Serial robber to be arraigned

MURRIETA – A Canyon Lake man accused of committing eight robberies in Riverside County over a month-long span is slated be arraigned tomorrow, Feb. 14. Brandon William Geer, 35, was arrested in Temecula on Jan. 11 after allegedly committing his last holdup near the Pechanga Resort & Casino. Geer is charged with eight counts of armed […]

MORENO VALLEY: Felon who killed man in drunken crash pleads guilty

BANNING – A convicted felon who killed a man in an alcohol-fueled collision just east of Moreno Valley is set to be sentenced later this month after pleading guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter while driving under the influence. Nicholas Baron White of Perris, 32, killed 50-year-old Rafael Castillo of La Puente in 2015 when he […]

PERRIS: Four people arrested in mail theft investigation

PERRIS  – Sheriff’s deputies busted a mail-theft ring that had stolen personal information from about 50 people, authorities said today. Deputies began their investigation after finding “stolen checks, credit cards, and property” inside recently stolen vehicles in Menifee and Perris, according to Sgt. Sam Morovich. Deputies also found “personal profiles” containing the victims’ personal information […]

Missing woman possible victim of foul play

SAN JACINTO – A man whose remains were found on the Soboba Indian Reservation near San Jacinto was the victim of a homicide, and concerns were mounting today (Jan. 27) about the welfare of a woman with whom he was traveling, sheriff’s officials said. The body of Kyle Nathan Cagey, 27, of Pala was discovered Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 25, […]

Roads closed countywide due to storm damage

RIVERSIDE – More than two-dozen roads were closed throughout Riverside County today because of flooding, mud slides and other hazards stemming from the storm series that began late last week. “Parts of Riverside County received almost seven inches of rain since Thursday (night),” according to an Emergency Management Department statement, which said it was the […]