Firefighter, former San Jacinto coach, charged with possessing child porn, lewd acts on a child

UPDATED: Sunday, July 26, 1 p.m., With additional details from Orange County District Attorney’s Office. Originally published July 5, 2020, 5:30 p.m. Authorities are asking for the public’s help identifying additional potential victims after reports of a man inappropriately touching a young girl on southern California’s Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach led to the arrest of a U.S. Forest Service […]

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SJ car theft with child inside leads to kidnapping charges

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Authorities say a woman who stole a car with a five-year-old boy inside it in San Jacinto was arrested and has been charged with kidnapping, car theft and child endangerment, Thursday afternoon, July 23. The child managed to escape from the vehicle uninjured and was later reunited with his mother after the car was stolen from […]

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One dead, one arrested after San Jacinto shooting

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Authorities say a shooting in a San Jacinto neighborhood led to the death of one man and arrest of another, early Thursday morning, July 23. The deadly shooting happened on the 800 block of Camino Los Banos, between Shaver and Seventh streets, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Homicide confirmed – Victim remains unidentified, after […]

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Anza shooting investigation underway – Victim airlifted

ANZA, Calif. — Details are still emerging after a gunshot victim was airlifted to an area trauma after reportedly being driven to the city of Hemet following a shooting Friday, July 17. During the subsequent investigation, which is active and ongoing, the victim and his brother claimed the shooting happened during a family dispute in the Anza area. LEADING THE […]

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San Jacinto traffic stop yields meth, $27,000 & more

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Saying, “Whoops we did it again,” in a social media release, San Jacinto Sheriff’s officials say a routine traffic stop led to a local man’s arrest after the driver was determined to be driving on a suspended license Wednesday afternoon, July 15. “But this is where the story gets good,” officials continued, while going on to explain […]

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Community unites to fight Hemet fire that threatened homes

HEMET, Calif. — Thanks to the fast and decisive response of area residents who jumped into action to battle a swift-moving vegetation fire that erupted in a Hemet residential neighborhood Tuesday evening, July 7, no homes were damaged or destroyed and no injuries were reported. Dramatic videos filmed from the scene of the fire, which was immediately threatening a large […]

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Woman found dead at San Jacinto home leads to murder investigation

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Authorities have confirmed they are investigating the murder of a woman whose body was found at a private residence on the 600 Block of Groveside Dr. in San Jacinto Sunday evening, July 5. No arrests have been made in the woman’s homicide, which happened southwest of Cottonwood and S. Sanderson avenues and between two small neighborhood parks, […]

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Shootout between San Jacinto teen and Banning man leaves teen dead

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Authorities say a deadly, gunfight between a teen and adult in a residential San Jacinto neighborhood near the Soboba Springs Golf Course ended with both subjects shot early Sunday morning, July 5. A 15-year-old involved in the early morning shooting later died at an area hospital, according to officials who say the fatal encounter happened on […]

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Four apprehended after Hemet pursuit

HEMET, Calif. — Four people who led Hemet police officers on a short pursuit before fleeing on foot from the SUV they were in were apprehended after the vehicle pursuit and foot chase early Friday morning, July 3. The pursuit, which began in the area of Florida and Palm avenues, ended about a mile and a half later, in the […]

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Pedestrian dies after hit by car in Valle Vista

VALLE VISTA, Calif. — A man who was reportedly walking his bicycle across SR-74/Florida Ave. has died after he was struck by a vehicle early Sunday morning, July 5. The deadly accident happened in the area of Florida and Lincoln avenues, in the unincorporated community of Valle Vista, just east of Hemet. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Officials ID Perris […]

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