RivCo: Increase in mail thefts throughout county addressed by sheriff’s officials

Trevor Montgomery Press release from Riverside County Sheriff Department   The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has recently experienced an unusual number of calls for service regarding the theft of U.S. mail. The Department always attempts to identify suspects involved in such thefts and to recover the property stolen from its citizens. Postal inspectors across the country also work hard to […]

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Hemet Police arrest man after he rammed a woman’s vehicle and smashed her windows with a tire iron

Trevor Montgomery   HEMET – A man purposefully rammed his van into another vehicle on Feb. 1, before repeatedly striking the other vehicle’s windows with a tire iron. Officers quickly located the subject and arrested him after he initially failed to yield to the officers. At about 8:14 p.m., the Hemet PD emergency communications center received several urgent 911 calls regarding […]

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Traffic stop in Hemet leads to vehicle pursuit of armed and dangerous wanted parolee

Trevor Montgomery Riverside County News Source On Scene Reporting and Photography Miguel Shannon / Epicenter News   HEMET – A traffic stop on Feb. 2, led to a vehicle pursuit and the arrest of a wanted “armed and dangerous” parolee. A Hemet Police K9 officer conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of N. Kirby St. at about 1:30 a.m., after […]

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HEMET: Two car collision sends one to hospital

Trevor Montgomery Riverside County News Source On-Scene reporting and photography Miguel Shannon / Epicenter News   HEMET – A minor injury traffic collision that occurred at the intersection of Florida Ave. and Gilbert St. sent one person to the hospital and left one vehicle with major damage. The victim was reportedly transported to a local area hospital with minor injuries. Hemet Police, […]

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MORENO VALLEY: Mechanical failure on sheriff transport bus causes temporary closure of 60 freeway

MORENO VALLEY – A mechanical failure on a Riverside County Sheriff’s transportation bus caused the temporary shutdown of the Interstate 60 freeway while deputies transferred inmates from the broken-down bus to a second bus that was sent to the location to assist. The bus broke down at about 4:00 p.m., after suffering an unspecified mechanical failure that caused it to […]

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92-year-old San Jacinto resident fires gun at axe-wielding burglar

Trevor Montgomery   SAN JACINTO – A 92-year-old WWII veteran fired a shot at a burglary suspect on Jan. 31, after the unidentified man attempted to gain access into the victim’s residence. The suspect reportedly attempted to smash his way through a garage door of the residence before shattering a window and attempting to climb into the home. The suspect was reportedly […]

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Video shows suspect enter Hemet restaurant and steal food before fleeing business

HEMET – An unidentified male entered a Sonic restaurant on Jan. 30, stealing food from behind the employees’ food preparation area, before forcing his way back out of the restaurant and threatening to assault an employee. The subject’s actions were caught on an employee’s cell phone camera and later shared on Facebook. See video below. The shocking incident began when […]

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Deputies arrest 9 during warrant sweep in Lake Elsinore

Trevor Montgomery   LAKE ELSINORE – Deputies assigned to the Special Enforcement Team from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Lake Elsinore Police Station organized and conducted a warrant sweep operation in the area of Riverside Drive and Lakeshore Drive on January 30. As a result of the warrant sweep, deputies made the following arrests: Antonio Mendoza, 27, arrested for two misdemeanor […]

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12 arrested during DUI warrant sweep in Eastvale

Trevor Montgomery EASTVALE – Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Eastvale Police Station arrested 12 subjects during a DUI warrant sweep. Deputies conducted the warrant sweep on January, 23. “Some think if they just don’t show up for a court hearing, the police won’t have the manpower to come find them. If your violation is a DUI, don’t count on it,” Riverside […]

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