MURRIETA: Heroin, fentanyl seized in two vehicle stops

MURRIETA – The U.S. Border Patrol arrested two drivers and seized more than $1.7 million worth of heroin and fentanyl in two separate vehicle stops, including one in Murrieta, a spokesman announced today. The first discovery occurred about 1 p.m. Wednesday when agents stopped a 46-year-old man driving a 2014 Nissan Versa near the Border […]

Pair accused of killing woman arraigned

BANNING – An ex-con and his alleged accomplice pleaded not guilty today to fatally shooting a San Jacinto woman. Traevon Denae Stewart, 40, and Michael Wayne Bird, 63, both of Banning, are accused in the April 29 slaying of 40-year-old Latoya Calhoun. Stewart is charged with murder, two counts of making criminal threats, one count of evading arrest […]

MURRIETA: Two arrested for drugs, child endangerment

Two men were arrested Saturday in Murrieta on narcotics, fraud and child endangerment charges, the Murrieta Police Department said in a statement. At approximately 11:29 a.m. on June 3, police officers were dispatched to the 24800 block of Hancock Avenue regarding two men unconscious in a running vehicle. Responding officers found the two men asleep […]

RIVERSIDE: Probationer arrested after compliance check

RIVERSIDE: Probationer arrested after compliance check

RIVERSIDE – Police officials yesterday announced the arrest of a probationer, who was found in possession of narcotics, illegally modified and stolen weapons and ammunition. The man was arrested Wednesday, May 3, in the 8700 block of Bruce Avenue in Riverside. At the end of the compliance sweep officers arrested Joe Louis Moore, 32, of Riverside. He […]

NUEVO: K-9 helps take down combative man during brief, but violent struggle

NUEVO: K-9 helps take down combative man during brief, but violent struggle

NUEVO – Details are still emerging, but a man was arrested with assistance from a sheriff’s K-9 during a brief, but violent struggle after one of the man resisted arrest Saturday, April 15. The incident happened at a home on 12th and 11th Streets in the unincorporated community of Nuevo. After a brief struggle and the use of […]

MURRIETA: K-9 sniffs out nearly $200K in Heroin, Meth during traffic stop

MURRIETA: K-9 sniffs out nearly $200K in Heroin, Meth during traffic stop

MURRIETA — Border Patrol agents arrested a 53-year-old man Friday afternoon, April 7, after agents discovered nearly $200,000 worth of narcotics hidden inside a vehicle the man was driving.  Agents found the illegal narcotics after they conducted a traffic enforcement stop on the suspect’s vehicle, a Dodge Journey SUV. Agents made the stop about 1:30 p.m., on northbound I-215, near the […]

MURRIETA: Two arrested after traffic stop leads to narcotics-related search warrant

MURRIETA: Two arrested after traffic stop leads to narcotics-related search warrant

MURRIETA – A Murrieta traffic stop led to a search warrant and the recovery of cocaine, narcotics-related paraphernalia, items commonly associated with drug sales and a large amount of cash Wednesday, March 29. Officials served the warrant, which resulted in two arrests, after patrol officers found cocaine and a large amount of cash in a […]

TEMECULA: Man banging on hotel door leads to arrest of five

TEMECULA: Man banging on hotel door leads to arrest of five

TEMECULA – Deputies arrested five people at the Holiday Inn Express after reports of a man acting suspiciously and banging on hotel doors prompted an investigation into the subject’s actions Monday, March 27. The hotel is in the 27600 block of Jefferson Avenue in Temecula. What began as a routine, suspicious person call quickly turned into a significant […]

MURRIETA: Report of suspicious behavior leads to arrest of two

MURRIETA: Report of suspicious behavior leads to arrest of two

MURRIETA – Authorities responding to reports of a man acting suspiciously at a business arrested two subjects for narcotics, drug paraphernalia, and multiple warrants Thursday, Jan. 5. The incident began at a Super Target at 27818 Clinton Keith Road in Murrieta. Murrieta Police officials were dispatched to the store after a person called 911 to report […]

MURRIETA: Traffic stop leads to arrest for drugs and warrant

MURRIETA: Traffic stop leads to arrest for drugs and warrant

MURRIETA – Officers arrested a person for narcotics violations and a warrant after an early morning traffic stop Oct. 4. The traffic stop and arrest happened in the area of California Oaks Road and Hancock Avenue in Murrieta. At the conclusion of the traffic stop, officers arrested Anthony Long, 44, of Murrieta, according to Murrieta Police […]

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