Recent Crime News
Friday May 22 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert
The U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force arrested a man in San Bernardino on Thursday in connection to a homicide that occurred in the Coachella Valley in April. Officers said James "Chip" Nathaniel is accused of murdering 35-year-old Apolonio Carranza in Indio on Sunday, April 19. Officers found Carranza inside a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound on the 43-000 block of Kenya Street in the early morning hours of Sunday, April 19. State and federal agencies worked together to track down the suspect. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via The Press-Enterprise
The man who for still unexplained reasons walked along Interstate-10 in Beaumont with his 6-month-old son in his arms April 30 - resulting in the death of both - had a turbulent relationship with the boy's mother, court records show. Miguel Mariscal, 40, and Yadriel Balthazar Mariscal both died at the scene after each were struck by three vehicles in the eastbound lanes of I-10 between Highway 60 and Beaumont Avenue, the California Highway Patrol said. Comment?
Friday May 1 | via Patch.com
As to why he was caught in Imperial County? "He wasn't running from law enforcementa he was running from retaliation," attorney says. A well-known Beaumont activist and former city council candidate who was arrested on suspicion of murder in the deadly shooting of a local man is speaking out, through his attorney. Comment?
Friday Apr 24 | via Patch.com
Prosecutors declined to file charges today against a man arrested on suspicion of murder in a fatal shooting in Beaumont, and he was released from custody. Victor Steve Dominguez, 42, of Beaumont was arrested Tuesday night in connection with the slaying of 40-year-old Mario Lara, also of Beaumont. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via Patch.com
Victor S. Dominguez spoke outside Beaumont City Hall in 2012, after helping to organize a 'solidarity march.' Patch file photo by Renee Schiavone. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Officers with the Beaumont Police Department have arrested a suspect accused of shooting a man to death on Tuesday morning. Officers were called to the 300 block of Grace Avenue on reports of shots heard in the area at about 10:45 a.m. They found a man lying on the ground in an alley way suffering from gunshot wounds, according to authorities. Comment?
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