TEMECULA: Missing Temecula man found “uninjured and under no duress”

TEMECULA – A man who was reported missing Saturday, April 8 was found safe and uninjured Saturday, May 13. The man was found just over one month after he was reported missing.

Riverside County sheriff’s deputies assigned to the Temecula Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing team began searching for Mabry after he was reported missing by his family.

Deputies found the missing man in a creek bed adjacent to the intersection of Temecula Parkway and Old Town Front Street. Officials who found Mabry reported that he was “uninjured and under no duress,” according to authorities.

After deputies found Mabry, Saturday, May 13, they arrested him without incident for outstanding warrants regarding charges of burglary and indecent exposure. He was booked at the Southwest Detention Center, Sgt. Steve Fredericks explained after Mabry was located.



TEMECULA – Officials are asking for the public’s help finding a missing Temecula resident, after the man was reported missing Saturday, April 8. According to officials, 32-year-old, Jonathan Mabry left his residence after a “disagreement with a family member.”

Mabry is 5’09”, 175 lbs., with brown hair and hazel eyes. He has not been seen or heard from since April 9,” sheriff’s officials said in a press release after Mabry’s disappearance.

After he left his home, Mabry was believed to be “associating with transients” in the Temecula area and possibly living in the creek bed near the intersection of Temecula Parkway and Old Town Front Street, according to officials.

“Mabry may exhibit signs of mental illness and is likely in need of mental health care,” said Sgt. Steve Fredericks said after the investigation began.

Anyone who has seen Mabry, or has information about his whereabouts, is encouraged to contact Detective Fisher at (951) 696-3000, Officer Jeret McClellan, or Officer Todd Johnson at (951) 696-3000 or Riverside County Sheriff Dispatch at (951) 776-1099. Callers can refer to incident file number TE171270064 and can remain anonymous. Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.


Contact the writer: trevor.rcns@gmail.com

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Trevor Montgomery runs Riverside County News Source and Shasta County News Source. Additionally, he writes for Riverside County based newspapers, Valley News and Anza Valley Outlook and also writes for Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County.

Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg and breaking his back in an off-duty accident.

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations, including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center and Lake Elsinore Station, along with other locations.

Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.

Trevor has been married for more than 26 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and has 13 children and 12 – soon to be 13 – grandchildren.

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