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Top San Diego news: Man beats refugee teen for speaking Arabic; DEA warns of counterfeit pills; more

Top San Diego news: Man beats refugee teen for speaking Arabic; DEA warns of counterfeit pills; more
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By Hoodline - Published on November 06, 2019.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in San Diego.

‘What trash are you speaking?’: A San Diego man beat a Syrian refugee teen for talking in Arabic

On Monday, Adrian Richard Vergara, 26, pleaded guilty to the Oct. 15 felony hate-crime assault, after surveillance video on the trolley identified him as the attacker. 

Read the full story on Washington Post.

San Diego police charge man with sexually assaulting elderly woman in nursing home

According to SDPD, the 88-year-old victim was in bed inside of her nursing home in Hillcrest when a man sexually assaulted her.

Read the full story on CBS 8 - San Diego News.

San Diego Airbnb host accuses group of Marines of trashing her home

The host said she asked the Marines to leave, but the damage to her home had already been done.

Read the full story on CBS 8 - San Diego News.

Teen pulls fake gun on USPS worker, tries to steal truck

Residents in the Skyline neighborhood are concerned for their safety after a teenager allegedly threatened a postal worker with a fake gun and tried to steal his delivery vehicle.

Read the full story on NBC LA.

DEA in San Diego warns of counterfeit pills containing deadly doses of fentanyl

Federal authorities in San Diego issued a warning to the public Monday regarding the severe dangers posed by counterfeit prescription pills containing the extremely potent and often deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl.

Read the full story on NBC LA.


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