Redding probationer arrested after SINTF investigation

REDDING — Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force agents arrested a Redding probationer after a search of the man’s residence and property uncovered multiple weapons, ammunition, narcotics, and a ballistic vest. The search that led to the man’s arrest happened Monday evening July, 22, on WindSong Lane, off Old Alturas Rd. south of SR-299E. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Citizen’s tip leads […]

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Murrieta man, 23, ID’d after fatal Wildomar crash

WILDOMAR — A driver died in a solo-vehicle crash in Wildomar yesterday afternoon, Sunday, April 28, after his vehicle left the roadway and plowed through several stationary objects before smashing head-on into a cinder block wall. Yesterday’s deadly crash happened on Bundy Canyon Rd., west of Almond St., near Elsinore High School. Although their investigation is ongoing, alcohol or drug intoxication […]

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Two men fatally shot at MV’s Sunnymead Park

MORENO VALLEY — Officials are investigating a double homicide after two men were fatally shot at Moreno Valley Sunnymead Park late Friday night, Aug. 17. The park where the deadly incident happened is located at 12655 Perris Blvd., between Fir Ave. and Sunnymead Blvd., just south of Stater Bros Market. Investigators are now working to identify, locate, and interview two […]

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OP/ED: Hemet FD survey reveals 90% of HFFA, Local 2342, firefighters distrust Chief Brown

Submitted by Jeffrey Monical November, 2017 survey indicated more than 90% of HFFA, local 2342, firefighters believe Chief Brown prioritizes his own career over Hemet’s emergency response needs. Hemet — Members of the Hemet City Firefighters Association, Local 2342, released the results of a membership survey that show firefighters are critical of Chief Scott Brown’s priorities as leader of the […]

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RIVERSIDE: Wrong-way DUI driver kills mother and daughter in head-on crash

RIVERSIDE — A mother and daughter heading to an area casino for a day of fun were killed early Friday morning, Aug. 10, after a suspected DUI driver entered the eastbound 91 Freeway heading westbound and plowed head-on into the victim’s car. After the impact, the victim’s car burst into flames and good Samaritans who were first at the scene […]

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Newly released FBI statistics indicate Hemet’s violent crime down by 32%, felony arrests up by 40%

HEMET — Recently released FBI crime statistics indicate the City of Hemet Police Department reported a 32 percent decrease in violent crimes and an overall 10 percent reduction in all crimes during the third quarter of 2017, when compared to the same period in 2016. Despite the decrease in reported crimes, during the same time frame, Hemet PD felony arrests increased by 40 percent. […]

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SAN JACINTO VALLEY: Local officers honored at recent dinner and awards banquet

SAN JACINTO VALLEY — Several local law enforcement officers were recently honored at the first annual, San Jacinto Valley Crime Stoppers Appreciation Dinner and Awards Banquet. According to event organizers, those who were recognized had provided “outstanding service” to their communities and showed “superior work and dedication” to the San Jacinto Valley and its citizens over the last year. The Thursday, Sept. 14 event, which […]

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VALLE VISTA: “Fun Run with First Responders” perfect way to end school’s first “100 Mile Club” challenge

Emergency first responders joined Valle Vista Elementary School students for the “Fun Run with First Responders” event. Front row from left to right: Deputy Roger Loza, Hemet Police Chief Dave Brown, Hemet Fire Chief Scott Brown and Riverside Sheriff’s Captain Leonard Purvis pose with students. Principal Christine Ramirez is seen on the left side of the group. HUSD photo VALLE VISTA – […]

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PERRIS: Officers shoot at truck that rammed their patrol vehicle

PERRIS – At least one Riverside police officer opened fire on a pickup truck during an early morning vehicle pursuit that began in the City of Riverside and continued into an unincorporated area south of Woodcrest and north of Mead Valley Sept. 23. The truck was described as a lifted, grey, full-sized Dodge Ram, with dark tinted windows and paper dealership […]

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Chief Brown discusses violent, deadly 2 weeks following Measure E defeat

HEMET – Chief Brown recently took a few minutes out of his increasingly busy schedule to discuss the last two weeks and some of the shocking, deadly crimes and sudden increase of assaults on police officers. “In the two weeks following the election, there have been six violent assaults on Hemet Police officers, four high-speed pursuits, two robberies and an […]

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