A new alternative sentencing program to help the homeless who are facing criminal prosecution for low-level crimes is expected to start in Riverside County Superior Court in next few weeks. The Riverside County Partnership for the Homeless Outreach Mediation and Education (HOME) program promotes community-based treatment to assist homeless individuals with underlying issues such as mental illness, substance abuse disorders, joblessness, and familial issues with their transition to a stable environment of health, family, and employment.
On Jan. 27, 1996, that the body of a woman was found near some trash in a hilly area near Gillman Springs Road and Highway 60 in the Beaumont area. She has still not been identified. The Riverside County Regional Cold Case Homicide Team is asking for the public’s help in finding out who the victim is by releasing photos of some of the jewelry found on the body and a sketch of the woman.
Remains found off the Ortega Highway in 1986 have been identified as missing Tustin woman
The victim in a 1994 cold case death has been identified through a DNA sample.
In 2021, the Riverside County DA’s Regional Cold Case Homicide Team had a DNA sample created for the purposes of forensic genealogy. In mid-December 2021, the Cold Case Team was notified that the state Department of Justice had issued a final report showing strong support that the victim in the 1994 death was Patricia Cavallaro, with a birthdate of March 22, 1937.