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 two people were arrested with assistance from a sheriff’s K-9 during a brief, but violent struggle after one of the two men 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]