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Smuggler with 59 live snakes and lizards arrested at the San Ysidro Port of Entry

Smuggler with 59 live snakes and lizards arrested at the San Ysidro Port of Entry

Herpetologists at the San Diego Zoo identified the live specimens that were contained in bags which included three dwarf boas, a Uribe’s false cat-eyed snake, a Pacific Coast parrot snake, and four conehead lizards. 
Three cars destroyed in Chula Vista fire

Three cars destroyed in Chula Vista fire

An overnight fire destroyed a line of classic cars in Chula Vista early Thursday morning off Main street. According to the Chula Vista Fire Department, the flames were reported around 2:45 a.m.
Airsoft Guns fired from moving cars in Chula Vista

Airsoft Guns fired from moving cars in Chula Vista

Chula Vista police are looking for unknown assailants who have shot pedestrians at least nine times with Airsoft Guns from moving cars in what appears to be a social media challenge.
Unidentified driver hospitalized after vehicle went off-road near the Sweetwater River

Unidentified driver hospitalized after vehicle went off-road near the Sweetwater River

The California Highway Patrol responded to reports of a vehicle that had driven down an embankment eastbound state Route 54 and west of Interstate 805 at around 4 a.m.
Two men arrested in connection to explosion of a pipe bomb at a San Diego hotel

Two men arrested in connection to explosion of a pipe bomb at a San Diego hotel

Police arrested Grover Preston Everett, 39, and Hans Jurgen Sarda, 30, on suspicion of possession of a destructive device, detonating a destructive device, and other associated offenses.
Body cameras begin in women's prison

Body cameras begin in women's prison

Acting Sheriff Chief Kelly Martinez reported Wednesday that the project began with 72 cameras on warden uniforms last Friday.
San Diego Sheriffs Department seek man suspected of publicly beating his girlfriend

San Diego Sheriffs Department seek man suspected of publicly beating his girlfriend

Authorities describe Ramos as a 5-foot-5-inch, roughly 150-pound Latino with black hair, brown eyes, and tattoos all over his body, including on his face, neck, and scalp.
San Diego Police seek driver of a fatal hit-and-run in Otay Mesa

San Diego Police seek driver of a fatal hit-and-run in Otay Mesa

A man in his 50s was walking in the third lane of traffic when he was struck by a vehicle and was killed.
Maya Millete's husband appeared in court in Chula Vista

Maya Millete's husband appeared in court in Chula Vista

The husband of Maya Millete, the missing Chula Vista mother, appeared Monday at the South Bay court for a preliminary hearing.
Chula Vista woman suspected of killing her aunt

Chula Vista woman suspected of killing her aunt

According to the Chula Vista Police Department, 32 year-old Elizabeth Memea, is facing a first-degree murder charge in the slaying of 52-year-old Leticia Hernandez.