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Four arrested in string of AutoZone robberies

RIVERSIDE - Three men and a boy were in custody, suspected of committing at least 17 robberies over the past several months at AutoZone stores in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. In the first incident, two of the suspects... — Updated 12/15/2018 Full story

 By Newsroom    News 

Lake Elsinore Police investigating shooting

On Saturday, Dec. 15, officers from the Lake Elsinore Police Department responded to a shooting call in the parking lot of a business in the 31000 block of Riverside Drive, in Lake Elsinore. Upon their arrival at 2:20 a.m., they... — Updated 12/16/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News 

Probationer who stabbed transient during theft sentenced

MURRIETA - A probationer who stabbed and stole from a transient in Lake Elsinore pleaded guilty on Monday, Dec. 17 to assault resulting in great bodily injury and was immediately sentenced to six months in jail and three years... — Updated 12/17/2018 Full story

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Sheriff's confirm murder suspect died at Murrieta jail

DESERT HOT SPRINGS - Sheriff's officials confirmed that an inmate found dead in his Murrieta jail cell was awaiting trial on charges stemming from a Valentine's Day Desert Hot Springs shooting that left one man dead and a woman... — Updated 12/18/2018 Full story


Two arrested in Lake Elsinore theft suppression operation

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the Lake Elsinore Police Department's Problem Oriented Policing Team and Detectives from the Lake Elsinore Station's Investigation Bureau, conducted an undercove... — Updated 12/9/2018 Full story


Hemet woman charged with robbery for alleged assault, phone theft

BANNING - A 23-year-old woman accused with a teenage boy of roughing up a Hemet man and stealing his mobile phone was charged on Monday, Dec. 10 with robbery. Sharice Tashay Williams of Hemet was arrested with the juvenile, whose... — Updated 12/10/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Trial starts Thursday for man accused of molesting Temecula girl

RIVERSIDE - Trial proceedings will get underway later this week for a man accused of molesting a Temecula girl on multiple occasions over a three-year span. Jose B. Fabian, 57, is charged with four counts of lewd acts on a child... — Updated 12/10/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Man accused of setting Holy Fire pleads not guilty to arson charges

SANTA ANA - A man accused of setting the Holy Fire that burned 23,000 acres in Orange and Riverside counties, forcing thousands of people from their homes, pleaded not guilty on... — Updated 12/12/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Thieves target Menifee bird store for third time this year

MENIFEE - A search was continuing on Wednesday, Dec. 12 for the thieves who stole four birds worth an estimated $2,000 from a Menifee bird store -- the third time this year the same shop has been victimized. The theft occurred... — Updated 12/12/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Felon allegedly leads cops on chase west of Hemet

HEMET - A probationer accused of fleeing from Hemet police in a stolen Lexus sedan that he crashed into a light pole at the end of the 18-mile chase was being held in lieu of... — Updated 12/13/2018 Full story

 By Newsroom    News

Officers raid residence, find chop shop with 12 stolen vehicles, illegal firearms

On Monday, Dec. 10, the Riverside Auto-Theft Interdiction Detail (R.A.I.D.) with the assistance of the Murrieta Gang Task Force and DMV Investigations, served a search warrant in... — Updated 12/13/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Trial date set for couple accused of years-long harm to children

RIVERSIDE - A Sept. 3, 2019, trial date was tentatively set today for a Perris couple accused of imprisoning and torturing 12 of their 13 children. David Allen Turpin, 56, and... — Updated 11/30/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Pair accused of two-decade-old murder arraigned

RIVERSIDE - A man and his nephew accused of killing the elder defendant's wife south of Corona two decades ago and letting another man take the rap and serve time in prison for it both pleaded not guilty on Friday, Nov. 30 to... — Updated 11/30/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Suspect injured in Temecula deputy-involved shooting

TEMECULA - Investigators were still at the scene of a deputy-involved shooting in Temecula that sent a suspect to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries on Sunday, Dec. 2,... — Updated 12/3/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Felon who fatally stabbed bicyclist convicted of murder

MURRIETA - A convicted felon who fatally stabbed a 43-year-old bicyclist during a confrontation in Menifee was convicted on Monday, Dec. 3 of first-degree murder. After three days... — Updated 12/4/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Probationer, pal accused in Hemet murder arraigned

BANNING - A probationer accused of gunning down a 23-year-old Hemet man during a confrontation outside a house pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, Dec. 5 to murder and other charges.... — Updated 12/5/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Felon accused of killing Menifee man during robbery arraigned

RIVERSIDE - An ex-con accused of gunning down a Menifee man during a drug-related robbery pleaded not guilty today to first-degree murder and other charges. Rodolfo Garcia, 36, was arrested in October following a Riverside County... — Updated 12/6/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Penalty phase to begin for gang member convicted in San Jacinto killing

INDIO - Pretrial motions were scheduled on Monday, Nov. 26 in the penalty phase of the murder trial of a documented gang member who opened fire on seven people outside a San Jacinto home, killing one. Salvador Venegas, 36, was... — Updated 11/26/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Man who tried to shoot motorist near Anza sentenced

MURRIETA - A Vista man who fired a shotgun at a motorist near Anza, then led a sheriff's deputy on a chase into the hills, where he crashed, was sentenced on Thursday, Nov. 29 to five years in state prison. Adam Ryan Gray, 32,... — Updated 11/29/2018 Full story

 By Jeff Pack    News

Temecula police seeking help with cyberstalking investigation

The Temecula Police Department is seeking the public's help and information regarding a cyberstalking investigation the department has been conducting since May. The investigation... — Updated 11/16/2018 Full story

 By Jeff Pack    News

Lake Elsinore Police recover stolen vehicle, arrest pair

Perris and Good Hope residents were arrested in connection with multiple charges, including possession of a stolen vehicle, on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Lake Elsinore. The Lake... — Updated 11/16/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Temecula man accused of igniting destructive wildfire to stand trial

MURRIETA - A Temecula man accused of igniting nine fires in southwestern and central Riverside County -- including the 13,000-acre Cranston Fire south of Idyllwild -- must stand... — Updated 11/16/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Man convicted of stabbing, killing another man in parking lot to be sentenced

MURRIETA - A Temecula resident who fatally stabbed a 19-year-old man during a dispute in a store parking lot stemming from road rage is slated to be sentenced on Monday, Nov. 19 to... — Updated 11/19/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Man given 15 years to life for stabbing, killing of another man in parking lot

MURRIETA - A Temecula resident who fatally stabbed a 19-year-old man in a store parking lot in a road rage dispute was sentenced on Monday, Nov. 19 to 15 years to life in state... — Updated 11/19/2018 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Temescal Canyon teacher, coach arrested for illicit relationship with student

LAKE ELSINORE - A Temescal Canyon High School teacher has been put on administrative leave after his arrest for allegedly having an eight-month-long sexual relationship with a... — Updated 11/15/2018 Full story


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