In ‘Operation Valley Vigilance,’ District Attorney’s Gang Impact Team sweeps up dangerous criminals, weapons in Hemet San Jacinto Valley

In ‘Operation Valley Vigilance,’ District Attorney’s Gang Impact Team sweeps up dangerous criminals, weapons in Hemet San Jacinto Valley

Converging on the Hemet San Jacinto Valley early Thursday, June 29, were 400 law enforcement officers from local, county and federal agencies, confiscating 77 weapons and 4 pounds of illegal drugs and making 24 felony arrests of gang members and other suspected dangerous criminals in the Valley. “This was the single day joint takedown in […]

“Operation Valley Vigilance” sweeps through valley, nets 47 arrests, 77 weapons, narcotics

“Operation Valley Vigilance” sweeps through valley, nets 47 arrests, 77 weapons, narcotics

UPDATED: Thursday, June 29, 2:45 p.m. (See 50 photos and videos below) HEMET — Officials from numerous agencies participated in a press conference this afternoon, during which they provided information about this morning’s valley-wide arrest and warrant sweeps, which were part of “a seven-month, major criminal investigation,” according to officials. During the press conference officials […]

Region-wide AB 109 compliance sweep nets 15 arrests

Region-wide AB 109 compliance sweep nets 15 arrests

Authorities conducted dozens of AB 109 compliance checks and made numerous arrests Wednesday, March 22, during a coordinated, region-wide operation. The sweeps comprised of unannounced compliance searches of individuals who are on Probation, Mandatory Supervision, Parole and Post Release Community Supervision. During the operation, the teams conducted 64 compliance checks, which resulted in the arrest of 15 […]

City of Temecula takes aggressive stance on homeless lawbreakers

TEMECULA – Within the past week, the Temecula Police Department’s Homeless Outreach Team arrested six homeless individuals in the Old Town area who had active warrants and illegal possessions. “We want the community to know, our Homeless Outreach Team is taking a proactive approach on homeless criminal activity, they are out patrolling and acting immediately […]

Sheriff’s Department announces 8 more arrests in illegal grow stings

Eight more people have been arrested in string of search warrants served by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Special Investigations Bureau’s Marijuana Enforcement Team in an effort to combat the problem of illegal marijuana grows in Anza and the surrounding communities. Due to the MET’s efforts, more than 61,000 plants with an estimated street value […]

Eight arrested in illegal grow stings

Eight people were arrested by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s Marijuana Enforcement Team last week as the crime fighting agency continues its efforts to eradicate illegal marijuana grows throughout Anza and the surrounding communities. Arrested in the sting operations April 26, were Mariano Perez, 23, Manuel Perez, 32, and Salvador Perez, 36, all of Sage. […]

Two arrested in Murrieta for numerous charges after 911 call of a fight in progress

MURRIETA – Murrieta Police officers arrested two people on Feb. 28, at about 8:30 p.m. after they responded to the report of a fight at an apartment complex. The apartments where the incident occurred are located on Jackson Avenue, according to Murrieta Police Lieutenant Tony Conrad. When officers arrived, they found a male and two female adults leaving […]

Federal immigration agents arrest 244 illegal immigrants with criminal records

RIVERSIDE – Federal immigration agents in the Southland arrested 244 foreign nationals who are in the country illegally and have prior criminal records, authorities said on Monday, Aug. 31. The number of arrests set a record for a four-day sting, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The operation, which ended Thursday, included 24 in Riverside County, along with […]