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MOTORCYCLIST CRITICALLY INJURED IN HIT AND RUN
August 28, 2014 

On August 28, 2014 at 7:59 a.m. Oceanside Police dispatchers received multiple calls regarding a traffic collision in the 300 block of Douglas Drive near La Hacienda Restaurant. Callers reported a motorcyclist down and a large Budget Rental truck leaving the scene.



COMMERCIAL BURGLARY AT 1002 MISSION AVENUE
August 28, 2014  On August 28, 2014 at 7:04 a.m. the Oceanside Police Department received a call regarding an alarm activation at the Radio Shack at 1020 Mission Avenue. The first officer on scene saw displaced roof tiles and called for additional officers. The Radio Shack shares a business wing with Daniel’s Jewelers and Galaxy Shoes.

Non-Injury Plane Crash Near Oceanside Airport
August 5, 2014  On August 5, 2014 at 11:22 a.m. Oceanside Police dispatchers received several phone calls regarding a plane crash near the Oceanside Municipal Airport.

Arrest for Assault with a Deadly Weapon
August 4, 2014  On 08-03-2014 at approximately 9:12 p.m., Oceanside Police officers responded to an apartment complex in the 3600 block of Vista Rey in Oceanside regarding a man with a gun.

Assault with a Deadly Weapon - Stabbing
August 2, 2014  On 08/02/14 at 2:20 A.M. Oceanside Police officers responded to a radio call of a fight in the 4400 block of San Joaquin St.

Arrest for Possession of Counterfeit Bills
July 28, 2014  On July 24, 2014 Oceanside Police Officer Erik Ellgard took a report of a person attempting to pass counterfeit one hundred dollar bills at a business in the 2100 block of Oceanside Boulevard.

Disabled Surfboard Robbery
July 24, 2014  On Monday, 7/21/2014, at approximately 9:00 pm, an Oceanside business owner observed two unknown white males attempting to remove three surfboards from the roof rack of his vehicle.



Roll-Over Vehicle Collision
July 20, 2014  On Sunday July 20, 2014, at 1645 hours, the Oceanside Police Department responded to calls of a roll-over vehicle collision in the intersection of College Blvd and Oceanside Blvd.

Oceanside PD Seeks Public Assistance
June 26, 2014  On June 25, 2014 officers responded to the 4900 block of Concho Place regarding a missing juvenile. The mother last saw her son in their house on June 24 at 10:00 p.m.

Fourth of July in Oceanside
June 25, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department wishes a happy, safe and sane Fourth of July to everyone. As in years past, members of the Oceanside Police Department will be out in full force throughout the city and particularly in the Harbor and at the beach for the entire day.

Serious Injury Traffic Collision
June 24, 2014  On June 23, 2014 at 5:20 p.m. officers responded to a call of a traffic collision in the 4200 block of Oceanside Boulevard.

Operation Cross Country
June 23, 2014  June 19th and 20th members of the Special enforcement Section of the Oceanside Police Department in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation have participated in Operation Cross Country.

Robbery Suspect Arrested
June 23, 2014  On June 23, 2014 at 2:45 a.m. officers responded to a call of a robbery in a public parking lot near Pierview and Pacific.

Summer Fun in the Sun
June 23, 2014  It's that time of year again. Everyone wants to go to the beach to enjoy the sun, sand and surf. It's one of the biggest benefits to living in San Diego County. The Oceanside Police Department wants everyone to enjoy their time at any of the beaches in our county. We want to take this opportunity to remind everyone what they can do to have a safe day at the beach, and protect their personal belongings.


DUI Checkpoint After Action Report
June 11, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, June 6, 2014 between the hours of 9:30pm and 1:30am at Oceanside Blvd and Vine Street in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint
June 4, 2014  Oceanside, CA – Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, June 6, 2014, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Tagging Arrest
June 2, 2014  On May 29, 2014, Oceanside Police officers conducted a fourth waiver (probation) check at a residence in the 5100 block of Barry Street. The officers were conducting a follow up investigation related to a series of graffiti/vandalism incidents.

Public Assistance Requested
May 29, 2014  On May 17, 2014 an unknown person driving a vehicle similar to the one in the photograph below, tried to run down victim Victor Macias on Santa Barbara Street in the City of Oceanside

DUI Checkpoint After Action Report
May 28, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, May 23, 2014 between the hours of 9:45pm and 2:30am at College Blvd and Adams Street in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

Holiday Weekend DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol
May 22, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the city limits along with special DUI Roving Saturation Patrols during the holiday weekend.

Click It or Ticket
May 21, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department wants to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. In order to enforce this reminder, beginning Monday, May 19th, officers will be joining in the 2014 national seat belt enforcement mobilization and cracking down on motorists who are not belted.

Fatal Hit and Run
May 21, 2014  On Friday May 16, 2014, at 2340 hours, the Oceanside Police Department responded to calls of a serious injury collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian on Buena Street and Santa Barbara Street.

Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fires – Update 7
May 16, 2014  The Oceanside River Fire is contained. Fire personnel are still on scene looking for any hotspots and monitoring the area.

City of Oceanside Fire Update
May 16, 2014  Currently, there are no fires within the City of Oceanside city boundary.

The Las Pulgas Fire on Camp Pendleton is what residents are seeing to the north of Oceanside. The Oceanside Fire Chief is in continuous communication with Camp Pendleton Fire. There is no immediate threat to Oceanside residents. The Las Pulgas Fire is several miles north of Oceanside and is north of Vandegrift Blvd on base.

City of Oceanside Fire Update
May 16, 2014  Currently, there are no fires within the City of Oceanside city boundary. The River Fire is 100 percent contained and it poses no threat to structures. A containment line has been established and the few remaining hot spots are being addressed by Oceanside Fire Department units. All mutual aid companies have been released.

Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fire – Update 4
May 15, 2014  The Oceanside Fire has burned approximately 100 acres and is currently at a moderate rate of spread. The fire is currently confined to the riverbed with fire personnel on scene. There are currently no imminent structure threats.
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Oceanside - Motel Fire
May 15, 2014  A motel fire occurred this morning at 888 N. Coast Highway in Oceanside. Response to the fire included Oceanside Fire, Oceanside Police Department and Camp Pendleton Fire. The fire displaced 87 adults and 22 children, mostly evacuees from other area fires. The evacuees are temporarily relocated while it is determined whether the motel guests can return to the rooms. At least one wing of the motel will not have access.
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Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fire – Update 5
May 15, 2014  The Oceanside River Fire remains confined to the riverbed with no evacuations or imminent threat to structures in Oceanside. The fire has burned 100 acres and is estimated to be contained by late afternoon. 
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Oceanside Urges Residents to be Cautious
May 15, 2014  The City of Oceanside urges residents to be extra cautious during the extreme weather conditions.  There is currently a Red Flag warning issued by the National Weather Service which requires residents to refrain from open fires.  Oceanside urges residents to be extra cautious and also refrain from use of barbecues or anything that could potentially cause a spark.  There is an extremely high fire danger continuing for the next few days.
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Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fire – Update 6
May 15, 2014  The Oceanside River Fire is nearly contained and has remained confined to the riverbed.  There are no imminent threats to structures.

EVACUATION DUE TO FIRE
May 14, 2014  Today at 1:30 pm a brush fire broke out in the San Luis Rey River riverbed east of College Boulevard. Units from Oceanside Fire and Oceanside Police responded to the area. The brush fire spread quickly.

Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fire
May 14, 2014  The City of Oceanside activated its EOC at 2:30 pm today due to a fire in the San Luis Rey Riverbed. The fire is currently burning on both the north and south sides of the river, east of College Boulevard.

Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fire - Update
May 14, 2014  The Oceanside Fire has burned approximately 40 acres, primarily contained to the riverbed. Infrastructure damage remains to be one partial structure.


Oceanside - Santa Ana Wind Fire – Update 3
May 14, 2014  The Oceanside Fire has burned approximately 50 acres, primarily confined to the riverbed. The fire is 20 percent contained. All evacuations are currently lifted in the City of Oceanside.

Police Checkpoint - After Action Report
May 13, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, May 2, 2014 between the hours of 9:45pm and 2:30am at Mission Ave and Butler St. in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint
April 30, 2014  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, May 2, 2014, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Homicide Investigation
April 9, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department is currently investigating a homicide that occurred in the 1400 block of Olive Street on April 8th.

Backflow Theft Prevention
April 8, 2014  Commercial irrigation and domestic water backflow preventers are being stolen for their brass and copper fittings throughout San Diego County.

Officer Involved Shooting - Harbor
April 7, 2014  This morning at 9:10 hours Oceanside Police Department dispatchers received a call to check a sleeper in the 1300 block of Harbor Drive North. At the same time an Oceanside Police officer working in the Oceanside Harbor was flagged by a resident of the harbor area and asked to check on the same person.

Officer Involved Shooting
March 23, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department is currently investigating an Officer Involved Shooting which occurred in the 1300 block of Moreno Way, Oceanside on March 22, 2014.

Police DUI Checkpoint - After Action Report
March 14, 2014  The Oceanside Police Department conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Friday, March 14, 2014 between the hours of 9:30pm and 2:30am in the 900 block of N. Santa Fe Ave. in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
March 12, 2014  Oceanside, CA – Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, March 14, 2014, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m

Traffic Safety Appeal
February 27, 2014  We are asking members of our community to use these tragic and unnecessary events as an opportunity to remind themselves and their loved ones of their obligations to be safe and cautious along our roadways.

Pedestrian Dies in Vehicle Collision
February 26, 2014  On Wednesday February 26, 2014, at 1842 hours, the Oceanside Police Department responded to calls of a serious injury collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian on Cassidy Street on the I-5 overpass.

Pedestrian Injured in Vehicle Collision
February 24, 2014  On Monday February 24, 2014, at 1811 hours, the Oceanside Police Department responded to calls of a serious injury collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian in the 1900 Block of Oceanside Blvd.

Robbery Suspect Taken Into Custody
February 3, 2014  On January 31st, 2014 the Oceanside Police Department Crimes of Violence Unit along with the United States Marshal's office arrested a robbery suspect at his home in Aguanga.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
December 19, 2013  Oceanside, CA – Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, December 20, 2013, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. 

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
November 8, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, November 8, 2013, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

OCEANSIDE POLICE TO COMBAT ROADWAY DEATHS AND INJURIES
November 6, 2013  The Oceanside Police Department has been awarded a new traffic safety grant for an anti-DUI program aimed at preventing deaths and injuries on Oceanside roadways.

One Arrested at DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint
September 16, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, September 13, 2013, on Oceanside Bl. west of Rancho Del Oro between the hours of 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Officers contacted 361 drivers during the checkpoint, and arrested one driver for driving under the influence of alcohol. Eleven other drivers were determined to be currently unlicensed, while two others had suspended drivers’ licenses. A total of 18 citations were issued, and nine vehicles were towed.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
September 11, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, September 13, 2013, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Three Arrested at DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint
September 3, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, August 30, 2013, on Coast Hwy. south of Eaton St. between the hours of 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Officers contacted 318 drivers during the checkpoint, and arrested three drivers for driving under the influence of alcohol. Eight other drivers were determined to be currently unlicensed. A total of 18 citations were issued.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
August 30, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, August 30, 2013, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Two Arrested at DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint
August 5, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, August 2, 2013, on Mission Avenue at Clementine Street between the hours of 9:20 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Officers contacted 330 drivers during the checkpoint, and arrested two drivers for driving under the influence of alcohol. 14 other drivers were determined to be currently unlicensed, and three more drivers had suspended drivers’ licenses. A total of 23 citations were issued.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
August 1, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, August 2, 2013, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Two Arrested at DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint
June 19, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, June 15, 2013, on College Bl. at Adams St. between the hours of 9:20 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Officers contacted 643 drivers during the checkpoint, and arrested two drivers for driving under the influence of alcohol. Nine other drivers were determined to be currently unlicensed, and one more driver had a suspended driver’s license. A total of 14 citations were issued.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
June 13, 2013  Oceanside, CA – Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, June 14, 2013, at undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

One Arrested at DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint
May 29, 2013  Oceanside Police Department’s Traffic Services Unit conducted a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, May 25, 2013, on Oceanside Blvd. at Vine St. between the hours of 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Officers contacted 462 drivers during the checkpoint, and arrested one driver for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Oceanside Police Department Community Meeting
May 20, 2013  The Oceanside Police Department invites you to attend a community meeting on May 28, 2013, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Chavez Middle School.

Gun Buy Back Event
May 16, 2013  The Oceanside Police Department is partnering with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department and other local law enforcement agencies in hosting a Guns for Gift Cards event in the North County. The event will be held at the San Marcos Sheriff’s Station, 182 Santar Place, San Marcos on Saturday, May 18th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Oceanside Police Department Community Meeting
April 2, 2013  The Oceanside Police Department invites you to attend a community meeting on April 16, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at Madison Middle School.

Oceanside Police Investigate Series of Three Attempted Carjackings
December 13, 2012  On December 13, 2012 an unidentified suspect attempted to carjack three different victims in the Target Store parking lot located in the 2200 block of El Camino Real.

Police Schedule DUI Checkpoint
August 27, 2012  The Oceanside Police Department will conduct a DUI Checkpoint on Friday August 31, 2012 between the hours of 8:00pm and 3:00am in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

Police News / Announcements - Police Schedule DUI Checkpoint
August 1, 2012  The Oceanside Police Department will conduct a DUI Checkpoint on Friday August 10, 2012 between the hours of 8:00pm and 3:00am in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

Police Schedule DUI Checkpoint
July 25, 2012  The Oceanside Police Department will conduct a DUI Checkpoint on Friday July 27, 2012 between the hours of 8:00pm and 3:00am in the City of Oceanside as part of the DUI Enforcement and Awareness Program.

July Fourth 2012 Information
June 28, 2012  During the 4th of July weekend, the City of Oceanside will host the annual Fourth of July Celebration.

Names Release in OIS Case
May 21, 2012  The Law Enforcement Officer involved the shooting yesterday has been identified as San Diego Sheriff's Deputy Mike Astorga.

Police Investigate Officer Involved Shooting
May 20, 2012  A San Diego County Sheriff's Deputy, responding to assist Oceanside Officers with an assault suspect demonstrating irrational behavior, subsequently shot the suspect during a confrontation with Police in the 4900 of Oceanside Blvd.

Police Investigate Apparent Suicide of Junior Seau
May 2, 2012  On May 2, 2012 at about 9:35 am, a female reporting to be the girlfriend of Junior Seau called the Police Department to report she had returned home to find Mr. Seau inside the residence, unresponsive, with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Police Seek Public’s Assistance Identifying Possible Suspect in a Lewd Act Case
April 12, 2012  Police are asking for the public's assistance to identify a man who was reportedly committing a lewd act in the presence of children on April 4, 2012 at an apartment complex located at 330 Isthmus Way in Oceanside.
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Homicide Suspect Arrested
April 2, 2012  On April 2, 2012, Oceanside Police arrested 28-year-old Oceanside resident Tyree Paschall for the murder of 47-year-old Oceanside resident Crain Conaway.

Oceanside Police Arrest Fugitive in 2002 Homicide
March 2, 2012  On March 1, 2012 Oceanside Police Detectives took custody of 40–year-old Fernando Herrera-Salas from U.S. Marshalls and booked him into the Vista Detention Facility for a 2002 Oceanside Homicide.

Oceanside Seeking Public’s Assistance Related to Recent Homicides
December 19, 2011  Recent developments in the Nonu and Hernandez homicide investigations have prompted police to again ask for the public's assistance in providing any witness information that could help police solve these tragic murders.

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