Menifee woman arrested for DUI after Perris wreck

PERRIS — A menifee woman was arrested for DUI after allegedly losing control of her vehicle and smashing into a center median where she knocked down two traffic signs late Sunday evening, Dec. 8. The solo-vehicle crash happened at the intersection of E. 4th St. and Wilkerson Ave., in Perris. 


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Deputies assigned to the Perris Sheriff’s Station, along with Cal Fire Riverside County Fire and AMR personnel, responded to the intersection around 11:15 p.m., after receiving reports of a vehicle that crashed, Riverside Sheriff’s Sgt. Steve Staton reported after the incident and arrest.

When officials arrived they found a damaged car that had crashed into two traffic control signs, knocking down both.

Kimberly Porras, 39, of Menifee, was arrested for DUI after she crashed into a Perris center median and knocked down two traffic poles. RSO booking photo

During their subsequent investigation deputies determined the driver, 39-year-old Kimberly Marie Porras, was under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, according to Staton.  She was arrested and booked into Cois Byrd Detention Center in Murrieta on suspicion of DUI.

Jail records indicate Porras was cited and released within hours of her arrest. She is scheduled to be arraigned at Riverside’s Hall Of Justice April 6.

Anyone with additional information about this investigation is encouraged to call Deputy Kiebach at Riverside County Sheriff’s dispatch at (951) 776-1099, or the Perris Station at (951) 210-1000. Callers can refer to incident file number PE193420122 and can remain anonymous. Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.

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Trevor Montgomery, 48, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County News Source and Shasta County News Source. Additionally, he writes or has written for several other news organizations; including Riverside County based newspapers, Valley News, (the now defunct) Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; as well as Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County and Mountain Echo in Shasta 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, breaking his back, and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s 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 29 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 16 grandchildren.


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