UPDATE: Man who tried to run down Wildomar deputy apprehended

UPDATED: Saturday, April 4, 12:35 p.m. See Original Story and all photos below. WILDOMAR, Calif. — Authorities yesterday announced the arrest of a man wanted for questioning after a Wildomar altercation with a sheriff’s deputy led to an officer involved shooting Tuesday morning, March 31. The deputy was uninjured during the encounter, which happened on the 33700 block of Orange […]

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Local fisherman’s body recovered after Round Mountain drowning

ROUND MOUNTAIN, Calif. — Authorities say the desperate search for a man who fell into the water while fishing and was swept away by the fast-moving current late Thursday morning, April 2, ended when the victim’s lifeless body was later found and pulled from the frigid water about an hour later. The deadly accident happened at a popular local fishing […]

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Murder investigation leads to arrest of Hemet man

HEMET — Officials investigating the December, 2019 murder of a Winchester resident have arrested a man they say was responsible for fatally stabbing the victim while he sat inside his car outside a Hemet business. Hyder Mahdi Jaffer, 51, of Hemet, now sits in a Riverside County jail on a sole count of second-degree murder, for the stabbing death of […]

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Fleeing scene of Hemet crash, DUI driver causes head-on wreck

HEMET — Authorities last night arrested a man they allege plowed into and knocked down a light pole at the intersection of Florida Ave and Santa Fe St., before fleeing the scene and hitting two additional vehicles. The second, major injury crash happened on Stetson Ave., just west of Lyon Ave., about three miles from the first collision. Several people […]

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Park shooting victim dead after 4th violent incident to hit Perris area in 10 days

SEE RELATED UPDATE: Suspected Paragon Park shooter apprehended PERRIS — Southwest Riverside County residents are reeling after deadly violence once again erupted in the Perris area early yesterday evening, Wednesday, Feb. 12. According to Sheriff’s officials, one person was killed after last night’s shooting, which happened at Paragon Park at 264 Spectacular Bid St. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Wild ending […]

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Three men shot in Perris neighborhood

PERRIS — Although few details have been released, authorities have confirmed they are investigating the shooting of three men in Perris yesterday afternoon, Tuesday, Feb. 11. All three victims are expected to survive the shooting, which happened on the 1500 block of Ashbury Way, southeast of Redlands Ave. and E. Nuevo Rd. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: One dead after violent […]

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One dead after violent incident at Menifee park

MENIFEE — Although few details have been released, authorities have confirmed they are investigating an assault at a Menifee park that left one of two men dead Sunday, Feb. 9. The fatal incident happened at Menifee’s Eller Park and the victims were found about a mile and a half away, on the 28000 block of Sparacio Rd., northeast of Mapes […]

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UPDATE: Man arrested after Perris gas station shooting that killed Temecula man

UPDATED: Feb. 26, 9 a.m. See Original Story below. PERRIS — Officials investigating the Feb. 2 shooting death of a Temecula man at a Perris gas station say they have arrested the man they allege was responsible for the man’s murder. The victim, who was later identified as 21-year-old, Gelder Funes-Lopez, was fatally shot while pumping gas at the Arco […]

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Shotgun-wielding man arrested after Fall River Mills standoff

FALL RIVER MILLS — A shotgun-wielding man who threatened to shoot himself as well as any deputies who tried to approach his home was arrested following a tense standoff in Fall River Mills early Tuesday, Jan. 28. The man’s 11-year-old son was inside the residence with him when deputies responded to initial reports of a person who had the barrel […]

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Lake Elsinore pursuit leads to stolen handgun, drugs – 1 arrested

LAKE ELSINORE — A parolee and known gang member with a felony warrant was arrested after leading sheriff’s officials on a vehicle and foot pursuit in Lake Elsinore, Thursday evening, Jan. 9. The pursuit that led to the arrest and recovery of a stolen handgun and seizure of ammunition and illegal narcotics covered approximately six miles, before the alleged suspect […]

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