Armed DHS standoff ends with officer involved shooting, one in custody

DESERT HOT SPRINGS — Reports of shots fired inside a Desert Hot Springs home led to an hours-long, armed standoff and deputy involved shooting early yesterday morning, Tuesday, March 12. No citizens, officers, or deputies were injured during the incident, which happened at a private residence in the 67600 block of San Gorgonio St., between Bubbling Wells and Yerxa roads. […]

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Hemet fire extinguisher attack leaves 1 critical, 1 arrested

HEMET — One man is clinging to life and another is behind bars after a brutal fire extinguisher attack outside a Hemet business Monday morning, March 11. The violent confrontation, which happened in front of Pam’s Donuts & Ice Cream in the 100 block of E Stetson Ave., left the victim with serious head trauma and he remains hospitalized in […]

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Willowalk shooting forces two nearby school lock downs

HEMET — A possible car to car shooting inside Hemet’s gated Willowalk community caused two nearby schools to be placed onto precautionary lock down earlier today, Tuesday, March 12. Because the shooting happened within close proximity to West Valley High and Harmony Elementary schools, both campuses were reportedly locked down for a short period, while officers combed the area looking […]

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CHP at scene of fatal SR-91 motorcycle crash

RIVERSIDE — A motorcyclist died in what is believed to have been a single-vehicle crash in Riverside earlier this afternoon, Tuesday, March 12. The deadly accident, which caused a SigAlert to be issued, happened on the eastbound 91 Freeway, just west of University Ave., according to a CHP incident log. Although the freeway has since been reopened, the University off […]

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Man swerves to avoid deer, plows into Redding home

REDDING — A home sustained major damage when a Redding man swerved to avoid a deer and smashed through the front door of a residence yesterday afternoon, Monday, March 11. According to CHP-Redding, the home was unoccupied at the time and the agency did not report any injuries. LEADING THE LOCAL HEADLINES: UPDATE: No victims found in car that crashed […]

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Wanted fugitive nabbed after wild chase from Menifee to Hemet

A wild pursuit that traveled from Menifee to Hemet ended when a felon fleeing in a stolen car crashed into two other vehicles and a wrought iron fence before fleeing on foot into a residential neighborhood Sunday afternoon, Mar. 10. The man, who was later determined to be a fugitive from justice, was apprehended with assistance from a sheriff’s K-9. […]

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BREAKING: Sex offender arrested after parents thwart attempted kidnap of children, 3 and 4

LAKE ELSINORE — Details are beginning to emerge after a registered sex offender tried to snatch two young children from a Lake Elsinore park this morning, Monday, Mar. 11. Today’s terrifying incident happened at Rosetta Canyon Sports Park, south of Rosetta Canyon Dr. and Ardenwood Way. The alleged suspect was reportedly apprehended by several witnesses and citizens – including an […]

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Two injured after Jurupa Valley major-injury crash

JURUPA VALLEY — Two people were injured, including one who was hospitalized with serious injuries, after a two-vehicle traffic collision in Jurupa Valley Sunday morning, March 10. Yesterday’s major-injury crash happened at the intersection of Limonite Ave. and Archer St., just west of Van Buren Blvd. Two injured after Jurupa Valley major-injury crash Limonite Ave. has been the site of […]

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Ferrying linemen & equipment, PG&E helo creates minor Burney buzz

A PG&E aviation crew created a minor buzz in the Burney and Johnson Park area this afternoon, as area residents excitedly watched, filmed, and photographed, a PG&E helicopter make dozens of passes between the two small, Intermountain communities today, Sunday, Mar. 10. Photographs and videos taken by area residents and shared with SCNS showed the aviation crew ferrying hoisted and […]

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Enjoy a good laugh with Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 3/7

From Murrieta PD/Facebook In Today’s Lighter Side of the News… – Thursday afternoon Officer Miller met Mr. Stultz and Ms. Frabasilio when he contacted them in a vehicle parked in the parking lot of a pretty popular store. Unfortunately for the couple, Mr. Stultz had a felony warrant and Ms.Lisa had some misdemeanor warrants, heroin and cocaine. He was taken […]

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