Press Releases

Posted on: February 23, 2024

Grand Theft of an E-bicycle

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Reporting Deputy: Lieutenant Jeff Reese

File # L240530138

Details:

On Thursday, February 22, 2024, at 7:41 p.m., deputies from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station responded to the 32000 block of Mission Trail in the city of Lake Elsinore regarding the theft ...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: February 23, 2024

Theft Suppression Operation

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jarrod Meissen

File # Multiple

Details:

On Wednesday, February 21, 2024, the Lake Elsinore Station Special Enforcement Team (SET) and Robbery Burglary Suppression Team (RBST) conducted a theft suppression operation at a retail stor...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: February 23, 2024

Shooting in Public

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Reporting Deputy: Lieutenant Paul Heredia

File # T240530122

Details:

On February 22, 2024, at 9:51 p.m., deputies assigned to the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station responded to the 73000 block of Highway 111, Palm Desert, regarding a report of multiple...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: February 22, 2024

Illegal Indoor Marijuana Grow

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Julio Olguin

File # G240530042

Details:

On February 22, 2024, deputies assigned to the Norco Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team served a search warrant at a business in the 600 block of Parkridge Avenue in the cit...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: February 22, 2024

Burglary Investigation

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Patrick Montalvo

File # MA240510059

Details:

On Tuesday, February 21, 2024, at approximately 11:45 a.m., deputies from the Lake Mathews Sheriff’s Station responded to the 16000 block of Van Buren Boulevard in the unincorp...

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Lake Mathews Station
Posted on: February 22, 2024

Operation Leads to Arrests and Recovery of Millions in Stolen Goods

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Leeondre Radford

File # MV240370073

Details:

On February 6, 2024, the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team (SET) began investigating a multi-state organized retail crime and trailer cargo theft ring. O...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Arrest of Home Invasion Robbery Suspect

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Daniel Milbrandt

File # T240500007

Details:

On Monday, February 19, 2024, at 4:59 a.m., deputies assigned to the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to the 73000 block of Guadalupe Avenue, Palm Desert, regarding...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: February 21, 2024

ABC Minor Decoy and Shoulder Tap Operations

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Carlos GarciaVilla

File # N/A

Details:

Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office along with agents from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) have cited one clerk for selling alcohol to m...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: February 20, 2024

Off-Highway Vehicle Operations

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Kamal Kabbara

File# Multiple

Details:

On Sunday, February 18, 2024, and Monday, February 19, 2024, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., deputies assigned to the Perris Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team ...

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Perris Station
Posted on: February 20, 2024

Local Pastor Arrested for Child Molestation

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Robert Martinez

File # MV240300212

Details:

On Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at 2:25 p.m., deputies assigned to the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a report of a past sexual assault of a child that occurre...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: February 20, 2024

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Checkpoint

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Don Olson

File # N/A

Details:

Riverside County Sheriff- Palm Desert Holding Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Checkpoint 

Palm Desert, Calif. – On February 23, 2024, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: February 20, 2024

Bicycle / Pedestrian Enforcement

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Brad Foster

File # N/A

Details:

Bicycle / Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation

Lake Elsinore, Calif. – On February 21st, 2024, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a traffic safety operation, foc...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: February 19, 2024

2024-01394

Grimes, Joel

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Coroner
Posted on: February 17, 2024

Fentanyl Sales Arrest

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Kamal Kabbara

File# PE240470073

Details:

On Friday, February 16, 2024, following a weeks-long narcotics sales investigation, the Perris City and Perris County Special Enforcement Teams arrested 43-year-old Miguel Angel Lopez, a res...

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Perris Station
Posted on: February 17, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 8, 2022

2024-01331

Ladue, Brian

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Coroner
Posted on: February 16, 2024

Warrant Service Resulting in Firearms and Narcotics Arrests

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Andrew Reynoso - Region 3 Gang Task Force

File # G2024-00887 / R240460005

Details:

On Thursday, February 15, 2024, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Region 3 Gang Task Force Officers, along with the Southwest Cities S.W.A.T. Team, execu...

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Gang Task Force
Posted on: February 16, 2024

Fatal Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant William Pratt

File: TE240470154

Details:

On February 16, 2024, at about 4:44 p.m., deputies from the Southwest Sheriff’s Station responded to the report of a major injury traffic collision near Rancho California Road and ...

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Southwest Station
Posted on: February 16, 2024

Sexual Assault on Juveniles

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Robert Thomas

File # L233390099, L240100024

Details:

In December 2023, Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station, Investigations Bureau, and the Special Enforcement Team began investigating a call for service regarding a runaway ju...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: February 16, 2024

Operation Safe Parks

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jarrod Meissen

File # Multiple

Details:

On Thursday, February 15, 2024, the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcement Team (SET) began investigating complaints of criminal activity at various Lake Elsinore City ...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: February 15, 2024

Expedited Hiring Event – Correctional Deputy Trainee/Deputy Sheriff Trainee

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Brandie Jackson 

File # N/A

Details:

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce an expedited hiring event scheduled Saturday, February 24, 2024. The event will be held at the Ben Clark Training ...

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Sheriff's Administration
Posted on: February 15, 2024

Hit and Run Collision Leaves Child Hospitalized

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jeremy Bracey

File# PE240450142

Details:

On Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at 6:36 p.m., deputies from the Perris Station Traffic Team responded to a report of a major injury collision near the intersection of W. 3rd Street and S. C...

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Perris Station
Posted on: February 12, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 8, 2022

2024-01198

Chapman, Cameron

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Coroner
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Fatal Traffic Collision with Road Closures

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Reporting Deputy: Lieutenant M. Martinez

File # MV240420006

Details:

On Sunday February 11, 2024, at 12:42 a.m., deputies from the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a vehicle fire in the area of Reche Vista Drive and Country ...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: February 11, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 8, 2022

2024-01192

Doe #51-24, John

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Coroner
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Fatal Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jeremy Bracey

File# PE240400069

Details:

On February 9, 2024, at 2:54 p.m., deputies from the Riverside Sheriff’s Perris Station responded to the intersection of A Street and Redding Way, Perris, regarding a report of a m...

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Perris Station
Posted on: February 10, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 8, 2022

2024-01157

Rotarius, Diane

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Coroner
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Distracted Driving Enforcement Results

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Mark Chlarson

File # N/A

Details:

30 Citations Issued For Hands-Free Cell Phone Violations 

La Quinta, Calif. – 30 drivers were cited for hands-free cell phone violations during a distracted driving enforcement operation on...

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Thermal Station
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Mandated Reporter/ Failure to Report Incident

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Mike Kelleher

File # R233290001

Details:

In April 2023, investigators with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, Special Victims Unit, responded to a high school in the 7400 block of Scholar Way in Eastvale to investigat...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: February 9, 2024

2024 Super Bowl Enforcement

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Patrick Lynch 

File # N/A

Details:

Kick Off Super Bowl LVIII with a Go Safely Game Plan

San Jacinto, Calif. – As the excitement builds for Super Bowl LVIII, the Riverside Sheriff’s Office – San...

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San Jacinto Station
Posted on: February 8, 2024

Deputy-Involved Shooting

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Deirdre Vickers

File # G240390043  

Details:

On Thursday, February 8, 2024, at 6:02 p.m., deputies from the Norco Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Hamner Avenue and 6th Street, Norco, regarding a s...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: February 8, 2024

OTS Warrant Results

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Sinz 

File: Multiple

Details:

6 Suspects Served Outstanding DUI Warrants by Riverside County Sheriff-Southwest Station

Temecula, Calif. –On February 7, 2024, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office conduct...

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Southwest Station
Posted on: February 8, 2024

Distracted Driving Enforcement

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Mark Chlarson

File # N/A

Details:

City of La Quinta Focuses on the Dangers of Distracted Driving

La Quinta, Calif. – On February 9th, 2024, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office will conduct an enforcement operat...

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Thermal Station
Posted on: February 8, 2024

2024 Super Bowl Enforcement

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Thomas Anderson

File # N/A

Details:

Kick Off Super Bowl LVIII with a Go Safely Game Plan

Coachella and La Quinta, Calif. – As the excitement builds for Super Bowl LVIII, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office remi...

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Thermal Station
Posted on: February 8, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 8, 2022

2024-01105

Rey, Luis

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Coroner
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Furnishing and Selling Alcohol to Minors

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Garcia Villa

File # N/A

Details:

Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant to Fight Alcohol-related Harm

County will receive $ 40,000 to Increase Public Safety

Riverside County Sheriff’s Captain J. Rayls announced today tha...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: February 7, 2024

2024 Super Bowl Enforcement

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Sinz

File # N/A

Details:

Kick Off Super Bowl LVIII with a Go Safely Game Plan

Temecula, Calif. – As the excitement builds for Super Bowl LVIII, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office - Southwest Station wants to r...

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Southwest Station
Posted on: February 7, 2024

2024 Super Bowl Enforcement

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Rafael Lopez

File # N/A

Details:

Kick Off Super Bowl LVIII with a Go Safely Game Plan

Eastvale, Jurupa Valley and Norco, Calif. – As the excitement builds for Super Bowl LVIII, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Offi...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: February 7, 2024

2024 Super Bowl Enforcement

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Don Olson

File # N/A

Details:

Kick Off Super Bowl LVIII with a Go Safely Game Plan

Indian Wells, Palm Desert and Rancho Mirage, Calif. – As the excitement builds for Super Bowl LVIII, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office reminds fo...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Three Juveniles Rescued from Drainage Canal

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant David Barr 

File # MV240370168

Details:

On February 6, 2024, at 4:21 p.m., deputies from the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to the report of a rescue call near the area of Indian Street and Dracaea Ave...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: February 7, 2024

2024 Super Bowl Enforcement

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Marcos Acosta

File # N/A

Details:

Kick Off Super Bowl LVIII with a Go Safely Game Plan

Moreno Valley, Calif. – As the excitement builds for Super Bowl LVIII, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office - Moreno Station...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: February 7, 2024

2024 Super Bowl Enforcement

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jeremy Bracey

File # N/A

Details:

Kick Off Super Bowl LVIII with a Go Safely Game Plan

Perris, Calif. – As the excitement builds for Super Bowl LVIII, the Riverside Sheriff’s Office, Perris Station, reminds footb...

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Perris Station
Posted on: February 7, 2024

2024 Super Bowl Enforcement

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Brad Foster

File # N/A

Details:

Kick Off Super Bowl LVIII with a Go Safely Game Plan

Cities of Lake Elsinore, Wildomar, and Canyon Lake, Calif. – As the excitement builds for Super Bowl LVIII, the Riverside County Sheriff&...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: February 7, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 8, 2022

2024-01085

Thomas, Richie

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Coroner
Posted on: February 6, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 8, 2022

2024-01052

Bridgeforth, Keiana

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Coroner
Posted on: February 6, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 8, 2022

2024-01053

Piza, Isaac

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Coroner
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Double Fatal Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Marcos Acosta

File # MV240360214

Details:

On Monday, February 5, 2024, at 10:35 p.m., deputies assigned to the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a major-injury traffic collision at the intersection of Kit...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: February 5, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 8, 2022

2024-01001

Del Toro Mendoza, Yordi Jose

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Coroner
Posted on: February 4, 2024

Fatal Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Brad Foster

File # WI240340035

Details:

On February 3, 2024, at 11:59 p.m., deputies assigned to the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a major-injury traffic collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: February 4, 2024

2024-01000

Allen, Justin

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Coroner
Posted on: February 3, 2024

2024-00980

Ernesto, Rodriguez

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Coroner
Posted on: February 3, 2024

Deputy-Involved Shooting

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Wenndy Brito-Gonzalez

File # JV240340018

Details:

On Saturday, February 3, 2024, at 3:48 a.m., deputies assigned to the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to the 3300 block of Avalon Street in Jurupa Valley, refere...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: February 2, 2024

Burglary Search Warrant Service and Suspect Arrested

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Dave Tinker

File# PC240280013

Details:

On Sunday, January 28, 2024, about 11:00 p.m., a burglary occurred at a cemetery in the 22000 block of Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, where two suspects broke into a maintenance building, ste...

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Perris Station
Posted on: February 2, 2024

Corrections Career Expo

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Brandie Jackson 

File # N/A

Details:

On Saturday, February 10, 2024, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a Corrections Career Expo at the John J. Benoit Detention Center located at 82675 HWY 111...

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Sheriff's Administration
Posted on: February 1, 2024

2024-00927

Glant, Patrick

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Coroner
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Assault with a Deadly Weapon / Burglary Arrest

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ricardo Contreras

File # T240310058

Details:

On January 31, 2024, at 1:41 p.m., deputies from the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station responded to the 43000 block of Elkhorn Trail, Palm Desert, reference a burglary in progress....

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Operation Reclaim and Rebuild 2024

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jeff Hammond

File # Multiple

Details:

During the week of January 22, 2024, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office participated in Operation Reclaim & Rebuild. Operation Reclaim & Rebuild is a multi-agency statewide...

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Special Investigations Bureau
Posted on: January 31, 2024

2024-00748

Evans, Trammell

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Coroner
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Human Skeletal Remains Located

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Efrain Santos

File # O240250071

Update:

On January 31, 2024, the Riverside County Coroner’s Bureau positively identified the skeletal remains as that of Trammell Evans of Florida. The cause of death remains undetermined, as the Cor...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: January 30, 2024

Convicted Felons Arrested for Weapon Related Charges

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Tom Anderson

File # Y240300010

Details:

On January 30, 2024, at 5:00 a.m., the Coachella Community Action Team, with the assistance of the Southern Coachella Valley Community Services District Team, the Coachella Valley Violent Cri...

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Thermal Station
Posted on: January 28, 2024

Homicide Investigation in Moreno Valley

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Reporting Deputy: Lieutenant M. Martinez

File # MV240280026

Update:

On Sunday, January 28, 2024, at 7:28 a.m., the shooting victim, a 40-year-old male resident of Moreno Valley, succumbed to his injuries sustained from the earlier incident. The Riverside Cou...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: January 28, 2024

2024-00820

Seno, Lilia

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Coroner
Posted on: January 28, 2024

Assault with a Firearm

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Reporting Deputy: Lieutenant M. Martinez

File # MV240270223

Details:

On Saturday, January 27, 2024, at 8:08 p.m., deputies from the Moreno Valley Station responded to a report of a gunshot victim inside a vehicle in the 22800 block of Allies Place in Moreno ...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: January 28, 2024

2024-00604

Castro, Natividad

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Coroner
Posted on: January 27, 2024

2024-00793

Valdivia, Christian Jose Guadalupe

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Coroner
Posted on: January 27, 2024

DUI Saturation/Safety Enforcement Operation

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Mark Chlarson

File # Multiple 

Details:

City of La Quinta- On January 26, 2024, the Thermal Sheriff’s Station/ La Quinta Traffic Team, conducted an enforcement operation focused on drivers suspected of driving un...

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Thermal Station
Posted on: January 26, 2024

Smuggling Narcotics into a Correctional Facility

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Reporting Deputy: C. Sergeant Spencer Rustad 

File # SC233340002 / SC240260001 / SC240260002

Details:

In December of 2023, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, Gang Intelligence Unit, and Corrections Central Investigations Unit began an ...

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Sheriff's Administration
Posted on: January 26, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 8, 2022

Attempted Homicide with a Firearm

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant R. Martinez

File # MV240220254

Update:

The Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station’s Investigations Bureau assumed the investigation and identified the suspect as Christian Chavez, a 36-year-old resident of San Pedro. O...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: January 25, 2024

Distracted Driving Enforcement

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant I. Robles

File # Multiple

Details:

34 Citations Issued For Hands-Free Cell Phone Violations 

Eastvale, Calif. – The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, Jurupa Valley Station. 34 drivers were cited for han...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: January 25, 2024

2024-00723

Sanchez Jimenez, Maria

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Coroner
Posted on: January 25, 2024

Officer-Involved Shooting

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Deirdre Vickers 

File # GH240240001  

Details:

On Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at 7:16 p.m., officers from the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force were in the area of Whittier Avenue and Girard Street, Hemet...

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Gang Task Force
Posted on: January 24, 2024

Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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Reporting Deputy: Lieutenant J. Tijerina

File # MV240240195

Details:

On Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at 1:14 p.m., deputies from the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to the report of an assault with a deadly weapon at the 16000 block of Ar...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: January 24, 2024

Lake Elsinore Station ABC Minor Decoy and Shoulder Tap Operations

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Carlos GarciaVilla

File # CN240200006, WI240200023, WI240200024, WI240200025, WI240200026

Details:

On Saturday, January 20, 2024, agents of the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), along with Riverside County Sheriff&rs...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: January 24, 2024

Suspect Apprehended After a Vehicle Pursuit on the Freeway

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Sheree Anthony

File # MV240230141

Details:

On January 23, 2024, at 12:10 PM, deputies from the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to the 23000 block of Sunnymead Boulevard, regarding an adult female trespassing in ...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: January 23, 2024

Colorado River Ten West Transmission Line Crossing

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Bryan Berryman

File # N/A

Details:

On Tuesday January 23, 2024, through Tuesday January 30, 2024, during the hours of 6:00 AM – 5:00 PM, the Ten West Corporation will be installing new power lines that cross the Colorado ...

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Colorado River Station
Posted on: January 23, 2024

2024-00643

Sanchez Jimenez, Maria

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Coroner
Posted on: January 22, 2024

Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Kidnapping

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Sheree Anthony

File # MV240220041

Details:

On January 22, 2024, at 8:14 a.m., deputies from the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to the 13000 block of Bearberry Drive regarding a male suspect armed with a k...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: January 21, 2024

2024-00593

Zuniga, Anthony

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Coroner
Posted on: January 20, 2024

2024-00563

Vera, Jorge

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Coroner
Posted on: January 20, 2024

Fatal Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant I. Robles

File # JV240200091

Details:

On January 20, 2024, at 03:07 p.m., deputies assigned to the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a call of a major-injury traffic collision on Mission Boulevard, west of Wine...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: January 20, 2024

Fatal Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant I. Robles

File # JV240190138

Details:

On January 19, 2024, at 09:09 p.m., deputies assigned to the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a call of a major-injury traffic collision on Wineville Avenue and Harvest Vi...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Attempted Murder

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Varon Potter

File # A240190015

Details:

On January 19, 2024, at 8:30 a.m., deputies from the Riverside Sheriff’s Colorado River Station responded to the 10000 block of Vernon Street in the unincorporated area of Blythe re...

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Colorado River Station
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Suspects Arrested in Armed Robbery Spree

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jason Gore

File # Multiple

Details:

On November 19, 2023, at 5:34 p.m., deputies from the Lake Mathews Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to the 17000 block of McAllister Street Riverside regarding a robbery at gunpoint. T...

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Lake Mathews Station
Posted on: January 18, 2024

Suspects Arrested for Attempted Burglary

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Rovann Cleveland

File # O240180003

Details:

On January 18, 2024, at 3:50 a.m., deputies responded to a burglary alarm in the 38000 block of El Viento, Thousand Palms. Upon arrival, they saw the business sustained significant damage...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: January 17, 2024

Organized Retail Theft Prevention Grant

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Damian Chavez 

File # N/A

Details:

The Riverside Sheriff’s Office Jurupa Valley Station is proud to announce its partnership with the city of Jurupa Valley in securing the Organized Retail Theft Prevention (ORTP)...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: January 17, 2024

Juvenile Student arrested with a Firearm on School Grounds

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Justin Hill

File# GP240160002

Details:

On Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at about 1:44 p.m., the School Resource Officer assigned to a high school located in the 100 block of E Nuevo Road in the city of Perris received information rega...

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Perris Station
Posted on: January 17, 2024

2024-00457

Ristow, David

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Coroner
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Convicted Felon Arrested for Weapon Related Charges

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Cameron James

File # GE240160003

Details:

In December 2023, members of the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force (GTF) received information about a prior convicted felon in possession of several firearms. GTF members condu...

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Gang Task Force
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Homicide Investigation - Suspect In-Custody

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Reporting Deputy: Investigator Lance Stoyer

File # Y240140027

Update:

As the investigation into the homicide of Elba Estrada continued, Riverside County Sheriff’s Investigators learned that Marilyn Cardenas was the daughter of Estrada.  Es...

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Thermal Station
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Fatal Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Marcos Acosta

File # MV240160026

Details:

On Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at 5:04 a.m., deputies from the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to the intersection of Perris Boulevard and Bay Avenue in Moreno Valley ref...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: January 16, 2024

2024-00449

Flores, Josue

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Coroner
Posted on: January 16, 2024

2024-00445

Bejarano, John

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Coroner
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Fatal Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant I. Robles

File # JV240150114

Details:

On January 15, 2024, at 10:35 pm, deputies assigned to the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a major-injury traffic collision on Etiwanda Avenue and Cantu-Galle...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Fatal Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Javier Morando

File # JV240150104

Details:

On Monday, January 15, 2024, about 8:32 p.m., deputies from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station, responded to a report of a major-injury traffic collision at Limonite Avenue east...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: January 15, 2024

Fatal Medical Emergency Leads to Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Bryan Whitley

File # T240130056

Details:

On Saturday, January 13, 2024, around 5:44 p.m., deputies from the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station were flagged down by citizens regarding a traffic collision at the intersection of Country Cl...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: January 14, 2024

2024-00383

Romero, David

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Coroner
Posted on: January 14, 2024

Off-Highway Vehicle Operation

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Reporting Deputy: Sgt. Kamal Kabbara

File# PE240130051, PE240130055, PE240130061, PC240130051, PC240130043

Details:

On Saturday, January 13, 2024, between 10:30 a.m., and 8:00 p.m., deputies assigned to the Perris Sheriff’s Station Special Enforcem...

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Perris Station
Posted on: January 13, 2024

2024-00378

McCartney, Christopher

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Coroner
Posted on: January 13, 2024

Fatal Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Rafael Lopez

File # JV240130012

Details:

On Saturday, January 13, 2024, at 4:24 a.m., deputies assigned to the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to the 4000 block of Etiwanda Avenue, Jurupa Valley, regarding the r...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: January 13, 2024

City of Rancho Mirage DUI Checkpoint Results

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Don Olson

File: N/A

Details:

Rancho Mirage, Calif. – On January 12, 2023, one person was arrested for DUI, 1 person was arrested for an outstanding warrant and 2 were arrested for driving on a suspended license at a DUI c...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: January 12, 2024

Suspect Arrested in a Multi-Jurisdictional Bank Robbery Series

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jonathan Bodnar

File # EV233340020

Details:

On December 6, 2023, an armed robbery occurred at a bank located in the 14000 block of Schleisman Road, Eastvale. Riverside Sheriff’s Jurupa Valley Station investigators respond...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Suspect of a Smash and Grab Robbery Series Arrested

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Dave Tinker

File# PE232110048

Details:

On Sunday, July 30, 2023, at 1:44 p.m., a smash-n-grab robbery occurred at a local jewelry store in the 1600 block of Perris Boulevard in the city of Perris. Seven masked suspects entered the ...

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Perris Station
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Homicide

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ben Ramirez

File # JV232700048

Update:

During the course of this investigation, a suspect was identified as Justin Vanderford, 41 years of Jurupa Valley. On January 4, 2024, Vanderford was detained by deputies from the Jurupa Valle...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: January 10, 2024

City of Rancho Mirage - DUI Checkpoint

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Don Olson

File: N/A

Details:

Rancho Mirage, Calif. – On January 12, 2024, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a driving under the influence (DUI) Checkpoint January 12th from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: January 10, 2024

Robbery Suspect Arrested

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Reporting Deputy: Lieutenant Brandi Swan

File # MV240090209

Details:

On January 9, 2024, at 3:34 PM, deputies from the Moreno Valley Station responded to a parking lot in the 26600 block of Dracaea Avenue, to investigate a robbery. The investigation revealed...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: January 10, 2024

Deputy-Involved Shooting

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Wenndy Brito-Gonzalez

File # D240090052

Details:

On Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at 11:41 p.m., deputies assigned to the Hemet Sheriff’s Station responded to the 26300 block of Jepson Court in Hemet for a report of a physical altercat...

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Hemet Station
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Homicide Investigation Ends with Suspect In-Custody

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Reporting Deputy: Investigator Lance Stoyer

File# PE233650132

Details:

On Sunday, December 31, 2023, at 10:25 p.m., deputies from the Perris Sheriff’s Station responded to the 1700 block of Glenview Drive, in the city of Perris after receiving mult...

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Perris Station
Posted on: January 9, 2024

2024-00256

Rios, Isaac

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Coroner
Posted on: January 7, 2024

2024-00175

Flores, Maritza

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Coroner
Posted on: January 7, 2024

Fatal Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Marcos Acosta

File # MV240060268

Details:

On Saturday, January 6, 2024, at 6:50 p.m., deputies from the Riverside Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station, responded to the intersection of Eucalyptus Avenue and Sweetspice Street, ...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: January 5, 2024

Suspect Identified in Series of Vehicle Burglaries

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jason Gore

File # Multiple 

Details:

On December 10, 2023, Lake Mathews Station deputies responded to the Lake Hills area of Riverside County reference a series of vehicle burglaries. During the burglaries, numerous vehicl...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: January 5, 2024

Cemetery Theft and Vandalism Suspect Arrested

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jarrod Meissen

File # L233630038

Details:

At the end of December 2023, local media outlets aired a news story involving theft of gravestone flowers from a cemetery located in the 18100 block of Collier Avenue in Lake Elsinore. The ...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: January 2, 2024

Fatal Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Brad Foster

File # L240010036

Details:

On January 1, 2024, around 3:23 a.m., deputies assigned to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, Lake Elsinore Station, located an overturned vehicle off the side of Lakeshore Drive...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: January 1, 2024

2024-00003

Estrada, Desiree

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Coroner
Posted on: January 1, 2024

2023-09821

Oton, Brandon

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Coroner
Posted on: December 31, 2023

Deputy-Involved Shooting

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Deirdre Vickers

File # WI23365020

Update:

At 4:51 p.m., deputies from the Riverside Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit and Lake Elsinore Special Enforcement Team located two subjects in the Temecula area matching the description...

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Lake Elsinore Station
Posted on: December 31, 2023

Fatal Traffic Collision

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Reporting Deputy: Lieutenant Chris Willison

File # JV233640106

Details:

On Saturday, December 30, 2023, at about 11:05 p.m., deputies assigned to the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to reports of a suspected DUI driver in Jurupa Valley. &...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: December 30, 2023

2023-09787

Mayfield, Darrell

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Coroner
Posted on: December 30, 2023

DUI Saturation/Safety Enforcement Operation

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Mark Chlarson

File # Multiple 

Details:

City of La Quinta- On December 29, 2023, the Thermal Sheriff’s Station/ La Quinta Traffic Team, conducted an enforcement operation focused on drivers suspected of driving u...

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Thermal Station
Posted on: December 28, 2023

Deputy-Involved Shooting

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Wenndy Brito-Gonzalez

File # MA233620004, MB233620001

Details:

On Thursday, December 28, 2023, at 2:18 a.m., Lake Mathews Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to the 13400 block of Barker Lane in the unincorporated area o...

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Lake Mathews Station
Posted on: December 26, 2023

Woman Robbed and Stabbed

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Reporting Deputy: Lieutenant Brandi Swan

File # MV233580191

Details:

On December 24, 2023, at 7:05 PM, deputies from the Moreno Valley Station responded to a business in the 24900 block of Sunnymead Boulevard to investigate a robbery and stabbing. The invest...

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Moreno Valley Station
Posted on: December 26, 2023

2023-09637

Morales, Martin

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Coroner
Posted on: December 25, 2023

2023-09616

Solorio, Audelio

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Coroner
Posted on: December 25, 2023

2023-09622

Calbillo, Enma

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Coroner
Posted on: December 24, 2023

2023-09590

Herrera, Teresa

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Coroner
Posted on: December 24, 2023

2023-09578

Medina, Jose

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Coroner
Posted on: December 23, 2023

Driving Under the Influence Check Point

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Reporting Deputy: Sgt.  J. Morando

File # N/A

Update:

City of Norco, Calif.-The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office/Norco Sheriff’s office conducted a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) / Driver’s License checkpoint on Fri...

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Jurupa Valley Station
Posted on: December 23, 2023

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Checkpoint

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Reporting Deputy:  Sergeant Patrick Lynch

File # N/A

Update:

Due to inclement weather, the DUI checkpoint scheduled for December 22, 2023 was changed to a DUI saturation patrol. Multiple deputies were on patrol throughout the city of San Jacinto in ...

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San Jacinto Station
Posted on: December 18, 2023

2023-09384

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: December 13, 2023

2023-09245

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: December 13, 2023

In-Custody Death

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Reporting Deputy: Correctional Sergeant Christopher Wedel

File # RC233470002

Details:

On Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at 6:51 a.m., deputies from the Robert Presley Detention Center found an unresponsive male in a housing unit cell. Custody staff and jail m...

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: November 5, 2023

2023-08208

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: November 5, 2023

In-Custody Death

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ken Thurm

File # BC233080002

Details:

On Saturday, November 4, 2023, deputies from the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility responded to an unresponsive male in the intake area. Custody staff and jail medical personnel immediately ...

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: September 18, 2023

2023-06960

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: September 18, 2023

In-Custody Death

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Reporting Deputy: Correctional Sergeant Christopher Wedel

File # SC232610002

Details:

On Monday, September 18, 2023, at 11:30 a.m., investigators from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Corrections Central Investigations, were notified of an in-custody...

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: September 15, 2023

2023-06857

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: September 14, 2023

In-Custody Death

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Reporting Deputy: Ken Thurm

File # RC232570001

Details:

On Thursday, September 14th, 2023, deputies from the Robert Presley Detention Center were alerted to an unresponsive male inmate in the intake area. Deputies and jail medical personnel immediately admin...

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: August 29, 2023

2023-06390

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: August 28, 2023

In-Custody Death

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Reporting Deputy: Ken Thurm

File # BC232390006

Details:

On Sunday, August 27, 2023, deputies from the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility were alerted to an unresponsive male inmate in a housing unit. Deputies and jail medical personnel immediately administ...

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: August 14, 2023

2023-06057

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: August 14, 2023

In-Custody Death

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Reporting Deputy: Ken Thurm

File # IC232260002

Details:

On August 14, 2023, at 12:36 a.m., deputies from the John Benoit Detention Center found an unresponsive male in a housing unit cell. Custody staff and jail medical personnel immediately administered lif...

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: July 6, 2023

2023-05026

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: July 6, 2023

In-Custody Death

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Reporting Deputy: Ken Thurm

File # RC231860001

Details:

On Wednesday, July 5, 2023, investigators from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Corrections Central Investigations, were notified of an in-custody death. It was learned Astrid Johnson, a 62-ye...

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: May 27, 2023

2022-04095

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: May 27, 2023

In-Custody Death Investigation

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Reporting Deputy: Richard Carroll

File # IC231420002

Details:

On Monday, May 22, 2023, at 3:33 PM, deputies assigned to the John J. Benoit Detention Center found an unresponsive male inmate in a holding cell. Custody staff and jail medical personnel immediat...

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: March 12, 2023

2022-02092

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: March 12, 2023

In-Custody Death Investigation

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Reporting Deputy: Correctional Lieutenant Flakes

File # SC230700002

Details:

On Saturday March 11, 2023, at 4:15 P.M. deputies assigned to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office-Cois Byrd Detention Center were called to the cell of an unresponsive male inmate...

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: February 6, 2023

2022-01099

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: February 6, 2023

In-Custody Death Investigation

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Reporting Deputy: Correctional Captain Victoria Varisco-Flores

File # RC230360004

Details:

On Sunday, February 5, 2023, at about 1:58 P.M., deputies assigned to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department-Robert Presley Detention Center were conducting a secur...

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: January 13, 2023

Homicide

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ed Baeza

File # SC230120001

Details:

On January 12, 2023, at 1:31 hours, deputies assigned to the Cois M. Byrd Detention Center were alerted of a disturbance coming from within one of the cells. Deputies went to investigate and fou...

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: January 12, 2023

2022-00352

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: December 29, 2022

2022-10962

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: December 21, 2022

In-Custody Death Investigation

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Reporting Deputy: Correctional Captain Victoria Varisco-Flores

File # RC223470004

Details:

On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at 12:32 P.M., deputies assigned to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department-Robert Presley Detention Center were conducting ...

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: December 12, 2022

2022-10688

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: December 12, 2022

In-Custody Death Investigation

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Reporting Deputy: Correctional Captain Victoria Varisco-Flores

File # RC223460001

Details:

On Monday, December 12, 2022, about 1:53 AM, deputies assigned to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department-Robert Presley Detention Center, responded to the...

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: November 21, 2022

2022-09949

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In-Custody Deaths
Posted on: November 20, 2022

In-Custody Death Investigation

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Reporting Deputy: Correctional Captain Victoria Varisco-Flores

File # RC223240003

Details:

On Sunday, November 20, 2022, at 3:37 PM, deputies assigned to the Robert Presley Detention Center, located in the 4000 block of Orange Street in Riverside, were calle...

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In-Custody Deaths