Arrest made after home invasion robbery and murder of elderly Riverside woman

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities have announced the arrest of a man they allege murdered an elderly woman during a home invasion robbery that occurred in Riverside last week. The victim, since identified as 78-year-old, Denise Irene Wong, of Riverside, was found dead inside her residence, in the 200 block of E. Manfield Street, southeast of W. Big Springs Road and Watkins […]

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Woman charged with murdering elderly Riverside County woman nabbed in Colorado

HOME GARDENS, Calif. — A woman who was wanted in connection with the murder of an elderly Riverside County woman last October and had fled the state was apprehended in Colorado last week and is now facing murder charges. The fatal incident, which happened early Saturday morning, Oct. 3 and led to the victim’s death later that same month, occurred […]

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Woman, 26, ID’d after deadly Perris wreck involving big-rig

UPDATED: Saturday, Jan. 2, 3:35 p.m., With coroner’s release of information. Originally Published: Thursday, Dec. 31, 1:32 p.m. PERRIS, Calif. — Authorities say a woman was killed after a two-vehicle crash involving a passenger vehicle and tractor-trailer combo in Perris Wednesday morning, Dec. 30. The accident led to a lengthy rescue operation after the victim’s car crashed into the big-rig’s […]

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Investigation continuing after man dies at Riverside County jail

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — Authorities say a man who “was in custody and under the care of local hospital staff for pre-existing medical issues unrelated to his incarceration” passed away Tuesday evening, Dec. 22. The inmate’s death follows on the heels of another in-custody death that happened Tuesday, Dec. 15, after 33-year-old, Jurupa Valley resident Ernie Serrano, who fought first […]

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Parolee arrested after three Riverside robberies in one night

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities say a homeless man on parole for assault with a deadly weapon was arrested while in the commission of committing his third robbery of the night in Riverside Saturday evening, Dec. 19. “Unfortunately, the third time is ‘not a charm’ for the parolee we arrested last night,” Riverside Police Department said after the three robberies, which happened […]

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“Santa and his elf” help nab Riverside car thieves during undercover operation

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A City of Riverside Police Department detective and officer working undercover while dressed as Santa Claus and his elf helped with the apprehension of two of three men who stole a vehicle at a popular Riverside shopping center Thursday, December 10. The holiday retail theft enforcement operation, dubbed “Santa’s Intervention”, was spearheaded by Riverside PD’s Property Crimes Unit, and […]

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Mortuary worker who stole jewelry from deceased elderly woman arrested

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — An Orange County mortuary transport employee was arrested earlier this week after a months-long investigation into the reported theft of a ring worth thousands of dollars from the hand of a deceased elderly Riverside woman last September, authorities announced Dec. 3. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Children, 1 and 2, “found unconscious” in car at Walmart – Pregnant […]

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RivCo training academy closes after recruits test positive for COVID-19

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — In the wake of several recruits testing positive for COVID-19, the Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center, which offers comprehensive law enforcement, fire, and correctional custody public safety training for law enforcement and fire agencies throughout California, recently announced that the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department had temporarily suspended their academy training program. Although officials have made no […]

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UPDATE: Man killed in Riverside crash ID’d

UPDATED: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m., With coroner’s release of information. Originally Published: Monday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m. RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities have identified a man who passed away after his vehicle rammed into a Riverside light pole and fire hydrant early Saturday morning, Nov. 14. The solo-vehicle crash, which damaged the pole and dislodged a fire hydrant, happened at […]

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One dead, three injured, after Riverside crash

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — One person was killed and three others were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash in Riverside Monday afternoon, Nov. 9. Two other people involved in the collision were uninjured after the deadly accident, which happened at the intersection of Jurupa and Wilderness avenues, according to Riverside Police Department. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Jurupa Valley crash leads to DUI arrest […]

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