Eastvale City Council Considers Creating Eastvale Police Dept.

Staff Reports Eastvale – The City of Eastvale has been recently discussing the possibility of creating Eastvale’s own Police Department, due to the rising expense of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department (RSO) contract.  The City stated that creating an Eastvale Police Department could save millions per year, improve response times, and increase the number of […]

Deputy Myers Tips

Dear Deputy Myers: Bicycle/Skateboard Helmet requirements…what is the law? The California Vehicle Code  Section 21212, which pertains to helmet laws, is as follows: (a) A person under 18 years of age shall not operate a bicycle, a nonmotorized scooter, or a skateboard, nor shall they wear in-line or roller skates, nor ride upon a bicycle, a nonmotorized […]

9/11 Memorial Ceremony and Moment of Silence

• Date: 09/11/2016 6:45 AM – 7:00 AM • Location: Fire Station 27 7067 Hamner Ave. Eastvale, California 92880 The City of Eastvale will hold a 9/11 Memorial Ceremony and Moment of Silence on Sunday, September 11, 2016. Where: Eastvale Fire Station 27 7067 Hamner Ave., Eastvale, CA 92880 Time: 6:45 a.m. Moment of Silence: […]

Eastvale: DUI-Driver’s License Checkpoint Results

Staff Reports Eastvale – The Eastvale Police Department conducted a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on July 17, at Archibald Avenue and River Road, between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers […]

Prop 47: What Does It Mean For Eastvale?

By Lt. Joseph Pemberton City of Eastvale, Co-Chief of Police Eastvale – In a nutshell, Proposition 47 permits resentencing for several convicted felons who are currently in custody, and reclassifies existing felonies as misdemeanors for specified offenses that are currently charged in our county. These resentencing and reclassification changes are not available for persons who […]

Eastvale: Meet Lt. Pemberton


STAFF REPORTS Eastvale – The City of Eastvale’s Police Department has a new Assistant Chief of Police, Lieutenant Joseph Pemberton. Lt. Pemberton joined the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in February of 1996 when he attended the 132nd Basic Peace Officers Academy. In July 1996, he began his first assignment as a Deputy Sheriff at the […]

The Status of Traffic Safety in Eastvale

BY JENNIFER MADRIGAL   Eastvale – This September a new bicycle safety law, “Three Feet For Safety”, passed requiring motorists to give cyclists a minimum breadth of three feet while on the road. With the large number of accidents in Eastvale over the past year involving vehicles, pedestrians, and often cyclists, the public has raised […]

Eastvale: New Lieutenant For The Eastvale Police Department

Lieutenant evan peterson of eastvale police department

STAFF REPORTS   Eastvale – Lieutenant Evan Petersen has been selected to serve as the new lieutenant for the City of Eastvale Police Department, Jurupa Valley Station. Peterson replaces Assistant Chief of Police, Lt. Michael Yates, who ended his tenure with Eastvale in July for another assignment. Petersen has been with the Riverside Sheriff’s Department […]

Eastvale: DUI Checkpoint Controversy

BY K.P. SANDER   Eastvale – It seems like every time information is published about an impending Sobriety Checkpoint, or the results of one, citizens on Facebook and other social media sites post rants implying everything from a violation of civil or constitutional rights, to just a way for the city to make money. But […]

Eastvale: Disability Placard / Plate Misuse Operation

City of Eastvale The Eastvale Police Department, in its continued efforts in public safety awareness, conducted a Disability Placard/Misuse Prevention Program. The purpose of the program was to educate the public regarding the misuse of handicap placards in the possession of those who have not been issued a handicap placard for their own personal use. […]

Thank You, Lt. Michael Yates

BY JENNIFER MADRIGAL Eastvale – Lt. Michael Yates has been with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department for almost 25 years. He has served as Eastvale’s Assistant Chief of Police for the last two years. With his tenure in Eastvale ending in July as he moves on to another assignment, we asked him to comment on […]

EASTVALE: Suspect Arrested for Indecent Exposure, Lewd Conduct , etc.


INFO. Courtesy of RIVERSIDE SHERIFF’S DEPT>On June 26, 2014, at 10:56 A.M., deputies assigned to the Eastvale Police Department responded to a report of indecent exposure that occurred on a walking trail near the area of Dearborn Street and Tisdale Street, city of Eastvale. Deputies quickly arrived in the area and met with the victim […]

Eastvale: Coffee With A Cop

Eastvale Police June 24, 2014 Lieutenant Mike Yates   On July 2, 2014, the Eastvale Police Department and community members will be coming together in an informal setting at a local coffee house to discuss community issues and build relationships while enjoying a cup of coffee. All community members are invited to attend. The event […]

EASTVALE: Troy Davids Case Gets National Attention

By Jennifer Madrigal Eastvale – Troy Davids was a young man who had his whole life in front of him, until the tragic night when a suspected driver of a black sedan struck and killed him as he rode his bike home from work on April 25. The car sped off, and was last reported […]

EASTVALE: Speed Enforcement Operation Success

RIVERSIDE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE   On Thursday, May 29, 2014, the Eastvale Police Department’s Traffic Division conducted a speed enforcement operation as part of its commitment to public safety. This operation is one of many that will be conducted throughout the year. This operation was conducted near the intersection of Limonite Ave. and Cedar […]

EASTVALE: Problematic River Rd. Bridge Will Get a Larger Police Presence

BY: JENNIFER MADRIGAL Eastvale: The problematic River Rd. Bridge connecting Eastvale and Norco will be getting more of a police presence. Several accidents have occurred on the bridge, with the most recent one occurring on May 14th. Five people were injured in the multi-vehicle crash , and many more near accidents are constantly happening. Resident […]

EASTVALE: Public’s Help Needed to Catch Hit and Run Driver

BY JENNIFER MADRIGAL (INFORMATION  PROVIDED BY EASTVALE POLICE DEPT and THE CITY OF EASTVALE) On Thursday, April 25, 2014 around midnight,20 year old Troy Davids, was heading home from his shift at Vons on Limonite. According to the Eastvale Police Department, Davids was struck in the intersection of Limonite Ave. and Hamner Ave., by a […]

EASTVALE: Heartbreak for Eastvale

By Jennifer Madrigal On the weekend of April 25, the deaths of two Eastvale residents, occurring just a day apart, have rocked the city. A young man who was reportedly on his way home from work was killed while crossing the street. The next evening, another Eastvale man was killed when a fun ride to […]

EASTVALE: Captain Horton to Replace Captain Feltenberger

INFORMATION COURTESY  CITY OF EASTVALE Sheriff Stan Sniff appointed Captain Jason Horton as the new Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station Commander. He will replace Captain Dan Feltenberger, whom Sheriff Stan Sniff appointed to lead the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force (GTF), a multi-agency regionalized task force comprised of local, state, and federal law enforcement officers […]

EASTVALE: DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Scheduled April 25

RIVERSIDE SHERIFF’s DEPT. PRESS RELEASE The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department / Jurupa Valley Station / Eastvale Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on April 25, 2014, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven […]