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DA's Office welcomes new support canine working with our Crime Prevention Unit and SAFE Family Justice Centers

DA's Office welcomes new support canine working with our Crime Prevention Unit and SAFE Family Justice Centers

Meet K9 Augie! The five-year-old standard poodle is our office’s newest canine and will be working with our Crime Prevention Unit and SAFE Family Justice Centers serving at-risk children across Riverside County.


Fugitive wanted in 2019 murder arrested in Texas

Fugitive wanted in 2019 murder arrested in Texas

Defendant has been charged with the murder of Brandie Frazier, who was found dead in her home in Woodcrest, in the unincorporated area near Perris.


Thousands of pills containing fentanyl seized by the Riverside County Gang Impact Team

Thousands of pills containing fentanyl seized by the Riverside County Gang Impact Team

Over the past two weeks, the Riverside County Gang Impact Team (GIT) has seized thousands of pills containing fentanyl as well as several kilograms of the potentially deadly drug in powder form. 


Retired truck driver charged with cold case murder of woman found in Desert Center nearly 30 years ago

Retired truck driver charged with cold case murder of woman found in Desert Center nearly 30 years ago

On March 30, 1993, the body of Sherri Herrera, 30, a mother of four from Tulare, Calif., was found on the eastbound Hayfield Road onramp to I-10 in Desert Center. She was last seen alive just a few days before her body was found. Now, nearly 30 years later, a retired truck driver has been charged with her murder. 


DA Hestrin recognizes three people with Community Hero awards

DA Hestrin recognizes three people with Community Hero awards

Each year, the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office recognizes heroes in our community. On May 17, 2022, DA Michael Hestrin presented the Community Hero Award to three Riverside County educators for their work bringing the Aware to Care Exchange (ACE) to Riverside County.


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