Two arrested in carjacking

Two Lake Elsinore 17-year-olds were arrested on suspicion of car jacking, robbery, possession of stolen property and evading arrest after leading police on a chase early Friday morning. Police said the victim said he and two friends were parked in the parking lot of the Candy Store at 34040 Ortega Highway at about at about […]

Temecula conducts red light operation

During the week ending May 29, the Temecula Police Department Traffic Division issued 131 citations at various locations throughout the city for red light violations. Called Stop Light Abuse Program (SLAP), statistics show the enforcement of red light violations has reduced the risk of injuries and death by traffic collisions.

Rancho Liquor robbed again

Rancho Liquor was robbed last Friday night by two men who entered the store with guns drawn and bandanas covering their faces. This is the second time the store has been robbed since April 1 when clerk Rafi Ibrahim, 34, of Temecula was shot to death during a holdup. Marcus Fletcher, 21, of San Diego […]

Car thief may have more victims

Jeremy Hughes, 34, of Temecula was arrested on April 26 on suspicion of auto theft after stealing a vehicle via the Auto Trader magazine. Police said Hughes answered an ad in the magazine to see a car in Murrieta. Hughes arrived at the victim’s residence in Old Oak Terrace and posed as a buyer. He […]

Red light runners cited

During the week ending May 22, the Traffic Division of the Temecula Police Department issued 100 citations at various locations throughout the city for red light violations. Police say the Signal Light Abuse Program (SLAP) enforces red light violations, which has shown to reduce the risk of injuries and death caused by traffic collisions.

Domino’s Pizza robbed

Two men, armed with guns, robbed Domino’s Pizza in Temecula early Wednesday morning. Police said the two men approached an employee who was outside emptying trash and pushed her back inside the business and into the office where the manager was counting money at about 1:44 a.m. on May 25. The robbers forced the manager […]

Sheriff appointed to Gambling Commission

Riverside County Sheriff Bob Doyle has been appointed to the California Gambling Control Commission Gaming Advisory Committee for a two-year-term ending in May 2007. Committee members serve as policy advisors to the members of the California Gambling Control Commission on matters of gaming policy and regulation. “This is a huge honor,” said Tom Freeman, executive […]

Death called suicide

Sheriff’s deputies are treating as a suicide the body of a person found in a vacant lot on the top of a knoll at about 10:30 a.m. on May 21 in the area of Via De Oro and Esplendida. The body showed no signs of trauma or foul play, but information during an investigation has […]

Five arrested for DUI during sweep

A DUI saturation operation was conducted on Wednesday, May 18, in Temecula. The operation entailed 12 additional officers roving the city in search of impaired drivers. During the operation officers stopped 75 vehicles and executed 16 field sobriety tests, resulting in five arrested for driving under the influence. One person was arrested for public intoxication. […]

Welcome, Mr. Gibbs!

Welcome to a team of individuals who have chosen to participate in a process called “city government” by serving on city councils and commissions and committees. It is a great group of people who will welcome you with open arms. For the most part, everybody participating both now and in the past has had the […]