HEMET: Traffic stop leads to foot pursuit, arrest

HEMET: Traffic stop leads to foot pursuit, arrest

HEMET – A man was apprehended after running from officers during a traffic stop Tuesday, April 11. After pursuing officers put out a priority call for assistance, countless officers, deputies and agents from multiple agencies, including members of Riverside County’s Region 3 Gang Task Force converged on the location. The foot pursuit – that began at […]

MURRIETA: K-9 sniffs out nearly $200K in Heroin, Meth during traffic stop

MURRIETA: K-9 sniffs out nearly $200K in Heroin, Meth during traffic stop

MURRIETA — Border Patrol agents arrested a 53-year-old man Friday afternoon, April 7, after agents discovered nearly $200,000 worth of narcotics hidden inside a vehicle the man was driving.  Agents found the illegal narcotics after they conducted a traffic enforcement stop on the suspect’s vehicle, a Dodge Journey SUV. Agents made the stop about 1:30 p.m., on northbound I-215, near the […]

MURRIETA: Two arrested after traffic stop leads to narcotics-related search warrant

MURRIETA: Two arrested after traffic stop leads to narcotics-related search warrant

MURRIETA – A Murrieta traffic stop led to a search warrant and the recovery of cocaine, narcotics-related paraphernalia, items commonly associated with drug sales and a large amount of cash Wednesday, March 29. Officials served the warrant, which resulted in two arrests, after patrol officers found cocaine and a large amount of cash in a […]

TEMECULA: Hemet man arrested after attempting to conduct traffic stop on off-duty deputy

TEMECULA: Hemet man arrested after attempting to conduct traffic stop on off-duty deputy

TEMECULA – A Hemet resident was arrested Tuesday, March 14, after he allegedly attempted to pull over another motorist using law enforcement-style flashing lights and a siren. What the man did not realize was that the person he was trying to pull over was an off-duty Riverside County sheriff’s deputy. The deputy was traveling in the area […]

MURRIETA: Officers arrest two for stolen mail, identity theft, narcotics, other charges

MURRIETA: Officers arrest two for stolen mail, identity theft, narcotics, other charges

MURRIETA – Officers arrested two people after an early-morning traffic stop led to the discovery of narcotics, narcotics paraphernalia, an illegal weapon, numerous pieces of stolen mail and stolen forms of identification Thursday, Dec. 29. The traffic stop and arrest happened about 3:38 a.m., in the area of Washington Avenue and Calle Del Oso Oro in […]

PRCS probationer arrested after Murrieta traffic stop

PRCS probationer arrested after Murrieta traffic stop

MURRIETA – A Murrieta Police officer arrested a Menifee resident May 12, after learning the man had a felony, no-bail, warrant for his arrest. The officer learned about the man’s warrant during a traffic stop, Murrieta Police Lieutenant Tony Conrad explained in a press release. Based on the warrant, the officer arrested the man, who […]

3 arrested in stolen car after Murrieta traffic stop

3 arrested in stolen car after Murrieta traffic stop

MURRIETA – Three men were arrested by Murrieta Police following a traffic stop April 27. The officer conducted the traffic stop – on what he later determined to be a stolen vehicle – at about 12:31 a.m., in the area of Juniper Street and White Leaf Lane. During the stop, the officer conducted a records check […]

2 arrested for marijuana sales after Murrieta traffic stop, officials say

2 arrested for marijuana sales after Murrieta traffic stop, officials say

MURRIETA – Two people were arrested for cultivation and sales of marijuana, theft of utilities and other charges on April 3, after Murrieta Police officers conducted a traffic stop that led to the service of a search warrant in Murrieta. During the service of the warrant, officers located and seized “over 500 marijuana plants in various […]

Traffic stop in Murrieta leads to narcotics-related arrest of Menifee resident

Traffic stop in Murrieta leads to narcotics-related arrest of Menifee resident

MURRIETA – An early morning traffic stop by Murrieta Police officers on March 22, led to the arrest of a Menifee resident for numerous narcotics-related crimes and other charges, according to Murrieta Police Lieutenant Tony Conrad. Conrad explained Murrieta Police officers conducted a traffic enforcement stop near Jefferson Avenue and Elm Street, in the city of […]

MURRIETA: 32 charges filed following traffic stop and arrest of 2

MURRIETA: 32 charges filed following traffic stop and arrest of 2

A late-night traffic stop in Murrieta led to the arrest of two subjects for a variety of narcotics-related and other felony charges on Feb. 8, Officers conducted the traffic stop at 10:22 p.m., during routine patrol. In a press release from Murrieta Police, Lieutenant Tony Conrad explained officers made the traffic stop near Los Alamos Road and Monroe […]