RIVERSIDE: Man arrested after stealing mortuary van with dead body inside it

RIVERSIDE – City of Riverside police officers arrested a man they say stole not just one, but two vans from Rest Assured Mortuary Services in Riverside Sunday, Feb. 12. Authorities said the alleged suspect returned the first van he stole after he realized the vehicle contained a dead body inside it. The mortuary where the two vehicle thefts happened is in […]

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RIVERSIDE: Teacher arrested after alleged inappropriate relationship with female student

RIVERSIDE – Police officials confirmed the arrest of a former Riverside area teacher, who was accused of being involved in an inappropriate, months-long relationship with a student at Encore High School for the Arts in Riverside. According to the school’s website, the Riverside campus is located at 3800 Main Street in Riverside. The teacher, whom officials identified as Camryn Raelynn Zelinger, 32, […]

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Man’s body found near Quail Run Park

Sheriff’s officials are conducting a death investigation after a dead body was found Sunday morning, Feb. 5. The body of a man was found down an embankment near the southwest corner of Sycamore Canyon Boulevard and Central Avenue in an unincorporated area just east of the Riverside city limits and northwest of Moreno Valley. The area is near Quail Run Park […]

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RIVERSIDE: Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by vehicle

RIVERSIDE – A pedestrian was left in critical condition after being struck by a motorist in an early-morning traffic accident Tuesday, Jan. 24. The collision happened at the intersection of Van Buren Boulevard and California Avenue, just east of Challen Park in Riverside. City of Riverside emergency dispatchers received a 911 call about 5:32 a.m., from a citizen reporting the accident. […]

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RIVERSIDE: Man in critical condition after single-vehicle wreck

RIVERSIDE – A 26-year-old Riverside resident was left in critical condition after a vehicle the man was driving lost control and smashed into two palm trees and a utility pole Tuesday, Jan. 31. The early-morning accident happened in the area of Brockton Avenue and Terracina Drive west of Evans Park in Riverside. City of Riverside emergency dispatchers received multiple 911 calls about […]

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RIVERSIDE: Four, including 2 juveniles, arrested during school burglary investigation

RIVERSIDE – Authorities arrested four people, including two juveniles, while investigating a burglary that happened at Collett Elementary School in June, 2016. The school is located south of Collett Avenue and east of La Sierra Avenue in Riverside. During their initial investigation, officers collected fingerprints and other evidence at the school. “Fingerprints found at the scene were recently matched to […]

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RIVERSIDE: Man who brought stolen vehicle to garage arrested by officer getting patrol car serviced

RIVERSIDE – A man driving a stolen vehicle was arrested Monday, Jan. 30, after he brought a stolen vehicle he was driving into a Riverside automotive business where a City of Riverside police officer was having his patrol vehicle serviced. The officer was at the business having his vehicle inspected and serviced about 11:20 a.m., “when he was alerted by a […]

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RIVERSIDE: 14-year-old student in critical condition after being hit by truck

RIVERSIDE – A 14-year-old juvenile is in critical condition after being struck by a motorist in front of the boy’s school Tuesday, Jan. 24. The accident happened directly in front of Arlington Regional Learning Center, in the area of Arlington Avenue and Weaver Street in Riverside. The Riverside Police Department’s Dispatch Center received several 911 calls about 10:34 a.m., from citizens […]

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UPDATED: RIVERSIDE: 17-year-old motorist killed when truck smashes into pole ID’d

UPDATE: Jan. 26, 2:10 p.m. RIVERSIDE – Coroner’s officials have identified the 17-year-old driver who was killed when his truck smashed into a utility pole Wednesday, Jan. 25. Officials identified the victim as Paul Napier, a resident of Jurupa Valley. Napier was transported to Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Riverside with major traumatic injuries. According to the coroner’s release, Napier succumbed to […]

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RIVERSIDE: Pedestrian struck by car in critical condition

RIVERSIDE – A 39-year-old man was critically injured in an early-morning, vehicle versus pedestrian accident Tuesday, Jan. 24. The collision happened at the intersection of Van Buren Boulevard and California Avenue in Riverside. City of Riverside Police and Fire personnel responded to the intersection about 5:32 a.m., after Riverside emergency dispatchers received a 911 call from a citizen reporting the vehicle versus […]

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