Knife-wielding man who charged at deputy fatally shot in Calimesa

CALIMESA, Calif., — Authorities say a knife-wielding man who had just slashed several tires outside a Calimesa business was fatally shot after he charged at a responding deputy with his knife Tuesday morning, Jan. 11. No other injuries were reported after the fatal shooting, which happened in the 1000 block of Cherry Valley Boulevard, and the incident remains under investigation.  […]

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Investigation continuing after man found deceased outside Beaumont business

BEAUMONT, Calif., — Authorities today are continuing to investigate the death of a man whose lifeless body was discovered outside a Beaumont business Thursday morning, January 6. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Bicycle rider, 7, ID’d after fatally struck by truck in San Jacinto Corona private school teacher’s aide arrested for lewd acts with a child younger than 14 Mecca man arrested […]

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Wanted RivCo felon who rammed police vehicles, trapped deputy underneath truck, fatally shot

WOODCREST, Calif., — Authorities say a multi-agency search for a wanted felon that began in the unincorporated community of Woodcrest as a domestic violence investigation ended several hours later in Beaumont after a deadly officer and deputy involved shooting. The suspect was killed in a hail of gunfire after the wanted man rammed several citizens’ and law enforcement officers’ vehicles […]

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Months-long child pornography investigation leads to arrest of Beaumont man

BEAUMONT, Calif., — Authorities say a Beaumont man was arrested in connection to a months-long, multi-agency child pornography investigation Tuesday morning, Dec. 28. The alleged suspect, 45-year-old John Robert Crone, was released the day after his arrest after posting $10,000 bail or bond and he is scheduled to be arraigned at an unspecified court on Mar. 4. SEE OTHER RECENT […]

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Thousands in damage reported after two dozen vehicles vandalized in Beaumont – Search for suspects continuing

BEAUMONT, Calif., — Authorities today are continuing to search for two suspects who were captured on video surveillance slashing or puncturing vehicle tires in the 500 blocks of Orange and Chestnut avenues during the early morning hours of Dec. 27.  Officials have said that at least twenty-three vehicles have already been identified as vandalized but have also said that more […]

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Yucaipa motorcyclist, 29, ID’d after deadly Beaumont collision

BEAUMONT, Calif., — A Yucaipa motorcyclist has died after a two-vehicle collision involving a pickup truck in Beaumont early Monday morning, December 27. The fatal collision happened at the intersection of Potrero and Four Seasons boulevards and forced the hours-long closure of Potrero Boulevard, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Found dead in Mountain Center with “unexplained injuries”, […]

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San Jacinto woman comes home to burglar eating her food – Banning parolee arrested

SAN JACINTO, Calif., — Authorities say a felon on parole who was interrupted while burglarizing a San Jacinto residence Sunday afternoon, Dec. 5, was arrested the next day after a homeowner caught him inside her home and eating her food. Although the alleged burglar threatened the victim and fled the scene with property stolen from the woman’s home, he was […]

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Early morning residential gas leak in Beaumont forces home evacuations

BEAUMONT, Calif., — Authorities say an early morning gas leak reported in a Beaumont neighborhood forced the hours-long evacuation of nearly a dozen homes and the closure of a roadway yesterday morning, Sunday, Nov. 21. Firefighters and other emergency personnel spent several hours searching for the source of, and then mitigating the leak, which did not result in any reported […]

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Citing recent complaints, CHP cracks down on slow-speed drivers in mountain communities

SAN GORGONIO PASS, Calif. — Saying, “We heard you, mountain communities,” California Highway Patrol officers have begun cracking down on slow-speed drivers throughout the Riverside County mountain areas of Idyllwild, Pine-Cove, and Mountain Center, as well as the Anza valley. The primary areas where the slow-speed enforcement has been happening is along state routes 74, 243 and 371. The recent […]

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UPDATE: Rifle-wielding man who repeatedly fired upon pursuing officers killed in Palm Springs

UPDATED: Friday, Oct. 15, 12:30 p.m., With additional details and information from Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Originally Published: Thursday, Oct. 14, 11:55 a.m. RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif., — Authorities have confirmed that a man who led officers and deputies on a dangerous, twenty mile pursuit early Thursday morning – all while continuing to fire at pursuing officials – was later killed […]

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