Intoxicated Perris man, 65, killed crossing Hwy 74

MEADOWBROOK — A reportedly intoxicated pedestrian died Tuesday evening, March 19, after he was struck while trying to cross Highway 74 in the rural community of Meadowbrook, between the cities of Perris and Lake Elsinore. The driver who struck and fatally injured the man did not stop and fled the scene of the collision, which CHP later said happened near […]

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Burney traffic stop yields stolen rifle, drugs – 1 arrested

BURNEY — A felon on probation was arrested again after an early morning encounter with deputies, Friday, March 22. The probationer, later identified as Quentin Winn, 44, of Hat Creek, was arrested after a traffic enforcement stop for a minor vehicle code violation led deputies to the discovery of a stolen rifle, ammunition, and methamphetamine. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: No […]

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Driver uninjured after plowing into Hemet tree

HEMET — A driver escaped serious injury but the vehicle she was driving was totaled after the woman reportedly lost control, jumped a curb, and plowed head-on into a large tree in Hemet this morning, Sunday, March 24. The minor-injury crash happened on E. Menlo Ave., west of Buena Vista St. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: AZ man identified after fatal […]

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No injuries reported after 299E crash near Montgomery Creek

MONTGOMERY CREEK — No injuries were reported after an SUV careened off 299E, and ended up down an embankment, last night, Saturday, March 23. The non-injury accident happened near Moose Camp Rd., in the Montgomery Creek area. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Family grieving after crash kills Australian native, Shasta College student, 21 Man arrested after threatening to shoot girlfriend, […]

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Riverside man, 56, killed after JV hit and run, ID’d

JURUPA VALLEY — Authorities are investigating the hit and run death of a 56-year-old Riverside man, who died in Jurupa Valley after he was struck by a motorist who then fled the scene. The deadly collision happened early Saturday morning, March 23, on Van Buren Blvd., 75 ft north of Jurupa Rd., according to officials investigating the man’s death. Riverside […]

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AZ man identified after fatal wreck at Soboba Sand Drags

UPDATED: Saturday, March 23, 6 p.m., With coroner’s release of information. SAN JACINTO — Officials have identified a man who died when his Top Fuel dragster crashed during yesterday’s opening day of races at San Jacinto’s Soboba Sand Drags. The deadly crash happened on a specially prepared dirt track in the 23300 block of Soboba Rd. Friday afternoon, March 22. […]

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Overturned big-rig near Desert Center causes I-10 nightmare

DESERT CENTER — Authorities remain at the scene of a wreck involving an overturned tractor-trailer big-rig that forced a SigAlert and is continuing to cause delays of several hours on the eastbound I-10. The rollover crash, which may have involved a second vehicle, happened near Red Cloud Mine Rd/Exit 182, this morning, Saturday, March 23, according to a CHP incident […]

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Hemet homes evac’d after search yields explosive device

HEMET — A neighborhood was evacuated and a felon – who was out of jail on bail for previous charges – was arrested again, Friday, March 22, after a probation compliance check uncovered a suspected improvised explosive device. Sheriff’s bomb squad members later detonated the device, which officials later described as a pipe bomb. Yesterday’s incident happened in the 44000 […]

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Hemet couple arrested after MoVal child abduction

MORENO VALLEY — A Hemet couple is behind bars after authorities allege they abducted a 10-year-old boy who was the biological child of the pair, but had been removed from their custody and placed into foster care. After an intensive, six-hour search Thursday, March 21, officials eventually found the missing juvenile with his parents at the couple’s Hemet residence. The […]

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