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Possible cop impersonator charged with possessing assault rifle today

BANNING - Felony charges were filed today against an ex-con accused of possessing a large-caliber rifle, as well as law enforcement gear indicating that he might have posed as a... — Updated 8/15/2018 Full story

 
 By Jeff Pack    Crime

Riverside County Sheriff's Department asking for help in police impersonator case

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is asking the public's help and to come forward if they believe they were contacted by Jeovanny Landeros, a 24-year-old male from Hemet,... — Updated 8/13/2018 Full story

 
 By Jeff Pack    Crime

Central Homicide Unit asking for help in homicide investigation

The Sheriff's Central Homicide Unit is requesting the public's assistance in an open homicide investigation into the death of Silvano Gutierrez Estevez of Menifee who was killed at... — Updated 8/11/2018 Full story

 

Man allegedly tries to break into home with shovel, assaults police dog

HEMET - An Orange County man who allegedly broke into a Hemet woman's house and tried to attack her with a shovel, then assaulted a police canine set loose on him, was in critical... — Updated 8/12/2018 Full story

 

Jury seated for trial of Temecula man accused of molesting stepdaughter

MURRIETA - A jury was seated today for the trial of a Temecula man accused of molesting his 6-year-old stepdaughter. Dana Leon Wilber, 51, is charged with two counts each of lewd ac... — Updated 8/9/2018 Full story

 

Hemet teacher suspected of sex with student

RIVERSIDE - A Hemet High School teacher suspected of engaging in sex acts with a student was being held today in lieu of $500,000 bail. Miguel Angel Chavez Lopez, 27, of Riverside... — Updated 8/7/2018 Full story

 

Man who attacked Hemet elderly couple to stand trial

BANNING - A parolee accused of breaking into a Hemet home and attacking two senior citizens who both shot the ex-con in self-defense must stand trial for attempted robbery and... — Updated 8/4/2018 Full story

 

Man accused of trying to kill Hemet woman arrested

HEMET - A 38-year-old man accused of stabbing a Hemet woman multiple times and then eluding police for several weeks was being held today in lieu of $1 million bail. Abel Mondragon... — Updated 8/4/2018 Full story

 

More than 1,000 marijuana plants seized from Hemet home

HEMET - A police raid on a Hemet home today led to the seizure of more than 1,000 marijuana plants and the arrest of a man suspected of tending them. Jingwen Zhao, 43, of Monterey... — Updated 8/4/2018 Full story

 

Pair charged with snatching expensive pups in Hemet

BANNING - Two young men who allegedly stole purebred puppies from outside the Hemet Valley Mall were charged today with robbery. Menifee residents Sergio Ramirez, 18, and Samuel Ramirez, 20, were arrested last week following a... — Updated 8/4/2018 Full story

 
 By Kim Harris    Crime

Temecula man charged in series of arson fires

A Temecula man was charged with intentionally setting nine fires, including the Cranston fire which has charred 11,500 acres and destroyed five homes in the Mountain Center/Idyllwil... — Updated 7/27/2018 Full story

 
 By Jeff Pack    Crime

Temecula Police arrest duo for financial elder abuse, fraud

TEMECULA - The arrest of a Moreno Valley resident Ashia Wilson on July 25 and George Word of San Bernardino on July 26 was the result of months of work by the Temecula Police... — Updated 7/27/2018 Full story

 

Ex-felon who struck and killed man on scooter charged with second degree murder

A 64-year-old Hemet man on a mobility scooter was struck and killed by an alleged drunken driver, who tried unsuccessfully to elude police, authorities said Monday. Ray Billings... — Updated 7/25/2018 Full story

 
 By Jeff Pack    Crime

Police: Man found dead near French Valley Airport

According to the Riverside County Sheriffs office, at about 6:30 a.m. this morning, Temecula Police Department officers responded to a report of a "man down" at the 37000 block of... — Updated 7/20/2018

 

Man accused of fatally stabbing 19-year-old at Temecula store to stand trial

MURRIETA - A man accused of fatally stabbing a 19-year-old man during a dispute outside a Temecula Walmart must stand trial for second-degree murder and other charges, a judge... — Updated 7/20/2018 Full story

 

Suspect killed by police at end of pursuit that started in Hemet

RIVERSIDE - An armed man was shot and killed at the end of a police chase that began in Hemet, ended in Riverside and included the suspect driving recklessly and firing at authoriti... — Updated 7/23/2018 Full story

 

Man sentenced for restaurant robberies in Hemet and San Jacinto

BANNING - A Hemet man who held up or attempted to rob fast-food restaurants in Hemet and San Jacinto was sentenced today to nearly 33 years in state prison. A Banning jury in May... — Updated 7/23/2018

 

Felon charged with firing pistol during confrontation at Murrieta apartment complex

MURRIETA - A convicted felon accused of shooting at a neighbor amid a dispute over dangerous driving at a Murrieta apartment complex was charged today with assault with a firearm.... — Updated 7/23/2018 Full story

 

Murrieta water polo coach accused of unlawful sex with a minor

A local club water polo coach and a graduate of Murrieta Valley High School was arrested yesterday for unlawful sex with a minor, after an investigation based on information... — Updated 7/19/2018 Full story

 

Man suspected in Murrieta armed robbery arrested

Marcos Antonio Hernandez, a 21-year-old Perris resident, and documented criminal street gang member was arrested on July 13 and charged with second-degree robbery in connection... — Updated 7/19/2018 Full story

 

Man accused of lighting fire in Elsinore business pleads not guilty

MURRIETA - A 46-year-old man accused of breaking into a Lake Elsinore business and igniting a fire, then attempting to harm himself and sheriff's deputies, pleaded not guilty today... — Updated 7/19/2018 Full story

 

Drug maker who caused destructive fire sentenced

MURRIETA - A man whose illegal drug manufacturing operation triggered a fire in Wildomar that destroyed a home and damaged another, leaving him with burn injuries, was sentenced... — Updated 7/19/2018 Full story

 

Canyon Lake man found guilty of gunning down best friend

RIVERSIDE — A 22-year-old Canyon Lake man who blasted his best friend with a shotgun in what the prosecution argued was a case of intimate feelings gone sour was convicted today... — Updated 7/17/2018

 

Man suspected of gunning down Hemet resident

HEMET - A man suspected of fatally shooting an 18-year-old Hemet resident outside a home on the west end of the city was arrested today on suspicion of murder. Vincent Calderon,... — Updated 7/17/2018 Full story

 
 By Jeff Pack    Crime

Perris man breaks into Lake Elsinore business, ignites fires and attempts suicide

The Lake Elsinore Police department responded to a report of a commercial burglary, on the 2400 block of E. Lakeshore Avenue in Lake Elsinore, Tuesday, July 18, according to... — Updated 7/19/2018

 

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