2 found dead following fire at Winchester motorhome

2 found dead following fire at Winchester motorhome

Two people were found dead early Wednesday, Nov. 22, after firefighters responded to a motorhome in Winchester that was partially engulfed in flames. The incident was reported shortly after 6 a.m. in the 31000 block of Olive Avenue, according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire news release. Firefighters had been responding to a report of […]

9 arrested during sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint in Temecula

9 arrested during sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint in Temecula

Nine people were arrested during a weekend sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint in Temecula, a sheriff’s sergeant said today. The checkpoint ran from 7 p.m. Friday to 12:30 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Rancho California Road and Margarita Road. Of the 1,158 vehicles that passed through the checkpoint, 8 drivers were arrested for driving […]

Woman shot, killed in apparent homicide in San Jacinto

Woman shot, killed in apparent homicide in San Jacinto

A woman was shot and killed Sunday in an apparent homicide in San Jacinto. Authorities received an assault with a deadly weapon call at about 3:15 p.m. near North Dillon Avenue and South State Street, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. When deputies arrived at the scene they found a woman who had been […]

Man suspected of burglarizing Temecula home, setting fires and stealing homeowner’s vehicle

Man suspected of burglarizing Temecula home, setting fires and stealing homeowner’s vehicle

Deputies on Saturday, Nov. 11, arrested a 28-year-old man suspected of burglarizing a Temecula woman’s home, setting two fires and stealing the woman’s vehicle, sheriff’s officials said. Jack Lee Larrabee, 28, of Corona was arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent, carjacking, arson and first degree burglary. He was booked into […]

Hemet announces new police chief

Hemet announces new police chief

Hemet’s interim city manager on Thursday, Nov. 9, announced that Deputy Chief Robb Webb will assume the role of police chief, filling a vacancy left by Chief Dave Brown. “It became very apparent during my short tenure with the City that the Police Department has an outstanding reputation and a great leadership team in place,” […]

Sheriff’s Department accepts grant for coroner’s operations

Sheriff’s Department accepts grant for coroner’s operations

Riverside County supervisors today authorized Sheriff Stan Sniff to accept a $43,000 U.S. Justice Department grant in support of coroner’s operations. “The grant funding will provide the county with resources to meet the challenges of crime and justice and reduce the backlog in the analysis of forensic evidence and to hold offenders accountable for their […]

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