Sticky-fingered snack-snatching scoundrel snagged after Anderson Youth Soccer snack shack spree

Today’s Lighter Side of the News… ANDERSON — Authorities snagged a shady scoff-law they say broke into the Anderson Youth Soccer snack bar at Anderson River Park and stole several sacks-full of sugary sweets and salty snacks early Friday morning, Oct. 12. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Hwy 299 blocked after 2-vehicle rollover crash involving sedan & truck with 5th wheel […]

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Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 10/3

From Murrieta PD/Facebook – When your companion is on #PRCS, you have narcotics, and its 1:00 a.m., Officer Devey will find you. Misty Talavera found that out Monday morning. #notmypurse #butyourwalletisinside #howdidthatgetthere #mystery #nothinggoodhappensaftermidnight – Not long after Officer Devey’s arrest, Officer Pitetti located an occupied stolen vehicle in the Walmart parking lot. #busynight David Garcia was arrested for the […]

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Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 9/20

From Murrieta PD/Facebook – Officer Leitch contacted a male that was sleeping behind a business Thursday afternoon. #siesta Unfortunately for the male, Isaac Davalos, he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Even more unfortunate for Isaac was the loaded firearm in his backpack. #nothis #convictedfelon #canthaveagun – Friday night Officer Huss responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle […]

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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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