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CHP Riverside Officers Take Fire On the 15 Freeway In Lake Elsinore (Audio)

California Highway Patrol officers and Riverside County sheriff’s deputies were engaged in a SWAT situation Wednesday night, Jan. 11, in Lake Elsinore that resulted in an officer-involved shooting. A SWAT standoff and officer-involved shooting in Lake Elsinore late Wednesday began when a man started shooting at a California Highway Patrol ...

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A man is arrested for assault with a deadly weapon after attempting to hit a deputy w/ a vehicle following a pursuit

On August 1, 2016, at 9:26 p.m., a deputy assigned to the Sheriff’s Central Station was patrolling the unincorporated area of Muscoy. He was driving north on Duffy Street near Ogden Street when he observed a suspicious vehicle, later discovered to be stolen. The deputy attempted a traffic stop on ...

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SUSPECT WANTED IN SEXUAL ASSAULT AFTER FACEBOOK ENCOUNTER

The Riverside Police Department’s Sexual Assault – Child Abuse Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Domingo Juan Andres, a suspect in at least two sexual assaults involving 12-year-old and 15-year-old females. One of these sexual assaults occurred in 2015 near the intersection of Grove Avenue and Woodbine ...

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PEDESTRIAN CHECK LEADS TO ARREST FOR IDENTITY THIEF

Yesterday morning, July 20, 2016 at about 8:45 a.m., officers contacted an individual in the parking lot of a local motel located at the 3600 Block of La Sierra Avenue. It was learned that the individual was on probation and in possession of a car not registered in her name. ...

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SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR BURGLARIZING LOCAL CHURCH

Early this morning on Friday, July 8, 2016, at about 1:45 a.m., officers responded to the St. Andrew’s Orthodox Church, in the 4700 block of Canyon Crest Drive, regarding an audible alarm activation. Upon arrival, the reporting party informed the officers he thought somebody was still inside. The building was ...

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SEXUAL ASSAULT SUSPECT LOCATED AND ARRESTED IN OKLAHOMA

The Riverside Police Department METRO / SWAT Team concluded an investigation into the whereabouts of Josue Mejia, a 33-year-old male who sexually assaulted a 13-year-old female in late 2015. During the assault, the victim said she feared for her life, and, if a relative would not have arrived home unexpectedly, ...

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SUSPECT ARRESTED IN EASTSIDE ATTEMPTED VEHICLE THEFT

Riverside Police Detectives from the East Neighborhood Policing Center arrested a suspect for his involvement in an attempted vehicle theft in a University of California Riverside neighborhood. The suspect later admitted to committing at least ten thefts from vehicles in the same area this year. On Thursday, June 23, 2016, ...

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HOMICIDE SUSPECT APPREHENDED

Yesterday evening on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at about 5:15 p.m., the Riverside Police Department’s Communications Center received a call of a possible domestic disturbance between a male and female near the corner of Calmhill Drive and California Avenue in the City of Riverside. At the same time, officers were ...

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Burglary Suspect Arrested

On Saturday, July 9th, 2016, at approximately 1:00 a.m., officers responded to an audible alarm at the 6300 block of Box Springs Road. The video feed showed the suspect taking items from the yard and placing them outside. Upon arrival, one suspect fled and another suspect was taken into custody. ...

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Wanted Suspect Arrested

On Saturday, July 9th, 2016, at approximately 4:00 a.m., officers located a suspect that was identified as Michael Chafitz, age 52, from Laguna Beach from a wanted poster at the Mission Inn. The suspect was wanted for grand theft and making terrorist threats. The suspect was taking into custody. During ...

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