MURRIETA – A felon who repeatedly sexually assaulted two runaway boys he took into his Anza home, using threats to keep them under control and plotting to kill them so they couldn’t testify against him, was sentenced Thursday, Jan. 4, to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Randy John Morasch, 55, was convicted […]
Three men were arrested Thursday, Nov. 30, after authorities alleged they threatened and assaulted two students at Temescal Canyon High School in Lake Elsinore in an incident that ended with deputies having to use pepper spray. Jaime Arias, 21, and Adrian Arias, 19, were arrested on suspicion of battery causing serious bodily injury, conspiracy and […]
Two people who police believe were trying to rob a Murrieta restaurant before leading officers on a vehicle chase and crashing in Temecula were arrested early Wednesday, Nov. 29, police officials say. Lillian Myers, 48, and John Brubeck, 65, both transients, were taken to the hospital for medical issues before being booked into the Cois […]
A Hemet police employee suffered minor injuries and her vehicle was moderately damaged in a crash on Monday afternoon, Nov. 27, a police official confirmed. The crash between a Hemet police cruiser and another vehicle was reported about 2:46 p.m. near the intersection of Acacia Avenue and Buena Vista Street, confirmed Hemet police Lt. Glen […]
Murrieta police arrested two women Thursday, Nov. 16 after an Irvine woman reported that her information was being used to open bank accounts, credit cards and purchases in Murrieta. Jaquelyn Gutierrez, 24, and her acquaintance Lauren Danae Colyott, 34, were both contacted at the Southwest Justice Center and arrested. Gutierrez was arrested on suspicion of […]
Murrieta police officers on Friday, Nov. 17, arrested a 47-year-old man suspected of operating an illegal marijuana grow inside a home, and stealing electricity to do it. Huu Thanh Tran was arrested on suspicion of illegal marijuana cultivation; possessing, selling or transporting marijuana; not paying for utilities and grand theft, according to online jail records. […]
Riverside County sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday, Nov. 7, arrested two men suspected of stealing items from a Lake Elsinore home and trying to flee the scene by canoe — with shovels for oars. Jesse Yocham, 20, and Thomas Carlos De La Rosa, 23, were arrested on suspicion of residential burglary, conspiracy and possession of burglary […]
One person was killed and another injured today in a crash involving a motorcycle on Ortega Highway west of Lake Elsinore.
Brian Dustin Vowell, 36, was arrested at the intersection of Overlook Drive and Hotei Lane for allegedly breaking into an Idyllwild home Sept. 1.
One person was killed Saturday when a vehicle crashed, went off the roadway and landed on its roof on Highway 74. The crash happened just east of Bee Canyon Truck Trail