Felon who committed home invasion robbery sentenced to 5 years in prison

MURRIETA – A convicted felon who held a Temecula homeowner at gunpoint and robbed him of money and other possessions was sentenced today to five years in state prison. Stephen Richard Sethman, 40, of Temecula, pleaded guilty last month to one count of robbery under an agreement with the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office. In exchange for his admission, […]

Man arrested for alleged assault, robbery and attempted carjacking

HEMET – A probationer who allegedly robbed a Hemet resident and later attempted to carjack a senior, who was roughed up in the process, was being held today in lieu of $50,000 bail. Brian Joseph Ahearn, 26, was arrested Sunday afternoon on suspicion of robbery, receiving stolen property, attempted carjacking, elder abuse and probation violations. He was being held […]

Witness helps police arrest parolee after robbery

HEMET – A parolee was back behind bars today after he allegedly robbed a pedestrian and was followed by a witness until police could make an arrest, authorities said. Jesse Gibson, 24, was booked into the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility in Banning for investigation of strong-arm robbery and violating parole, police Lt. Eric Dickson said. The robbery was […]

Man Sought in Menifee Hold-Up

MENIFEE – Authorities were seeking a man who held up a store inMenifee early this morning. Deputies responded just before 3 a.m. on Thursday, March 5 to a report of an armed robbery at the business, located in the 26000 block of Menifee Road, sheriff’s Sgt. Doug Payne said. The investigation found that a man wearing a […]