Julie Methot

Articles by Julie Methot

Morning mugging with an audience

"Hey, knock it off! What the hell's the matter with you?"

Shortly after 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 6, a man was attacked as he approached the main entrance to the Home Depot store located on Town Center Parkway in the Santee Plaza Shopping Center. According ...

Bird’s eye view of KGB Sky Show

Will this building be available next year?

Shortly after 9:00 pm on Saturday, August 31, KGB radio (101.5 FM) hosted its 38th annual Sky Show at Qualcomm Stadium following the SDSU Aztecs season opener vs. Eastern Illinois. I did not have a ...

Cop, not car-theft suspect, causes fright

Police canvass neighborhood, nab thief

Shortly before noon on Monday, August 12, a sheriff’s helicopter began circling over my neighborhood — just north of the Bancroft Drive and Campo Road intersection in La Mesa — announcing over their loudspeaker that ...

Suspicious device detonated in Escondido

Sheriff’s dept. keeps details to a minimum

The San Marcos sheriff’s station received a report of a suspicious-looking device near a mailbox in the 3100 block of North Broadway in Escondido shortly before 7:30 a.m. on August 1 . Upon arrival to ...

Tattooed guys busted with a stolen BMW

Suspicious deputy spotted them at gas station

Shortly after 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, I was driving home and noticed many law-enforcement vehicles at the corner of Bancroft Drive and Kenwood Drive. I later learned from sheriff’s department spokesman Sgt. Matt ...

Man rescued from house fire in El Cajon

Deputies carry him to safety

On July 17 at about 11:30 p.m., the Santee sheriff’s station received a call of a house fire on Cajon Vista Court in the Winter Gardens neighborhood of El Cajon. The first deputy to arrive ...

Helix Water District’s new tank project completed

Nearly triple the capacity of the old one

Helix Water District recently replaced its 64-year-old “Homelands” tank to increase the facility’s water-storage capacity to 800,000 gallons, enhance system reliability, and satisfy current seismic requirements. Located in an unincorporated area of San Diego County, ...

Everything's Gone

Shortly after 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 24, Teri emerged from the shower and thought she smelled burnt toast. Hearing strange sounds coming from Mark's room, she opened his door to investigate and found it ...

Suspicious Sky Light

Last Sunday, January 10, at approximately 10:45 p.m., I was driving my 1998 Honda Civic east on Skyline Truck Trail. My boyfriend and I were heading toward our home in Jamul. We noticed an unusual ...

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