In Case You Missed It: San Diego Weekend News Digest for Saturday, May 11 - NBC 7 San Diego

In Case You Missed It: San Diego Weekend News Digest for Saturday, May 11

Five local news stories from the previous week

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    5 Stories Caught on Camera This Week for May 11

    (Published Friday, May 10, 2019)

    To help make sure you stay informed on the most shared and talked about stories in San Diego County, each Saturday we'll revisit five stories from the previous week and capsulize them in this digest with the most recent updates.

    This week some of the biggest stories were caught on camera. Here's a recap:

    1. Raw Video of Mira Mesa House Explosion Aftermath 

    This video shows the moments after an explosion in a Mira Mesa neighborhood that destroyed a two-story home. NBC 7 obtained the video showing the chaos moments after the blast and firefighters arriving.

    Raw Video of Mira Mesa House Explosion AftermathRaw Video of Mira Mesa House Explosion Aftermath

    This video shows the moments after an explosion in a Mira Mesa neighborhood that destroyed a two-story home. NBC 7 obtained the video showing the chaos moments after the blast and firefighters arriving. 

    (Published Monday, May 6, 2019)

    2. People Rescued From Cages in Car Seats Near San Ysidro Port of Entry

    Cries for help coming from inside an abandoned car near the U.S.-Mexico border turned into a rescue operation as law enforcement officers cut away the interior and exposed migrants hidden inside the vehicle's seats. The rescue was caught on video.

    2 People Rescued from Cages in Car Seats Near Border2 People Rescued from Cages in Car Seats Near Border

    (Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019)

    3. SDPD Releases Body Camera and Helicopter Footage in Response to Excessive Force Accusations Made After Arrest Video Circulates on Social Media

    Video, obtained by NBC 7, shows approximately five men in a circle. The men appear to be members of law enforcement, however their uniforms – and which agency they may represent – are not clear in the video. Handcuffs can be seen on at least one man’s waistband; another man is wearing a vest that reads “POLICE.” The video was posted across Twitter Tuesday.

    The following day, San Diego Police Department Chief David Nisleit responded to questions and released additional footage. Read about the controversial footage here.

    SDPD Releases Additional Footage of Controversial ArrestSDPD Releases Additional Footage of Controversial Arrest

    SDPD released helicopter footage and officer body-worn camera footage of the incident.

    (Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019)

    4. Parking Lot 'Cut-Off' Maneuver Leads to Brutal Beating of Driver Inside Arby's: SDPD

    A driver who cut off another driver in the parking lot of an Arby’s restaurant was punched eight times when the pair came face-to-face inside the fast food location, San Diego police confirmed. Investigators released details of this case for the first time Thursday, as well as photos of the suspect.

    Caught on Cam: Suspect in Restaurant Beating Sought by PoliceCaught on Cam: Suspect in Restaurant Beating Sought by Police

    NBC 7 Danica McAdam reports on the attack inside an Arby's restaurant where security cameras may have captured the suspect.

    (Published Friday, May 10, 2019)

    5. Security Cameras Spot Theft of $18K Worth of Tools From MTS Trailer

    An earlier burglary attempt prompted MTS to put in security cameras at a construction site in the South Bay. Then, in April, those camera were activated by two men. Chula Vista police believe the men are responsible for stealing $18,000 worth of tools from the MTS construction trailer including a generator, ground compactor, and hydrostatic pump. Read the story here.