Helicopter over Encinitas Last Night

Helicopter over Encinitas Last Night

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Encinitas

Los Angeles, CA

#1 Jul 8, 2011
Does anyone know why there was a helicopter was flying over Encinitas/Leucadia at 11 pm last night announcing a description of a man (5'5", 140 pounds, blond hair)??
Kitty

Oceanside, CA

#2 Jul 11, 2011
They sometimes do this when people with mental or physical disorders get lost from their families and homes. Sometimes they'll say "autistic," or "alzheimers" in the description, but sometimes the family wants privacy so they just describe the guy in the area they think they'll be. Nothing to worry about, if its like a violent person they'd issue warnings about it.
MSW

Rancho Santa Fe, CA

#3 Jul 17, 2011
I called the non emergency police line and was told to lock my doors and windows, do not answer the door- because the police were looking for a burglar suspect. This was at 1:15 after 2 hours of thinking a helicopter might land on my roof!
VTL

Carlsbad, CA

#4 Jun 8, 2012
I watched the helicopter circle around the 5/Santa Fe exit and could hear them speaking through the loud speaker briefly. Then at around 1:15 they move near downtown Encinitas and kept the spot light on one spot for about 10-15 minutes. I am in Cardiff of Rubenstein, so I could not make out exactly where they were. Could not find anything on the news sites.
Jillian

San Marcos, CA

#5 Jun 8, 2012
I woke up to two helicopters flying in a circle with a huge spotlight that literally shone in my face through my upstairs bedroom window. They were flying for literally hours. I thought they were going to land on my roof. I could only hear the loudspeaker twice. Seriously, I could hear them for hours. I called the Encinitas Sheriff's Office this morning but they don't open until 8am. This happens occasionally over my neighborhood near Swami's. I did not see any patrol cars driving on my street so who knows what was going on. I did not hear them say to keep doors locked. I understand the necessity to look for criminals or lost people but I did not sleep at all.
Sean

San Diego, CA

#6 Jun 8, 2012
I live on Summit and we were up from 1 to 3 AM watching the helicopters circle right over our house, really low. Pretty much above the SRF field/garden on the west side of Summit, and down towards the water.
At one point they got on a loud speaker saying "if you shine that light at us again, you will go to jail. We are part of a rescue effort" I assume someone was shining a light back at the helicopter and they did not like that. I wonder what the "rescue effort" was for???
Anyone know??
Sean

San Diego, CA

#7 Jun 8, 2012
Here is what the commotion was all about.

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/jun/08/wo...
Lizzie26

Phoenix, AZ

#8 Jul 9, 2013
MSW wrote:
I called the non emergency police line and was told to lock my doors and windows, do not answer the door- because the police were looking for a burglar suspect. This was at 1:15 after 2 hours of thinking a helicopter might land on my roof!


I live n carlsbad too wth is going on
Traci

Encinitas, CA

#9 Jul 14, 2013
A little boy went missing today at Moonlight Beach around 5 pm. They said he was about 5 years old, brown skin, black hair, 45 " tall, first name Brian. Does anyone know if he was found?
Confused

Encinitas, CA

#10 Oct 15, 2013
Another helicopter flying overhead in Encinitas today. I can never hear what they are saying. Where can you find out what is going on?
day dreamer

Schaumburg, IL

#11 Oct 17, 2013
Confused wrote:
Another helicopter flying overhead in Encinitas today. I can never hear what they are saying. Where can you find out what is going on?
Hope all r all right
reb

Encinitas, CA

#12 Dec 2, 2013
Does anyone know why the helicopter is circling Encinitas near Trader Joes constantly this morning. I heard screaming but not sure whats going on.
BK150ALERT

Escondido, CA

#13 Dec 5, 2013
Looking for a child, must have found him if the birds are gone.

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