Tag: Oceanside

Death Sentence Upheld for Man Convicted of Killing Oceanside Police Officer

OCEANSIDE, Calif.—The California Supreme Court Nov. 28 upheld the death sentence for a man convicted of gunning down an Oceanside police officer nearly two decades ago. Adrian George Camacho, 47, was convicted of first-degree murder for the June 13, 2003, slaying of Officer Tony Zeppetella. According to the court’s ruling, Zeppetella was shot at least…


2 Hit and Killed by Car on Thanksgiving Night in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE, Calif.—Two people were killed after being struck by a car on Thanksgiving night in Oceanside, police said Nov. 25. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. Nov. 24 on Oceanside Boulevard near State Tree Drive, just west of Interstate 5, according to the Oceanside Police Department. Officers were on the boulevard and came upon the…


Domestic Violence Suspect Behind Bars After Weekend Standoff in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE, Calif.—A man allegedly armed in an Oceanside home with other residents—including children—was in jail Aug. 29 following a police standoff. Oceanside Police officers responded to a call of a man armed with a knife at a residence in the 100 block of Ely Street around 10:45 a.m. on Aug. 28. Upon police arrival, the…


Hit the Reset Button in Oceanside, California

Oceanside is a beautiful beach town in north San Diego County where you can discover the timeless joy of a perfect family-friendly seaside resort getaway. This up-and-coming city certainly merits a couple of days’ attention on your Southern California itinerary. The destination has often been overlooked as a SoCal destination, but now all of that…


Brush Fire Prompts Neighborhood Evacuations in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE, Calif.—A brush fire erupted alongside a stretch of train tracks in Oceanside and moved up an adjacent slope toward some hilltop homes June 29, prompting evacuations, train delays, and road closures but causing no structural damage or injuries. The blaze broke out about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday off the 2800 block of Industry Street, near…


Marine at Camp Pendleton Arrested on Federal Cyberstalking Charge

OCEANSIDE, Calif.—An active-duty Camp Pendleton Marine is facing a federal charge of cyberstalking young women with connections to his former hometown of Torrance as part of a “sextortion” campaign, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Johao Miguel Chavarri, 25, of Oceanside, was arrested on Feb. 8 and made his initial appearance Wednesday afternoon in Los…


Two Unhurt After Small Plane Skids At Oceanside Airport

OCEANSIDE, Calif.—A man and a woman were unhurt Nov. 14 after their single-engine plane skidded down the Oceanside Airport runway without landing gear, police said. The plane left the airport in the 400 block of Airport Road at around noon Sunday headed to Catalina, the pilot told authorities, said Sgt. Tom Wayer of the Oceanside…


Dogs Reunited With Owners After House Fire in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE, Calif.—Oceanside firefighters rescued two dogs from a house that was on fire, authorities said today. Around 3:30 p.m. Monday, the Oceanside Fire Department responded to a report of smoke coming from the top floor of a two-story house at 1065 Village Court, the department said. Witnesses told firefighters that the family was not home,…


A Heart for the Lost in Oceanside

“My heart burst the first week that we had the homeless showers ministry in our church parking lot,” Deborah (Debbie) Gunning told The Epoch Times. “A sad young man entered the shower, and when he came out his first words he said after it was ‘I feel like a human being again.’” It was during…


Oceanside Police Receive $313,000 Grant To Deter Dangerous Driving Behaviors

OCEANSIDE, Calif.—The Oceanside Police Department has been awarded a $313,000 grant from the state Office of Traffic Safety with which it will roll out a police traffic services program to deter dangerous and illegal driving behaviors, it was announced on Oct.8. “Impairment, speeding, and other dangerous driving behaviors jeopardize the safety of other people on…