Sheriff’s Office, NWS urges residents prepare for “strongest storms of the season”

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — With forecasters from the National Weather Service and other weather specialists warning of the possibility of severe winter weather this week, residents are being urged to expect a “strong, high-impact storm” to begin around late Tuesday and continue through Friday. Following the forecast and strong warnings, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office today urged area residents to be […]

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Home Depot partnership with HUSD yields creative hands-on learning solutions

HEMET, Calif. — With the ongoing, nearly year-long COVID-19 pandemic and public health crisis continuing, Cassidy Steenbock, Career Technical Education (CTE) instructor at Hemet High School, has found a creative way to engage students enrolled in Introduction to Agricultural Mechanics with a hands-on Bird Feeder construction project administered in partnership with The Home Depot of Hemet. “The entire assignment was […]

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Man dead after violent Lake Mathews altercation, shooting

LAKE MATHEWS, Calif. — Authorities say a property owner shot and killed a former resident during a violent altercation in the unincorporated community of Lake Mathews, south of Riverside and northwest of Perris, Thursday evening, Jan. 21. Sheriff’s officials are calling the shooting, which happened in the 21000 block of Harford Park Lane, self-defense and no arrests have been made. […]

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Redding officer injured arresting man armed with “hay hooks”

REDDING, Calif. — A man who was reportedly armed with a pair of hay hooks and threatening people at a Redding motel was apprehended by police officers yesterday afternoon, Sunday, Jan. 24. During the man’s arrest, which happened at Motel 6 on Twin View Boulevard, the man became violent, causing minor injuries to an officer and damaging a patrol vehicle […]

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Got cameras? You can help prevent crime and solve cases with Sheriff’s SCRAM Program

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has announced a new Security Camera Registry and Mapping Program (SCRAM), that will allow residents and business owners to register their security camera systems with the department. Participating in the voluntary program will help expand local law enforcement’s investigative abilities and potentially help to quickly identify possible witnesses, victims, or suspects. […]

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Knife-wielding Anderson felon arrested after threatening mother and child

ANDERSON, Calif. — A knife-wielding felon on probation who officials say is well known to police officers from her prior contacts with law enforcement was arrested again after allegedly threatening a mother and her child, along with several others, outside an Anderson business on Gateway Drive Wednesday evening, Jan. 20. One of the alleged suspect’s recent arrests happened last October […]

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Crushed between two trucks, one dead after Mead Valley crash

MEAD VALLEY, Calif. — One person was killed and two others were hospitalized after a multi-vehicle wreck involving a Riverside County Transportation Department vehicle Friday afternoon, Jan. 22. The fatal collision happened in the area of Harvill Avenue and Rider Street, west of Interstate 215, in Mead Valley, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: “Discarded in the trash”, infant […]

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Life-long Perris resident ID’d after fatally struck by car

UPDATED: Sunday, Jan. 24, 2 p.m. See Original Story below. PERRIS, Calif. — Grieving family members have identified 26-year-old, life-long Perris resident, Jesse Ray Lopez, as the pedestrian killed after he was struck by a car in Perris last Thursday evening, Jan. 21. The deadly accident, which happened around 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Perris Boulevard and San Jacinto […]

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Fatally ejected, Homeland man ID’d after rollover crash

HOMELAND, Calif. — Authorities say a man was fatally ejected in a solo vehicle rollover accident early Saturday morning, Jan. 23. The deadly crash happened in the 32000 block of Highway 74, just west of White Avenue, according to California Highway Patrol and Cal Fire. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: “Discarded in the trash”, infant found dead in Perris Illegal passing […]

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“Discarded in the trash”, infant found dead in Perris

PERRIS, Calif. — Although few details have been released, authorities today confirmed they are investigating the death of an infant, whose lifeless body was found inside a Perris trash processing center Friday afternoon, Jan. 22. Yesterday’s gruesome discovery was made in the 1700 block of Goetz Road, near E. Ellis Avenue, according to officials now investigating the infant’s death. LEADING […]

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