Authorities release video in order to find two men responsible for seriously injuring Hemet man in road rage incident

Authorities release video in order to find two men responsible for seriously injuring Hemet man in road rage incident

(This story contains graphic video, viewer discretion is advised)   Hemet police released video on Monday, August 3rd, of a street confrontation that took place in Hemet on Friday, July 31st, which showed the victim, identified as 53 year old Tracy Leavitt, involved in an apparent road-rage confrontation with two men, during which the man’s car was […]

Democracy, bureaucracy meet head-on at Lake Elsinore’s City Council meeting

Democracy, bureaucracy meet head-on at Lake Elsinore’s City Council meeting

Mark Sarll Jr. Writer At last week’s Lake Elsinore City Council meeting, a multitude of issues were discussed. After hearing the pleas of the Alberhill Ranch residents for lowering their tax burden, the issue of city rejuvenation was discussed. One Chamber of Commerce member, William Johnson, spoke at the steps of the Cultural Center. He […]

Woman arrested in connection with Temecula vehicle burglary

TEMECULA – A woman was arrested in connection with a Temecula vehicle burglary that led officers to her apprehension on multiple charges, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported today. Janece Fiechter, 38, was arrested for suspicion of vehicle burglary, possession of stolen property, violation of probation, being a felon in possession of a firearm and being a felon in […]

LEMSAR volunteers and good Samaritans recognized as heroes

LEMSAR volunteers and good Samaritans recognized as heroes

At the Lake Elsinore City Council meeting on July 28, Certificates of Recognition were presented to Lake Elsinore Marine Search & Rescue volunteers and good Samaritans for saving the lives of two distressed people in the lake on July 3, 2014. The evening meeting was held at the Lake Elsinore Cultural Center. “Ladies and gentlemen, […]

Awareness campaign highlighting child safety begins today

Awareness campaign highlighting child safety begins today

RIVERSIDE  – Beginning today, law enforcement agencies throughout Riverside County will recognize Purple Ribbon Month by flying purple ribbons from patrol cars to remind residents never to leave children alone in parked vehicles in the heat of summer. “The purple ribbons serve as an important reminder that small children should never be left unattended in a vehicle for […]

Felon suspected of burglarizing stadium, manufacturing drugs

LAKE ELSINORE – A probationer suspected of damaging and stealing property from the Lake Elsinore Storm’s stadium and a golf course in the city, as well as manufacturing illegal drugs, was being held today in lieu of $50,000 bail. Shane Michael Lehr, 19, of Wildomar was arrested Thursday on suspicion of burglary, possession of a controlled substance, possession […]

MPD program works to keep streets safe

Murrieta’s men in blue are working together with local citizens to keep streets safe with their Concerned Citizen’s Letter Program. The innovative program allows citizens to report traffic violations and issues a Concerned Citizen’s letter to those who complete a traffic infraction. “We got the idea from CHP and launched the program back around 2000,” […]

Felon who killed Murrieta mom admits murder

Felon who killed Murrieta mom admits murder

MURRIETA – An ex-con who raped and killed a 23-year-old Murrieta mom and set fire to the apartment where her 3-year-old son was sleeping pleaded guilty today to first-degree murder and other charges. Marquise Denzell McGlown, 25, of Hemet killed Shanae Christina Wesley in the predawn hours of Oct. 31, 2012. During a pretrial hearing at the Southwest […]

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