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Possibly Drug-Related Crash Closes Roads

Sections of Margarita Road were closed and a man was allegedly overdosing on heroin.

Roads were closed and a man was treated for overdosing on heroin at the scene of a crash today.

Two vehicles crashed around 4 p.m. today at Winchester and Margarita roads, according to Riverside County Sheriff's Department dispatchers.

Westbound traffic on Winchester Road was closed, and Margarita was closed in both directions in front of the grocery store.

A passenger in one of the vehicles was treated at the scene for overdosing on heroin, according to a sheriff's deputy on the scene.

The cause of the crash was unknown this afternoon.

Jodi July 23, 2011 at 11:25 AM
i am very glad they caught this jerk.. that is my friend's car he stole from our work on sunday.. funny thing is, he was wearing a red shirt then too! never changed his clothes???? and the person the cops were "comforting" while waiting for an ambulance was the passenger who was overdosed on heroin!!! so glad these creeps are off the streets!
xMATTx July 23, 2011 at 04:47 PM
this was my girlfriends car and that bastard stole it from our work last week, i cant believe he was stupid enough to still be driving the car a week later! and in the same clothes!!! did you think you weren't going to get caught!! all i can say is thank you to the driver in the dodge ram for smashing into him and thank you to the police for doing an awesome job and putting that piece of crap in jail, where he clearly belongs!! all we wanted was for him to be caught, so once again thank you to the police involved, we could not be happier that he is going to be put away.
clifford Burdick July 23, 2011 at 10:48 PM
before he smashed up on winchester he veered off of Margarita onto honors with cops following in hot persuit he banked a quick right then another right onto our street Links , not knowing it was a dead end-he somehow booked a U-ey at the end and continued the other way down Links ct and back onto Margarita towards Winchester where he met his demise-whew-- glad there weren't any kids out playing in the culdesac!!!
Jodi July 24, 2011 at 03:41 AM
Matt!!!!! yay they saved you the trouble of having to beat the crap outta him! haha... i do give kudos to these officers for catching the scumbag, but my issue with this situation is: HE DROVE IT AROUND FOR A WEEK JUST A FEW BLOCKS AWAY FROM WHERE HE STOLE IT AND IN THE SAME CLOTHES!!!!!!!!!! it took a week to find it?? really???
Jodi July 24, 2011 at 03:45 AM
wow Cliff.. i'm glad there weren't any kids out either! and thank God for the driver of the dodge ram for finally putting an end to this jerk's run before anyone got seriously hurt!

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