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Redding felon accused of stalking ex sought after shooting at woman’s teenage son

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities have asked for the public’s help locating a wanted felon and accused stalker who allegedly fired a gun at the head of a teen who was trying to protect his mother outside their Redding residence last week. The teen, who narrowly avoided being shot, was reportedly chasing the man away from the home where he and […]

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Pipe-wielding man who smashed windows & threatened to kill Redding bar patrons arrested

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a pipe-wielding man who was smashing windows at a popular Redding bar while threatening to kill people was arrested without incident by officers who responded to the scene late last night, Tuesday, Jan. 18. In addition to last night’s arrest, jail records show that the alleged suspect, Cameron James Willits, 25, of Redding, was recently […]

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Multi-agency fentanyl sales investigation in Hemet leads to fatal officer and deputy involved shooting

HEMET, Calif., — Although details are still emerging, authorities confirmed this morning that a handgun-wielding man who fled from officers and deputies was fatally shot late Tuesday evening, Jan. 18. The deadly shooting occurred during a multi-agency fentanyl sales-related investigation at the Hemet Travelodge Hotel, located in the 2600 block of W. Florida Avenue in Hemet, according to officials. LEADING […]

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Ejected from vehicle, driver critically injured after Lake Elsinore rollover crash

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif., — A man was seriously injured and airlifted from the scene of a rollover crash with ejection in the area of Mission Trail and Sedco Boulevard in Lake Elsinore Saturday evening, Jan. 15. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Pursuit that traveled through San Jacinto valley ends with arrest in Hemet Good Samaritans share details after pulling burn victim […]

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Good Samaritans share details after pulling burn victim from pair of explosive Menifee trailer fires

MENIFEE, Calif., — Authorities say a man was hospitalized after an explosive fire ripped through a pair of travel trailers in Menifee on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 15. No other structures were lost as a result of the destructive blaze, which happened at a large and rural property in the 29800 block of Sharon Way, between Mira Street and Briggs Road, […]

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Pursuit that traveled through San Jacinto valley ends with arrest in Hemet

CORRECTION: An early version of this article included a photo of a man who was involved in a different Riverside County Sheriff’s pursuit of another stolen vehicle, who was not involved in this separate and unrelated incident. SAN JACINTO, Calif., — A wanted parolee-at-large with warrants for three counts of spousal abuse/domestic violence, child endangerment, battery, and violation of state […]

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Driver dies after solo-vehicle crash in Jurupa Valley

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif., — Authorities say a person has died after a solo-vehicle crash in the Glen Avon area of Jurupa Valley Saturday evening, Jan. 15. The fatal accident happened on Van Buren Boulevard, south of Jurupa Road, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Jurupa valley in-custody death investigation continuing after man dies following Taser use and arrest UPDATE: […]

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Jurupa Valley in-custody death investigation continuing after man dies following Taser use and arrest

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif., — Authorities say a violent and combative man, who was taken into custody at the scene of a Jurupa Valley assault after deputies utilized a Taser deployment to stop the man’s resistance, later died while in custody at an area hospital. The incident that led to the in-custody death happened in the parking lot of a business […]

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Clinton Keith corridor traffic enforcement operation yields 108 citations

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif., — Cracking down on traffic scofflaws in an effort to reduce traffic collisions throughout the southwest Riverside County region, Murrieta, Menifee, and Hemet police departments, along with CHP – Temecula, recently conducted a collaborative targeted enforcement operation that yielded more than 100 citations being issued. A similar, larger multi-agency enforcement operation conducted in the area last November […]

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Red Bluff targeted clean-up effort removes more than 30,000 lbs of trash from Reeds Creek area

RED BLUFF, Calif., — Officials say a targeted clean-up effort that began in Red Bluff on Friday has already yielded more than 30,000 pounds of trash removed from the Reeds Creek area near the Red Bluff River Park. Weather permitting, the clean-up is expected to continue throughout the weekend. Reeds Creek passes under Main Street, between the Sacramento River and […]

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