GROSSMONT COLLEGE, March 25 — Various local-news stations made base camps throughout today, on Grossmont’s campus. They had hoped to hear from Grossmont faculty and staff regarding an alleged murder-for-hire plot wherein a Spring Valley resident, later identified as Domingos Jose Oliveira is alleged to have posted fliers on campus with an aim to find someone to kill his daughter’s boyfriend.
Oliveira has been arrested and, according to FOX5 news, was booked into county jail. The website patch.lamesa.com reported that Steve Walker, a District Attorney spokesman said that Oliveira’s bail is set at $250,000 bail, and that an arraignment is set for 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday in East County Superior Court.
“An East County man who allegedly offered a $3,000 bounty for the ‘dead or alive’ capture of his teenage daughter’s sex-offender boyfriend was jailed Friday on suspicion of solicitation of murder,” According to the website for KUSI News.
“Detectives arrested Domingos Jose Oliveira, 50, at his Spring Valley home about 9 a.m., several hours after serving a search warrant at the Roadside Place residence, according to police.
“Oliveira’s 19-year-old daughter and her 33-year-old boyfriend, a registered sex offender, reported him to authorities after he allegedly posted several home-made ‘reward’ signs at Grossmont College in La Mesa, Lt. Dan Willis said.”
The website for FOX5 News San Diego has published a photograph of the reward-poster, and reported that, “Domingos Oliveira, 50, was arrested on suspicion of solicitation for murder at about 9 a.m. after detectives executed a search warrant at his home in the 10000 block of Roadside Place in Spring Valley.”
To inform her faculty, Grossmont College President Sunny Grossmont sent out a faculty-wide email that reflected the following:
“Colleagues, you may be hearing or seeing some local news stories that involve a ‘murder for hire plot.’ I wanted you to be aware of this information as an arrest was made in the Spring Valley area and news is breaking.
“Privacy regulations prohibit us from saying whether any of the parties involved are Grossmont College Students. Any further questions or information regarding the case or arrest should be directed to the La Mesa Police Department. The suspect, Mr. Domingos Jose Oliveira, was arrested.”
Anne Krueger, Grossmont College’s spokeswoman release a statement which included the following: “The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District police department was notified after several fliers were found on the Grossmont College campus several weeks ago. The district police contacted the La Mesa Police Department and determined that they had already been notified about the incident.”
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