RIVERSIDE – An ex-con who turned combative with a Riverside policeman during a pursuit that culminated in a carjacking and ended with a foot chase was sentenced today to more than 20 years in state prison. Jeffrey Scott Kibbe, 27, of Nuevo pleaded guilty last month to assault with a deadly weapon on a peace […]
EAST HEMET — Two people who were sleeping inside their car on an East Hemet area street were jolted awake when two men dragged the driver out of the vehicle and began to beat, punch and kick him during an attempted carjacking early this morning, Friday, July 14. One person was apprehended after the attempted carjacking, […]
A man suspected of carjacking a Lake Elsinore motorist and fleeing from sheriff’s deputies until he crashed in a ravine was being held today on $100,000 bail.
SAN JACINTO – Officials from several different local law enforcement agencies worked together while tracking a carjacking suspect on a stolen motorcycle and ultimately taking the alleged suspect into custody. The man who was arrested, 28-year-old, Ryan Curtis Wilhite, of Murrieta, was wanted not only for stealing the LoJack-equipped motorcycle, he was also wanted for the armed-carjacking […]
Felony charges are expected to be filed today against a 19-year-old man suspected of carjacking a Lake Elsinore shopkeeper and attempting to carjack another person in the same area.
Felony charges were filed Friday, Dec. 16, against two men accused of robbing a Lake Elsinore motorist and trying to steal his car.
LAKE ELSINORE – Deputies arrested two men after they unsuccessfully attempted to carjack a vehicle from a victim Dec. 14. The incident happened just before midnight at a private residence in the 18000 block of Grand Avenue in the unincorporated community of Lakeland Village. After an investigation, deputies located and arrested Anthony Wayne Covert, 19, and […]
TEMECULA – An attempted carjacking victim was shot at during a violent, early-morning, attempted carjacking Wednesday, Nov 30, sheriff’s officials have confirmed. The incident happened at a ‘Park and Ride’ at the Promenade Mall at 40820 Winchester Road in Temecula. The victim was not struck by the gun fire, but his vehicle was damaged when the […]
A man wanted for suspicion of carjacking in San Jacinto was in a Riverside County jail today.
A parolee and his girlfriend were each sentenced today to state prison for assaulting and carjacking a Lake Elsinore man and leading sheriff’s deputies on a brief pursuit that ended in a wreck last October. Todd Timothy Kihm, 31, of San Juan Capistrano, and Jazmin Lopez, 23, of Lake Elsinore, pleaded guilty in February to […]