MURRIETA: Suspect arrested after pursuit, officer-involved shooting

MURRIETA – Details are still emerging after Murrieta police officers were involved in an early-morning, officer involved shooting Thursday, May 18. The shooting happened during a dangerous vehicle pursuit in Murrieta. The shooting left the suspect’s vehicle, described as a light-colored SUV “riddled with bullet holes,” area resident Penny Whitman said after the pursuit and officer-involved shooting. The alleged suspect was […]

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UPDATED: HEMET: Man arrested after wild off-road motorcycle pursuit

UPDATE: May 15, 6 p.m. An online jail records search revealed Joshua Cody Benson, 26, of Hemet, was the man arrested after the pursuit of an off-road motorcycle Sunday, May 14. Benson was booked into the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility on suspicion of recklessly evading police, felony evading, driving with a suspended license and violation of state parole. Because […]

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MURRIETA: Two arrested after shots fired at officers during pursuit

MURRIETA – Two men were arrested after they allegedly shot at Murrieta police officers in a residential neighborhood during a dangerous, early-morning, vehicle pursuit Friday, May 5. At least one of the pursuing police vehicles was struck by gunfire. Although no officers were injured by the fired rounds, several officers were later injured while taking one of the suspects into custody, according […]

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CORONA: Hatchet-wielding man arrested after attacking off-duty officer, others

CORONA – A hatchet-wielding man, who attacked several people, including an off-duty Corona police officer, was arrested after a vehicle pursuit wound its way from Corona to Garden Grove, in Orange County Friday, April 7. The initial hatchet attacks happened in a business in the 200 block of DuPont Street in Corona. At the end of the vehicle pursuit, officers identified […]

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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 and a subsequent foot pursuit, […]

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HEMET: Traffic stop leads to foot pursuit, arrest

Reported by Robert Carter of Public Safety Incidents and Gary Rainwater of Hemet News   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 […]

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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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RIVERSIDE: Transient arrested in stolen truck after vehicle, foot pursuit

RIVERSIDE – A Riverside area transient was arrested after leading police on a vehicle and foot pursuit Thursday, March 30. The incident began in the area of Anacapa Place and Tulsa Avenue in Riverside. Tony Roy Richard Moya, 24, of Riverside, was booked into Robert Presley Detention Center on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle, two counts of recklessly evading […]

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