Tag Archives: violent crimes

Attempted murder suspect arrested

Police arrested an attempted murder suspect in Vista on Tuesday, eight hours after he went on the run. Kenneth Wayne Welch, 42, allegedly beat his girlfriend, then left the scene in his pickup truck with their 5-month-old son. Welch left the unharmed child with a relative. Welch’s girlfriend said that he hit her on the … Read More

Body Found in Missing Woman’s Car in Kearny Mesa

Homicide detectives were called to an area of Kearny Mesa south of State Route 52 for the report of a suspicious death on Thursday. San Diego police officers were in the 7700-block of Convoy Court on official business when they discovered a person dead inside a vehicle. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, the … Read More

Newport exec allegedly killed wife after divorce, money fight

Commentary by Sam Spital, San Diego Criminal Attorney: “The Los Angeles Times reported on October 15, 2012 the Orange County District Attorney planned later on the same day to file charges against a Newport Beach man for killing his wife in a dispute over finances and a possible divorce. The newsperson noted the family resided in … Read More

Slaying Suspect Speaks from Jail: ‘I Lost It’ (SAM SPITAL)

“This is a case in which a man in his late thirties was caught two years after killing his wife, who was in her late teens a short time after she gave birth to their child. At the time of his arraignment he confessed to the crime, asserting his remorse and regret. Sadly, their infant … Read More

San Diego crime rate hits 30-year low

The crime rate in San Diego County has fallen to its lowest number in 30 years, according to a new report from the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). This reportedly places San Diego third on a list of safest large cities in the U.S., which is determined based on the number of violent and … Read More