On December 22, 2020 about 6:30 A.M. Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the Jurupa Valley Station attempted to conduct an enforcement stop of a stolen vehicle in the area of Sumner Avenue and Limonite Avenue, in the city of Eastvale. The driver and front passenger exited the vehicle and fled on foot.
Members of the Jurupa Valley Station’s Special Enforcement Teams (SET) representing the cities of Jurupa Valley and Eastvale have been aggressively targeting illegal indoor marijuana grows throughout the cities of Jurupa Valley and Eastvale in 2020.
On December 7, 2020, at 7:20 AM, Moreno Valley Station deputies were dispatched to the 24000 block of Alessandro Blvd. city of Moreno Valley, regarding a commercial burglary. The business owner arrived at the location, found the business ransacked and located a large hole in the wall of the location.
On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at 6:00 A.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force (CVVCGTF) with the assistance of Riverside County Sheriff’s Department SWAT, United States Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC), and the Coachella Community Action Team, served search warrants at three residences located in the 51000 block of Douma Street, the 52000 block of Calle Empalme, and the 53000 block of Cesar Chavez Street in the city of Coachella.
On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, deputies assigned to the Soboba Community Team and the San Jacinto Special Enforcement Team served a fraud related search warrant in 28000 block of Murrieta Road, Menifee. During the service of the search warrant, stolen identification cards, stolen credit cards, stolen checks, stolen mail as well as counterfeit U.S currency was located and seized.
On December 21st, 2020, at 7:00 A.M., deputies assigned to the Southern Coachella Valley Community Service District Team (SCVCSDT), with the assistance of the Coachella Community Action Team (CCAT) and La Quinta Special Enforcement Team (SET), served a search warrant in the 65300 block of Van Buren Street in the unincorporated area of Thermal.
On December 20, 2020, about 2:40 AM, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Moreno Valley Station, responded to the report of a major injury traffic collision on Gilman Springs Road, south of Alessandro Boulevard, in the city of Moreno Valley. Deputies arrived on-scene to find there was a single vehicle involved, occupied only by the driver.
On December 19, 2020, La Quinta Special Enforcement Team deputies conducted a follow-up investigation that stemmed from a series of burglaries occurred at a storage facility located at the 46000 block of Adams Street, in La Quinta. Deputies identified a third suspect involved in the burglaries.
On December 18,2020, about 7:14 PM, La Quinta deputies responded to a call of a vehicle versus pedestrian hit and run traffic collision on Highway 111 west of Dune Palms Road in La Quinta. Investigation revealed an unknown driver was traveling westbound on Highway 111 west of Dune Palms Road and struck a pedestrian crossing the roadway.
On Wednesday, April 15, 2020, the Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force (RCAHT) received a tip from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline regarding labor exploitation of a minor. During the investigation, it was learned a minor was smuggled into the United States under false pretense from another country.