HEMET: Officers recover stolen Mercedes Benz after owner locates, follows own vehicle

HEMET: Officers recover stolen Mercedes Benz after owner locates, follows own vehicle

HEMET – Officers detained a woman after she allegedly hopped into a Hemet resident’s Mercedes Benz and drove off in it Thursday evening, April 27. The car was stolen while it was sitting in the owner’s driveway. Shortly before 10 p.m., City of Hemet emergency dispatchers were notified by a 911 caller that they were […]

SAN JACINTO: Temecula carjacking suspect arrested after stealing second vehicle

SAN JACINTO: Temecula carjacking suspect arrested after stealing second vehicle

SAN JACINTO – Officials from several different local law enforcement agencies worked together while tracking a carjacking suspect on a stolen motorcycle and ultimately taking the alleged suspect into custody. The man who was arrested, 28-year-old, Ryan Curtis Wilhite, of Murrieta, was wanted not only for stealing the LoJack-equipped motorcycle, he was also wanted for the armed-carjacking […]

RIVERSIDE: Moreno Valley man arrested after tossing stolen assault rifle during stolen car pursuit

RIVERSIDE: Moreno Valley man arrested after tossing stolen assault rifle during stolen car pursuit

RIVERSIDE – A Moreno Valley resident was arrested after leading police on a dangerous vehicle pursuit along city streets and a local freeway Thursday, April 13. During the pursuit, the fleeing man allegedly tossed a stolen assault rifle out of his stolen car. Officers later located and recovered the discarded weapon. After the vehicle pursuit […]

Man run down by his own stolen truck, woman arrested

Man run down by his own stolen truck, woman arrested

Deputies have arrested a woman who allegedly rammed into a man while driving his stolen vehicle Thursday, April 6. The incident happened after the victim used a phone app to track his stolen truck to a rural residence in the 20000 block of Little Valley Road in the community of Good Hope. The truck had been […]

HOMELAND: Menifee burglary suspect arrested after pursuit on stolen motorcycle

HOMELAND: Menifee burglary suspect arrested after pursuit on stolen motorcycle

HOMELAND – A suspected residential burglar was arrested after leading deputies on a high-speed pursuit while riding a stolen motorcycle Tuesday, April 4. The man was eventually tracked down by a sheriff’s K9, after he initially managed to elude authorities. The suspect, who was later identified as Jesse Wayne Osburn, 35, of Menifee, was booked into the […]

TEMECULA: Man banging on hotel door leads to arrest of five

TEMECULA: Man banging on hotel door leads to arrest of five

TEMECULA – Deputies arrested five people at the Holiday Inn Express after reports of a man acting suspiciously and banging on hotel doors prompted an investigation into the subject’s actions Monday, March 27. The hotel is in the 27600 block of Jefferson Avenue in Temecula. What began as a routine, suspicious person call quickly turned into a significant […]

TEMECULA: Stolen vehicle leads to arrest

TEMECULA: Stolen vehicle leads to arrest

TEMECULA – Deputies arrested a man accused of being in possession of a stolen vehicle and being under the influence of a controlled substance Tuesday, March 7. The alleged suspect was arrested near the 28900 block of Rancho California Road in Temecula. After an investigation, authorities identified the man as Franky Robert Mendez, 19, of Los […]

WILDOMAR: Deputies pursue, arrest man who stole police vehicle

WILDOMAR: Deputies pursue, arrest man who stole police vehicle

WILDOMAR – Deputies found themselves having to pursue one of their own patrol vehicles after a man allegedly stole the marked police car Saturday, Dec. 3. The police vehicle was stolen from the Inland Valley Medical Center in the 36400 block of Inland Valley Drive in Wildomar. After the pursuit, deputies arrested 31-year-old, Alvin James Smith Jr., according […]

LAKE ELSINORE: Three arrested after pursuit and rollover accident

LAKE ELSINORE: Three arrested after pursuit and rollover accident

LAKE ELSINORE – Three people were arrested in a stolen car after a dangerous pursuit and rollover traffic accident Dec. 2. The pursuit began after deputies conducted a traffic stop on the car in the area of Railroad Canyon Road and Grape Street in Lake Elsinore. After the conclusion of the pursuit deputies identified the driver […]

LAKE ELSINORE: Man arrested after dangerous stolen car pursuit

LAKE ELSINORE: Man arrested after dangerous stolen car pursuit

LAKE ELSINORE – Deputies arrested a man Thursday, Oct. 20, after the subject led them on an early morning pursuit in a stolen vehicle, according Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant David Cardoza. A deputy from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Lake Elsinore Police Station was on patrol on Collier Avenue at 3 a.m., when he observed a white Honda […]

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