Hemet Police Department’s Deputy Chief Charles Webb who has been with the department for 25 years will become the new police chief, Dec. 22, replacing former Police Chief David Brown who has announced his intent to run for Riverside County Sheriff. Webb, 49, has worked a variety of assignments including patrol, field training officer, crime […]
RIVERSIDE – A $6 million grant will help Riverside County officials provide mental-health and substance-abuse treatment that may reduce the chances people will commit crimes again after they are released from jail. The grant from the Board of State and Community Corrections funds a new program operated by Riverside University Health System-Behavioral Health. The services will be provided to eligible […]
Wildomar city council heard an update from city’s police chief at the June 14 council meeting. Crime statistics were up slightly for January 2017 through May 2017 compared to the same time last year, said Capt. David Anne, who serves the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office as police chief of Wildomar and Lake Elsinore. Both cities […]
INDIO – Jury selection is set to begin today in the murder trial of a transient accused of stabbing a homeless woman to death in Palm Springs two years ago. Verne Raymond Orlop Jr., 54, is charged with murder and sentence-enhancing allegations of using a knife in the Feb. 21, 2015, killing of 48-year-old Denee […]
A jury was seated May 26 in the trial of a probationer accused of fatally beating and stabbing a Lake Elsinore man during an attack sparked by a family quarrel. Andy Dean Abegg, 35, could face 26 years to life in state prison if convicted of murder with a sentence-enhancing weapon allegation for the 2014 […]
TEMECULA – An ex-con accused of possessing a handgun and ammunition remained jailed today. The weapon was discovered when sheriff’s deputies were dispatched at 1 a.m. Friday to the 28900 block of Newport Road in response to reports of a “suspicious person looking inside parked vehicles,” said Riverside County Sheriff’s Sgt. Daniel Hernandez. However, Daniels […]
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.
A convicted felon was back behind bars today for allegedly fleeing from sheriff’s deputies in a stolen car that got stuck on the shore of Lake Elsinore.
Bryce Chechile [email protected] Lake Elsinore City Manager Grant Yates and Police Chief Leonard Hollingsworth provided an update on city growth and the police department in Tuscany Hills July 28. The meeting took place at the Tuscany Hills clubhouse and was hosted by the Lake Elsinore Citizen’s Committee. Yates presented a plan for the city’s expected […]
According to data collected by cities and counties throughout California, crime is up across the board. Law enforcement agencies, government organizations and citizens alike have felt the dramatic increase in crime and are beginning to question what caused the drastic fluctuation and how to stop what law enforcement officials from across the state are calling […]