San Jacinto woman sentenced to year in jail for 2018 DUI crash that killed elderly Yucaipa man

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — A 25-year-old San Jacinto woman who killed an elderly Yucaipa man in an early-morning “T-Bone” traffic collision in San Jacinto in October 2018 was sentenced to a year in jail and five years felony probation on Thursday, June 17. Angelica Hauste pleaded guilty last month to DUI gross vehicular manslaughter with a sentence-enhancing great bodily injury allegation, for the […]

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BREAKING: San Jacinto City Councilmember arrested, booked on multiple charges

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Although very few details have been released, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department today confirmed to RCNS that San Jacinto City Councilmember Joel De Anda Lopez, 35, was arrested as part of an ongoing investigation being conducted by the San Jacinto Sheriff’s Station and Riverside County District Attorney’s Office. Online jail records and other sources indicate Lopez […]

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San Jacinto man arrested for impersonating officer, conducting traffic stop

FRENCH VALLEY, Calif. — Authorities say a San Jacinto man who had affixed red and blue flashing lights and a siren on his pickup truck and made at least one traffic stop while impersonating an officer in French Valley was arrested at his residence yesterday morning, Wednesday June 9th.  In addition to the alleged suspect’s red and blue lights in […]

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Suspected in multiple elder abuse and theft cases in two counties, San Jacinto caregiver arrested

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities say that a San Jacinto caregiver, who is suspected in multiple elder abuse and theft cases in Riverside and Orange counties was arrested after a months-long investigation into allegations against the woman. During a search warrant served at the alleged suspect’s San Jacinto residence, officers located and recovered hundreds of dollars worth of jewelry and other […]

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Investigation continuing after young boy murdered in San Jacinto

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Although very few details have been released, authorities today confirmed that a homicide investigation is underway after a young boy was found mortally injured in San Jacinto Tuesday morning, May 25. The fatal incident that led to the boy’s death happened at a private residence in the 400 block of E. Main Street, near Mistletoe Park. […]

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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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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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Search for gun-wielding hit and run suspects forces San Jacinto school lockdown

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Details are beginning to emerge after a hit and run involving a vehicle that smashed through a brick wall, mowed down a back yard awning, and crashed into a house yesterday, Friday, May 7. A subsequent search for two males, who were seen tossing a handgun over a fence while running from the scene of the […]

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Hemet woman, 26, dead after Lakeview crash that sparked 226 acre vegetation fire

Photos taken from above shortly after Wednesday’s crash occurred showed flames spreading outward from the victim’s vehicle into nearby vegetation. Mark Holtzman/West Coast Aerial Photography, Inc. photo LAKEVIEW, Calif. — Authorities say a woman was killed and a good Samaritan who was one of many citizens who helped to pull her from her burning vehicle was injured after a solo-vehicle […]

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San Jacinto pursuit ends with Beaumont I-10 crash

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Authorities say a stolen vehicle pursuit that began in San Jacinto and ended with a crash into several vehicles in Beaumont ended with a transient felon’s arrest Saturday morning, April 10. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Two dead after Riverside barricaded standoff Second teen in Hemet sex trafficking case ID’s Corona man who once traveled to AZ […]

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