700+ officers & soldiers assist during Anza Valley pot raids

ANZA — More than 700 officials from about two dozen state and federal law enforcement agencies, along with California Army National Guard soldiers driving heavy equipment and flying in an HH-60 Pavehawk, came together yesterday, Wednesday, June 5 for a day-long enforcement and eradication operation that targeted illegal marijuana cultivation throughout the Anza valley. During the operation, officials seized 140,877 […]

Read more

RSO celebrates 4/20 by raiding Anza illegal grows, “tons” confiscated

ANZA — Under the guidance and direction of recently elected Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco, officials from multiple agencies conducted a coordinated marijuana eradication operation throughout the Anza Valley today. April 20, or 4/20 – pronounced four-twenty – is slang in cannabis culture for the consumption of marijuana and also refers to annual cannabis-oriented celebrations that take place world-wide on […]

Read more

Snow & icy road leads to Sage Rd. 10-vehicle wreck

HEMET — Snowfall, black ice, and driving described by CHP as “unsafe for the weather and roadway conditions,” are being called contributing factors in a multiple-vehicle, chain-reaction crash on Sage Rd. yesterday afternoon, Thursday, Feb. 21. The numerous crashes caused at least one vehicle to overturn and sent several others careening off the road and down embankments along a winding […]

Read more

4 injured, 2 air-lifted, after Hwy 74 crash near Mt. Center

MOUNTAIN CENTER — Officials are investigating a crash in Mountain Center that injured four people, including two victims who were airlifted from the scene with serious injuries, after a vehicle smashed into a tree and overturned Sunday morning, Feb. 10. The single-vehicle accident happened on the 56000 block of State Route 74, near Apple Canyon Rd. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: […]

Read more

UPDATE: Cause of Anza fire that severely burned 3 still under investigation

UPDATED: Monday, Jan. 7, 12 p.m., With additional details and photos. ANZA — Three people were hospitalized with severe burns after a fire ripped through an Anza mobile home early Saturday morning, Jan 5. Two of the victims were life-flighted from the scene in air ambulances after the devastating fire that erupted at a home in the 39000 block of […]

Read more

BREAKING: AZ murder suspect commits suicide at Anza gas station

ANZA — Details are beginning to emerge after an Arizona woman wanted in connection with a Phoenix homicide reportedly committed suicide this morning, Wednesday, Dec. 19. Riverside County sheriff’s officials have said the woman killed herself when she was confronted by deputies at an Anza gas station. Deputies had received information from Phoenix Police Department that the woman, whose identity […]

Read more

Son describes agony after Dr’s ask to pull plug on critically injured Anza mauling victim

ANZA — A son, already grieving after his mother was viciously mauled by three dogs while hanging laundry on her rural Anza property last Saturday, is now stuck having to make the terrible decision whether or not to leave his critically injured mother on life support or to allow doctors to remove his mother from the machines that have been […]

Read more

Anza woman airlifted with “severe” injuries after mauled by 3 pit bulls, owner arrested

ANZA — A woman attacked by three dogs while reportedly hanging laundry on her own rural Anza property was airlifted in critical condition with injuries officials have described as “severe.” Images of the three dogs later released by Riverside County Animal Services showed one of the trio with blood stains covering its head and snout, and splashed across its chest. […]

Read more

UPDATE: Alleged Anza white supremacist turns self in after FBI intensifies search

UPDATED: Sunday, Oct. 28, 7:45 p.m. An Anza man and alleged member of a violent white supremacy extremist group wanted in connection with engaging in activity promoting violence and and inciting riots at political rallies across southern California surrendered Sunday to the FBI, according to various law enforcement sources and NBC News. Aaron Matthew Eason, 38, was the last to be […]

Read more
1 2 3