Tag: Riverside County District Attorney

Riverside County District Attorney, Sheriff argue against proposed state amendment

By Jessica Lopez  The Riverside County Sheriff and District Attorney argued against their perceptions of the current state of criminal justice reform March 11. The virtual Conservative Republican Town Hall, hosted by Town Hall Central and the East Valley Republican Women Federated, discussed a California constitutional amendment introduced by State Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager, D-Los Angeles,

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Serrano family attorneys call for meeting with Riverside County District Attorney

By Erik Galicia The attorneys representing the family of Ernie Serrano, a man who died in Riverside County Sheriff’s custody Dec. 15, are calling for increased transparency from the district attorney in his investigation of the controversial incident. Justice X law firm attorneys and family members spoke outside the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office on

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Downtown Riverside protest demands justice for Ernie Serrano

By Erik Galicia Calls for racial justice and defunding the police returned to the streets of downtown Riverside in light of county sheriff’s deputies’ controversial arrest of a Jurupa Valley man who died in their custody. Ernie Teddy Serrano, 33, stopped breathing in a Rubidoux Stater Bros. on Dec. 15 shortly after a struggle with

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Death of man in Riverside County Sheriff’s custody caused by deputies’ hold, attorneys argue

By Erik Galicia The attorneys representing the family of a Jurupa Valley man who died shortly after being arrested Dec. 15 are arguing his cause of death can be attributed to the way Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies held him down, in effect preventing him from breathing. Ernie Serrano, 33, stopped breathing while in custody at

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Opposing protests march in Riverside

By Aniela Russo A crowd gathered at the steps of the Riverside Historic Courthouse for a pro-police rally Sept. 12.  Masks were few and far between as everyone bowed their heads in prayer for law enforcement officers.   Demonstrators marched around downtown Riverside, eventually making it to the 14th Street bridge over the 91 freeway, and

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Riverside remembers victims

Published: April 30, 2015 | Posted: May 4, 2015 | Written by Josiah Patterson   Riverside County District Attorney’s office holds vigil for violent crime victims A package of tissues sat on each seat as an indication that tears would be inevitable for many. Audience members, most of whom had lost a loved one to

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