RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Assault on a Peace Officer|
|Station Area:||Lake Elsinore|
|Written Date:||July 19, 2020||Time:||5:45 PM|
|Incident Date:||July 19, 2020||Time:||12:30 PM|
|Incident Location:||31000 block of Casino Dr., Lake Elsinore|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant S. Mack|
On July 19, 2020, deputies responded to the 31000 block of Casino Dr., in Lake Elsinore, in response to a report of protesting regarding information on recently released sex offender Cary Smith. Upon arrival, the protest was relatively peaceful. During one unrestful incident, a protester threw an object at deputies, causing minor injury to a deputy. The suspect, Isabel Veloz, 45 year-old female, residing in Lake Elsinore, was taken into custody without incident and booked at the Cois Byrd Detention Center.
As a reminder, "Community Policing" involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members. Business owners and residents are encouraged to report suspicious activity directly to law enforcement by calling Sheriff’s Dispatch at (951) 776-1099, or by calling 911 if the matter is an emergency.