MENIFEE – Two people were arrested and 47 others cited during a traffic enforcement operation in Menifee, sheriff’s officials reported today. Deputies fanned out across the city beginning at 7 a.m. Thursday, focusing on areas where crashes frequently occur and targeting motorists engaging in unsafe behavior, sheriff’s Sgt. J.P. Strang said. One person was arrested on a warrant […]
MURRIETA – A gang member accused of gunning down a Temecula man in an unprovoked attack and then fleeing south of the border — where he hid for more than five years — must stand trial for murder, a judge ruled Friday, March 20. Jose Carmelo Torres, 31, could face 50 years to life in prison if convicted of […]
TEMECULA – A 59-year-old man was back behind bars today, following his second arrest in nine days for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender. Nick Lewis Dizdar, 59, of Sun City, was being held at the Southwest Detention Center in lieu of $500,000 bail, sheriff’s Sgt. Chris Gaskins said. Riverside County authorities were notified March 6 […]
A sheriff’s program to gauge the benefits of deputies wearing body cameras
is moving forward as planned.
Felony charges are expected to be filed against a Perris couple suspected of pimping out the woman’s 14-year-old daughter.
A 27-year-old man was being investigated today in connection with a string of burglaries in Temecula, authorities said.
A sex offender in Temecula who failed to register was put behind bars, sheriff’s officials said today.
MURRIETA – A Grand Terrace man accused of beating a couple with a baseball bat during a road rage confrontation on Interstate 15 in Murrieta was charged today with attempted murder, and his wife was charged with being an accessory. Gabriel Elijah Bowker, 20, and Guadalupe Jasmin Bowker-Cadena, 29, of Fontana, were arrested Tuesday in connection with the […]
MENIFEE – Authorities were seeking a man who held up a store inMenifee early this morning. Deputies responded just before 3 a.m. on Thursday, March 5 to a report of an armed robbery at the business, located in the 26000 block of Menifee Road, sheriff’s Sgt. Doug Payne said. The investigation found that a man wearing a […]
TEMECULA – One person was seriously injured and two others suffered minor injuries in a crash today on Interstate 15 in Temecula. Two people had to be cut out of the wreckage following the 12:54 p.m. crash on southbound I-15 at Temecula Parkway, Riverside County fire spokeswoman April Newman said. The number of vehicles involved and other details […]