Man, 30, who passed away days after La Quinta hit and run ID’d – Suspect still sought

UPDATED: Sunday, June 12, 9:45 p.m., With victim status update.UPDATED: Saturday, June 19, 1:34 p.m., With Coroner’s release of information. Originally Published: Wednesday, June 9, 12:30 p.m. LA QUINTA, Calif. — Authorities are continuing to search for a driver who fled the scene of a deadly collision that killed a pedestrian in La Quinta early Monday morning, June 7. The […]

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Armed road rage incident leads to fatal Indian Wells deputy-involved shooting

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — A handgun-wielding man who reportedly threatened to kill another driver after getting into an argument in La Quinta, was later fatally shot after pointing his weapon at deputies a few blocks away earlier this morning, Monday, February 15. The fatal shooting, which happened outside the gates of the Desert Horizons Country Club in Indian Wells, was […]

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Rifle-wielding man trying to kill estranged wife fatally shot after high-speed chase

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — Authorities say that a rifle-wielding man who had been chasing his estranged wife while threatening to kill her before leading Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies and CHP officers on a dangerous high-speed chase was fatally shot after crashing his vehicle and refusing to surrender Friday afternoon, Jan. 29. The deadly incident began at a business in the […]

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Videos of deputies shooting rifle-wielding man outside sheriff’s sub-station released

UPDATED: Friday, Nov. 13, 11:30 a.m. See Original Story below. LA QUINTA, Calif. — Authorities today released body-worn camera footage of a deadly shooting involving a rifle-wielding man that happened outside a Riverside County Sheriff’s Sub-Station at the La Quinta City Hall last September. The suspect, since identified as Randy Fedorchuk, 65, of La Quinta, was killed in the shooting and […]

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La Quinta shooting leaves 19-year-old victim dead

LA QUINTA — Authorities are investigating the La Quinta murder of a 19-year-old Cathedral City man that happened early Saturday morning, Oct. 26. The deadly shooting occurred at a private residence on the 52900 block of Ave. Madero, according to officials investigating the homicide. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Officials investigating Banning in-custody death Perris woman’s welfare fraud nets more than […]

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Habitual front-yard masturbator arrested in La Quinta

LA QUINTA — A person whose neighbors claim the man was continuously seen masturbating in front of his La Quinta home was arrested Monday, Aug. 5, after officials were contacted and verified the man’s disturbing actions were taking place on a regular basis. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES:  I-215 big-rig crash causes delays, shuts down Metrolink service Elsinore man officials say […]

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Man arrested after “series” of La Quinta indecent exposure incidents

LA QUINTA — Authorities announced the arrest of a man, who stands accused of a “series” of indecent exposure incidents in La Quinta, according to a sheriff official. A sheriff’s press release indicated the alleged suspect was believed to have been involved in at least four separately reported incidents. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Too drunk to stand, driver arrested after […]

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Indio felon arrested after stolen vehicle pursuit

LA QUINTA — An Indio convicted felon was arrested after leading deputies on a dangerous pursuit in a stolen pickup truck Tuesday evening, April 2. The man was wanted for questioning in connection to “several thefts, burglaries, and stolen vehicles,” according to sheriff’s officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Released 3 days earlier, sex offender arrested again after incident with child, […]

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Family displaced by LQ blaze that destroyed one home, damaged another

LA QUINTA — More than five dozen firefighters spent about two hours knocking down a swift-moving blaze that erupted at a large property in the unincorporated community of La Quinta yesterday afternoon, March 26. One of two homes on the property was destroyed by the fire, but firefighters managed to save the other structure – although not without significant damage. […]

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Search on for missing woman, last seen leaving friend’s LQ home

Officials are asking for the public’s help locating a woman who was last seen leaving a friend’s La Quinta house last Tuesday, Feb. 5. According to family and friends, the missing woman, 33-year-old, Rebecca Rachel Modrall, has not been seen or heard from since. LEADING THE DESERT HEADLINES: Man faces att’d murder, kidnap, torture, other charges, after DHS incident UPDATE: […]

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