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Double Stabbing in Fallbrook, DUI Checkpoint in Encinitas, Tobacco Sting in Vista

Double Stabbing in Fallbrook

On April 9th, 12:15 a.m., Fallbrook Station deputies responded to a radio call of a stabbing victim having been brought into Fallbrook Hospital. Deputies determined the stabbing was related to another stabbing call in the 500 block of Womack Lane. Two total stabbing victims were located. Both victims are receiving medical treatment for their injuries. No suspects are in custody at this time.Victim names are being withheld at this time due to the ongoing investigation.

The incident is being investigated by Fallbrook Gang Investigations/Crime Suppression Team.

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Deputies from the Sheriff’s Encinitas Station will be conducting a “Spring Break” Driving Under the Influence/Driver License Checkpoint on Friday, April 11, 2014 in the City of Encinitas. The checkpoint will be held between the hours of 7:30 p.m., April 11, 2014 through 1:30 a.m., April 12, 2014.

A grant from the Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will be used to fund
this checkpoint.

Tobacco Sting in Vista

For the second time in two weeks, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department has conducted a minor decoy tobacco buy operation in Vista. The department’s Vista COPPS Unit conducted the operation at tobacco retailers throughout the city of Vista. In all, 46 retailers were visited during the detail. No arrests were made in the latest sting.

On March 27th the same unit conducted a sting in which 33 retailers were visited. One arrest was made for furnishing tobacco products to a minor at the Stater Bros. Market, 1451 N. Santa Fe Avenue. The clerk was cited and released at the scene with their written promise to appear in court. Tobacco retailers were randomly selected in an effort to ensure city-wide compliance with tobacco laws related to minors. The ultimate goal of these proactive operations is to reduce the likelihood of minors gaining access to tobacco products.

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