Riverside Police Department Press Release

For Immediate Release
  Date Monday, July 23, 2007
  Contact Steven Frasher, Press Information Officer
  Phone (951) 826-5147

Arrests in orange grove homicide

Riverside, Ca- Riverside Police have made two arrests in the orange grove homicide case; a third suspect is being sought for questioning.

Ernesto Antonio PENA, 30, and Scott Stephen HUSSEY, 38, both of Riverside, were arrested over the weekend. Pena was located July 21 is custody on another matter in San Diego; Hussey was arrested about 2 a.m., Sunday, July 22, while SWAT officers and detectives conducted a search warrant on his residence in the 2500-block Harrison St. Both are in custody at Robert Presley Detention Center.

The body of the victim, identified as Sherri Suzanne Moore, 38, of Riverside, was discovered wrapped and dumped July 17 in an orange grove near the intersection of McAllister Street and Dufferin Avenue in Riverside’s Arlington Heights area.

The investigation continues. Anyone with information helpful to this investigation is urged to contact Riverside Police Detective Dave Smith at (951) 353-7103 or Detective Jim Brandt at (951) 353-7137.

Ernesto Antonio Pena   Scott Stephen Hussey