MENIFEE: Pedestrian standing in roadway fatally struck

MENIFEE — A pedestrian who was reportedly standing in the lanes of traffic on Highway 74 was struck and killed by a motorist Thursday evening, June 8. The late-night, fatal accident happened in the 27800 block of State Route 74, near 3rd Street in Menifee. City of Menifee Fire and Police Departments responded to the deadly collision at 11:43 p.m., after several 911 callers notified Riverside County emergency dispatchers regarding the vehicle […]

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MENIFEE: PRCS probationer arrested with gun, ammunition, narcotics

MENIFEE — Officials arrested a probationer after they found a gun, ammunition and methamphetamine inside his vehicle, Wednesday, May 31. Authorities made the arrest about 9 p.m., after conducting a pedestrian check of a man seen walking away from a vehicle near the intersection of Oakmont Drive and Bradley Road in Menifee. After searching the Garcia’s car and locating the weapon […]

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MENIFEE: Family of four displaced after fire destroys home

MENIFEE – Three adults and a juvenile were displaced by an early morning fire that destroyed a Menifee mobile home Tuesday, May 15. The home where the devastating blaze erupted is on the 33400 block of Lindenberger Road in Menifee. Cal Fire/Riverside County Firefighters, Riverside County sheriff’s deputies and American Medical Response medics responded to the blaze about 3:43 a.m. Twenty-five firefighters from five […]

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MENIFEE: Motorcyclist injured in head-on collision with power pole

MENIFEE – A motorcyclist was seriously injured and his motorcycle was torn to pieces when the man smashed head-on into a utility pole while traveling at high-speed along a rural dirt road. The violent wreck, that snapped a utility pole in half and left motorcycle parts and debris strewn across the unimproved, dirt roadway, happened on Howard Road in Menifee, […]

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MENIFEE: Firefighters knock down blaze at Menifee business

MENIFEE – More than two dozen firefighters spent about one and one half hours knocking down a structure fire involving several vehicles, structures and outbuildings at a local business Sunday morning, April 23. The blaze broke out at the Menifee Collision Center in the 27700 block of Jackson Street in Menifee. Twenty-seven firefighters from six engine companies and two truck companies responded to […]

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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 Southwest Detention Center on suspicion […]

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MENIFEE: Teen dies in early-morning, head-on crash

MENIFEE – A teenager died in an early-morning, head-on traffic collision after he tried to pass slower moving traffic on Scott Road, east of Merrit Road, in Menifee, according to California Highway Patrol officials. The deadly accident happened just after midnight, Tuesday, March 21. Coroner’s officials later identified the victim as Peter Ely Sakr, 18, of Menifee. Sakr died about one […]

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MENIFEE: Five injured, one severely, during violent attack, pursuit, and crash

MENIFEE – A Menifee resident was arrested after an incident that began when the alleged suspect physically assaulted another man then hit the victim with his car in a Menifee parking lot. After the attack, the suspect led a sheriff’s motorcycle officer on a pursuit that ended when the fleeing man crashed into two cars at the intersection of Scott and Leon Roads in […]

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MENIFEE: Bicyclist dies while mountain biking on remote area trail

MENIFEE – Despite rescuer’s efforts, a man died while on a mountain biking excursion in the hills near Scenic View Drive and Keller Road in Menifee Friday, Feb. 3. The area where the incident occurred is west of the Interstate 215 Freeway and north of Greer Ranch. Emergency first responders from Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department, Murrieta Fire Protection District, American […]

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MENIFEE: Hemet man who attacked student at MSJC’s Menifee campus sentenced

MENIFEE – A Hemet resident accused of attempted rape, assault with intent to commit rape, and false imprisonment was sentenced Monday, Nov. 28. The man was arrested Oct. 4, after he allegedly accosted an 18-year-old female in a gender-neutral restroom at Mt. San Jacinto College’s campus at 28237 La Piedra Road in Menifee Oct. 3. In a plea arrangement with the District Attorney’s […]

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