Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date February 1, 2005
Contact Sergeant Cliff Mason
Phone (951) 826-5464
Fax (951) 826-2463


Major Injury Traffic Collision

Riverside, Ca-  On February 1, 2005, at 0251 hours, officers from the Riverside Police Department responded to reports of an injury accident on Lincoln at Mary St. Upon arrival, officers found two vehicles involved and a downed power pole. One of the drivers involved was an off-duty Riverside Police officer, who had just completed his shift and was on his way home.

The preliminary investigation revealed Officer Feimer was E/B Lincoln St. approaching Mary St. on a green light. Officer Feimer entered the intersection and was hit broadside by a vehicle traveling N/B on Mary St. driven by Mr. Crafts.

Officer Feimer suffered injuries to his head and was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released. Mr. Crafts also suffered head injuries and was transported for treatment. The following passengers in Mr. Crafts’ vehicle were also injured in the collision: Rachel Horowitz (18) of Perris, Tyler Hall (19) of Riverside and a sixteen year old female of Riverside, who’s name is being withheld because of her age.

Mr. Crafts was arrested for DUI and the collision is still under investigation by the MAIT Team (Major Accident Investigation Team).

Time:   0251 Hours
Drivers:   Crafts, Alan Rexford – 20 yrs. old
    Riverside, Ca.  Driving a 1988 Lincoln Towncar
    Feimer, Kevin – City of Riverside Police Officer
    Driving a 2004 Dodge Truck