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Top San Diego news: County gets electronics-sniffing K9; report shows jump in fentanyl deaths; more

Top San Diego news: County gets electronics-sniffing K9; report shows jump in fentanyl deaths; more
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By Hoodline - Published on December 19, 2019.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in San Diego.

Coast Guard offloads 9 tons of seized cocaine in San Diego

Roughly 9 tons of cocaine seized in international water in the eastern Pacific Ocean from mid-October to early December was offloaded in San Diego Wednesday by the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf.

Read the full story on 10News – ABC San Diego KGTV.

San Diego gets first electronics-sniffing K9

Law enforcement agencies in San Diego County have a new tool in the fight against child predators: Southern California’s first electronics-detection dog.

Read the full story on 10News – ABC San Diego KGTV.

New report shows jump in San Diego County fentanyl deaths

Unintentional fentanyl overdose deaths increased by nearly 70% in 2019, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner.

Read the full story on 10News – ABC San Diego KGTV.

Survey finds rents down in San Diego for 1st time in 5 years

Good news for renters and homebuyers comes this month with word that rents have stabilized or dropped slightly in San Diego County, while the price of existing homes rose by a modest 1% in November.

Read the full story on NBC7 San Diego.

Drunk driver fleeing accident strikes, kills pedestrian in Oceanside

A 27-year-old man allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian while fleeing from another crash at an Oceanside intersection.

Read the full story on Times of San Diego.


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