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RIVERSIDE: Emergency negotiators help calm “violent and distraught” knife-wielding woman

RIVERSIDE — Members of Riverside PD’s Emergency Negotiation Team successfully calmed and detained a “violent and distraught” woman who locked herself inside a bathroom while armed with a knife, late Tuesday night, Jan. 16. Officers and other emergency first responders were dispatched to the 4500 block of Tomlinson Avenue in Riverside about 11:50 p.m., after the woman, who officials did not identify, […]

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Hemet family headed to Disneyland shot at during road rage incident, Perris woman arrested

A woman who officials allege fired a handgun at a family of seven headed to Disneyland was later located and arrested more than twenty miles from where the shooting happened. The violent encounter occurred in an unincorporated area on Highway 79, also known as Lamb Canyon, between the cities of San Jacinto and Beaumont. California Highway Patrol officers began investigating the road rage-related […]

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RIVERSIDE: One hospitalized after SUV smashes in tree, overturns

RIVERSIDE — A driver was hospitalized after their SUV smashed into a tree and overturned, early Sunday morning, Jan. 14. The single-vehicle, traffic collision happened on Trautwein Road, just south of John F. Kennedy Drive, in Riverside’s Orange Crest area. City of Riverside Fire and Police personnel along with AMR medics responded to the area shortly after 1 a.m., when several people called 911 and reported the wreck.  […]

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EASTVALE: Alleged suspect arrested after attempted robbery of yogurt, cash

EASTVALE — A man authorities allege attempted to rob a business of yogurt and cash Tuesday evening, Jan. 16, was arrested the following day, just one block from where the attempted robbery was reported. The incident occurred at Yogurt-Licious, on the 6900 block of Hamner Avenue near Riverboat Drive, in Eastvale. After an investigation, deputies arrested Chibuikem Gregory Ibekwe, 26, of Eastvale, Riverside Sheriff’s […]

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UPDATE: Man who died after “physical altercation” with Menifee store’s loss prevention ID’d

UPDATED: Saturday, Jan. 20 1:30 a.m., With victim’s identification, additional details   MENIFEE — A Los Angeles man who authorities say was involved in a parking lot scuffle with loss prevention officers died two days later at a Murrieta hospital. According to officials, the man possibly sustained fatal injuries when loss prevention officers detained him after seeing him stealing merchandise […]

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HEMET: Internet cafe owner, 64, arrested after undercover operation uncovers illegal gambling

HEMET — Detectives assigned to Hemet Police Department’s recently formed Crime Suppression Unit arrested a 64-year-old, Moreno Valley man, Jan 17, after determining he was operating an illegal gambling business at a Hemet Internet cafe. The illegally operating gambling business, Lyon Entertainment Center, is on the 1600 block of W. Florida Avenue near the intersection of Lyon Avenue. After Wednesday’s undercover operation, detectives arrested George […]

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PALM DESERT: Retired officer ends false imprisonment crisis at factory outlet store

PALM DESERT — A man who barricaded himself in the back room of a retail business with a store employee was arrested after a retired law enforcement officer forced open the door to the room and detained the alleged suspect – rescuing the terrified employee. Sheriff’s bomb squad members were later summoned to the scene to inspect a “suspicious device” […]

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PERRIS: Two drivers seriously injured in DUI-related, head-on crash

PERRIS — Two drivers were hospitalized with major injuries after a head-on, traffic collision, Sunday night, Jan. 14. Prior to the crash authorities were notified about one of the two motorists driving in an “erratic” manner, according to officials. Before they could respond and locate the erratic driver, officials were notified regarding the DUI-related collision, which happened on Goetz Road in Perris. […]

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LAKEVIEW: Sheriff’s volunteer reports shots fired at gas station, suspect arrested after crash

LAKEVIEW — One person is in custody and officials are investigating a shooting after a Sheriff’s volunteer reported shots being fired, Saturday evening, Jan. 13. The shooting happened at a Valero gas station, at the corner of Lakeview and Reservoir Avenues, in the rural community of Lakeview. The gas station is just south of Ramona Expressway. Citing their ongoing investigation, Riverside County sheriff’s officials have released […]

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MORENO VALLEY: Three injured after car smashes head-on into freeway wall

MORENO VALLEY — Three people were hospitalized after a car failed to stop for a posted stop sign and plowed at high-speed into a freeway sound wall, Monday evening, Jan. 15. The crash happened at the intersection of Sunnymead Boulevard and Broadleaf Lane in Moreno Valley. Emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash shortly before 8:30 p.m., after receiving reports […]

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