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 […]

MURRIETA: Burglary suspect arrested with drugs, cited and released same day

MURRIETA: Burglary suspect arrested with drugs, cited and released same day

MURRIETA – An early morning vehicle burglary reported in the area of 23500 Underwood Circle in Murrieta led to the arrest of a man with a lengthy 20 years criminal history Oct. 19. City of Murrieta emergency dispatchers received a report from a citizen stating that her vehicle had been broken into at 2:28 a.m. […]

What color is homelessness?    

Glenn Mollette Special to Valley News A young man stood on a street corner in St. Paul, Minnesota last Sunday. He was holding up a sign describing his plight, “Homeless, hungry, need help.” He was across the street from a church where I was speaking. I stopped to talk to him and did give him […]

Murrieta Police arrest 3 probationers after Temecula traffic stop

Murrieta Police arrest 3 probationers after Temecula traffic stop

MURRIETA – A Murrieta Police officer arrested three probationers after conducting a traffic enforcement stop on Ynez Road near County Center Drive at about midnight, June 8. The officer made the stop in the City of Temecula, just south of the Murrieta city limits, according to Murrieta Police Lieutenant Tony Conrad. All three occupants of […]

Border Patrol seizes 76 pounds of meth worth $1.2M, officials say

TEMECULA  – Border Patrol agents seized more than 76 pounds of cocaine after conducting a vehicle stop on Wednesday near the Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 15 in Temecula. At about 3:15 p.m., agents pulled over the driver of a 2005 Honda Accord.  As the agents interviewed the 50-year-old male driver of the vehicle, a Border […]

Traffic stop in Murrieta leads to narcotics-related arrest of Menifee resident

Traffic stop in Murrieta leads to narcotics-related arrest of Menifee resident

MURRIETA – An early morning traffic stop by Murrieta Police officers on March 22, led to the arrest of a Menifee resident for numerous narcotics-related crimes and other charges, according to Murrieta Police Lieutenant Tony Conrad. Conrad explained Murrieta Police officers conducted a traffic enforcement stop near Jefferson Avenue and Elm Street, in the city of […]

Weapons, drugs, explosives-materials, stolen ATV seized during Lake Elsinore search warrant

Weapons, drugs, explosives-materials, stolen ATV seized during Lake Elsinore search warrant

LAKE ELSINORE – The Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force served a search warrant at a Lake Elsinore residence on Thursday, March 17. The warrant service yielded weapons, a significant amount of narcotics, a stolen all-terrain vehicle and materials that could be used to make explosive devices, according to Riverside Sheriff Sergeant Bob McCalmont. Law enforcement officers from […]