A 45-year-old Canyon Lake man was arrested Wednesday, Jan. 3, after authorities alleged he tried to light his neighbors’ home on fire for the second time in less than a year before leading deputies and then California Highway Patrol officers on a chase up the 15 and 91 freeways into Orange County. David Brian Harry […]
Deputies on Saturday, Nov. 11, arrested a 28-year-old man suspected of burglarizing a Temecula woman’s home, setting two fires and stealing the woman’s vehicle, sheriff’s officials said. Jack Lee Larrabee, 28, of Corona was arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent, carjacking, arson and first degree burglary. He was booked into […]
RIVERSIDE – A homeless man suspected of igniting a fire at a Riverside apartment complex and perpetrating other acts of arson was arrested today. Daniel John Moreno, 32, was booked into the Robert Presley Jail on suspicion of arson and vandalism, with bail set at $25,000. According to the Riverside Fire Department, crews were sent […]
RIVERSIDE – Jury selection began today for the trial of an ex-convict accused of igniting multiple fires over a 10-day span around Homeland. Marco Antonio Aispuro, 44, is charged with 14 counts of arson and one count of attempted arson for the fire series that began on May 10, 2016, and ended with his arrest […]
A 19-year-old man who allegedly ignited several fires near a Moreno Valley intersection will be released from jail under conditions established by the court, a judge ruled Tuesday. Isaiah Hubert Whitmore of Moreno Valley was arrested the morning of May 23 and pleaded not guilty two days later to five counts of arson. Superior Court […]
RIVERSIDE – A 19-year-old man who allegedly ignited several fires near a Moreno Valley intersection will ask a judge today to lower his bail so he can get out of jail. Isaiah Hubert Whitmore of Moreno Valley was arrested the morning of May 2 3following an investigation by the Riverside County Fire Department. Whitmore was […]
A felon who allegedly ignited a fire that scorched a field in Murrieta pleaded not guilty Thursday, May 25, to arson.
MURRIETA — Police officials have announced the arrest of a Murrieta resident suspected of setting at least one field ablaze in Murrieta. Murrieta police officers made the arrest after witnesses reportedly saw the suspect start a brush fire in the area of Hayes Avenue and Kalmia Street in Murrieta, Monday, May 22. After an investigation, authorities […]
A man wanted in an arson and attempted murder investigation was arrested Friday, April 14, in Canyon Lake, authorities said.
HEMET – Numerous residents have been evacuated from the Columbia Courtyard Apartments and Columbia Street has been closed between E. Devonshire and E. Florida Avenues after several palm trees were reportedly set ablaze by an unknown man Sunday, Nov. 13. The apartments that were evacuated are located at 157 Columbia Street in Hemet. Calls began flooding into City […]