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Top San Diego news: Ex-deputy sentenced to 5 years in prison; migrants found hidden in truck; more

Top San Diego news: Ex-deputy sentenced to 5 years in prison; migrants found hidden in truck; more
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By Hoodline - Published on December 11, 2019.

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

Ex-deputy Richard Fischer sentenced to 5 years in prison

A former San Diego County sheriff's deputy who groped, hugged and tried to kiss more than a dozen women while on duty was sentenced Tuesday to 44 months behind bars followed by 16 months of post-release supervision.

Read the full story on KPBS.

11 Chinese migrants found hidden inside furniture, appliances in moving truck

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers thwarted a suspected human smuggling attempt over the weekend when they found 11 Chinese migrants hidden inside furniture in a moving truck at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, authorities said.

Read the full story on FOX40.

Newsom names San Diego resident census committee's tribal affairs specialist

Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed a San Diego woman Tuesday to be the California Complete Count Committee’s tribal affairs specialist. Kayla Olvera Hilario, 40, will assist the committee in ensuring that all residents of the state are counted during the 2020 census.

Read the full story on MyNewsLA.

Corvette slams into fire hydrant and tree; passenger killed, driver injured

A driver remained hospitalized Tuesday with serious injuries he suffered when he crashed a Chevrolet Corvette near an Escondido intersection, killing his passenger, police said.

Read the full story on Times of San Diego.

County supervisors establish safety net for child welfare calls

San Diego County supervisors Tuesday voted 4-0 to establish a new multidisciplinary team that will provide secondary reviews to calls coming to the Child Welfare Services Hotline.

Read the full story on Times of San Diego.


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