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Recent Crime News
Sunday Sep 14 | via Victorville Daily Press
A 31-year-old Hesperia man was sentenced to 50 years to life plus seven years in prison after he was convicted of the murder of a Mentone man, court records show. Alex Vincent Quezada was found guilty by a jury in July of murder and being a felon or addict in possession of a firearm in connection with the March shooting death of 34-year-old Ronnie Mena. Comment?
Friday Sep 5 | via The Press-Enterprise
A serial arsonist who admitted to setting eight fires in Riverside County plus the destructive 534-acre Mills Fire in Mentone in San Bernardino County was sentenced Friday to 45 years in prison. Steven Taylor Rutherford, 49, of Banning had entered guilty pleas to 10 felony arson counts in July and was sentenced by Judge Becky Dugan. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 3 | via The Press-Enterprise
They devised a new method of surveillance to catch the habitual grave robbers who were taking small momentos -- flowers, lights, children's toys -- left by loved ones at Hillside Memorial Park. The new method resulted in making arrests in all but the most recent theft so far this year, said Carl Baker, spokesman for the Redlands Police Department. Comment?
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