News Flash

Posted on: August 12, 2022

Homicide

Police Press Release

Murrieta, CA – On Friday, August 12, 2022, at 10:35 a.m., the Murrieta Police Department Communications Center received a 911 call of a female needing medical aid in the parking lot of the police station. Officers from the Murrieta Police Depart...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Arrest for Lewd Acts on a Child

Police Press Release

Murrieta, CA – In December 2021, the Murrieta Police Department began investigating the possible sexual abuse of a minor by a family member after the abuse was reported to the Riverside County Department of Public Social Services. Since the alle...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Kingtupu Logotala

Murrieta, CA – On Saturday, June 25, 2022, at 2:09 a.m., the Murrieta Police Department Communications Center received calls regarding a fight between a security guard and a patron at The Cove Bar and Grill, located at 40675 Murrieta Hot Springs Road, in ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 25, 2022

The City of Murrieta Grieves for Uvalde, Texas and Supports School Safety in the Community

Texas State with Heart

The men and women of the Murrieta Police Department and the City of Murrieta grieve for the community of Uvalde, Texas. This morning, Murrieta Police Chief Tony Conrad shared a statement with the community regarding school safety in Murrieta.

“Our hearts h...

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Additional Info... City Hall Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2022

DUI Checkpoint

Murrieta, CA. – The Murrieta Police Department will hold a DUI Checkpoint on May 7, 2022, from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., at an undisclosed location within the Murrieta city limits.

Checkpoint locations are chosen based on a history of DUI crashes a...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2022

Commercial Burglary Arrests

Murrieta, CA – On March 27, 2022, at 2:41 a.m., Murrieta Police Communications Center received information from Riverside Sheriff’s Communication Center that several burglaries had just occurred between 1:17 a.m. and 2:12 a.m. in the c...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Murrieta Police Department Investigating Pedestrian Death on Clinton Keith Road

Murrieta, CA – On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at 8:08 a.m., the Murrieta Police Department Dispatch Center received a report of a traffic collision involving a pick-up truck and a pedestrian on Clinton Keith Road, east of Via Mariposa.

Murrieta Po...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Enjoy the Super Bowl Responsibly: Choose a Sober Way to Go

Go Safely California

The Murrieta Police Department is reminding football fans to stick to the “Go Safely” game plan and designate a sober driver if you plan on drinking at a Super Bowl LVI watch party.

On Sunday February 13th, the Murrieta Police Departmen...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Murrieta Police Awarded Office of Traffic Safety Grant

Go Safely California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                      November 18, 202...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Look Out and Always Stop for Trick-or-Treaters Halloween Night

Go Safely California

For Immediate Release                                 Oct. 26, 2021

Contact: Sergeant O. Willi...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Murrieta Police Department Awarded $94,000 Grant From the OTS

Go Safely California

Murrieta, Calif. – The safety of everyone traveling is the focus of a grant awarded to the Murrieta Police Department. The $94,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will assist in Murrieta Police Department’s eff...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Murrieta Police Department Awarded Grant to Improve Traffic Data Reporting

Go Safely California

Murrieta, Calif. – Murrieta Police Department received a $24,800 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to streamline processes to collect and report traffic data.

“Accurate and timely data is critical to the safety of...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Fatal Traffic Collision

Fatal Traffic Collision

Murrieta, CA - On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at 10:18 p.m., the Murrieta Police Department Dispatch Center received a radio call of a traffic collision involving a single motorcycle on Murrieta Hot Springs Road near Jackson Avenue....

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Major Injury Traffic Collision

Police Press Release

On Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 3:05 a.m. a Murrieta Police officer attempted a traffic stop in the area of Jefferson Avenue and Murrieta Hot Springs Road in the City of Murrieta for a vehicle code violation.  The driver of the vehicle failed to ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend Responsibly

Go Safely California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 21, 2020

Traffic Sergeant Sandra O’Donnell

[email protected]

Murrieta PD Encourages Public to Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend Responsibly

Murrieta, Calif. – This weekend is Memorial Day Weekend, and as we slo...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Go Safely California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 1, 2020                            

Traffic Sergeant Sandra O’Donnell

951-461-6369

[email protected]

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2020

National Bicycle Safety Month

Go Safely California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    

May 1, 2020

Traffic Sergeant Sandra O’Donnell

951-461-6369

[email protected]

Need to run errands or exercise? The rules of the road still apply.  The Murrieta Police Department  enc...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Super Bowl Safety

Go Safely California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 31, 2020

Traffic Sergeant Sandra O’Donnell

Office#: 951-461-6369

Don’t Get Flagged This Super Bowl Season, Designate a Sober Driver

Murrieta, Calif. –The Murrieta Police Department is reminding fans a...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2020

DUI Checkpoint Results

Go Safely California

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2020

DUI / Driver's License Checkpoint

Go Safely California

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release:                                        ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2019

Murrieta Police Awarded Traffic Education and Enforcement Grant from OTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

Traffic Sergeant Sandra O’Donnell

November 27, 2019

Murrieta Police Awarded Traffic Education and Enforcement Grant from OTS

Murrieta, Calif. – The Murrieta Police Department  received a $90,000.00...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2019

Fatal Traffic Collision

Contact:         Traffic Sergeant Sandra O’Donnell

File#:              MR19-6194

On Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 4:57 pm, the Murrieta Police Depart...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2019

Male arrested for double homicide

Andrew Burke

On 8/2/19 at approximately 9:41 pm, Murrieta Police Dispatch received a phone call from a concerned caller who was out of town and stating they were unable to get in touch with family members.

Officers responded to a residence on the 2400 block of Jonquil ...

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Police Press Releases