Hapless Murrieta drug dealer arrested after accidentally calling, then delivering, heroin to cops

Today’s Lighter Side of the News… That moment when you’re trying to off-load drugs and accidentally call, and then deliver, a heap of heroin to the police   MURRIETA — City of Murrieta police officers were taken by surprise earlier this week after answering a call from an unknown person, only to be offered a deal on drugs so good […]

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Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 9/13

From Murrieta PD/Facebook – The Parole Probation Compliance Team #PPCT contacted Joseph Szymczyk Wednesday morning while he was on an early morning stroll. There’s not many people walking around at 4:00 a.m. so this peaked the team’s curiosity. The officers immediately recognized Joseph Szymczyk from previous contacts. Unfortunately for Mr. Szymczyk, he had five misdemeanor warrants, narcotics paraphernalia and a […]

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Officials seeking bungling would-be armed robber who forgot why he was wearing mask

NORCO — Authorities are seeking the public’s help identifying and locating a hapless, would-be robber, who last week attempted to rob a Norco business. The man, who officials are now seeking to identify and locate, allegedly entered a Circle K Saturday, Sept. 8, while armed with what appeared to be a handgun while wearing a Halloween style mask. The unidentified […]

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Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 9/6

rom Murrieta PD/Facebook – Officer Jones contacted Michelle Hallberg and Seferino Granillo after they were seen at a local retail store #notthesamestoreaslasttime attempting to steal merchandise. Unfortunately, Michelle had stolen property in her possession from yet another store #shocker and Seferino had narcotics paraphernalia. Michelle and Seferino went to #thebyrdhouse while their friends left them in the dust. #heywhereareyougoing #buhbye […]

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Masked bandits storm downtown Riverside PD station – leader, AKA “Trash Panda,” later cited and released

Today’s Lighter Side of the News… RIVERSIDE — A group of sharp-eyed police employees spotted and fended off a brazen takeover attempt at Riverside Police Department’s downtown police station earlier this week. (See RPD surveillance footage and booking photo below.) SEE OTHER POPULAR “LIGHTER SIDE” ARTICLES: Officer gets smelly surprise after spying sweet but stinky stow away stuck in his […]

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Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 8/24

From Murrieta PD/Facebook – Sunday afternoon Officer Quick conducted a traffic stop in a shopping center off of Scott Road and Antelope Road. When he contacted the driver, he asked for the usual license and registration. #justlikeontv Unfortunately the driver, Jimmy Casim, didn’t have either. What he did have was meth. #saywhat Jimmy’s passenger, we’ll call her “Kelly” since that’s […]

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Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 8/16

From Murrieta PD/Facebook – Rumor has it that people want to know what happened on Day Lily Saturday night. – Monday morning a resident walked out of his home to find someone trying to steal his motorcycle. #notcool The suspect knew that his luck had ran out and he ran to a waiting vehicle. #butnotfastenough Luckily the victim called MPD […]

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Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 8/10

From Murrieta PD/Facebook – Sunday night was busy. Officer Mehr was driving on California Oaks around 9:45 p.m. when the LOJACK in her vehicle was activated indicating that there was a stolen vehicle nearby. Additional officers responded to the area and began looking for the #g-ride. Like a game of Marco Polo, the officers swam trough the neighborhoods and parking […]

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Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 7/26

From Murrieta PD/Facebook – The job of the Parole and Probation Compliance Team #PPCT is pretty self-explanatory. They routinely conduct compliance checks on the citizens of Murrieta that are on parole and probation. #prettysimple Last Wednesday they conducted a probation check at a residence and met Craig Savage and Jodie Belina. Unfortunately for Craig, the officers already knew that he […]

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Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 7/19

From Murrieta PD/Facebook – You know when a child gets in trouble doing something that they totally shouldn’t be doing, and they tell you that it’s ok because their parents let them do it but you know that there’s no way that their parents would ever let them do it? #yepitsarunon #grammerpolice Yeah, it’s the same way when a parolee […]

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