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Eva Knott

Eva Knott

Eva Knott has covered crime and courts for the San Diego Reader since 2008.

Articles by Eva Knott

Oceanside grandma comes home from San Felipe, gets beat up and tortured

It took about five hours for Cindy and Ray to drive from their hacienda in San Felipe, Mexico, to their home in Oceanside. “The sun was out,” Cindy recalled that spring day in May 2018 ...

April 21, 2021
Oceanside drug addict loses third child

In 2010, when Kelsey Shande Carpenter was 20 years old, she was arrested for possession of heroin and burglary. “She has been dealing with drug addiction for over ten years,” a prosecutor said in court ...

April 13, 2021
Murder suspects hop fence near Carlsbad lagoon

Ted said, “I got a phone call from my girlfriend.” It was just after 9 on a Monday morning. Ted said he stood up and turned away from his computer and looked out the window. ...

March 8, 2021
Mary Ann Humfreville missing from Bahia de los Angeles for two months

A 74-year-old American woman who lived full-time in her home in Bahia de los Angeles in Baja has been missing for two months. Mary Ann Humfreville was discovered missing after she failed to appear at ...

February 26, 2021
Conviction of Army & Navy headmaster for child abuse is overturned

A top official at a boys academy in San Diego County had his child abuse conviction overturned, and he was granted a new trial by an appellant court. Jeffery Barton, then 55, was head of ...

February 9, 2021
Dad takes girls to Oceanside's Pit Stop Diner, ends up at Tijuana hotel

Martin Ramirez was born on Thanksgiving Day, 1975 in Mexico, which he eventually left for the U.S. He married a sweet woman and in 2004, when he was 28, his wife Rosa gave him a ...

Murder charged on Nardo Street in Solana Beach

Jade Sasha Janks, 37, denied murdering her step-father Thomas Merriman, 64, during a brief court appearance yesterday, January 12. Janks was arraigned remotely, by video monitor, on one count of murder in San Diego’s North ...

January 13, 2021
Who stole your iPod, FM94's Mike Esparza, Hell's Angels, our Russian yacht, Seaworld sharks, why they leave San Diego

Roman Abramovich Yacht on San Diego’s Embarcadero Two helicopter pads, pool, spa, hot tub... It was borrowed by Madonna back in 2010 (according to Luxist.com), when she was filming her movie about the Duke of ...

September 19, 2020
An assault near The Jungle in San Marcos

The pretty, young Latina was crying and upset when she spoke to deputies in San Marcos. One of the deputies was able to translate her Spanish for everyone else. The woman said she was walking ...

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