RSO’s Colorado River Station acquires new state of the art patrol boat

Deputies at the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station recently took possession of a new high-tech tool officials say will increase efficiencies in conducting operations along the Colorado River. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Community chuckling after police Cpt. responds to critical incident in 64-year-old squad car UPDATE: Hours-long standoff over after suspect shoots self – no officers injured during […]

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Community chuckling after police Cpt. responds to critical incident in 64-year-old squad car

“Today’s Lighter Side of the News…” HEMET — When a City of Hemet police officer put out an emergency radio broadcast that he was being shot at while chasing a man who fled from a traffic stop yesterday morning, every available local, county, and state law enforcement officer in southwest Riverside County raced to the scene. Yesterday’s critical incident quickly […]

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Minor injuries reported after SUV hits tree near Four Corners

FOUR CORNERS — A driver escaped serious injury after plowing into a tree in the Four Corners area of State Routes 89 and 299, about four miles west of Burney. The solo-vehicle, minor-injury accident happened after the SUV reportedly suffered a mechanical malfunction, early Friday evening, Nov. 9. LEADING THE BURNEY AND INTERMOUNTAIN AREA HEADLINES: Officials searching for driver after […]

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Air ambulance requested, then cancelled, after elderly Burney woman suffers medical emergency

BURNEY — An air ambulance was requested but then later cancelled after an elderly Burney resident reportedly suffered a medical emergency this afternoon, Monday, Nov. 12. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Officials searching for driver after Burney hit and run San Francisco man arrested after exposing himself at Redding store Community in shock after Happy Valley woman found murdered, husband arrested […]

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Officials searching for driver after Burney hit and run

BURNEY — Authorities are searching for the driver of a pickup truck who crashed into a tree this morning, Monday, Nov. 12. According to officials, the driver is unlicensed and well known to them and has been the subject of several previous hit and runs and interactions. The solo-vehicle crash happened in the area of Park Ave. and Long Leaf […]

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Pair nabbed driving stolen truck in Hemet

HEMET — A pair driving a stolen pickup truck chose the wrong day to drive through the city of Hemet earlier this afternoon, passing through just as countless officers and deputies were leaving the scene of an hours-long barricaded standoff that ended when the alleged gunman shot himself in the head. The couple was stopped on Florida Ave. near Inez […]

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UPDATE: Hours-long standoff over after suspect shoots self – no officers injured during earlier gun battle

UPDATED:, Sunday, Nov. 11, 1:07 p.m. See original story, photos, and videos below. HEMET — Officers at the scene of an ongoing barricaded standoff after an officer involved gun battle inside Whispering Pines Apartments reported hearing a single, muffled gunshot shortly after 1 p.m. Officers had previously reported the man had shot at them after a routine traffic stop near […]

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No serious injuries after fiery Perris wreck

PERRIS — Firefighters made quick work knocking down a vehicle fire after an early morning crash yesterday, Friday, Nov. 9. No serious injuries were reported after the fiery wreck, which happened on Indian Ave., north of Harley Knox Blvd, in the city of Perris. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Officials seek woman who stole purse as elderly crash victim lay paralyzed […]

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Authorities seek Ontario, Moreno Valley burglary and car theft suspects

BIG BEAR LAKE — San Bernardino Sheriff’s officials are searching for an Inland Empire couple they say burglarized a Big Bear Lake home and stole a vehicle in late Oct. According to officials the pair, who reside in Ontario and Moreno Valley, later tried using the victim’s credit cards at multiple locations and businesses. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Officials seek […]

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Brothers nabbed with 19 pounds of heroin during auto theft investigation

LAKE ELSINORE — An auto theft investigation earlier this week led to the arrest of two brothers, including one man from Perris and another from Lake Elsinore. The ongoing theft investigation is being led by members of the Riverside Auto-Theft Interdiction Detail, a multi-agency task force comprised of law enforcement personnel from the California Highway Patrol, Riverside Sheriff’s Department, Riverside Police […]

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