Alleged Hemet sex offender arrested, accused of ‘numerous sexual assaults on several children’

Alleged Hemet sex offender arrested, accused of ‘numerous sexual assaults on several children’

HEMET — City of Riverside police officials arrested a Hemet resident and known sex offender while serving a warrant at his residence Thursday, June 8. Officials allege the man committed “numerous sexual assaults on several children,” over the last fourteen years. The alleged crimes happened “between the years of 2003 to 2017,” Riverside police officials […]

Eighteen local residents arrested during statewide human trafficking sting

Eighteen local residents arrested during statewide human trafficking sting

Hundreds of people, including 18 alleged suspects in Riverside County, were arrested during “Operation Reclaim and Rebuild,” an annual law enforcement effort intended to combat human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of women, children and other victims. This was the operations first coordinated statewide effort. In total, 474 people were arrested throughout California during the three-day operation […]

Off-duty officer intervenes for young girl, Hemet sex offender arrested

Off-duty officer intervenes for young girl, Hemet sex offender arrested

TEMECULA – A Hemet resident was apprehended by deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Temecula Police Station Friday afternoon, Aug. 12. The man was arrested after “an alert, off-duty law enforcement officer observed a suspicious adult male driving slowly alongside a 12-year-old female pedestrian,” according to Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Fredericks. The incident happened at […]

MURRIETA: Man arrested after alleged inappropriate sexual relationship with minor

MURRIETA: Man arrested after alleged inappropriate sexual relationship with minor

Murrieta Police Detectives arrested a subject accused of various crimes related to an alleged inappropriate sexual relationship with a minor Feb. 16. According to Murrieta Police Detective Sergeant Phil Gomez, the man was having a sexual relationship with a young girl who was under 15-years-old. “The relationship began in December 2015 and lasted through January 2016,” Gomez […]

Pair to be arraigned next week in child sex case

Pair to be arraigned next week in child sex case

RIVERSIDE – Two men accused of sexually molesting and using young boys for child pornography are scheduled to be arraigned next week in Riverside. John David Yoder, 43, of Desert Hot Springs and Erick Monsivais, 29, of Los Angeles, were each arrested earlier this year following a local and federal investigation into their alleged illicit interactions with more than […]