UPDATE: Victims, 18 & 20, ID’d after fatal SR-60 crash

UPDATED: Monday, Sept. 9, 9:35 p.m., With Coroner’s identification of victims. BEAUMONT — Officials have identified two people who were killed instantly when a reckless and speeding driver smashed into their vehicle after crashing over a concrete k-rail center median barrier in the Badlands area, between Beaumont and Moreno Valley, last Thursday, Sept. 5. In the moments before the deadly […]

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Moreno Valley women arrested for casino robbery and murder of woman, 84

TEMECULA — Two Moreno Valley women were arrested after officials connected them to the recent murder of an elderly Long Beach woman at a Temecula casino. The 84-year-old victim died four days after she was found beaten and unconscious in a bathroom at Pechanga Casino at 45000 Pechanga Parkway. One of the pair arrested for the woman’s murder was apprehended […]

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Two juveniles among three killed, after four shot in separate Moreno Valley shootings

MORENO VALLEY — Authorities say four people, including at least three juveniles, were shot in two separate shootings that rocked Moreno Valley in less than 24 hours, Saturday, Aug. 31. The two shootings happened just over two miles apart, according to sheriff’s officials, who have not said if the shootings were related. Three of the victims, including at least two […]

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Speed, DUI suspected after Gilman Springs rollover

MORENO VALLEY — A man was hospitalized with minor injuries and later arrested after a solo-vehicle, rollover accident in the unincorporated Moreno Valley area, just north of San Jacinto, early yesterday evening, Friday, Aug. 30. According to witnesses, speed was a possible contributing factor after a sedan careened off the roadway and rolled at least three times while traveling on […]

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Despite recent safety upgrades, 2 killed, 7 injured in Gilman Springs crash

SAN JACINTO — Despite recent safety upgrades aimed at ending fatal and major-injury traffic collisions along Gilman Springs Rd., a head-on collision claimed the lives of two people, early Sunday morning, Aug. 18. The deadly crash, which sent seven other victims to area hospitals with injuries ranging from serious to major, occurred in an unincorporated area of Moreno Valley, just […]

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157 arrested during MoVal “Zero Tolerance – Saturation Patrol”

MORENO VALLEY — “BAD CHOICES = Transportation & Lodging to COUNTY JAIL!!!” Moreno Valley PD officials announced after more than 75 deputies arrested an astonishing 157 people during a 10-hour pro-active, targeted enforcement operation Thursday, Aug. 15 . According to officials, the day-long “Zero Tolerance” operation was aimed at “ridding the city’s streets of criminals and others whose illegal activities […]

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I-215 big-rig crash causes delays, shuts down Metrolink service

MORENO VALLEY — A truck driver was hospitalized with moderate injuries after a collision with a passenger vehicle caused the big-rig to careen off the freeway and overturn onto a set of Metrolink train tracks earlier this morning, Tuesday, Aug. 6. CHP later reported the second vehicle involved in the crash fled the scene and is currently being sought for […]

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Victim killed in Moreno Valley crash ID’d

UPDATED: Saturday, July 20, 1:45 p.m., With coroner’s release of victim’s information. MORENO VALLEY — Officials have identified a Moreno Valley resident killed in a three-vehicle crash in Moreno Valley, Thursday afternoon, July 18. The fatal crash, which sent three other victims to the hospital with various injuries, happened in the area of Nason St. and Alessandro Blvd. LEADING THE […]

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Woman kidnapped, sexually assaulted by man posing as ride-share driver

TEMECULA — A woman waiting for a ride-sharing service to pick her up from a Pala gas station was kidnapped and sexually assaulted Sunday evening, July 14. The crime was allegedly committed by a man who officials later said had carjacked a vehicle from the Moreno Valley area before using the stolen car to pose as the victim’s driver. A […]

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Foul odor leads to discovery and seizure of 100 cats and dogs

MORENO VALLEY — More than 100 cats and at least two dogs were removed from a Moreno Valley home yesterday morning, Monday, July 1, after deputies conducting a welfare check discovered the animals were being hoarded in the residence and kept in cramped cages under squalid and unsanitary conditions. Based on their subsequent investigation the resident, 44-year-old, Kristen Gotangco, of […]

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