Jurors deliberate fate of gang member accused of three murders

MURRIETA – Jurors today began deliberating the fate of a San Jacinto gang member accused of fatally shooting three men and trying to kill another because of their affiliations. Raymond Alex Barrera, 27, could face the death penalty if convicted of three counts of first-degree murder, one count of attempted murder and special circumstance allegations of lying in wait, […]

Marine arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting estranged wife

LAGUNA HILLS – Investigators today arrested a United States Marine on suspicion of fatally shooting his estranged wife in her Laguna Hills apartment. Deputies conducting a welfare check at the apartment building in the 25000 block of Via Lomas about 2:30 p.m. Thursday found the 23-year-old woman dead, Jaimee Blashaw of the Orange County Sheriff’s […]

Authorities release name of Murrieta man killed in I-15 accident

PALA MESA – Authorities today released the name of the 59-year-old Murrieta man who died when he was thrown from his motorcycle in a collision on Interstate 15 near Fallbrook. Wayne Wyant died just before 4 p.m. Monday (Sept. 11) in an ambulance on the way to a hospital, according the San Diego County Medical […]

Temecula dentist sentenced to three years for child porn

RIVERSIDE – A former Temecula dentist who downloaded and traded child pornography via the internet was sentenced today to three years in federal prison. Milan Irvin, 35, pleaded guilty in April to possession of child porn, and in exchange for his admission, prosecutors dropped three related counts of distribution of child porn. U.S. District Judge Jesus Bernal […]

Small brush fire on I-15 causes delays

Small brush fire on I-15 causes delays

  A small brush fire that was first reported at 2:07 p.m. on the center divide of I-15, north of the Rainbow scales, produced heavy smoke that resulted in traffic delays, according to the California Highway Patrol traffic incident information page. The report stated at 2:46 p.m. that the fire was “almost out.”  

Man charged with stealing diamond ring from Elsinore Store

MURRIETA – A 20-year-old San Diego man accused of stealing a diamond ring from a Lake Elsinore retailer while pretending to inspect it for purchase was charged today, Aug. 28 with grand theft. Charles Laray Fluker was arrested Thursday, Aug. 24 after he allegedly tried to elude Riverside County sheriff’s deputies. Fluker was being held in […]