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Woman pinned by car, suffers broken leg

A local woman was arrested on suspicion of felony drunken driving on Sept. 2 when she allegedly backed her Acura into her 20-year-old friend, pinning the second woman between the vehicle and an apartment building in the 4000 block of Promontory Street in Pacific Beach.

The accident, which happened shortly before 9 p.m., left the victim with a broken leg and the driver was arrested for felony DUI.

Ex-fitness center worker released from jail

Christopher Antonio Polley, 26, of Pacific Beach, was released from jail Sept. 6 just hours after he was sentenced to 180 days in jail for identity theft for unlawfully accessing members’ records of a Mission Beach athletic club where he once worked.

Polley received credit for 145 days already served in jail and the sheriff’s department released him hours later, which surprised even Polley’s attorney, who thought Polley had a few more weeks to serve.

Polley pleaded guilty Aug. 8 to identity theft, grand theft and false personation involving unlawful use of records at the Wave House Athletic Club, where he worked from June 2010, until January 2012.

Fourteen other counts of identity theft, receiving stolen property and possession of Ectasy were dropped.

A restitution hearing for the victims will be held in the future when all the losses are totaled. There isn’t an agreement on a restitution amount, which his lawyer estimated at $20,000, but the prosecution suggested the loss could be $40,000.

If Polley violates probation conditions, he could be sentenced to four years in prison.

— Neal Putnam

Rose Creek among cleanup day sites

Volunteers will descend on Rose Creek as one of 88 countywide sites targeted by I Love A Clean San Diego’s annual Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, Sept. 15.

Participants will gather at 9 a.m. to pick up trash and remove invasive plants from Rose Creek. Volunteers will meet at Mission Bay High School. Participants should wear long pants and closed-toed shoes and bring water. Snacks, ice cream and trash bags will be provided.

To pre-register, visit www.cleanupday.org/cleanupsites.htm. For more information, visit saverosecreek.org/-news.

Rose Creek enthusiasts can also attend a workshop on the San Diego Integrated Regional Water Management Plan update at the Mission Valley Library from 3 to 4:30 p.m.on Friday, Sept. 21.

The workshop will address the water resources within each watershed; identify water-management issues and needs in each watershed and establish priorities for addressing identified issues.

For more information, visit saverosecreek.org/news.
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