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Homicide

On January 9, 2022, at about 10:42 p.m., deputies from the Southwest Sheriff Station were dispatched to a report of shots fired at a restaurant in the 28600 block of Old Town Front St., Temecula. Upon arrival, deputies found three subjects suffering from gunshot wounds.

‘The kids I see have been flattened — lifeless, listless, bored.’

The phone rings at least three times a day with the same message from a distraught parent: my daughter needs someone to talk to (and it’s usually a daughter in middle school or high school). I ask what’s going on. They say she wants therapy, she is depressed and anxious.

Stolen Vehicle Pursuit

On 01/07/2022 at 1241 Hours, Deputies from Riverside County Sheriff’s Department – Perris Station were involved in a pursuit of a stolen vehicle on several streets in the unincorporated area commonly known as Gavilan Hills. During the pursuit, the vehicle drove in the opposite lane of traffic towards another vehicle causing that vehicle to veer off the road and collide into a fence.

Felon in Possession of Ammunition

On January 6th, 2022, members of the Corona/Jurupa Valley Regional Gang Task Force, with the assistance of the Safe Streets Task Force conducted a probation check in the 3000 block of Hiawatha Place, Riverside. During the probation search, Andrew Ayala, a convicted felon and documented criminal street gang member, was found to be in possession of various calibers of ammunition and magazines.

Butane Honey Oil (BHO) Lab and Narcotic Sales Arrest

On January 6, 2022, about 1:59 PM, Jurupa Valley Station deputies conducted a Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) compliance check at a residence in the 3800 Block of Hunter Street, Jurupa Valley. Deputies contacted 39-year-old Jurupa Valley resident, Solar Ratnaransy, who was living in a motorhome on the property.

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Kindergartners say goodbye to Soboba Tribal Preschool

The 23 little ones who will be heading off to first grade in the fall got a grand send-off with a graduation ceremony at the Soboba Sports Complex June 6.

California voters lose a shot at checking state and local tax hikes at the polls

The California Supreme Court on Thursday took the rare step of removing a measure from the November ballot that would have made it harder to raise taxes, siding with Gov. Gavin Newsom by ruling the change would have upended the way government works.

Riverside County shelters offer free adoptions through “IndePETdence Days”

Starting June 20, the Riverside County Animal Services is launching "IndePETdence...

Drift Smoke Over Southwest Riverside County Coming From Camp Pendleton

Already smokey skies were getting even hazier Thursday in Southwest Riverside County as a vegetation fire burned at Camp Pendleton.