Police: Phone calls are what led to Murrieta Valley High School lockdown

Police: Phone calls are what led to Murrieta Valley High School lockdown

Suspicious phone calls led to the lockdown of a local high school, Wednesday, Nov. 8, according to police. The calls, threatening to blow up Murrieta Valley High School were received at about 9 a.m., a Murrieta Police Department press release said. “School Resource Officers along with school and MVUSD staff immediately began investigating the calls.” […]

Murrieta Police Department to host drug take back event with Drug Enforcement Administration

MURRIETA – The Murrieta Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. The community can bring medications for disposal, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, in the front lobby […]

City honors Murrieta Police Department for 25 years of service

The Murrieta Police Department’s 25th anniversary was recognized with a proclamation at the Tuesday, Aug. 15, city council meeting. The department – one of the only municipal departments in a sea of cities that contract to the county sheriff for police coverage – was commended by the council for its role in making Murrieta one […]

Murrieta police To test GoPro body cameras

Murrieta police To test GoPro body cameras

Murrieta Police Department has begun exploring the use of police body cameras, falling in step with nearly a third of law enforcement agencies across the country. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 32 percent of U.S. police agencies were using body cameras in 2013. The department received five GoPro test units, July 6, Murrieta […]

MURRIETA: Man accused of resisting Murrieta police skips court date; warrant issued for his arrest

MURRIETA – A man accused of scuffling with police officers, causing one to fracture his hand, during a confrontation at a Murrieta pharmacy that led to accusations against the police of use of excessive force failed to make a scheduled court appearance today, prompting a judge to issue a warrant for his arrest. Alejandro Rojo, […]

MURRIETA: Man arrested for methamphetamine possession

Murrieta police arrested a Lake Elsinore man Sunday for possession of narcotics and violation of his probation. Derek Harp, 27, of Lake Elsinore, was taken into custody about 5 a.m. after an officer found him and three others “acting suspiciously” while in a parked vehicle near the 39500 block of Los Alamos Road, according to […]

Murrieta PD to move forward with concealed weapon permit processing

Murrieta City Council heard an update on concealed weapons from Police Chief Sean Hadden during the April 4, regular council meeting. During the presentation, Hadden gave council a full update on the issue as a follow up to a workshop held in September. Currently licensing is done through an agreement with the Riverside County Sheriff’s […]

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