Eastvale Unveils Its First Motor Officer

Courtesy of Riverside County Sheriff’s Department In June 2015, Eastvale City Council approved the creation of one motorcycle enforcement officer position.  In the months that followed, a BMW motorcycle was purchased and outfitted for police service, and Deputy Aaron Hallenbeck was selected as Eastvale’s first motor officer.  Hallenbeck started his patrol on Thursday, Nov. 12. […]

Public Safety Tips for Holiday Season

Courtesy of Riverside County Sheriff The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department would like to remind the public about some safety tips with all the entertainment and activities associated with the holiday season. It’s easy to overlook some personal safety practices when enjoying the holiday’s throughout the county.   Below are some helpful tips to keep in […]

Ask Deputy Myers – Holiday Shopping Safety

By Deanna Myers, Riverside County Sheriff Department EASTVALE-With the holidays seemingly in full swing at most of your local retail shopping locations, it is important to think about how to keep yourself, your family, and your recently purchased goodies safe. The following are some suggestions for your next big shopping trip. Shop during daylight hours […]

Eastvale: Ask Deputy Myers

By Deanna Myers Q:  Dear Deputy Myers:  How can I start or join a Neighborhood Watch in my own vicinity? A:  This question has been a popular one since our National Night Out event held at the Eastvale Gateway on Aug. 11.  There are six basic steps to getting a neighborhood watch program started within […]

Sheriff Approves Body Worn Cameras

City of Eastvale Eastvale – Sheriff Stan Sniff has approved the fielding of Body Worn Cameras (BWC) throughout its patrol operations over the next few years, subject to county funding of the devices and storage. The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has completed its field testing of Body Worn Cameras (BWC) in its patrol operations. Earlier […]

Norco: DUI/ Driver’s License Checkpoint Nets 4 DUI Arrests

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Norco  – The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department/Jurupa Valley Station/Norco Office conducted a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint on July 11, 2015, at Hamner Ave. and Commerce St., 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 driver deterrence and […]

2015 Fireworks Safety

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department   Riverside County – The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in cooperation with, CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Code Enforcement and the Riverside County Board of Supervisors would like to remind the members of the public of the dangers of fireworks. Avoid the Worst – Obey the Law and Put […]

Corona Bank Robber Gets Prison

Photo Courtesy: Corona PD Patricia Cheree Smith, 26

Driver and accomplice gets State Prison sentence By Claire Lewis Riverside  – On Feb. 4, Paul Alfred Eugene Johnson, 59, and Patricia Cheree Smith, 26, both of Hemet, robbed the Pacific Premier Bank located at 102 E. Sixth Street in Corona.  Johnson threatened bank employees at gunpoint, and fled the scene with a large sum […]

Phone Call Scam Alert

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Staff Reports Riverside – It seems as if fraudulent phone calls are on the rise, and uninformed victims may find themselves short on funds and long on disappointment. According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, criminals are impersonating law enforcement officials, utility company personnel, and even county court employees, making random calls and threats in […]

Meet Captain Jason Horton

STAFF REPORTS Eastvale – The Eastvale Police Department – in contract with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department – is under the command of Captain Jason Horton, acting as Police Chief. The personnel under Horton’s command operate out of the Jurupa Valley Station, and they are dedicated to providing progressive, innovative and efficient public safety. Horton […]

Eastvale: National Night Out

You won’t want to miss this year’s National Night Out on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. It’s a great opportunity to get acquainted with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, your neighbors, and the City’s Public Safety Commission.  This is a community event with activities and opportunities to learn more about the fight against crime in your […]

Inland Empire: Grant Assistance Program Awarded by California Alcoholic Beverage Control Fights Alcohol-Related Crime

CITY OF EASTVALE   Inland Empire – The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has been awarded a $98,315.00 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for 2014-2015. The grant will help fund operations for a number of programs to battle alcohol-related crime, combat underage drinking, and educate licensees about alcoholic beverage laws. The grant will […]

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 […]