MORENO VALLEY: Citizens detain hit and run driver who crashed into 4 cars

Deputies and other sheriff’s officials discuss the multiple hit and run collisions. William Hayes photo William Hayes contributed to this report MORENO VALLEY – Citizens were forced to detain an alleged hit and run suspect after he smashed into four other cars in two separate collisions Wednesday, Nov. 30. The first collision happened shortly before 6 p.m., at the intersection of […]

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NORCO: Man pleads guilty to impersonating police officer during traffic stop

UPDATE: 12/01/2016 12:52 a.m. CORONA: A 36-year-old Rancho Cucamonga resident has admitted to making multiple traffic stops while impersonating a police officer in the cities of Corona, Norco, and surrounding areas. He pleaded guilty to the first set of his charges at his arraignment Wednesday, Nov. 30. (See original report below) The first reported alleged traffic stop happened in the City of […]

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RIVERSIDE: Hospital ER lobby evacuated after HazMat emergency

Firefighters exit the hospital’s Emergency Room lobby, while wearing specialized breathing equipment. William Hayes photo   Written by Trevor Montgomery with William Hayes RIVERSIDE – A man suffering from severe chemical burns to both his arms came into the Emergency Room at the Riverside Community Hospital causing a Hazardous Materials emergency Tuesday, Nov. 29. The incident forced the evacuation and closure of […]

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RIVERSIDE: Citizen’s call leads to arrest of 4 for mail and identity theft

RIVERSIDE – Four people were arrested for mail theft and other charges today about noon, Tuesday, Nov. 29. The arrests were made after a “very observant citizen” witnessed the subjects allegedly stealing mail in the 5400 block of Glenhaven Avenue in the Victoria neighborhood of Riverside, according to a Riverside Police Department press release. At the end of a traffic stop […]

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UPDATE: Hemet resident killed in Lamb Canyon accident this morning ID’d

Few details have been released after a Hemet resident was killed in an early-morning, three-vehicle wreck this morning, Tuesday, Nov. 29. The fatal, rollover accident happened on Highway 79, between the cities of San Jacinto and Beaumont. The collision was reported at 5:52 a.m. Coroner’s officials later identified Robyn Baylon, 45, of Hemet, as the victim killed in the collision. According to […]

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JURUPA VALLEY: Man arrested after Eastvale vehicle theft

JURUPA VALLEY – Deputies arrested a Jurupa Valley resident after he allegedly stole a 1999 Honda Civic from the 5400 block of Highbury Way in Eastvale Monday, Nov. 28. About five hours after the vehicle theft was reported, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Jurupa Valley Special Enforcement Team located the car. It was parked near a vacant lot at 37th and […]

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HEMET: Man arrested after ramming 2 police cars during pursuit

HEMET – A man wanted for questioning in a domestic violence related incident rammed two police cars while driving a stolen car during a vehicle pursuit Monday, Nov. 28. After the pursuit, James Dean Avalos, a 29-year-old Hemet resident, was arrested for felony evading, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer, possession of a stolen vehicle, […]

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HEMET: Man who attacked 77-year-old with chain sentenced to home monitoring

HEMET – A man who viciously attacked a 77-year-old senior citizen with a large metal chain during a vandalism spree in October was sentenced Monday, Nov. 28. Orion Isaiah Heil, a 20-year-old Hemet resident was sentenced to nine months in jail and three years formal probation. However, in lieu of jail, Heil was given the option of enrolling in home detention and […]

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HEMET: Local resident remembered after fatal motorcycle accident

Joseph Zinck, pictured on the far right, poses with family members in an undated photograph. Zinck was killed in an off-road motorcycle accident in Big Bear. Zinck family photo HEMET – Joseph Zinck, a 44-year-old Hemet resident was recently laid to rest after he died in a tragic, off-road motorcycle accident. The accident happened in Big Bear Saturday, Nov. 5. Zinck’s […]

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