Dispute over parking spot at Enterprise Park leads to large police response, arrest

REDDING, Calif. — A dispute that reportedly escalated over a parking spot at Redding’s Enterprise Park led to the arrest of a man who allegedly brandished what appeared to be a firearm while threatening to shoot several people yesterday morning, Tuesday, June 8th. According to area residents who often visit the park, the alleged suspect is known to sit inside his […]

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K-9 takes down wanted sexual predator, ending Anza standoff

ANZA, Calif. — Authorities say a wanted felon and out-of-compliance sexual predator was arrested after an hours-long standoff in Anza Friday, March 26. Officials have since said the registered sex offender had three felony warrants, including one for violation of parole and two others for failing to properly register as a sex offender. The parolee who was arrested, Thomas Shuffield, […]

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Search continuing for man after hours-long Hemet standoff

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities are continuing to search for a man who managed to elude capture despite an hours-long standoff that happened at a Hemet RV park in the 3600 block of W. Florida, Thursday, Sept. 10. Although the standoff, which took place at the Golden Village Palms RV Resort, caused the park to be shut down for about ten […]

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Bomb squad removes “suspicious devices” from Hemet home

HEMET, Calif. — A Hemet neighborhood was evacuated and bomb squad members were called in to assist after “suspected destructive devices” were found inside a home yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, June 10. Officers had responded to the private residence on the 900 block of S. Palm Ave. to investigate reports of a man who was possibly suffering from a mental health […]

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Three dead after Beaumont shooting – Murder/suicide suspected

BEAUMONT — Three people are dead after gunfire erupted at a Beaumont home early Friday evening, Aug. 16. Although their investigation is continuing, Beaumont PD officials have stated they believe the deadly incident, which happened in the 34000 block of Crenshaw St., off San Mateo Canyon Rd/Oak Valley Parkway, was the result of a murder/suicide. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Huge […]

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Fugitive arrested during Hemet warrant service

HEMET — Details are beginning to emerge after a man was arrested by Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Bureau and SWAT members during a warrant service in the 200 block of Valley View Dr. in Hemet yesterday afternoon, Tuesday, May 21. Sheriff’s officials later reported the man arrested during the operation was wanted on an out-of-state fugitive from justice warrant. Yesterday’s operation […]

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Man in custody after Redding SWAT ends 8-hour standoff

REDDING — A man is in custody after a lengthy Redding standoff that began early this morning, Friday, April 12. The hours-long standoff reportedly started after the alleged suspect fired a gun inside a home where he had been invited to stay the night. Redding PD’s SWAT Team, crisis negotiators, and Bomb Squad members were called to the scene of […]

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Anza double shooting leads to hours-long law enforcement & SWAT response in Hemet – 5 arrested

Writer’s note: I wanted to thank the Hemet and San Jacinto Valley based community news reporting teams Public Safety Incidents, Hemet Valley Incidents, Epicenter, and Hemet News/ENMedia Productions, for their contributions of information, details, photographs, and videos of this incident. Without your ongoing help and assistance, I could never write my reports with the details I always try to include. […]

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UPDATED: RIVERSIDE: Man killed by SWAT members after taking 70-year-old elementary teacher hostage ID’d

UPDATE #3: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 12:30 a.m. See original story, photographs and Riverside PD update below. RIVERSIDE — Riverside Police officials have identified a parent who was fatally shot by SWAT members when they stormed a classroom to rescue a 70-year-old teacher the man had held hostage for more than six hours. The barricaded stand-off and hostage crisis happened at Castle […]

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UPDATED: CHERRY VALLEY: Two confirmed dead following standoff with barricaded subject

UPDATE: March 26, 9 p.m. With additional information from sheriff’s department.   CHERRY VALLEY – Sheriff’s officials provided more information about Saturday’s deadly barricaded standoff that ended with two people dead, March 25. Authorities are calling the incident a murder-suicide. The victim was later identified as Jose Leon, 46, of Cherry Valley. The suspect was identified as John Malicek, 67, of […]

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