RivCo honors “Silent Partner” – Deputy Sheriff Edward M. Schrader

RIVERSIDE COUNTY — Today, we remember and honor the passing of Deputy Sheriff Edward M. Schrader, the 29th Peace Officer killed in the line of duty in Riverside County, on July 11, 1974.  The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at the Ben Clark Training Center is responsible for the county’s Basic Peace Officer Training Academy.  The Basic Academy is a six-month, […]

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Two hospitalized after wreck involving sheriff’s SUV

JURUPA VALLEY — A Riverside Sheriff’s Sgt. and another driver were both hospitalized after their vehicles smashed into each other at a Jurupa Valley intersection Monday, Feb. 25. The injured official was responding to back up a deputy and was driving with his lights and sirens when the accident happened at Limonite Ave. and Peralta Pl., according to CHP. Many […]

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UPDATED: Transient shot at homeless encampment after reportedly pulling weapon on deputy ID’d

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 1, 2 a.m., With suspect’s booking information THOUSAND PALMS — A deputy conducting an area check of a “known transient encampment” earlier this morning encountered and later shot a 38-year-old transient who officials say had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The deputy opened fire after an altercation ensued when he tried arrest the alleged suspect, who pulled out […]

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UPDATED: Man who shot at MVPD patrol vehicle arrested for att’d murder of unarmed Sheriff’s CSO

UPDATED: Wednesday, Dec. 13, 6:30 p.m. MORENO VALLEY — A man officials allege fired a weapon at and struck a Moreno Valley PD patrol vehicle being driven by an unarmed community service officer was identified, located and arrested Tuesday, Dec. 12, the day after Monday afternoon’s shooting. The shooting happened in the area of Cactus Avenue and Graham Street in Moreno Valley, Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant William […]

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COACHELLA: Officials announce arrest of man who shot deputy “multiple times”

COACHELLA — A known gang member wanted in connection with last week’s shooting of a Riverside County sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop and foot pursuit in Coachella was apprehended in Mexico after an extensive manhunt, officials announced Thursday. See related story: UPDATED: COACHELLA: Search for suspect who shot deputy multiple times continues During a press conference held June 2 at the Riverside County […]

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UPDATED: COACHELLA: Search for suspect who shot deputy multiple times continues

If page fails to load properly, or displays as a plain-text document, try refreshing the page. I am working to resolve the problem. -TM   UPDATE: Saturday, May, 27, 4 p.m. COACHELLA — Sheriff’s officials have identified, but are still searching for at least one man they say was involved in the May 25 shooting of a Riverside County sheriff’s […]

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LA QUINTA: Deputy injured while apprehending burglary suspect

LA QUINTA – A La Quinta sheriff’s deputy was injured and hospitalized Friday morning, April 7, while trying to apprehend a woman who was caught burglarizing one home before fleeing from authorities and barricading herself inside a second home, according to sheriff officials. The suspect, who was later identified as 26-year-old, La Quinta area transient, Priscilla Ayala, was injured while being […]

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MEAD VALLEY: Sheriff deputy arrested, accused of sexual battery, other charges

MEAD VALLEY – Riverside County Sheriff’s officials announced the arrest of a member of their own department Friday, March 10, after sexual battery allegations against the sheriff deputy were reported to authorities. Investigators arrested Andrew Chuan Dinh, 37, of Mead Valley, in the area of El Dorado Road and Cole Avenue, in the unincorporated community of Mead Valley. After an investigation, […]

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WOODCREST: Rock-throwing, knife-wielding man fatally shot by deputy

WOODCREST – A rock-throwing and knife-wielding man was fatally shot by a sheriff deputy during a vandalism investigation Wednesday, March 8. The deadly encounter happened in a residential neighborhood in the 15800 block of Wood Road in the unincorporated community of Woodcrest. The neighborhood is north of Van Buren Boulevard and west of Trautwein Road. At about 3:49 p.m., a […]

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