Riverside carjacking and pursuit leads to woman’s arrest

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities say a transient who was just placed on probation last month for robbery was arrested again after carjacking a vehicle from another woman at a Riverside gas station before leading officers on a pursuit yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, May 12. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Beaumont man who jumped in front of big rig killed, suicide suspected UPDATE: […]

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San Jacinto parole/probation sweep yields eight arrests, seven firearms, 108g of meth

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Citing “a recent up-tick in violent crimes”, authorities in San Jacinto conducted a coordinated parole and probation compliance sweep that resulted in the arrest of eight subjects for a variety of charges this morning, Wednesday, May 12. Charges from today’s operation included kidnapping, carjacking, and attempted robbery, as well as weapons and narcotics violations, obstructing or […]

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UPDATE: Man who fled Hemet crash that seriously injured motorcyclist turns self in

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 12, 12:08 p.m., With additional details from CHP Originally published: Monday, May 10, 12:45 p.m. HEMET, Calif. — Authorities say a man who fled the scene of a vehicle versus motorcycle collision was arrested after turning himself in to CHP the day after the early morning hit and run. The East Hemet collision, which occurred Sunday, May 9, left […]

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Beaumont man who jumped in front of big rig killed, suicide suspected

BEAUMONT, Calif. — Authorities say that evidence and witness statements at the scene of a deadly accident involving a tractor trailer that ran over a Beaumont man suggested that the man may have purposely thrown himself in front of the oncoming big rig Tuesday afternoon, May 11. The deadly incident happened along Highland Springs Avenue between 6th Street and the […]

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Social media letter to Murrieta burglar who dropped cell phone leaves area residents laughing

MURRIETA, Calif. — In a tongue-in-cheek social media release, Murrieta Police Department wrote an open letter to the suspect of a vehicle burglary who accidently dropped her cell phone inside a vehicle she is suspected of burglarizing.  The letter, which was addressed to “Cristina”, humorously asked, “How weird is that? I mean, how on Earth would your phone get into […]

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UPDATE: Two more 91 Freeway BB gun shootings bring three day total to six victims

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 12, 11:30 a.m. See Original Story below. RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — California Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate a three day series of freeway BB gun shootings that have now left six victims with damaged vehicles, after their windows were shot out at various locations along the 91 Freeway. The first shooting was reported Sunday May 9, […]

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El Cerrito murder investigation continuing after man, 28, fatally shot

EL CERRITO, Calif. — Authorities have released very few details after a man was fatally shot in El Cerrito early Saturday morning, May 8. Officials who are continuing to investigate the deadly shooting, which happened in the 19000 block of Washington Street, south of El Cerrito and Temecal Canyon roads, have said that no arrests have been made. LEADING THE […]

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San Jacinto “Quality of Life” operation yields 51 warrants, 24 arrests, 3 stolen vehicles

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Responding to recent complaints and growing concerns regarding area homeless and criminal activity including theft, stolen vehicles, indecent exposure, assaults, and disturbing the peace, officials from multiple agencies in San Jacinto recently conducted a day-long “Quality of Life” enforcement operation. The eight-hour operation, which was conducted on Friday, May 7, resulted in more than 50 arrest […]

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“Rolling around in traffic”, man fatally run over in Riverside

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities say a transient who was possibly under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and was seen rolling around in the lanes of traffic was fatally struck in Riverside Sunday evening, May 9. The deadly accident, which remains under investigation, happened on Magnolia Avenue south of Elizabeth Street, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Deputy fatally […]

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Deputy fatally shoots crowbar-wielding man who had just attacked girlfriend

PERRIS, Calif. — Authorities say a crowbar-wielding man who had just attacked his girlfriend was fatally shot by a deputy after he advanced on the deputy while still armed with the crowbar Friday evening, May 7. Officials today said that deputies contacted the man in a field near the 22000 block of Margarth Street, east of Highway 74 and southwest […]

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