Woman arrested after Happy Valley traffic stop leads to 1/2 pound of meth

HAPPY VALLEY — A suspected drug dealer was arrested after deputies discovered a half-pound of methamphetamine and other items associated with drug sales Monday night, August 13. A deputy stopped the vehicle after noticing it being driven without its headlights on in the area of Erika Lane and Happy Valley Rd., in the unincorporated community of Happy Valley. LEADING THE […]

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K-9 run down, two officer involved shootings, multiple vehicles wrecked, during burglary investigation

HEMET — Injured early this morning after being struck by a pickup truck fleeing the scene of a burglary, a police K-9 still managed to assist with apprehending one of the two suspects who tried fleeing the scene on foot. The violent, vehicle-borne attack against the K-9 handler and his furry companion – Hemet PD’s newest K-9 handler and dog […]

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HEMET: Sheriff’s K-9 Teams converge on Hemet for day of training

HEMET — Many people driving along Stetson Avenue in the city of Hemet yesterday who noticed what appeared to be a major incident happening at the old K-Mart shopping center were pleasantly surprised to hear the influx of sheriff’s patrol vehicles and K-9 handlers was related to a scheduled day of training for Riverside County Sheriff’s K-9 handlers and their […]

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REDDING: K-9 tracks alleged car thief who fled from stolen vehicle after pursuit

REDDING — Authorities arrested a man they allege fled from Redding police officers in a stolen car, Saturday Aug. 5. The early-morning incident and arrest happened on State Route 273, near Westwood Avenue, in Redding. After he was apprehended, officers identified and arrested 24-year-old, William Eugene Schreckengost. According to officials, Schreckengost is a Redding-area transient. After his arrest, Schreckengost was booked into the […]

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HEMET: K-9 handler injured in collision while responding to officer’s emergency call for assistance

HEMET – Details are still emerging after the City of Hemet Police Department’s newest K-9 handler was involved in a minor injury traffic collision Friday evening, April 28. The officer was injured while responding to another officer’s emergency call for assistance. The officer who called for priority assistance was struggling to apprehend a combative subject during an arrest. In the […]

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NUEVO: K-9 helps take down combative man during brief, but violent struggle

William Hayes/Epicenter News contributed to this report. NUEVO – Details are still emerging, but a man was arrested with assistance from a sheriff’s K-9 during a brief, but violent struggle after one of the man resisted arrest Saturday, April 15. The incident happened at a home on 12th and 11th Streets in the unincorporated community of Nuevo. After a brief struggle and the […]

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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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MURRIETA: Three Murrieta Police K-9s to receive new, donated body armor

Three Murrieta Police Department K-9s will soon be receiving brand new body armor thanks to a charitable donation from the non-profit organization, “Vested Interest in K9s, Incorporated.” The three vests have a combined value of about $6,000. In an effort to better protect those brave dogs who serve without hesitation or question, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. announced that with donor’s […]

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HEMET: New K9 team will soon be patrolling City of Hemet

HEMET – Hemet residents will soon be seeing a new K9 handler and his K9 partner patrolling the streets and back alleys of the city when Hemet Police Officer Reynoso and his new K9 companion Mac complete their training. The new team is currently in their first week of basic K9 academy at Adlerhorst International, Inc. Once their training is complete, […]

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MORENO VALLEY: Cub Scouts earn Merit Badges learning about law enforcement

MORENO VALLEY – Cub Scouts and families from Moreno Valley’s Troop 100 were treated to an evening meeting with Moreno Valley Police Department officials Wednesday, Jan. 11. The specially planned troop meeting provided the scouts with a fun and interactive evening learning about law enforcement. During the meeting, officials from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Moreno Valley Police station spent nearly two […]

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