Lieutenant Rayls provides Canyon Lake public safety update for July, August

Lieutenant Rayls provides Canyon Lake City Council with a public safety report. Photo by Canyon Lake Insider.

Lieutenant James Rayls of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday provided the Canyon Lake City Council with a public safety update for the months of July and August.

In July, deputies responded to 434 calls for service, an increase of 40 calls from the previous month. Twelve arrests were made. Eight Part One crimes were reported: four aggravated assaults, three larceny thefts, and one motor vehicle theft.

Deputies made one DUI arrest, wrote two traffic citations, and investigated five traffic collisions, two of which were fatal.

In August, deputies responded to 354 calls for service. Seventeen arrests were made, two of which were drug-related and nine for outstanding warrants. Seven Part One crimes were reported: one aggravated assault, three larceny thefts, one burglary, and two motor vehicle theft.

Deputies made two DUI arrests, wrote two traffic citations, investigated four traffic collisions.

Police services are provided by the City of Canyon Lake through a contract with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Residents are reminded to contact the police department, not Canyon Lake Community Patrol, for incidents pertaining to the law. For emergencies, call 911. For non-emergencies, call 951-776-1099, extension 5.


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