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Drunken motorist who killed tow truck driver sentenced

MURRIETA - A drunk driver who ran over and killed a 28-year-old tow truck driver trying to help a stranded motorist in Temecula was sentenced on Thursday, Sept. 20 to four years in... — Updated 10/5/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Charges dropped against convicted rapist accused of molesting siblings

MURRIETA - Riverside County prosecutors on Friday, Sept. 21, dropped all sexual assault charges against a convicted rapist who had been accused of repeatedly molesting two sisters... — Updated 9/22/2018 Full story

 
 By Newsroom    News

New cannabis regulation task force serves search warrants and three illegal dispensaries

RIVERSIDE – The DA’s countywide Cannabis Regulation Task Force (CRTF) continues to proactively investigate dispensaries believed to be operating illegally — one in Hemet. On Tuesday, Sept. 14, CRTF served search warrants... — Updated 9/14/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Man found dead in vehicle in Perris

PERRIS - A man was found dead inside of a vehicle in Perris early in the morning of Sunday, Sept. 16, and detectives were investigating the death as a homicide. Deputies found the man after responding an assault with a deadly... — Updated 9/16/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Moreno Valley man wanted in shooting death in Perris

PERRIS - A man was found dead inside of a vehicle in Perris early morning on Sunday, Sept. 16, and detectives were searching for a 29-year-old Moreno Valley man suspected in this... — Updated 9/16/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Menifee man accused of sexually assaulting Murrieta boy multiple times arraigned

RIVERSIDE - A convicted sex offender accused of sexually assaulting a Murrieta boy and arranging for other men to do the same pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, Sept. 18 to felony charg... — Updated 9/19/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Canyon Lake man who shot friend with shotgun sentenced

RIVERSIDE - A 22-year-old Canyon Lake man who fatally blasted his best friend with a shotgun in what the prosecution contended was a case of intimate feelings gone sour was... — Updated 9/7/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Trial date set for man accused of gunning down Elsinore store clerk

MURRIETA - A Nov. 30 trial date was confirmed on Friday, Sept. 7 for a man accused of gunning down a 47-year-old Lake Elsinore store clerk and trying to shoot another person during... — Updated 9/8/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Lake Elsinore checkpoint nets one alleged drunk driver

LAKE ELSINORE - A driver's license and sobriety checkpoint in Lake Elsinore nabbed one drunken driver, a sheriff's sergeant said on Sunday. The Riverside County Sheriff's Department conducted the checkpoint between 8 p.m. Friday... — Updated 9/9/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

WBF boxing champion charged with killing pregnant mom in Hemet collision

BANNING - A Cuban athlete accused of killing a 29-year-old mother of three who was eight months pregnant when he struck her vehicle head-on in Hemet while driving under the... — Updated 9/12/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Judge refuses felon's request for bail reduction

BANNING - A judge today denied a bail reduction request from an ex-con accused of possessing a large-caliber rifle, as well as law enforcement gear indicating that he might have pos... — Updated 9/4/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Alleged conspirator behind prostitution ring arraigned

BANNING - One of three men accused of running a prostitution ring in Hemet and other locations involving women and teenage girls pleaded not guilty today to human trafficking and... — Updated 9/5/2018 Full story

 

Felon pleads not guilty in death of Hemet man on scooter

BANNING - An ex-con accused of hitting and killing a 64-year-old Hemet man on a mobility scooter, then fleeing the scene, pleaded not guilty today to second-degree murder and other... — Updated 9/6/2018 Full story

 
 By Newsroom    News

Sun City man charged with sex-related counts involving minor

RIVERSIDE – A Sun City man has been charged by the Riverside County District Attorney's Office with nine felony counts involving sex crimes with a minor. David Everett Leibowitz,... — Updated 8/26/2018 Full story

 
 By Jeff Pack    News

Eight arrested in connection with busted pot grows in Murrieta

On Tuesday, the Murrieta Police Department announced in a press release the arrest of eight adults last week in connection with a series of search warrants that resulted in the... — Updated 8/17/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Educator charged with having sex with student

MURRIETA - A Hemet High School teacher accused of engaging in sex acts with a female student was charged today with two counts of lewd acts on a minor. Miguel Angel Chavez Lopez,... — Updated 8/8/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Hearing postponed for Perris couple accused of years-long harm to children

RIVERSIDE - A Perris couple accused of imprisoning and torturing 12 of their 13 children did not, as expected, re-enter pleas today to nearly 50 felony charges after their... — Updated 8/4/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Pair to stand trial in Lake Elsinore triple murder

MURRIETA - An ex-con and a woman accused with an associate of gunning down three people in a Lake Elsinore home during a gang-related attack must stand trial for first-degree... — Updated 8/4/2018

 
 By Jeff Pack    News

Trial of alleged McStay family murderer postponed again

According to court records, one of the attorneys for Charles “Chase” Merritt, the man accused of murdering Joseph McStay, McStay’s wife and their two preschool-age sons, asked for and received a postponement to the start of... — Updated 8/6/2018

 
 By Jeff Pack    News

Local youth pastor arrested for lewd acts on juveniles

WILDOMAR - This morning, investigators from the Riverside Sheriff's Department's Lake Elsinore Station located and arrested Malo "Victor" Montiero, 45 of Colton, on suspicion of... — Updated 7/27/2018 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Deputies bust Perris marijuana grow house

PERRIS - A marijuana grow house that was operating on a Perris cul-de-sac near a high school was raided by deputies, who seized a harvest worth about $2 million, a sheriff's... — Updated 7/26/2018

 
 By City News Service    News

Police investigating shooting death at Hemet home

A man shot in the head died at a Hemet home and authorities today were searching for a suspect. Just before 8 p.m. Friday, a 911 caller reported that shots had been fired in the 1100 block of Stepstone Center, a residential area... — Updated 7/14/2018 Full story

 

Man accused of gunning down driver in Wildomar arraigned

MURRIETA – A man accused of fatally shooting a motorist as he sat in his car in Wildomar pleaded not guilty Thursday, July 12, to a murder charge. Paul Henry Carl Stoeppler, 34, of Murrieta is charged with killing 35-year-old... — Updated 7/14/2018

 
 By City News Service    News

Jury deliberations begin in trial of man accused of killing best friend

RIVERSIDE – Jury deliberations will resume this morning in the trial of a 22-year-old Canyon Lake resident accused of fatally shooting his best friend in what the prosecution argued was a case of intimate feelings gone sour but... — Updated 7/13/2018

 
 By City News Service    News

Police investigating shooting death at Hemet home

HEMET – A man shot in the head died at a Hemet home and authorities today (July 14) were searching for a suspect. Just before 8 p.m. Friday, July 13, a 911 caller reported that shots had been fired in the 1100 block of Stepstone... — Updated 7/14/2018

 

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