Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date April 14, 2001
Contact Lt. Meredyth Meredith
Phone (909) 351-6050


Attempt Homicide Suspect in Custody

Riverside, Ca-  On April 14, 2001, at approximately 10:00 am, the Riverside Police Department received word that Clifford Garrett, wanted for an attempt murder which had occurred on March 27, 2001, was seen on Chestnut Street between Third and Fourth Streets. Officers responded to the area where they surrounded a house in the 3300 block of Chestnut. Officers ordered the occupants out of the house and several people exited the residence. Clifford Ray Garrett complied with the directions of the officers and he was taken into custody without incident. Garrett was arrested for attempt homicide and for a Parolee-at-Large warrant. William Wilfong, was arrested for a Parolee-at-Large Warrant. Michael Vaughn was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. All three men were booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center.

Clifford Ray Garrett - transient - WM - 29 years Arrested for Attempt homicide

Wilfong, William Louis - transient - WM - 33 years Arrested for PAL Warrant

Vaughn, Michael Melvin -Apple Valley - WM 32 years Arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia


Prepared by Lt. M. Meredith