The Southwest Detention Center in French Valley now has a new name and a fitting one. After the July 25 meeting of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors, suspects in southwest Riverside County will now be booked at the Cois M. Byrd Detention Center. Byrd, a Riverside Polytechnic High School graduate who served as Riverside […]
RIVERSIDE – At the behest of the Board of Supervisors, the Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta was renamed today in honor of former Riverside County Sheriff Cois M. Byrd. “I appreciate this opportunity,” Byrd told the board. “I thank you so much for the honor.” Byrd, with his wife Evelyn at his side, stood in […]
Through investigative efforts by the Theft Suppression Team of the Lake Elsinore Police Department, information was developed that illegal drugs and stolen guns were at a house in the 30000 block of Via Lakistas. As a result of this credible information, a search warrant was obtained and served, with the assistance of the Special Enforcement […]
Man flees booking at Murrieta’s Southwest Detention Center, apprehended after chase. MORE.
MURRIETA – A suspect, who was transported to the Southwest Detention Center to be booked after being arrested for multiple warrants, briefly escaped custody this afternoon. The escape led to a foot pursuit and an overwhelming response from numerous deputies, who responded to the area from multiple nearby sheriff’s stations, according to sheriff’s officials. The incident […]
Murrieta Police Department announced the arrest of two people for narcotics violations and illegal possession of a firearm.
Southwest Detention Center area crime wave has Rivco Board of Supervisors rethink their stance on to re-establish a sheriff’s program that provides shuttle services for inmates released from the Murrieta jail.
MURRIETA – A detainee died while in custody at a Murrieta jail, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported today. Jail personnel found an unresponsive person at 7:20 p.m. Friday in a holding cell of the Southwest Detention Center, said Sgt. Wallace Clear of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Paramedics and jail medical staff responded, but the person was pronounced dead. […]