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Man arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run accident

A man from Riverside County was recently arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident that happened last year. According to reports, the man was in custody and was given a $150,000 bail. The man entered a preliminary plea of not guilty.

Domestic violence charges can affect child custody

A Riverside resident probably recognizes naturally that a charge related to alleged domestic violence is a serious matter. Like any other criminal charge, a conviction, even on a first-time misdemeanor offense, can lead to jail time, probation with restrictive and costly terms, and fines.

Man arrested on allegations of stealing lemons

A traffic stop could have many results. For some, this may mean receiving a warning. For others, it could mean getting a citation. And for some, it means being charged with additional crimes unrelated to the traffic stop. This is what recently happened in Riverside.

Driver faces charges after fatal accident

A recent accident on a Riverside freeway left two people dead and one person seriously injured. All of the victims were in one car, and driver of the other car is now facing allegations that he was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Additional criminal charges could be filed against the man in connection with this accident.

Elements of child endangerment in California

Of late, there have been stories in the news about pretty flagrant cases of child abuse or neglect. These stories likely shock and anger Riverside residents, even if they do realize in the back of their minds that the accused still have the right to a fair trial and an opportunity to tell their side of the story.