LA QUINTA: Domestic violence suspect who fled from Indio Jail charged with escape from custody

LA QUINTA — A man who was about to be booked into a Riverside County Jail in Indio on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge added felony escape from custody to his charges after he fled from a sheriff official Wednesday, June 14.  Deputies first arrested Kevin Rosales, 20, of Beaumont, after a domestic violence related incident that allegedly happened at a […]

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COACHELLA: Officials announce arrest of man who shot deputy “multiple times”

COACHELLA — A known gang member wanted in connection with last week’s shooting of a Riverside County sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop and foot pursuit in Coachella was apprehended in Mexico after an extensive manhunt, officials announced Thursday. See related story: UPDATED: COACHELLA: Search for suspect who shot deputy multiple times continues During a press conference held June 2 at the Riverside County […]

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PALM SPRINGS: Motorcyclist critically injured in crash with sedan

PALM SPRINGS — A motorcyclist was critically injured in a collision with a car Tuesday evening, May 30. The crash happened at the intersection of Indian Canyon Drive and East Via Escuela in Palm Springs. City of Palm Spring police and fire officials responded to the scene of the major-injury accident about 6:10 p.m., after 911 callers reported the collision. 911 callers told emergency […]

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PALM DESERT: Four, including 2 children, hospitalized after hotel pool electrocution

PALM DESERT — Four people, including two children, were hospitalized after a freak, unexplained electrocution at one of the Marriott Shadow Ridge Resort’s pools, Wednesday, May 31. The resort and hotel where the incident occurred is at 9003 Shadow Ridge Road in Palm Desert. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters and American Medical Response medics responded to the resort about 4 p.m., after a […]

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DESERT CENTER: 4 local residents, including 2 beloved coaches, killed in head-on wreck with big rig

DESERT CENTER — Family, friends and loved ones throughout southwest Riverside County and beyond are mourning the deaths of four local residents who died yesterday in a head-on, traffic collision, involving a small sedan and a big rig. The four killed in the wreck were all in the sedan and included three women from Murrieta and a man from Corona. According to […]

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UPDATED: COACHELLA: Search for suspect who shot deputy multiple times continues

If page fails to load properly, or displays as a plain-text document, try refreshing the page. I am working to resolve the problem. -TM   UPDATE: Saturday, May, 27, 4 p.m. COACHELLA — Sheriff’s officials have identified, but are still searching for at least one man they say was involved in the May 25 shooting of a Riverside County sheriff’s […]

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PALM DESERT: Elderly woman found dead in spa, apparent drowning vctim

PALM DESERT – An elderly woman died after apparently drowning in a jacuzzi Saturday morning, April 22. The incident happened in the 500 block of Tomahawk Drive, within the Indian Ridge Country Club, in Palm Desert. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters and other emergency first responders rushed to the location about 9 a.m., after a 911 caller reported finding the victim inside a […]

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LA QUINTA: Deputy injured while apprehending burglary suspect

LA QUINTA – A La Quinta sheriff’s deputy was injured and hospitalized Friday morning, April 7, while trying to apprehend a woman who was caught burglarizing one home before fleeing from authorities and barricading herself inside a second home, according to sheriff officials. The suspect, who was later identified as 26-year-old, La Quinta area transient, Priscilla Ayala, was injured while being […]

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MECCA HILLS: Eight rescued from “Ladder Canyon” in 2 separate incidents within 2 hours

MECCA HILLS – Eight people were rescued in two separate incidents that happened just two hours apart in the Painted Hills area of the Mecca Hills Wilderness Area Sunday, March 26. The area where the victims were rescued from is known as “Ladder Canyon.” The remote hiking area is south of Interstate 10 and east of Highway 86. In both […]

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LA QUINTA: Woman with drugs, paraphernalia, arrested after DUI hit and run

LA QUINTA – Sheriff’s officials arrested a woman who was allegedly involved in a DUI-related hit and run traffic collision Friday, March 24. The hit and run happened on Washington Street and Ave. 47 in La Quinta. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s La Quinta Police Station responded to reports of a hit and run traffic collision about 5:10 p.m. […]

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