At about 3:09 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) Hemet Mountain Station deputies were dispatched to the 29000 block of Highway 243, regarding a residential burglary.
“When deputies arrived on scene, they found that the suspect had fled the scene prior to their arrival in a vehicle,” said RCSD Correctional Sgt. Deanna Pecoraro.
“A short time later, deputies located the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. The suspect was arrested without incident. Located inside the vehicle was the property taken during the residential burglary.”
The suspect is Eric Alexander Lang, 46, of Garden Grove, who was booked into Cois Byrd Detention Center for residential burglary, felon in possession of a firearm and a parole violation. He is being held without bail. He was to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 18, after press time.