National City Crime
Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near National City, CA or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Monday Feb 8 | via Patch.com
A report of a teenager walking across the grounds of Sweetwater High School with a gun Monday prompted a 45-minute campus lockdown that ended when officers located the boy at a nearby home and arrested him. Administrators at the school in the 2900 block of Highland Avenue in National City got word of the sighting shortly after 3:30 p.m., said Manny Rubio, spokesman for Sweetwater Union High School District. Comment?
Saturday Feb 6 | via Star News
A March 14 preliminary hearing was set Friday for a National City man accused of fatally stabbing his wife on Dec. 29, 2015. Jose Hernandez Cruz, 43, waived his right to have a speedy hearing before a Chula Vista Superior Court judge. Comment?
Saturday Jan 30 | via Star News
The trial date for a National City man accused of shooting Jesus Degalilea Pena 30 times in 2013 has been moved to July 18. Manuel Joseph Castro, 50, who is also known as Joseph Castro, waived his right to have a speedy trial in Chula Vista Superior Court and the March 14 trial date was vacated. His brother, Henry Paul Castro, 49, will also stand trial with him on a charge of being an accessory after the fact. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 12 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
The man sitting in the driver's seat stuttered when Cornejo and his partner asked him questions. The truck didn't have any license plates. Comment?
Jan 3, 2016 | via KFMB-TV San Diego
A man accused of stabbing his wife to death at a home in National City pleaded not guilty Monday to a murder charge. Jose Hernandez Cruz, 43, was ordered held on $2 million bail. Comment?
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