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On May 9, 2023, at 3:30 pm, deputies from the Norco Station responded to a report of a juvenile medical aid at the 100 block of 8th Street in Norco. When deputies arrived, they found a female 17-month old juvenile not breathing.


On May 07, 2023, at about 2:09 p.m., deputies from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff Station responded to a report of a medical aid call in the 33100 block of Jamieson St., Lake Elsinore. Deputies arrived within minutes and located a male victim with gunshot wounds. The male victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene.


Investigators have identified and arrested three suspects in connection with the homicide investigation of Robert Bettencourt, that occurred on 03/06/23, in Winchester. Three suspects were taken into custody without incident at or near their residences and are identified as Kevin R. Hirsch, 46-year-old, resident of Menifee, Clifford Franken, 54-year-old resident of Hemet, and Matthew Fromer, 50-year-old resident of Menifee.


On 08/29/16, at 5:02 a.m., deputies assigned to the Southwest Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to an unresponsive female on the 12000 block of Pechanga Road, within the Pechanga Indian Reservation in Temecula.

Homicide – Update

On April 23, 2023, investigators from the Central Homicide Unit identified the suspect in the murder of Giovanni Ibarra. David Diaz, a 39-year old male from Los Angeles, was located and arrested in the Otay Mesa area of the city of San Diego. Diaz was later booked for murder at the Robert Presley Detention Center.


White House vows more federal aid to reduce homelessness in 5 cities and California

Five major U.S. cities and the state of California will receive federal help to get unsheltered residents into permanent housing under a new plan launched Thursday as part of the Biden administration’s larger goal to reduce homelessness 25% by 2025.

California orders Los Angeles County to close ‘unsuitable’ youth prisons within 60 days

Los Angeles County has two months to move about 300 young people out of its troubled juvenile halls after California regulators on Tuesday determined the facilities are “unsuitable for the confinement of youth.”

Unfounded Attempt Kidnapping

On May 23, 2023, a Southwest Station School Resource Deputy began an investigation into a possible kidnapping that occurred in the 38000 block of Camarada Lane, in unincorporated Murrieta, after he received information that a video of the incident was posted to social media.

US study finds 1 in 10 get long COVID after omicron, starts identifying key symptoms

About 10% of people appear to suffer long COVID after an omicron infection, a lower estimate than earlier in the pandemic, according to a study of nearly 10,000 Americans that aims to help unravel the mysterious condition.