Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date December 21, 2001
Contact Sergeant Tim Bacon
Phone (909) 320-8061
Fax (909) 320-8043


Solicitation for Murder Investigation

Riverside, Ca-  On Friday, 02-09-2001, the Riverside Police Departments Property Crimes and Persons units culminated a solicitation for Murder criminal investigation, which led to one arrest. The investigation centered on an ex-boyfriend who solicited a subject to kill his ex-girlfriend in exchange for an undisclosed amount of money.

The Riverside Police Departmentís SWAT team served a search warrant at 4041 Van Buren apartment 21 and arrested:

            Charles Hamlin W/M, 03-08-54

Charles Hamlin was booked into Riverside County Jail for Solicitation for Murder.

Detectives from the General Investigations Bureau are continuing to investigate this matter. Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact Detective Curt Seymore at (909) 320-8068 or Detective Steve Lee at (909) 320-8073.