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Recent Crime News
Saturday Jul 16 | via The Press-Enterprise
Two Orange County residents suspected of drug-related crimes were arrested Saturday, July 16, at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula. Rudy Torres and Karina Melgoa, both residents of Santa Ana, are being held at the Southwest Detention Center on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, a Riverside County Sheriff's Department news release states. Comment?
Friday Jul 8 | via The Press-Enterprise
The FBI is looking for a man suspected in 10 Southern California robberies, including one in Temecula , and is offering a $20,000 cash reward for his arrest and conviction, officials said. Dubbed the "Hipster Bandit" the man is suspected of also robbing eight businesses in San Diego County and one in the Orange County city of Mission Viejo. Comment?
Thursday Jul 7 | via The Press-Enterprise
The man shot by Riverside County Sheriff's deputies on Tuesday, July 5, following a robbery and subsequent chase has been identified by the County Coroner's Office as 49-year-old Sam Newby of Temecula. Newby is said to have robbed an El Pollo Loco on Temecula Parkway about 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday before taking off in an SUV. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 6 | via The Press-Enterprise
What started as a report of a man with a gun inside a Temecula business Tuesday ended when two officers fired their guns at a fleeing suspect , according to a news release from the Riverside County Sheriff's Department. The report drew deputies to the 32400 block of Temecula Parkway about 3:45 p.m. Deputies saw the man - who wasn't named in Wednesday's release - leave the business, get in an SUV and drive off. Comment?
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