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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for June 11, 2014

Escondido SWAT officers thought they had a teen suspect wanted for assault with a deadly weapon hold up in an apartment, only to learn the young-man escaped. Officers saw the teen run into an apartment on the 900 block of East Mission Avenue in Escondido at around 6:30 last night. Authorities became convinced their suspect was hold up and called a SWAT team and evacuated 11 surrounding apartments at around 7:45. Just after midnight officers went into the apartment and leaned it was empty. Escondido PD thinks the teen suspect escaped before the stand-off started.

At 9:00 AM in El Cajon’s courthouse opening statements start in the trial of a man accused of raping two women, one of which he allegedly met through the Christian dating web site ChristianMingle.com. 38-year-old Sean Patrick Banks is accused of forcible rape, rape of an unconscious person, sex with a foreign object and burglary. He’s looking at up to 44-years in prison.

San Diego City Council is in committee meetings all day today. First at 9:00 the Economic Development and Intergovernmental Relations Committee is talking about a possibly raising the minimum wage to over $13 an hour. Currently its $8 per hour and its set to go up to $9 next month then $10 in 2016. However many, including City Council President Todd Gloria, don’t think that’s enough. Gloria wants to raise it to $13.09 and require employers to give workers five sick days every year.

Then at 2:00 this afternoon the council’s Smart Growth and Land Use Committee is talking about a report that shows a connection between crime and liquor licenses.

Civic San Diego Board of Directors is meeting at 9:00 AM and the big thing on the agenda is an approval of $4 million more dollars to finish construction on a new park at Horton Plaza. The Northern end of Horton Plaza was demolished and there was supposed to be a park built on the now vacant lot, however it has yet to be built and its gone way over budget. The vacant lot is at Broadway and 4th in downtown San Diego and it’s even visible on Google Maps.

Nice Guys of San Diego is honoring their “Nice Guy of the Year” at 10:00 this morning at Tom Ham’s Lighthouse. T. Denny Sanford will be recognized for all of his philanthropic work.

This afternoon at 1:00 San Diego Humane Society and the Society for the Protection and Care of Animals is bringing pets down from Los Angeles overcrowded shelter and hoping to adopt them out. About 20 dogs are going to take the ride south to us for the hope of a new home.

And finally tonight at 6:30 the diversity and experience of our veterans is the topic of a panel discussion at the San Diego Central Library.

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Marine who said she was raped faces adultery charge

Marine who said she was raped faces adultery charge


webPendletonCourtCAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A female Marine who says she was raped by a Marine in her squadron after a night of drinking is being tried at Camp Pendleton by special court martial for adultery, making false statements and impeding an investigation, it was reported today.

The woman, whose identity was withheld, and her alleged rapist are both staff sergeants who were assigned to Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 39 at Camp Pendleton in March 2012, when they had sex in a hotel room after several hours of drinking, according to U-T San Diego.

She pleaded not guilty on Monday, the newspaper reported, noting that she faced up to a year in jail, forfeiture of pay and a dishonorable discharge if convicted.

“The command does take sexual assault with the utmost gravity, and has decided to pursue this route to ensure that the sexual assault response process remains effective and maintains…

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Morning this is the AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for March 6, 2013


Starting today San Deigns can get e-mail alerts about sex offenders living in their communities. At 10 AM County Supervisor Bill Horn, District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, and Sheriff Bill Gore will unveil the new program. People will be able to sign up and get email alerts from law enforcement about the sex offenders living their neighborhoods.

This afternoon the man accused of raping a women he met on the Christian dating site www.ChristianMingle.com will ask his bail be reduced. 37-year-old Sean Patrick Bank was arrested on February 11 is also accused of a 2009 rape of an intoxicated person.
At his March first arraignment he was order held without bail. If convicted, Banks is looking at 44 years to life in prison

This morning San Diego’s Mayor Bob Filner is going to present his plan on how to use the Port of San Diego to create jobs. During his campaign for mayor Filner said that the port could add as many as 6000 high-paying jobs. While at the same time reducing greenhouse emissions as well as air and water pollution. The report is available at www.SanDiego.gov.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for December 4, 2012


This afternoon the U-S-S Curts will return from its last mission before it is decommissioned.

While deployed the Curts and its crew patrolled the waters in the Caribbean, southern Atlantic, and Pacific helping to disrupt drug trafficking. The frigate is set to be mothballed this January.

Three teenagers accused of sexually assaulting a drunken 16-year-old girl will be in court today. Authorities say two 17-year-old boys, a 14-year-old girl and one 18-year-old man were binge drinking with the victim. When the victim was incapacitated she was assaulted and left in a canyon through the night.

A passer-by saw her and called police.

The adult suspect is being held on $100,000 bail and faces up to eight years in prison

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A-M Briefing from bowlersdesk.com for November 30, 2012


San Diego’s Beaches will be pounded again today. A large storm pummeling Northern California, Oregon, and Washington is also sending a large swell south to us. We are expecting ten foot waves today and up to twelve foot tomorrow.

After a two and a half year investigation into a cold case a couple is under arrest and accused of physically and sexually abusing a twelve year old girl. Inez Martinez Garcia, and Marcial Garcia Hernandez were arrested yesterday and are being charged with thirteen counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14 years old.

The girl says she was originally brought to the states with promise of an education and a better life but instead was repeatedly raped and forced to work. She says that she was threatened with violence and if she refused to work or have sex she was beaten.

The couple will be arraigned Monday afternoon.

The first man freed from prison under Proposition Thirty-Six will be thanking the lawyers and staff that helped to secure his release. Kenneth Corley will be at California Western School of Law today at eleven A-M.

And …

The University of California at San Diego ends it’s a weeklong commemoration of events honoring World Aids Day by displaying the Aids Quilt. The quilt is the largest ongoing art project in the world and will be on display begging at seven A-M at the University’s Price Center ballroom.

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