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ESCONDIDO POLICE BLOTTER

The Police blotter is taken from the EPD website. The headlines are ours.

AMBULANCE VS. MOTORCYCLE

August 21 at about 12:10 p.m., dis­patch received a call of a collision be­tween an Escondido Fire Paramedic vehicle and a motorcycle at Auto Park Way and Mission Road. The driver of the motorcycle suffered non-life threatening injuries and was trans­ported to Palomar Medical Center. The collision caused the Sprinter train to be stopped temporarily as both in­volved vehicles were stopped on the train tracks. The Traffic Division is investigating the collision.

MAN TRIES TO GET SHOT BY OFFICERS

August 21 at about 10:39 p.m. of­ficers stopped a vehicle in the 1100 block of South Tulip Street. The driv­er immediately exited the vehicle and repeatedly yelled at officers to shoot and kill him. Officers used great tac­tics and communication in order to detain the driver and all occupants of the vehicle without incident. The driver and both passengers were sub­sequently arrested and booked into the Vista Detention Facility on a variety of charges.

FIREARM AND NARCOTICS ARREST

August 21 officers stopped a vehicle in the area of 8Th Avenue and Quince Street. Further investigation revealed the occupants of the vehicle were in possession of narcotics and multiple firearms. A large quantity of ammuni­tion was also discovered in the vehicle. The driver was arrested and booked at the Vista Detention Facility on a host of weapons and drug charges.

DRIVER TRIES TO EVADE OFFICERS

August 26, at about 2:41 a.m. of­ficers attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle in the area of Valley Parkway & Rose Street The driver was able to evade the officers. A short time later, a collision was reported in the area of Ivy St. and Valley Pkwy. Officers responded and located the same ve­hicle abandoned in the alley at Ivy St. and Valley Pkwy. Officers recovered narcotics, scale, and the suspect’s wal­let. Officers later located and arrested the suspect at his residence. The sus­pect was booked at the Vista Deten­tion Facility.

ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT ARRESTED

August 27, at 8:42 a.m. a male sus­pect approached an employee outside a check cashing business in the 1200 block of East Valley Pkwy. The em­ployee was opening the business for the day when the suspect showed the employee a handgun and demanded money. Further investigation revealed the suspect is a regular customer at this business whom the employee rec­ognized and identified to police. The suspect was later located at his resi­dence and arrested. The weapon used in the crime was also recovered. The suspect was booked at the Vista De­tention Facility.



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