FRENCH VALLEY: 47-year-old, Murrieta resident ID’d after fatal Winchester Rd. wreck

FRENCH VALLEY – Coroner’s officials have identified a woman who died when her compact car smashed into the back of a large, 3-axle water tank truck that was parked along the side of Winchester Road, just north of La Alba Road, in an unincorporated area of Temecula. The fatal wreck happened across from French Valley Airport, Thursday, June 1, according to California Highway Patrol officials. Coroner’s […]

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TEMECULA: Teen run over, seriously injured, by own truck while “ghost riding”

TEMECULA – A teenager’s horseplay while driving a pickup truck resulted in the boy suffering major injuries Sunday evening, May 28, about 8:25 p.m. The 16-year-old victim was injured while participating in a dangerous new trend called “ghost riding” that has reportedly already resulted in many injuries and deaths across the country. The accident happened on Mandarin Lane near Nora Circle […]

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TEMECULA: “Vigilant resident’s” 911 call results in arrest of felon with firearm, stolen laptop

If page fails to load properly, or displays as a plain-text document, try refreshing the page. I am working to resolve the problem. -TM   TEMECULA — Officials are crediting a “vigilant resident” who spotted and called in a report of suspicious activity Friday, May 26, as resulting in the early-morning arrest of a convicted felon. The man, who was […]

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MURRIETA: Arsonist with long arrest history apprehended after starting fire

MURRIETA — Police officials have announced the arrest of a Murrieta resident suspected of setting at least one field ablaze in Murrieta. Murrieta police officers made the arrest after witnesses reportedly saw the suspect start a brush fire in the area of Hayes Avenue and Kalmia Street in Murrieta, Monday, May 22. After an investigation, authorities arrested 34-year-old, Matthew Thomas Hulbert […]

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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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Jack-knifed big rig on I-15 Freeway wreaks havoc on evening commute

A jack-knifed big-rig on the northbound I-15 Freeway near SR 79 south has reportedly caused a major back up through the Temecula Valley. Northbound traffic is backed up several miles, with evening commuters stuck in heavy congestion well past the Rainbow Valley Boulevard exit. Southbound traffic is backed up in the area as well, with commuters slowing to see the […]

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TEMECULA: CHP announces planned school-zone traffic enforcement operation

TEMECULA – California Highway Patrol officials announced that as part of their ongoing efforts to improve pedestrian safety in Southwest Riverside County they will be conducting a traffic enforcement operation that will focus on traffic safety for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists on streets near Temecula area schools. The enforcement operation will take place Wednesday, May 17, at Lisa J. Mails […]

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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 […]

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TEMECULA: Man, accused of committing lewd acts, arrested for indecent exposure

TEMECULA – A man suspected of committing lewd acts was arrested for indecent exposure May 3. Deputies arrested the alleged suspect at a business near Pujol Street, south of Felix Valdez Road, in Temecula. After an investigation, sheriff’s officials arrested Gilberto Marquez, 48, of Temecula. He was booked into the Southwest Justice Center on suspicion of indecent exposure, Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve […]

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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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