Jurupa Valley murder suspect captured in Hemet

JURUPA VALLEY — A Fontana man wanted in connection with the shooting death last Saturday of a victim in Jurupa Valley was arrested at a Hemet home early Sunday morning, Dec. 23.

The deadly shooting happened Saturday, Dec. 22, in the 7800 block of Virtue Vista Dr., near Indian Hills Golf Club. The alleged suspect was found early the next morning hiding at a Hemet residence in the 41800 block of Briarwood Ave., between Stanford and S. Meridian streets.


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After his arrest, Tyler Catlin Borg, 32, of Fontana, was booked into Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility in Banning on suspicion of first degree murder, Riverside Sheriff’s Sgt. Steve Brosche said after Borg’s apprehension. Online jail records indicate Borg remains in custody and is being held without bail.

Deputies assigned to Jurupa Valley Police Station began investigating Saturday’s murder about 9:15 p.m., after receiving reports of a man who had been shot multiple times, according to Brosche.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they found a man who was suffering from several gunshot wounds. The victim, who has not yet been publicly identified pending further investigation and notification of his family, was rushed to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by hospital staff.

Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit and Jurupa Valley investigators assumed the investigation and quickly identified Borg as a suspect in the deadly shooting. Their investigation soon led to the Hemet residence where sheriff’s officials arrested Borg without incident. Hemet PD was on scene and assisted sheriff’s investigators with Borg’s arrest.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Investigator Bishop of the Sheriff’s Central Homicide Unit at (951) 955-2777. Callers can refer to incident file number JV183560146 and can remain anonymous. Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s Homicide Tipline online form.

Tyler Borg, of Fontana, was arrested after allegedly shooting a man in Jurupa Valley. The victim later died from multiple gunshot injuries. RSO booking photo

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Trevor Montgomery, 47, moved last year to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County News Source and Shasta County News Source. Additionally, he writes for several other news organizations; including Riverside County based newspapers, Valley News, The Valley Chronicle, and Anza Valley Outlook; as well as Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County and Mountain Echo in Shasta County.

Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg, breaking his back, and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s accident.)

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations; including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center, and Lake Elsinore Station; along with other locations.

Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team, and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.

Trevor has been married for more than 28 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 15 – but soon to be 16 – grandchildren.