Yreka Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Yreka, CA or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

  • Bend murder suspect declines to waive extradition to...

    Tuesday Aug 9 | via The Oregonian 

    Edwin Lara, a security guard at Central Oregon Community College in Bend, Ore., is led into court in Yreka, Calif., Friday, July 29, 2016, for his arraignment. Lara's wife, Isabel Ponce-Lara, on Monday went to police in their hometown of Redmond, Ore., to report that Lara had told her he hit Kaylee Sawyer with his patrol vehicle, killing her, then panicked and hid her body, according to documents filed in court.


    Related Topix: Bend, OR, Redmond, OR

  • Edwin Lara appears in court

    Friday Jul 29 | via KOBI NBC5 

    Yreka, Ca., - The man accused of a string of crimes in both Oregon and California this week, makes his first court appearance. Police in Bend say the 31-year old Redmond resident killed 23-year old Kaylee Sawyer over the weekend, and then kidnapped a young woman in Salem on Monday.


    Related Topix: Oregon

  • Oregon suspect pleads not guilty to California charges

    Friday Jul 29 | via My Mother Lode 

    A man charged with murder in the death of an Oregon woman has pleaded not guilty to separate charges related to a shooting and carjacking in California. KTVL reports that 31-year-old Edwin Lara entered the not guilty pleas Friday to attempted murder, kidnapping and other charges.


    Related Topix: Yreka, CA

  • Security guard accused of murdering bachelorette par...

    Wednesday Jul 27 | via Daily Mail 

    Security guard accused of murdering bachelorette partygoer who had an argument with her boyfriend 'confessed to his police officer wife that he killed her' then 'went on a crime spree' Lara's police officer wife Isabel Ponce-Lara, told cops her husband confessed that hit Sawyer, 23, with his patrol vehicle, killing her Lara then allegedly went on a crime spree in Yreka, California, where he 'shot a man in a motel and kidnapped people' He was finally arrested after a high speed chase along with Aundrea Elizabeth Maes, 19, who was also in the vehicle At first she was believed to be a suspect but after questioning it was revealed she was one of his victims and was released without charge Sawyer's boyfriend Cameron Riemhofer told investigators they had an argument before she disappeared and she texted her 'Good bye' She was last seen around on Sunday near her apartment, located near Central ... (more)


    Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, Yreka, CA

  • Woman linked to kidnapping of Northern California fa...

    Jul 27, 2016 | via Los Angeles Times 

    A woman who was arrested with a man in connection with the kidnapping of a Northern California family was released Wednesday after police discovered she also was a victim and had been abducted at gunpoint. Aundrea Elizabeth Maes, 19, had been arrested with Edwin Enoc Lara, 31, Tuesday night following a pursuit with speeds reaching 100 mph in Corning, Calif., authorities said.


    Related Topix: Corning, CA, Yreka, CA, Siskiyou County, CA

  • College Public Safety Officer Arrested on Murder and...

    Jul 27, 2016 | via People 

    Police have detained a 31-year-old Oregon man who authorities allege killed a woman on Sunday in his home state then kidnapped a second woman before heading south to California, where he went on to shoot a man moments before hijacking a car with three people inside, PEOPLE confirms. According to a statement issued by the Yreka, California, police department, Edwin Enoc Lara was apprehended Tuesday morning and is being held at the Tehama County Jail on an unspecified bail amount.


    Related Topix: Violent Crime, Yreka, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

  • Oregon pair arrested on multiple charges after Teham...

    Jul 26, 2016 | via Mercury-Register 

    Corning >> An Oregon man and woman were arrested Tuesday morning after a chase on Interstate 5 south, and are accused of attempted murder, carjacking and kidnapping. The man is also a person of interest in the disappearance of an Oregon woman.


    Related Topix: Tehama County, CA, Red Bluff, CA, Corning, CA, Yreka, CA

  • A stolen car, a kidnapping and a 100-mph chase

    Jul 26, 2016 | via Tri-cityherald.com 

    Police in California pursued a man and a woman from Oregon on Interstate 5 at speeds of more than 100 mph Tuesday and arrested them for allegedly kidnapping a woman and her two sons and shooting and critically wounding a man in a separate incident. The arrested man was being sought by police in Oregon in a homicide there.


    Related Topix: Tehama County, CA, Yreka, CA, Siskiyou County, CA, Red Bluff, CA

  • Fugitives captured in Corning; suspect is a person o...

    Jul 26, 2016 | via Red Bluff Daily News 

    Red Bluff >> At just before 7 a.m. Tuesday an Oregon man and woman were arrested in Corning on Interstate 5 and Sour Grass Road after evading the California Highway Patrol unit and initiating a pursuit. The two are believed to be involved in an attempted murder and car jacking case from earlier Tuesday in Yreka.


    Related Topix: Corning, CA, Red Bluff, CA, Yreka, CA, Bowles, CA

  • Two suspects arrested in Red Bluff for attempted mur...

    Jul 26, 2016 | via KRCR 

    According to the Yreka Police Department, they received a phone call at 5:00 a.m. Tuesday advising them of a shooting victim at the Super 8 Motel, located at 136 Montague Road in Yreka. Police responded to the area and found the elderly male victim who had been shot in the stomach.


    Related Topix: Yreka, CA, Violent Crime, Red Bluff, CA

Yreka Law

How long in the State of California is a DUI on Your record ?
In 2001 I got a Misdemeanor 1st offence DY DUI. I did My Mandatory 24hrs in Jail & something like $1875 in fines but never did the 90 days Alchohol Classes I was Sentanced to Complete 14 yrs ago. When I went to Dig to find out what it would take to get My Licence back He told Me I had to Complete 90 days of Schooling. Later I called & Insurance Company telling Him about My Duo He told Me that it should be Off My record. I told Him that's what I believed should be true. Can The State of California DMV hold that against Me for 14 yrs or should I fight it ?
Unfortunately, the DMV has an endless memory. Since you were convicted of a DUI and failed to attend and complete the...
How should I handle this DUI?
I was driving a friends van back to a campsite from the store and got pulled over due to a head light being out. The officer asked if I had been drinking and I told him I had a couple beers earlier in the evening so he asked to me to perform a field sobriety test. I ended up blowing a .092 and was arrested, then a half hour later at the station blew under .08 what should I do and what may my charges look like. This is also my first DUI ever and my first alcohol offence. Thank you
Hire counsel immediately. Your license is likely going to be suspended within ten days of arrest if you do nothing. If...
Will a DUI suspension be erased from my record of the DA never files charges?
I lost my DMV hearing so my licenses was suspended for 4 months. I was arrested in February and there has not been and criminal charges filed against me yet. Long story short I was not ever driving a vehicle and was arrested for DUI. My dream is to have a job in law enforcement and I'm not sure how this all affects this.
February wasn't that long ago. The DA has up to one year to file a misdemeanor DUI charge. If the DMV suspended, you...
Can I be charged for dui when no officer ever saw me in a vehicle while intoxicated at all?
I was arrested and charged with a DUI. I was at a friends house when a physical altercation too place and a neighbor called the PD. When the poll d showed up I was standing by the road waiting for a friend to show up and take me home. The police went back to the house and settled things with the physical matters. A different friend that was sober had driven me to the house and then left when the fight happened. When the cops walked out they had asked how we go there because we were obviously intoxicated. My friend said she drove so they took her to the side and gave her about 6 breath test because the officer couldn't get a reading. He finally got a reading and arrested her for DUI and out her in the car. He then came behind me and arrested me for public intoxication and put me in the car with her. While we were in the car she was freaking out and begging me to say that I had drove, so I did. Which was very dumb of me but I was very intoxicated and wasn't thinking right. So they switched our charges and charged me with DUI and her for public intoxication. We both were booked into jail and then released.
Try and reverse the roles now and see how good of a friend you have. Despite the fact that no one saw you driving,...
What is the average cost of doing something like this with a lawyer? Can a lawyer from out of the area represent me?
DMV suspended my license after hearing and I want to attest it in court and file a writ. I have called and left messages with numerous lawyers in my area with no return calls and I'm running out of time.
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What are my first steps? Do I need a lawyer for this?
I lost my DUI hearing with DMV. I want to file in court to overturn suspension.
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My partner was arrested for 2 child endangerment felony 3dui in california driving on suspended spousal abuse what is he facing
I bonded him out 2500. Is this fightable or how much time is he looking at
The charges are serious indeed. Fightable? Sure, but we don't know anything about the state of the evidence against...