Man wanted for Palm Springs car theft arrested after officer-involved shooting in Laguna Beach

PALM SPRINGS – A wanted parolee spotted in a car stolen from Palm Springs was in custody today after allegedly trying to run over police officers in Laguna Beach, triggering a non-injury officer-involved shooting. Richard Lewis, 55, of Redlands, was arrested Sunday after allegedly stealing a car from Palm Springs and being spotted by police […]

Officer involved shooting in Hemet

HEMET – A man was killed today, Dec. 20, in an officer-involved shooting in an unincorporated part of Riverside County east of Hemet. The man died at the scene of the shooting, which occurred about 2 a.m. at Sharose Drive and Girard Street and involved Hemet police, said Riverside County sheriff’s Deputy Armando Munoz. Authorities […]

AGUANGA: Questions arise in officer involved shooting

AGUANGA: Questions arise in officer involved shooting

Neighbors and friends of Margaret Wagner, 53, killed in an officer involved shooting in Aguanga Oct.9, have come forward to report that years of alleged domestic abuse may have led to her death by the Riverside County Sheriff’s swat team. The case remains under investigation by Riverside County Sheriff’s homicide detectives who have yet to […]

Ex-con killed in confrontation with deputies identified

HEMET – A parolee fatally shot following a sheriff’s pursuit in Hemet was identified Friday as a 27-year-old San Jacinto man. Anthony Vallejo was killed Wednesday after allegedly leveling a pistol at Riverside County sheriff’s deputies. According to sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Michael Vasquez, deputies spotted Vallejo about 4:30 p.m., driving in the area of California Road and state Route […]

Parolee shot, killed by police in Hemet

HEMET – A suspect was shot and killed after pointing a firearm at deputies in Hemet, authorities announced today. The shooting occurred around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of West Florida and North Cawston avenues, Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Vasquez said. Vasquez said the suspect, a known parolee, refused to stop his vehicle when ordered by deputies and […]