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In last month, San Diego Sheriff's deputies report hundreds of coronavirus violations

San Diego County sheriff's deputies
Posted at 5:03 PM, Jul 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-10 20:04:48-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — San Diego Sheriff's Department released data Friday giving insight into coronavirus-related enforcement over the past month in the department's jurisdictions.

From June 10 to July 9, SDSO reported 673 COVID-19 related disturbances, violations, and citations — broken down into two citations, 74 disturbances, and 597 ordinance violations. SDSO says group disturbances and ordinance violations are calls made to the department and deputy-initiated incidents.

Citations include Government Code 8665 and Health and Safety Code 120295, which both make violations of health orders a misdemeanor with possible fines and jail time.

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SDSO says that year-to-date, 140 citations for these two codes have been made in the following areas of San Diego County where sheriff's deputies have jurisdiction:

4S Ranch: 4
City of Del Mar: 3
City of Encinitas: 43
City of Imperial Beach: 8
City of Poway: 22
City of San Marcos: 6
City of Solana Beach: 1
City of Vista: 7
Fallbrook: 1
Imperial Beach (Unincorporated): 1
Julian: 17
Lakeside: 11
Non-contract city: 1
Ranchita: 4
Rancho San Diego (Unincorporated): 10
San Marcos (Unincorporated): 1

In July, SDSO said responses to group disturbances and ordinance violations ended in 132 instances where deputies communicated information only, 51 extra patrols, 12 warnings, 15 incidents where deputies gained cooperation, 16 incidents deemed "okay," and 15 unfounded reports.