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April 19, 1985
A 51-year-old emergency room nurse from Jamul was ordered to stand trial Thursday in the shooting death of her former boyfriend. Alice June Dimaculangan was bound over for trial by San Diego Municipal Court Judge Nicholas Kasimatis on a murder charge in the April 2 death of Kent Kasha, 39, of Otay Mesa. The shooting occurred in Dimaculangan's van, which was parked on Shelter Island around 1:30 p.m. Witnesses said they saw the pair both fall from the van, fighting.
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August 20, 2000 | TRACY WILSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Jamul Indians may be one of the state's smallest tribes, but they have big plans for a tiny six-acre reservation in the dry, brush-covered hills of eastern San Diego County. In the next year, the 56-member tribe plans to build a multistory casino on four acres of its reservation land.
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June 3, 1992
Two men accused of shooting to death a Jamul couple and wounding their child in an apparent drug-related attack will be held without bail after pleading not guilty Tuesday to charges of murder and attempted murder. Jorge Emilio Alvarado, 34, a Tijuana resident who also uses the name Jaime Armando Hoyos, made his plea before Municipal Judge Harvey Hiber. Ralph Michael Varela, 39, an El Cajon man who was injured after his arrest, pleaded not guilty to Municipal Judge Rafael A.
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December 10, 1992
A sheriff's deputy shot a man Wednesday while searching a house in Jamul that was suspected was being used to distribute methamphetamine. Sheriff's officials said Gary Edwards, 42, was shot by an unidentified deputy when he allegedly pointed a pistol at officers. Edwards was taken by Life Flight helicopter to UCSD Medical Center, where hospital officials said he was in fair condition with a gunshot wound to the shoulder.
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April 19, 1987
A 14-year-old San Ysidro boy was killed and four other teen-agers were injured late Friday when their pickup truck went out of control on California 94 near Jamul and hit a utility pole, authorities said. Sean Christopher Thompson was declared dead at the scene. He had been riding in the bed of the pickup and was thrown from the vehicle. The accident occurred at 9:41 p.m. in fog as the vehicle was traveling east on 94, east of Jamul, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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December 8, 1992
A suspect has been identified in the fatal shooting of two men in Jamul last Friday night, sheriff's investigators said. Danny Alex Formiller, 29, an auto broker, is being sought by homicide detectives as a suspect in the killings, authorities report. Fernando Rodriguez, 21, of San Ysidro, and Felix Beltran, 22, of San Diego, each died of a gunshot wound to the head in the parking lot of a convenience store near Steel Canyon Road and California 94, officials said.
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December 5, 1992
Sheriff's homicide detectives were investigating the shooting deaths of two Latinos found Friday night in the parking lot of a convenience store near Steele Canyon Road and California 94 in Jamul. A Sheriff's Department spokesman said investigators had determined that the two men had been shot at another location. No other details were available.
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November 30, 1992 | Times researcher CATHERINE GOTTLIEB
Unlike the neighboring town of Alpine, where ethnic tension led to the alleged beatings of three Latino migrant workers by several Anglo men, Jamul (pronounced Ha-mool), a tiny exurban community with a large number of retirees, is approaching its small migrant population with calls for discussion and cooperation.
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September 29, 1992 | MARK PLATTE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For more than four years after his wife's disappearance, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Leonard Eddington II tended to the couple's three young children, fretting aloud to family members whether Vickie would ever be found. Attempting to answer that question themselves, Vickie's family, friends and neighbors had long ago reached the conclusion that Eddington might have killed her. Maybe it was the bulldozer that he used repeatedly to smooth over his property.
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September 2, 1992
Prosecutors announced Tuesday that they will seek the death penalty against two men accused of killing a Jamul couple so they could steal a large quantity of marijuana. During a short hearing in Superior Court, Jorge E. Alvarado, 39, of El Cajon and Jaime A. Hoyos, 34, of Tijuana pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder and other charges. Deputy Dist. Atty.
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August 14, 1992 | DON STANZIANO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Two men accused in the drug-related shooting deaths of Daniel and Mary Magoon in Jamul have been ordered to stand trial for killing the couple and attempting to murder their 3-year-old son. Even though the case is supported solely by circumstantial evidence, Municipal Judge Michael B. Orfield on Tuesday ordered Jorge E. Alvarado, 39, of El Cajon and Jaime A. Hoyos, 34, of Tijuana to be tried for the May 26 murders.
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June 3, 1992
Two men accused of shooting to death a Jamul couple and wounding their child in an apparent drug-related attack will be held without bail after pleading not guilty Tuesday to charges of murder and attempted murder. Jorge Emilio Alvarado, 34, a Tijuana resident who also uses the name Jaime Armando Hoyos, made his plea before Municipal Judge Harvey Hiber. Ralph Michael Varela, 39, an El Cajon man who was injured after his arrest, pleaded not guilty to Municipal Judge Rafael A.
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May 29, 1992 | RICHARD CORE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Sheriff's homicide detectives said Thursday that evidence of recent drug activity was found in the secluded Jamul home where a couple was found shot to death and their young son wounded. "We have discussed several scenarios and have a variety of theories," said Lt. John Tenwolde of the Sheriff's Department.
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