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Nine arrested in Lake Elsinore business district operation


Last updated 4/1/2019 at 9:37am

Lake Elsinore Police Department

Sean Becerra, Peter Benavidez, Kimberly Bourland, Jessica Eaglen, Brittnee Guevara, David Liebinger, Robert Lynch, Christopher Westwood, and John Whittle were arrested during a high visibility patrol and enforcement operation in Lake Elsinore.

LAKE ELSINORE - The Lake Elsinore Police Department identified an increase in criminal activity within the business district on Central Avenue cross of Collier Avenue within the city of Lake Elsinore.

In a proactive effort to reduce crime in the area, officers assigned to the Lake Elsinore Police Department's Problem Oriented Policing Team conducted high visibility patrol and enforcement within the business district between March 25-29.

During their enforcement, officers contacted several people and made a variety of arrests as a result. In total, 15 citations were issued and nine people were arrested and booked into the Cois Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta:

- Sean Becerra, 33, of Lake Elsinore, Driving on a Suspended License Warrants.

- Peter Benavidez, 35, of Lake Elsinore, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Felony Probation Violation.

- Kimberly Bourland, 51, of Lake Elsinore, Possession of Methamphetamine Warrant.

- Jessica Eaglen, 27, of Lake Elsinore, Possession of Methamphetamine, Felony Child Endangerment Warrant, Felony Identity Theft Warrant.

- Brittnee Guevara, 28, of Lake Elsinore, Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Heroin Warrant.

- David Liebinger, 30, of Lake Elsinore, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Warrant.

- Robert Lynch, 29, of Temecula, Vehicle Theft, Possession of Stolen Property, and Parole Violation.

- Christopher Westwood, 57, of Lake Elsinore, Trespassing

- John Whittle, 27, of Lake Elsinore, Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Anyone with further information is asked to contact Officer Beaudet or Officer Kramer at (951) 245-3300. As a reminder, "Community Policing" involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members. Business owners and residents are encouraged to report suspicious activity directly to law enforcement by calling the Sheriff's Dispatch at (951) 776-1099, or by calling 911 if the matter is an emergency.


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