The Chula Vista Police Department is currently conducting police operations off of Gotham Street
Posted: 11/26/2013
Please stay clear of this area until police operations have discontinued
UPDATED 12:30 pm 11/26/2013

Traffic in the area of Gotham and Otay Lakes Road should be back to normal.

Information – Chula Vista Police Department SWAT team was serving a search warrant on a house that they believed had the rifle, ammunition, and radio stolen from a police vehicle of a county law enforcement officer. No information if this search was successful. No one was hurt or injured and the situation is back to normal.

UPDATED 9:30 am 11/26/2013

The Chula Vista Police Department has the emergency situation under control. There is no further threat to the campus.

They are currently conducting an investigation into the incident and traffic will be severely impacted during this time. We suggest you use a different route to enter and exit the campus. We do not know how long this situation will continue. We will advise as soon as we are made aware of their completion of operations.

Original message:

The Chula Vista Police Department is currently conducting police operations off of Gotham Street in the College Estates area. Please stay clear of this area until police operations have discontinued. We will notify the college when these operations have completed.

-Michael Cash, SWC Police Chief
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