and roads that will be closed is shown on the map below. Roads will be reopened by the CHP as each segment of the course is clear to be opened. EMERGENCY SERVICE VEHICLES will have access to all of the closed roads to respond to service requests. 
The CHP and San Diego County Sheriff will be providing traffic control. The marathon will start and finish at San Dieguito County Park on El Camino Real. 
This event is sponsored by The San Diego County Parks Society which provides support to the San Dieguito County Park.

For more information, please visit the website at:

 For comments please contact: Robert Fuller, Permit Coordinator County of San Diego Department of Public Works (MS0332) Transportation Division, Special Event Permits 5510 Overland Ave, Ste 410, Room 470 San Diego, CA 92123-1239 email: 
Phone #: 858-694-3862 Fax #: 858-694-3928

Kathy Loper or Gloria Goodenough Kathy Loper Events 7801 Mission Center Court, Suite # 204 San Diego, CA 92108 email: email: 
Phone # 619-298-7400 Fax # 619-298-7448 

Friday, January 23, 2015

Road Closure

Las Colinas between Via De La Valle and El Zorro Vista is closed due to a vehicle hitting a telephone pole earlier today.  The collision caused the pole to snap and the large telephone lines are across the road, making travel through that area near the Village Church impossible.  The estimated time for opening he section of the road is about 9pm tonight.  Please drive carefully and watch for workers on the road.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Business Alert!

In the North County region there have been burglaries that target businesses.  The crime occur at night, and usually the loss is computer equipment.  To help deter these crimes and assist in loss recovery, these steps you can take are highly encouraged:

1.  Use the alarm system when leaving for the night

2.  Make sure you have descriptions and serial numbers for all your computer/electronic equipment.

3.  Don't "display" your large monitors/computers  near windows that can be seen from the street or sidewalk.

4.  Use anti theft cables and locks on computers and devices.

5.  Consider using anti-smash film on your windows.

6.  Video surveillance is very helpful, but make sure it is of high quality- specially at night. A grainy, low res image does not help identify suspects.

7.  If you see anyone coming into your business that seems to be casing the place, call us or the Sheriff right away.

Also-  Car Burglaries

Lock your car!!!   Do not leave anything valuable in your car.  Crooks will break a window to steal a 20 dollar pair of sunglasses.  Don't hide anything under floor mats or the seats. The coastal areas are prime target for car burglaries and crime.  We see this migrating out here in RSF.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Possible Mountain Lion Sighting

Early this morning (12:15am) a resident on El Secreto observed what they thought was a Mountain Lion.  It was seen in the backyard, drinking from the pool.  The animal was scared away by dogs barking.

If you spot a mountain lion, you are encouraged to report the sighting to California Fish and Game. Do not attempt to approach the animal or feed it.
See the precautions below.

Please take precautions to avoid coming in contact with these animals. Below are referral numbers you can call for more information. Refer to the websites below. If you see a mountain lion or experience an attack, contact the numbers below. Fish and game would like to know of sightings to track the activity.

San Diego County Wildlife Services 1-800-486-0010
California Fish and Game- San Diego office 858-467-4201