MPD rolls out new cost-cutting single-wheeled patrol vehicles

And in “Today’s Lighter Side of the News…” See photos and video of the new COPS Team in action below. MURRIETA — Bicycle patrols are nothing new in law enforcement. It is well known within the law enforcement and bad guy communities that, much like foot patrols used in big cities, officers on bicycles can get to places normal patrol […]

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Enjoy a good laugh with Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 1/10

From Murrieta PD Facebook – I think it’s a fair assumption that no one likes to go to jail. But just so you know, kicking and screaming will not get the officer to change their mind and let you go. #fyi Officer Evans arrested Emerald Plunkett Thursday night after responding to a disturbance. Ms. Plunkett had some narcotics and narcotics […]

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Temecula Valley Museum to host “A Photo Album of Ireland” exhibit

TEMECULA — A Photo Album of Ireland opens on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Temecula Valley Museum. This touring exhibition is a celebration of ordinary and extraordinary histories, viewed from the perspective of private individuals and families. These images reveal details about how the people of Ireland lived, worked, and gathered. The exhibit will be on display in the […]

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Enjoy a good laugh with Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 1/3

From Murrieta PD Facebook – When you’re parked behind a business at 2:00 a.m., you’re going to get an officer’s attention. #whyareyoulurkinginthedark When Officer Hom contacted Austin Enochs, Austin tried to perform some magic and make a bag he had in his hands disappear. #abracadabra But Austin was no David Copperfield and Officer Hom saw the bag of heroin fall […]

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Tem. woman, former PTA pres., charged with embezzling thousands

TEMECULA — A Temecula woman who was president of Imperial Beach Charter School’s Parent-Teacher Association was arrested Wed., Jan. 2, and charged with embezzling about $14,000 from the organization, San Diego County Sheriff’s Financial Crimes Unit said yesterday after the woman’s arrest. The alleged suspect, identified as 30-year-old, Kaitlyn Faith Birchman, was voted off the PTA last March, after other […]

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Probationer arrested after sexual battery of Temecula girl

TEMECULA — A probationer who allegedly accosted a girl near Vail Ranch Park, in the area of Vail Ranch Parkway and Harmony Ln. in Temecula, was located and arrested, Thursday morning, Dec. 27, according to Riverside County Sheriff officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Christmas eve shooting in MV leaves one injured, one dead Man wanting “suicide by cop” shoots […]

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Masons supply Christmas cheer, food boxes, to 300 area families

Three hundred families throughout the Hemet, San Jacinto, Menifee, Murrieta, and Temecula areas, had their Christmas’ brightened a bit this year when they received holiday meal boxes from three area Masonic Lodges. The boxes each contained everything necessary for a memorable holiday meal; including meats, such as ground beef and turkey, bacon, and roasts; two bags of potatoes; corn on […]

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Former HPD Chief Brown to serve as Menifee’s Interim Director of Public Safety

MENIFEE — Menifee City Manager Armando Villa last week announced an addition to his executive team of former Hemet Police Chief Dave Brown to serve as Menifee’s Interim Director of Public Safety. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: DUI with two children in car, man crashes into pumps at Hemet gas station Retired Marine engages Temecula home burglars in fierce gun battle, […]

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Enjoy a good laugh with Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 12/21

From Murrieta PD/Facebook – Sunday morning at 4:50 a.m. Officer Baker started his shift by contacting David Valencia. #goodmorning#howareyou He was sleeping in his car in the parking lot of a local big box store. #powernap A records check of Mr. Valencia revealed that he had a felony warrant for his arrest. #uhoh Officer Baker took David to finish his […]

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Firefighter injured, cat revived, after Murrieta house fire

MURRIETA — A fire at a home on Murrieta’s east end led to the dramatic rescue and revival of a cat found unresponsive in the charred rubble of the heavily damaged residence last night, Friday, Dec. 20. The destructive blaze erupted at a home in the 29000 block of Eagle Dr., near Winchester and Hunter roads. A firefighter reportedly sustained […]

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