RIVERSIDE: Off-duty FVPD K-9 injured helping RPD arrest “extremely combative” suspect

RIVERSIDE — A police service dog was injured when an off-duty Orange County K-9 handler and his K-9 partner jumped into action Monday morning and helped local officers apprehend a fleeing and violently resisting PRCS probationer. The pair was headed to a monthly training session in Riverside when the violent struggle and arrest happened. Fountain Valley PD Officer Bill Hughes and his German shepherd partner, “Perro,” […]

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HEMET: 16-year-old girl arrested for threat scrawled on bathroom wall

HEMET — School District and Sheriff’s officials announced the arrest earlier today of a 16-year-old girl who allegedly scrawled a threat against Hemet High School – and more directly, the school’s principal. The threat was left on a tiled wall inside a stall within a girl’s bathroom on the school’s campus. The arrest of the Hemet High School student where the threat was made […]

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Caballero celebrating 29th birthday gallops onto freeway, arrested for DUI

Today’s Lighter Side of the News… (If you love horses, see if you can spot and recognize the nearly 40 breeds of horses and more than two dozen horse-related references in this article. -TM) Long Beach, Calif. — An allegedly intoxicated man celebrating his 29th birthday was arrested after he galloped onto a busy Southern California freeway early Saturday morning. The […]

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RIVERSIDE: Alleged burglar, chased from one home, arrested fleeing second burgled residence

RIVERSIDE — Officers responding to a Monday, Dec. 11, 911 call reporting a burglary in progress arrested an alleged burglar on the 2100 block of Prince Albert, south of Martin Luther King Boulevard and west of Chicago Avenue, in Riverside. The man was apprehended after breaking into a second, unoccupied home in the neighborhood after a person at the first home confronted him and chased him from the residence.   The […]

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RANCHO MIRAGE: Indio couple arrested after Rancho Mirage burglary, robbery

RANCHO MIRAGE — Authorities arrested a man and woman accused of robbing a business, Wednesday, Aug. 30. The investigation and arrest followed a commercial robbery that occurred at a business located in the 34-200 block of Monterey Avenue, just south in Rancho Mirage, according to sheriff’s officials. After an investigation, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Palm Desert Station’s Burglary Suppression Unit identified two alleged suspects, identified […]

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MENIFEE: Officials reviewing use of force in arrest of non-compliant suspect

MENIFEE — Sheriff’s officials say they are reviewing an arrest that involved a “use of force” against a man they allege was acting “loud and aggressive” towards vehicles and other passersby Thursday, August 17. The incident and arrest happened in the area of Newport and Haun Roads in Menifee. Officials today addressed a partial video of the arrest that was posted to […]

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HEMET: Local news photographer, former police volunteer, arrested while filming accident scene

HEMET — A local news photographer and videographer was arrested Sunday, July 24, while filming the scene of a three-vehicle car crash that involved an on-duty, Hemet police officer. He was arrested for obstructing a peace officer when he was slow to move his filming to a different area, as he was ordered by an officer to do. The man who was […]

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REDDING: Felon arrested after early-morning report of domestic disturbance, shots fired

REDDING — A man with a felony record who is on probation for burglary was arrested after reports of a loud, early-morning argument and shots fired at a residence brought officials to a residence July 17. The incident and subsequent arrest happened in the 3500 block of Ricardo Avenue, west of I-5 and south of Layton Road, in Redding. After an […]

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COACHELLA: Officials announce arrest of man who shot deputy “multiple times”

COACHELLA — A known gang member wanted in connection with last week’s shooting of a Riverside County sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop and foot pursuit in Coachella was apprehended in Mexico after an extensive manhunt, officials announced Thursday. See related story: UPDATED: COACHELLA: Search for suspect who shot deputy multiple times continues During a press conference held June 2 at the Riverside County […]

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UPDATED: RIVERSIDE: Convicted sex offender pleads guilty to attacking jogger

UPDATE: Monday, May, 29, 7 p.m.   RIVERSIDE – A convicted sex offender and Riverside-area transient who stood accused of sexually assaulting a woman who was jogging near Mount Rubidoux in Riverside pleaded guilty Friday, May 26, to misdemeanor sexual battery. Kenneth Lee Washington, 29, had been charged with grabbing and groping a woman as she passed him on Mission Inn Avenue, just […]

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