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Recent Crime News
Tuesday | via NBC Los Angeles
Two Indio police officers have been arrested in connection with a use of force incident after a concerned citizen provided authorities with a videotaped copy of the arrest, officials said. Indio police officers Charles Holloway and Gerardo Martinez face charges in connection with the Sept. Comment?
Tuesday | via Los Angeles Times
An Indio police officer has been charged with beating up a man and his partner with covering it up after the confrontation was caught on videotape, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department said. The incident happened early Sept. Comment?
Monday Oct 20 | via Patch.com
Criminal charges were filed Monday against two Indio police officers stemming from an alleged beating during a Sept. 12 arrest. Comment?
Monday Oct 20 | via Cybercast News Service
A 35-year-old former Las Vegas pet shop owner pleaded guilty Monday to felony charges that could get her up to 24 years in state prison for setting fire to the business before 27 puppies and dogs were rescued earlier this year, a court official said. Gloria Eun Hye Lee pleaded guilty Monday in Clark County District Court to arson, insurance fraud and attempted animal cruelty in a plea deal calling for the dismissal of 28 other charges against her, court spokeswoman Mary Ann Price said. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 14 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert
A 48-year-old felon from La Quinta was arrested Friday after officers with the Coachella Valley Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant at his home, revealing over $23,000 worth of methamphetamine and nine guns. Authorities said they confiscated over a pound of meth, a substantial amount of marijuana, four hand guns, one assault rifle, one shotgun, one hunting rifle, two other long gun rifles, and hundreds of rounds of ammunition from Rios' home. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 8 | via Palo Verde Valley Times
Riverside County Sheriffs' deputies arrested and charges a 14-year-old Mesa Verde, California teenager with arson a week after a Mesa Verde home was purposely set on fire. Special to the Times MESA VERDE, Calif. Comment?
Friday Oct 3 | via Chambersburg Public Opinion
Prosecutors on Friday dismissed murder charges against two men previously accused of killing three members of a Southern California household whose bodies were found at a burning home. The Riverside County District Attorney's office dropped all charges against Robert Pape, 26, and Cristin Smith, 25, citing legal issues that arose during grand jury proceedings against Pape. Comment?
Friday Oct 3 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert
The Riverside County District Attorney's Office dismissed all charges against two men who had been charged with the 2006 murders of three people found dead at their Pinyon Pines home. The DA's office made the motion to dismiss charges against Robert Lars Pape and Cristin Conrad Smith at the Larson Justice Center in Indio Friday morning and the judge granted the motion. Comment?
Friday Oct 3 | via USA Today
Charges dropped in California triple slaying Two men had been accused of killing a family that was found in a burned Pinyon Pines house. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1x84mnW INDIO, Calif. Comment?
Thursday Oct 2 | via Windsor Beacon
Notorious international jewelry thief Doris Payne, who's been in custody since Sept. 18, is expected to be released Thursday evening, hours after admitting she violated mandatory supervision for stealing a diamond ring. Comment?
Thursday Oct 2 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert
An 83-year-old woman, whose six-decade career as a prolific and unapologetic jewel thief took her all over the world, went before an Indio judge Thursday and admitted violating the terms of her post-release supervision in a case stemming from the theft of a diamond ring from a Palm Desert store. Doris Payne admitted that she failed to report to the probation department within two days of being released from jail in July. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via The Press-Enterprise
A 42-year-old Thermal man was arrested Friday, Sept. 26, on suspicion of multiple counts of child molestation, according to a Riverside County Sheriff's Department news release. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
The sign in front of Oceanside's El Camino High School, where students felt threatened by a teacher's discussion of killer robots. - Ashly McGlone The sign in front of Oceanside's El Camino High School, where students felt threatened by a teacher's discussion of killer robots. Comment?
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