UPDATE: Suspect fatally shot after Murrieta traffic stop leads to pursuit, stand-off

UPDATED: Thursday, Jan. 2, 11:45 a.m. See Original Story below. MURRIETA — Officials say a suspect was fatally shot after a traffic stop led to a pursuit that covered numerous streets in the French Valley and Murrieta areas this morning. Although very few details have been released, Murrieta PD explained in a series of social media releases that the incident […]

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I-15 big-rig blaze causes major delays

MURRIETA — No injuries were reported after a tractor-trailer combo burst into flames and was fully consumed by the blaze Friday morning, Nov. 22. The fire, which forced CHP to issue a Sig-Alert and caused extensive delays in travel times for area residents and late morning commuters, happened on the southbound side of Interstate 15, near Murrieta Hot Springs Rd. […]

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DUI suspected in rollover crash that fatally ejected boy, 14

MURRIETA — A Temecula woman suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol is facing multiple felony charges after losing control of her SUV and crashing while traveling on I-215 near Los Alamos Rd. in Murrieta. The Wednesday evening, Sept. 25, crash caused the woman’s SUV to overturn multiple times, fatally ejecting her unrestrained 14-year-old son onto the highway where […]

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Murrieta welfare check leads to double murder investigation – Man arrested

MURRIETA — Two people were found deceased and a man reported to be their son was arrested for double homicide after a welfare check called in by a family member Friday evening, Aug. 2, led officers in Murrieta to the gruesome discovery. Officials have not yet confirmed how the man arrested and the two victims were related. Authorities have since […]

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Murrieta teen dies after two-vehicle Elsinore wreck

LAKE ELSINORE — A 19-year-old Murrieta woman was killed and three other people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle Lake Elsinore crash yesterday evening, Thursday, July 18. The fatal crash happened in the area of Corydon and Cereal streets. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials have since identified Amanda Nelson, 19, of Murrieta, as the victim who died at the scene of the […]

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Enjoy a good laugh with Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 6/27

From Murrieta PD/Facebook – Have you ever bought yourself new clothes and been so excited to wear them that you put them on right away? #soexcited #stylin #Ilookgood Robert Reyes was so excited for his new clothes that he put them on in the dressing room, left his old clothes behind, and headed for the door. #ummm #youleftyourunderwearbehind #thatsgross I […]

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No injuries after car plows through wall into Murrieta back yard

MURRIETA — No injuries were reported after a woman reportedly lost control of her car and plowed through a residential brick wall, ending up in a Murrieta back yard early this morning, Saturday, June 29. The crash, which destroyed the wall and left the car heavily damaged, happened at the intersection of Whitewood Rd. and Dove Hollow Ln. LEADING THE […]

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One hospitalized after Murrieta rollover

MURRIETA — Officials are investigating the cause of a solo-vehicle rollover traffic accident in Murrieta that left one person hospitalized Monday evening, June 3. Last night’s crash happened on Lemon St., east of Jefferson Ave., on the city’s west end. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Temecula’s new fire chief arrested after alleged domestic disturbance Investigation continuing after deadly Menifee shooting Victim, […]

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I.E. cities announce summer “Free Fit” programs for all ages

The cities of Temecula, Menifee, Murrieta, Lake Elsinore, and Wildomar are thrilled to announce their collaboration this summer for their regional health program once again! The collaborative organization, Valley Wellness Coalition (V.W.C.), will provide free fitness activities titled Free Fit at the local parks of all the participating cities during the summer throughout the week for the residents of these […]

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Murrieta man, 50, killed in fiery I-15 wreck

MURRIETA — A 50-year-old, Murrieta resident died in a fiery, solo-vehicle crash after his SUV plowed at high-speed into a freeway overpass pillar yesterday morning, Thursday, March 21. According to CHP, witnesses later reported the victim was possibly trying to pass a tractor-trailer big-rig when he suddenly veered onto the shoulder of the southbound Interstate 15 and plowed into the […]

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