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CV Police Reports: Spike in Crime in Eastlake Area

CV Police Reports: Spike in Crime in Eastlake Area

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Since January 2012, there has been a spike in specific crimes in East Chula Vista. · Residential Burglaries · Vehicle Burglaries · Stolen/Recovered Vehicles The majority of these crimes have occurred in the neighborhoods surrounding View Park Ln. and East Palomar St. The Chula Vista Police Department has been working…

CV Police Report Increase in thefts at local Fitness Centers

CV Police Report Increase in thefts at local Fitness Centers

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Over the past month, there has been an increase of thefts from vehicles that are parked in local fitness center parking lots. The Chula Vista Police Department would like to remind you to ‘Harden the Target’ by ensuring that your car is locked and valuables are not left in plain…

Police: Chula Vista Burglaries Are Connected

Police: Chula Vista Burglaries Are Connected

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Investigators have counted at least 15 connected break-ins in the last month near Southwestern College. The suspects are going after high-priced electronics and jewelry.…

Burlgary Alert near SWC during daytime

Burlgary Alert near SWC during daytime

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Chula Vista Police Department is alerting residents in the Southwestern College area to recent daytime home burglaries. Suspects have been seen driving a white van, and a Silver Nissan Armada. The suspects have been carrying backpacks and have been targeting electronics and jewelry items. Residents should make sure they lock…

Man Accused In Apple Store Robbery, Shootout To Stand Trial

Man Accused In Apple Store Robbery, Shootout To Stand Trial

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A reputed gang member accused of taking part in a “smash and grab” burglary at a Chula Vista Apple store, in which one of his two alleged accomplices was killed in a shootout with a security guard, was ordered Thursday to stand trial on attempted murder and other charges. But…

National Night Out in Chula Vista (Eastlake, California)

National Night Out in Chula Vista (Eastlake, California)

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On Tuesday, August 2nd the Police Department will host a community event to celebrate National Night Out. The event will take place from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm right in front of the police building. This year’s event will feature many static displays and active demonstrations, including guided tours of…

Home breaks are up slightly in CV. Make sure to secure doors & windows and be aware of strangers in your neighborhood.

Home breaks are up slightly in CV. Make sure to secure doors & windows and be aware of strangers in your neighborhood.

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In the past weeks the CVPD has noticed an increase in burglaries through open windows. In an effort to enhance public safety we’re presenting the following fact sheet. THE FACTS In the United States, a burglary takes place every eight seconds. Incredibly, half of all burglaries that take place are…

CVPOA Board of Directors loses Member after being called to Active Duty with Navy Reserves; New Director joins Board

CVPOA Board of Directors loses Member after being called to  Active Duty with Navy Reserves; New Director joins Board

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The Chula Vista Police Officer’s Association (CVPOA) Board of Directors is saying goodbye to one of its directors after Board Member Sgt. Miriam Byron announced she was being called to active duty with the U.S. Navy Reserves next month. Byron, who has served the CVPOA Board as a director for…

New Chula Vista Police Department Hours

New Chula Vista Police Department Hours

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The Chula Vista Police Department will be closed to the public for business related purposes Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. beginning July 1, 2011. Other police services, including officers responding to calls for service, will still be available. Please log on to www.chulavistapd.org for online reporting of certain…

Arrests Made in May 15 Shooting

Arrests Made in May 15 Shooting

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On the morning of June 10th, the Chula Vista Police Department (CVPD) detectives in conjunction with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) arrested three suspects involved in a shooting stemming from a May 15, 2011 altercation at the Denny’s Restaurant at 692 E Street in Chula Vista. The shooting occurred…

Arrests made in Chula Vista Purse-Snatchings

Arrests made in Chula Vista Purse-Snatchings

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Source Two men have been arrested in connection with a pair of purse-snatch robberies at a Chula Vista store, where the women were selected, stalked, then confronted, police said Tuesday. A 40-year-old woman who was with her 3-year-old child in Hometown IGA market on E Street was robbed of her…

California Casino Camera Catches Cheating Chula Cop Capping Chips

California Casino Camera Catches Cheating Chula Cop Capping Chips

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Source   A [Chula Vista], CA nine nine year police veteran has been arrested at a San Diego Indian casino for cheating at a blackjack card game. At 2AM last Friday, a Chula Vista cop was busted red handed at the Sycuan Casino for cheating at a blackjack card game.…

Man Injured In Alleged Machete Attack

Man Injured In Alleged Machete Attack

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Sign On San Diego A fight in front of a Chula Vista convenience store early Friday morning led to one man injured possibly from a machete attack and another man in custody. The incident occurred at a 7-Eleven store on the corner of Broadway and Naples Street around 4:25 a.m.…

Recording of 911 hoax released

Recording of 911 hoax released

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  A Chula Vista Police Department Captain says it’s not uncommon to get prank 911 calls from kids. However, a recent call didn’t come from a kid and took up critical resources and shutdown a community. Dispatcher: Christopher just stay on the phone with me. Caller: I have to kill…

Eastlake, Chula Vista Standoff Suspect To Be Arraigned

Eastlake, Chula Vista Standoff Suspect To Be Arraigned

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  A man accused of breaking into his ex-wife’s house and threatening a former-in-law with a bat and knives, prompting an eight-hour standoff with police, is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in the South Bay. The couple’s son made an emergency call shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday, reporting that his…

Independent Audit of City’s Financial Situation to be released to Media & Public by Chula Vista Police Officers’ Association

Independent Audit of City’s Financial Situation to be released  to Media & Public by Chula Vista Police Officers’ Association

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The Chula Vista Police Officers’ Association (CVPOA) along with Peter Donohue, PhD in Economics and expert in government finances, will release the findings of an independent study of the City of Chula Vista’s overall financial condition to the media and to the public during a press conference, followed shortly by…

Senior Volunteer Patrol Honors Its Own With Brick Dedication

Senior Volunteer Patrol Honors Its Own With Brick Dedication

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Chula Vista’s Senior Volunteer Patrol (SVP) will honor past members in a special brick laying ceremony on Wednesday, December 15. The event begins at 12 noon at the South BayFamily YMCA,1201 Paseo Magda. Former members include Robert Hunter, Richard Trovadoand George Valentine. Family and friends of deceased members will be…

Chula Vista’s Police Officer’s Home Burglarized

Chula Vista’s Police Officer’s Home Burglarized

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Police are investigating the burglary of a Chula Vista police officer’s home late Monday night.According to police, the incident happened shortly after 10 p.m. at a home in southeast Chula Vista.The early morning watch commander told 10News the unidentified officer came home Monday night to find some items, such as…

Advice from the CVPD: How to make it tough on car thieves!

Advice from the CVPD: How to make it tough on car thieves!

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In the United States a vehicle is stolen an average of every 21 minutes. Not only does auto theft cost the victim time and money, but it costs society, because it drives insurance premiums up and many times stolen vehicles are used to commit other crimes. Car thefts seem to…

Alert Message has been issued by the Chula Vista Police Department.

Alert Message has been issued by the Chula Vista Police Department.

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Missing female- 79-yrs, Gene Palacios last seen 11 a.m., 900 block Somerset, 5’2″, 130lbs, gray hair, blue outfit. PHOTO FORTHCOMING Name:   Gene Palacios Ethnicity:              Hispanic Male/Female:    Female Age:               79 Height:         5’2” Weight:         130 lbs Hair color:  Gray/blonde Hair length/style:      Shoulder length The Chula Vista Police Department is requesting assistance in…

Chula Vista man leads Murrieta Police on chase

Chula Vista man leads Murrieta Police on chase

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A 22-year-old Chula Vista man led Murrieta police on a foot chase Friday evening after officers stopped him on suspicion of driving a stolen vehicle, according to a Murrieta Police Department news release. Jose A. Flores was found a short time after the foot chase started walking along Winchester Road…

San Diego Police arrest suspect in a La Jolla robbery who is also the suspect in a Chula Vista robbery.

San Diego Police arrest suspect in a La Jolla robbery who is also the suspect in a Chula Vista robbery.

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Chula Vista police were searching for a woman suspected of robbing the Coach store at Otay Town Center on Saturday, October 17th. According to witnesses the woman entered the store around 2:30 p.m. and appeared to be shopping. Employees say the woman showed a weapon and ordered all four workers…

Third suspect in murder of 21-year old taken into custody.

Third suspect in murder of 21-year old taken into custody.

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The third suspect in the murder of 21-year old Joseph Barrs has been taken into custody. This morning 19-year old Victor Castro of Chula Vista was accompanied to the CVPD by his lawyer where he turned himself in. Castro was booked and transported to San Diego county jail. Castro, along…

Chula Vista resident arrested for suspected involvement in two stabbing incidents.

Chula Vista resident arrested for suspected involvement in two stabbing incidents.

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On 9-2-10, members of the Chula Vista Police Street Team/Gang Suppression Team arrested Andrew Pequeno, DOB 3/22/1991, at the Plaza Bonita Shopping Center. Pequeno, a resident of Chula Vista was wanted in connection with two separate incidents involving an assault with a deadly weapon.  Both incidents occurred in the City…

CVPD Search For Suspects in Stabbing at Chula Vista Sports Bar

CVPD Search For Suspects in Stabbing at Chula Vista Sports Bar

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CVPD seeks help in locating suspects in stabbing at the Chula Vista Sports Bar located at 1073 Third Avenue. Chula Vista Police Officers were called to the Chula Vista Sports Bar, located at 1073 Third Avenue, just before midnight on Sunday, August 22, 2010. The 27-year old off-duty bar manager…

Thieves fail in attempt to steal freestanding outdoor ATM located at the Otay Ranch Town Center.

Thieves fail in attempt to steal freestanding outdoor ATM located at the Otay Ranch Town Center.

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At 2:48 this morning Chula Vista Police were alerted to the Otay Ranch Town Center by silent alarm after thieves used a semi-tractor truck (blue in color) to knock over and attempt to steal an outdoor ATM. Security video showed the driver of the semi-tractor truck back into the ATM…

Two arrested with sketch, gun after Chula Vista pursuit

Two arrested with sketch, gun after Chula Vista pursuit

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By Pauline Repard, UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER CHULA VISTA — A man and woman who led Chula Vista officers on a high-speed pursuit up and down Interstate 805 early Thursday were arrested with a pistol and a sketch of the inside layout of a drug store in their car, police said.…

Stabbing Suspect Sought by CVPD following fight just after 1 a.m. on the 600 block of H Street.

Stabbing Suspect Sought by CVPD following fight just after 1 a.m. on the 600 block of H Street.

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At 0103 hrs CVPD officers responded to the area of 600 “H” Street on a report of subjects asaulting and chasing a woman. A bystander directed officers to a woman identified as Gena OSBORNE of Chula Vista, who was standing nearby. When approached by officers OSBORNE was unclear as to…

Charges Filed Against 43 People Allegedly Tied To Mexican Drug Cartel

Charges Filed Against 43 People Allegedly Tied To Mexican Drug Cartel

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Forty-three people allegedly tied to a Mexican drug cartel were charged with federal conspiracy and racketeering offenses, including murder, kidnapping, drug smuggling and money laundering, authorities said today. Some of the people indicted are current or former policemen in Tijuana. According to a criminal complaint, the defendants are members and…

Male adult shot Wednesday night in Chula Vista

Male adult shot Wednesday night in Chula Vista

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One Male adult shot Wednesday night in Chula Vista, 500 blk of Woodlawn. If you have case info call (619) 691-5151. Wednesday night just after 9:00 p.m. Chula Vista Police were called to the 500 block of Woodlawn after reports of shots fired near the H Street trolley station. A…

Chula Vista Police Arrest Domestic Violence Stabbing Suspect

Chula Vista Police Arrest Domestic Violence Stabbing Suspect

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CHULA VISTA — Chula Vista Police arrested 28-year old Brian Rolstad for attempted murder of his wife. The victim was stabbed numerous times. The attack happened in her home in the 1300 block of Granite Springs Drive in the community of Eastlake. Officers found the woman with multiple stab wounds,…

CHULA VISTA POLICE ARREST THREE VEHICLE BURGLARY SUSPECTS AFTER PURSUIT AND FOOT SEARCH

CHULA VISTA POLICE ARREST THREE VEHICLE BURGLARY SUSPECTS AFTER PURSUIT AND FOOT SEARCH

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News Release from: Chula Vista Police Dept. On 06-02-10 at about 0249 hours, the Chula Vista Police Department received a 911 call of two suspects who just broke a vehicle window in the 1000 block of Mountain Ash Avenue.  The reporting party said the vehicle alarm was sounding and the…