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Posted on: March 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Assault with Deadly Weapon / Vehicle Theft



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Assault with Deadly Weapon / Vehicle Theft
Station Area:Lake Elsinore
Written Date:March 07, 2020Time:8:00 AM
Incident Date:March 06, 2020Time:1:15 AM
Incident Location:City of Lake Elsinore
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Glenn Warrington
File Number(s):L200660004

Miranda Sepulveda

On Friday, March 6, 2020, Lake Elsinore Station Deputies responded to a call for service at the Quality Inn located on Casino Drive in the city of Lake Elsinore.  Numerous concerned community members reported a vehicle in the parking lot was crashing into other vehicles.     

Patrol deputies responded to the location and conducted an investigation.  The investigation revealed the suspect, Miranda Sepulveda, a 19 year-old female, resident of Wildomar, had stolen a vehicle.  While fleeing the location, she struck the owner of the vehicle (causing injuries) and collided with several other vehicles.  The suspect, Miranda Sepulveda, fled the scene prior to the deputies arrival.  The Lake Elsinore Stations Problem Oriented Policing Team received the information and immediately assumed the investigation from patrol.  

About 1100 hours, the Problem Oriented Policing Team located the suspect, Miranda Sepulveda, in the area of Lowell Street and Lakeshore Drive in the city of Lake Elsinore.  Miranda Sepulveda was arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon / Vehicle Theft then transported and booked into Cois Byrd Detention Center in the City of Murrieta.   



This is an ongoing investigation, and anyone with further information is asked to contact Deputies Householder or Meissen at (951) 245-3300. 

As a reminder, "Community Policing" involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members.  Business owners and residents are encouraged to report criminal activity directly to law enforcement by calling Sheriff’s Dispatch at (951) 776-1099, or by calling 911 if the matter is an emergency.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff’s 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions.  If you are interested in a career with us, please visit our recruiting page or call 1-888-Join-RSD

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