Elderly driver confuses pedals, plows into Palm Desert business

PALM DESERT — No injuries were reported after an elderly driver accidentally plowed into the conference room of a Palm Desert business this morning, Wednesday, March 13. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Sex offender arrested after parents thwart attempted kidnap of children, 3 and 4 Search for woman ongoing after Perris officer involved shooting Armed DHS standoff ends with shots fired, […]

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Parolee charged with elderly Riverside woman’s murder

RIVERSIDE — Officers who responded to a Riverside home to check on the welfare of an elderly woman found themselves in the middle of a murder investigation after finding the victim’s lifeless body early Tuesday morning, Feb. 12. A parolee has since been arrested for the woman’s murder, which happened at Silvercrest Senior Residence, in the 3000 block of Orange […]

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Elderly woman critical after brutal assault, 1 arrested

PALM DESERT — Authorities are investigating the attempted murder of an elderly woman at a Palm Desert apartment last night, Thursday, Jan. 31. The brutal attack left the victim in critical condition according to officials, who said the incident happened at an apartment complex in the 74300 block of Candlewood St., just south of Hwy 111 and east of Portola […]

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Found lost, confused, and laying along side of road, elderly man returned home

MONTGOMERY CREEK — An elderly man who was found laying along the side of a rural mountain road in Montgomery Creek was returned home this afternoon after he got a clean bill of health and ride home from medics who evaluated him. Official radio traffic indicated the ambulance crew determined the man was lost and confused but otherwise uninjured. The […]

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Officials seek woman who stole purse as elderly crash victim lay paralyzed and dying

RIVERSIDE — Authorities are asking for the public’s help identifying and locating a woman they say climbed into a wrecked car and snatched an elderly victim’s purse, even as the crash victim lay inside her vehicle, paralyzed from the neck down from her injuries. The elderly victim, identified recently by coroner officials as Terri Nelson, of Perris, later died from her […]

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Hemet senior on bicycle hit by SUV, in critical condition

HEMET — A man is in critical condition after an early morning crash between a bicycle and SUV this morning, Monday, Sept. 17. The major injury accident happened in the area of Florida and Palm avenues in Hemet. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: One airlifted after Anza head-on crash Authorities investigating Perris murder after man found dead in car UPDATED: Officials […]

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Spunky sheriff’s K-9 successfully sniffs out missing senior in Idyllwild

IDYLLWILD — A very special Riverside County Sheriff’s K-9 is being hailed a hero after locating a “critical missing” 80-year-old man who had become lost Thursday, Sept. 13, after wandering away from an Idyllwild campground. Already missing for seven hours by the time Deputy George Scott and his faithful, four-legged partner K-9 “Copper” were called in to assist, the dynamic […]

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Officers Taser and arrest man who attacked separate elderly victims in their Redding homes

REDDING –Officers responding to multiple reports of a man causing disturbances at several residences and attacking elderly victims Friday, afternoon, Aug. 17, had to deploy Tasers and physically subdue the violent and bizarrely acting suspect before arresting him. The violent attacks and subsequent arrest happened in the area of Olive Ave. in downtown Redding. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: CASSEL: couple […]

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Officials suspect deaths of two elderly victims at Hemet RV park heat-related

UPDATED: Tuesday, July 10, 4 p.m. HEMET —  Officials investigating the deaths of an elderly couple Sunday afternoon have released that the deaths may have been heat-related after valley temperatures over the weekend soared into the mid 110’s. Although officials are still waiting for a coroner’s report regarding the cause of death, they do not suspect foul play in the […]

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MECCA HILLS: Couple, 75 & 57, airlifted from Ladder Canyon

MECCA HILLS — A 75-year-old man and 57-year-old woman were rescued from a popular but remote desert slot canyon, south of Interstate 10 and east of Highway 86, late Sunday afternoon. The couple was not injured, but had become lost and disoriented while hiking in the canyon, named for the countless ladders peppered throughout the trail, which are necessary to use if […]

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