McCourt wins Demo Cross main event

McCourt wins Demo Cross main event

Garrett McCourt won the Demo Cross main event May 20 at Perris Auto Speedway. The Homeland driver passed Shawn Myers during the third lap of the 20-lap race and led for the rest of the competition. “I’m pretty excited about it,” McCourt said.  “That was an awesome race.” McCourt finished second, behind David Holmes, in […]

HOMELAND: Menifee burglary suspect arrested after pursuit on stolen motorcycle

HOMELAND: Menifee burglary suspect arrested after pursuit on stolen motorcycle

HOMELAND – A suspected residential burglar was arrested after leading deputies on a high-speed pursuit while riding a stolen motorcycle Tuesday, April 4. The man was eventually tracked down by a sheriff’s K9, after he initially managed to elude authorities. The suspect, who was later identified as Jesse Wayne Osburn, 35, of Menifee, was booked into the […]

HOMELAND: Arson arrest made for three Homeland fires

One man was arrested on suspicion of setting three fires in the Homeland area, CalFire/Riverside County Fire Department officials announced this week. Investigators arrested Marcos Aispuro on May 20, for allegedly setting the fires, according to a press release issued by the agency. Aispuro, 43 a transient of the Homeland/Romoland area was arrested and booked […]

BREAKING: Multiple fires could be work of arsonist

BREAKING: Multiple fires could be work of arsonist

HOMELAND – CalFire/Riverside, Riverside County Fire personnel and investigators, Riverside County Sheriff deputies and investigators, Hemet Police officials and ATF agents are investigating a series of Homeland and City of Hemet area fires that appear to be suspicious in nature, according to reports by other media outlets. Some of the fires include a church that was […]

Perris man sentenced to 25 years in prison for attempted murder

MURRIETA – An assailant who blasted a Homeland man with a shotgun, nearly killing him, was sentenced on August 13, to 25 years in prison.   Eric Jonathan Meza, 19, of Perris pleaded guilty Aug. 3 to attempted murder with a sentence-enhancing gun use allegation under a plea agreement negotiated with the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office. In exchange […]

Two injured in Homeland crash

HOMELAND – One person was trapped in a crashed vehicle in a two-car rollover crash in Homeland today, and two people were hospitalized, Riverside County firefighters reported. The California Highway Patrol got the first report of the crash at 2:42 p.m. from Creag Avenue in Homeland, near the 74 freeway. The initial call was that there was a […]