Temecula teen receives rarely-gifted Honor Award for life-saving heroism

Temecula teen receives rarely-gifted Honor Award for life-saving heroism

In early February, a teen at a local high school was honored with a rarely-gifted award by one of the nation’s oldest values-based youth organizations for saving his friend’s life when he fell from a cliff. At the Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center Feb. 4, the California Inland Empire Council of the Boy Scouts […]

TEMECULA: Hiker airlifted after suffering major injuries

TEMECULA: Hiker airlifted after suffering major injuries

TEMECULA – A woman was seriously injured while hiking in an area known as “Bum River” or “Bum Creek” Saturday, March 18. The area – which is in the hills just west of Temecula Parkway and Old Town Front Street – is part of the Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve. The victim was airlifted from the […]

LAKE ELSINORE: Theft of truck from Murrieta gym leads to arrest of Lake Elsinore resident

LAKE ELSINORE: Theft of truck from Murrieta gym leads to arrest of Lake Elsinore resident

LAKE ELSINORE – Deputies assisting Murrieta police officers in a theft investigation arrested a Lake Elsinore resident March 16. Andrerw Adan Verdi, 25, tried to flee from deputies but was arrested in the 19000 block of Tule Way in the unincorporated area of Lake Elsinore. Verdi was booked at the Southwest Detention Center for charges related […]

MENIFEE: Anonymous tip leads to arrest of 58-year-old Menifee resident

MENIFEE: Anonymous tip leads to arrest of 58-year-old Menifee resident

MENIFEE – Following an “anonymous report of illegal activity,” sheriff’s officials conducted an investigation and arrested a Menifee resident Thursday, March 16. The woman was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle, theft of mail and other charges, according to Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Robert Strasburg. The investigation began about 6 p.m. when after officials received the […]

MENIFEE: Five injured, one seriously, during assault, pursuit, and crash

MENIFEE: Five injured, one seriously, during assault, pursuit, and crash

MENIFEE – A Menifee man was arrested after an incident that began when he allegedly assaulted another man then hit the victim with his car in a Menifee parking lot. After the attack, the suspect led a sheriff’s motorcycle officer on a pursuit that ended when the fleeing man crashed into two cars at the intersection of Scott and Leon […]