Eastvale Crime Recap: July 2017

Staff Reports

 

INCIDENT: HOMICIDE

WHEN: 7/29/2017 @ 4:05 pm

WHERE: Pacific Avanue and Canal St., Jurupa Valley

DETAILS: On Saturday, July 29, 2017, at about 4:05 PM, deputies from the Jurupa Valley Station responded to a man down in the area of Pacific Avenue and Canal Street, Jurupa Valley. Upon arrival deputies located a deceased Hispanic male adult. The male sustained traumatic injuries that caused his death. The victim was identified as Benny Carrasco, age 52, of La Puente. Investigators from the Jurupa Valley Station and Central Homicide Unit responded and assumed the investigation. The investigation is ongoing. No suspects have been arrested. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Investigator Loureiro from the Central Homicide Unit at 760-393-3524.

 

 

INCIDENT: SUICIDE

WHEN: 7/23/2017 @ 9:00 am

WHERE: Orchard Park, 5900 Block of Festival Way, Eastvale

DETAILS: On Sunday, July 23, about 9:00 a.m., deputies assigned to the Eastvale Police Department responded to a suicide at Orchard Park, located in the 5900 block of Festival Way, city of Eastvale. Upon arrival, deputies located a deceased male adult in the restroom area of the park. The investigation revealed the victim’s death appears to be a result of suicide. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Bureau responded to the scene. This incident is still under investigation and the victim’s identity is being withheld until family is notified. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Deputy Loza at the Jurupa Valley Station at (951) 955-2600, or the Coroner’s Bureau at (951) 443-2300.

 

INCIDENT: FATAL TRAFFIC COLLISION

WHEN: 7/20/2017 @ 10:30 pm

WHERE: Live Oak Dr. & Lakeside Dr., Jurupa Valley

DETAILS: On Thursday, July 20, 2017, at about 10:30 PM, deputies from the Jurupa Valley Police Department responded to Live Oak Drive and Lakeside Drive, regarding a possible hit and run traffic collision. Deputies arrived on scene within minutes and found a male laying in the road way.  The male was identified as a 14-year-old resident of Jurupa Valley. The male’s identity will be withheld due to him being a juvenile. American Medical Response and California Fire Department personnel responded to the scene. The male was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.  Jurupa Valley Traffic Investigators responded to the scene and assumed control of the investigation. The preliminary investigation revealed the male had been thrown from the back of a moving pick- up truck, due to reckless driving. The investigation lead deputies to the suspect’s address in the 4000 block of Scholes Avenue, Jurupa Valley.  Deputies arrested the suspect, Layn Meyer (age 22 of Jurupa Valley) for homicide. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to call Deputy A. Ditfurth at the Jurupa Valley Station, (951) 955-2600.

 

INCIDENT: WEAPON AND DRUG SALES ARREST

WHEN: 7/14/2017 @ 4:40 pm

WHERE: 4000 Block of Mennes Ave., Jurupa Valley

DETAILS: On Friday, 07/14/17, about 4:40 PM, members of the Region 7 Riverside County Sheriff Department’s Regional Gang Task Force attempted to serve an arrest warrant at a residence in the 4000 Block of Mennes Avenue in Jurupa Valley.  Task Force officers contacted 40 year-old Jurupa Valley resident Kasey Holt near the residence. Holt was found to be in possession of a loaded firearm and methamphetamine. Additional items were located indicative of drug sales. Holt was later booked into custody at the Robert Presley Detention Center for the following charges: Felon in possession of a loaded firearm with methamphetamine, Felon in possession of ammunition, Possession of methamphetamine for sales, Possession of an unregistered firearm.  Anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact Sergeant Frank Lodes from the Region 7 Regional Gang Task Force at (951) 955-2734.

INCIDENT: IN CUSTODY DEATH

WHEN: 7/8/2017 @ 1:43 pm

WHERE: Robert Presley Detention Center

DETAILS: On Saturday, July 8, 2017, a 47-year-old male inmate at the Robert Presley Detention Center suffered a life-threatening medical emergency.  Facility medical personnel responded and immediately began life saving efforts.  The male was transported to a local hospital by ambulance, where he succumbed to his condition and was pronounced deceased. At this time, no foul play is suspected.  Investigators from the Jurupa Valley Station Investigations Bureau are investigating the inmate’s death.  The inmate’s identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Investigator Fransik at the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station at (951) 955-2600.

INCIDENT: BURGLARY

WHEN: 7/7/2017 @ 12:00 am

WHERE: 2700 Block of Hamner Ave., Norco

DETAILS: On Friday, July 7, about 12:00 a.m., Norco Sheriff’s deputies responded to a burglary alarm at a business, located in the 2700 block of Hamner Avenue, in the city of Norco. Upon arriving, deputies determined the business had been burglarized and began an immediate search for the suspect. While searching the interior of the business, deputies located the suspect who fled. The fleeing suspect was located a short time later and taken into custody. The suspect was identified as Glenn David Volpei, age 50, a Burbank resident. The suspect was arrested for burglary and booked at the Robert Presley Detention Center. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Deputy Cadena with the Norco Sheriff’s Office at (951) 270-5673.