There has been an incredible "buzz" (pun intended) and response to the story eCoronado.com posted last Friday about a former Coronado High School teacher and his students that formed a drug smuggling group called the Coronado Company. Just read some of the many comments on the…Continue
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Grant Heslov and George Clooney team up to produce future movie called "Coronado High".
This is one of those stories, true stories, that many Coronado locals don't want to talk about - they are even less enthused about having Hollywood make a major motion picture about it. Some eCoronado.com members have shared personal memories and details about this case, but asked us not to write about it. We haven't. They certainly didn't want to name…
CORONADO, CA (April 23, 2013) – Jon Froomin, a 30-year veteran of the Foster City Police Department, has been chosen as the City of Coronado’s new police chief, City Manager Blair King announced today.
Froomin, 45, has served as captain in Foster City in San Mateo County since 2004. He was selected from a list of seven top candidates narrowed down from a field of more than 100 applicants.
“We are extremely…Continue
Added by eCoronado on April 23, 2013 at 10:53am — No Comments
If you ride a bike in Coronado be sure to read this carefully, take precautions and share this post...
The buzz about bike thefts in Coronado is deafening right now. We have been hearing story after story about locals getting their bikes stolen whether they are locked or unlocked - yes, many people still forget/refuse to lock their bikes.
Yesterday afternoon we took photos of 15 bikes within 20 minutes.…
Submitted by an eCoronado.com reader:
My elderly mom lives here in Coronado and she was just called yesterday by a person claiming to be her grand daughter / my niece trying to get money from her. I contacted the police and they said it's a huge scam going on right now...it's scary how many people/grandparents I have heard have sent money.
Coronado Police Department received a phone call that a man entered the Bank of America at 1199 Orange Avenue wearing a magazine vest (no magazine or weapons seen) and carrying a plastic bag. Officers responded tactically and were able to determine that there was no public threat. The person in question was not found.
Below are two photos submitted to eCoronado.com that show Coronado Police outside the Pacific Bank of Coronado as they approach the Bank of America…Continue
Added by eCoronado on February 27, 2013 at 6:33pm — No Comments
CORONADO, Calif. - Sailors at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado were engaged in a training scenario along with police Wednesday that included mock-terrorists storming through the base entrance.
According to Navy officials, during the annual "Citadel Shield" exercise, intruders are tasked with eliminating guards to get on base and making their way into a building, where several people are then held hostage.
Read the entire article and watch the 10News video …
Image Credit: eCoronado.com
Updated at 12:18pm: Story updated to clarify that no arrest was made in Coronado in the multi-city fugitive search.
CORONADO, CA (February 12, 2013) – Coronado Police officers, responding to a report of a man walking down the street with a rifle, located the man, a federal agent in Coronado attempting to make a fugitive arrest.
At 8:46 a.m., two…Continue
NATIONAL CITY, Calif. - A man is in under arrest Monday after he led police in a high-speed chase Monday from Coronado to National City.
The suspect, who police said was driving a stolen car, led officers over the Coronado Bridge and into southbound Interstate 5.
Read the entire 10News story here.
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CORONADO, Calif. - After nearly 40 years in law enforcement, current Coronado Police Department Chief Lou Scanlon is retiring.
After a stint in the U.S. Navy, Scanlon joined the San Diego Police Department in 1974. Four years later, he was involved in the aftermath of what was the first major air disaster in the country -- the 1978 PSA jet crash in North Park.
A year later, now with the SDPD's SWAT unit, Scanlon was called to the first school…
Added by eCoronado on January 5, 2013 at 8:54pm — No Comments
As Santa was checking his list, and loading his sleigh, he found many requests from Coronado children, young and old, for bicycles this Christmas.
As we count down to Christmas morning, Coronado SAFE and The Coronado Bicycle Committee recommend parents review the following Bike Safely tips, rules and regulations with their children….
We wish you a Merry Christmas and Safe Cycling…..
On the evening of Dec 14th or morning of Dec 15th, 13 kegs were stolen from Leroy's Kitchen & Lounge at 1015 Orange Avenue. The kegs were tied up behind a gate near the business. Two suspects with cable cutters went through the gate and stole all 13 kegs.
The below mages were taken provided by the business and sent to the Coronado Police Department as well as eCoronado.com. Keg thefts…
An eCoronado.com member sent us some video footage of a theft that took place at their Coronado home last Sunday at approximately 7:10am (camera clock was not adjusted for DST). They have asked not to list their names or street address. In both videos from two different angles, a woman is seen walking by, opening a gate and then walking into their front patio to take the newspaper.
There are many homes in Coronado that have video surveillance and this resident happened to catch…
SAN DIEGO - A former U.S. Navy SEAL accused of stealing more than $1.1 million from fellow SEALS and others who invested in his money-lending business must stand trial on 30 charges, including grand theft and securities violations, a judge ruled Monday.
Jason Matthew Mullaney faces up to 34 years in prison if convicted, said Deputy District Attorney Hector Jimenez.
The prosecutor alleged that Mullaney, 41, used his standing as a former SEAL…
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CORONADO — Multiple law enforcement agencies helped to locate and arrest a man who led them on a vehicle chase early Saturday morning that required police to use spike strips to stop the pursuit.
The incident started around midnight when a sheriff’s reserve lieutenant tried to stop a Toyota truck at 13th Street and Cypress Avenue in Imperial Beach for not having a front license plate, said Sgt. Marilu Marcq.
The driver did not stop and led…Continue
The Navy has removed Cmdr. Joseph E. Darlak from his post as skipper of the San Diego-based USS Vandegrift, after what the Associated Press calls a "rowdy, booze-fueled" three-day visit to Vladivostok, Russia in September.
Read the entire KPBS post here.