FRENCH VALLEY: Woman, 71, found dead after early morning house fire

FRENCH VALLEY — A 71-year-old woman was found dead by firefighters after extinguishing an early morning structure fire at a French Valley home this morning. Officials spent about 45 minutes knocking down the blaze, before discovering the victim’s body inside the fire-damaged residence, located on the 30300 block of Savannah Oaks Dr., southeast of Winchester and Murrieta Hot Springs Roads. […]

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WILDOMAR: Youth pastor charged with molesting children over 18 year span

WILDOMAR — A local youth pastor has been arrested and charged with five felony counts related to molesting children. According to sheriff’s officials the molestations took place over a nearly 20-year time span. Officials have not specified how many victims the suspect has been accused of molesting, or if the victims were related to him or involved the churches where […]

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Six hospitalized, building evacuated, during HazMat crisis at Wildomar Kaiser Permanente

WILDOMAR — Reports of a malfunctioning air conditioning unit this afternoon, followed by first one, then multiple people falling ill led to a HazMat call out and full evacuation of  Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Wildomar. By the end of the incident a half-dozen victims, including at least three employees, had fallen sick and been transported by ground ambulance to […]

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WILDOMAR: Four injured, one arrested, after drug-related, head-on, hit and run crash

WILDOMAR — A Wildomar resident was injured and later arrested after a head-on, hit and run collision that injured three other people, one seriously, Friday afternoon, June 15. The crash happened on Baxter Road near Central Street in Wildomar. Albert Anthony Sanchez, 39, of Wildomar, was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs – causing major injuries to others, and […]

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WILDOMAR: Officials ID Menifee victim & Murrieta suspect after fatal pizza parlor shooting

UPDATE: Tuesday, June 5, 8 p.m., With booking photo UPDATE: Monday, June 4, 12:30 p.m., With additional details from RSO (See original story below.) WILDOMAR — Officials have identified the victim and alleged suspect who witnesses say fired at least six rounds into a victim yesterday afternoon as the man sat defenseless in a car that was parked outside Stadium […]

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UPDATED: Man charged with DUI, murder, after fiery wreck that killed woman, 28

UPDATED: Tuesday, Apr. 10, 9 p.m. SEE ORIGINAL STORY AND PHOTOS BELOW FRENCH VALLEY — An allegedly intoxicated man who officials say ran a red light and plowed broadside into a car was briefly hospitalized and then arrested Sunday, April 8. The DUI-related accident caused a fiery, four-vehicle, chain-reaction accident that killed a Winchester woman. The accused drunk driver remains in custody on $1 million bail. Riverside […]

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WINCHESTER: Man with “significant injuries” arrested for murder after woman’s body found in roadway

WINCHESTER — Authorities are asking for the public’s help piecing together what might have led to a woman’s death early Saturday morning, Mar. 31. Deputies who responded to reports of an assault with a deadly weapon found the woman’s lifeless body in the area of Winchester and Pourroy Roads in the unincorporated area of Winchester. A man with “significant injuries” who officials found near the deceased […]

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UPDATED: Man, 18, arrested for DUI after car lands upside down on preschool building

UPDATED: Saturday, Mar. 31, 9:30 p.m. WILDOMAR — An 18-year-old man officials allege was intoxicated when a vehicle he was driving soared off Bundy Canyon Road and landed upside down on the roof of a preschool classroom was arrested after deputies tracked him to his residence. The accident, that reportedly destroyed a portable building, happened late Friday night, Mar. 30. Emergency first responders […]

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FRENCH VALLEY: 44 charges involving 2 victims after sex offender arrested today

FRENCH VALLEY — Sheriff’s officials announced today the arrest of a second registered sex offender within as many days within the southwest Riverside County area. Although there is no indication the two arrests were related, the two men live just 12 miles apart and both were arrested within about 40 hours. The man arrested today is facing 43 charges related to […]

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UPDATED: WILDOMAR: Officials identify fatal hit and run victim as 47-year-old, Wildomar man

UPDATE: Sunday, Jan. 7, 5 p.m. WILDOMAR — Officials have identified a man who died after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene, Thursday, Jan. 4. The fatal hit and run traffic collision happened at the intersection of Bundy Canyon Road and Harvest Way in Wildomar. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s officials later identified Rudolph McCreight, 47, of Wildomar as the man killed in the […]

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