Man arrested after “series” of La Quinta indecent exposure incidents

LA QUINTA — Authorities announced the arrest of a man, who stands accused of a “series” of indecent exposure incidents in La Quinta, according to a sheriff official. A sheriff’s press release indicated the alleged suspect was believed to have been involved in at least four separately reported incidents. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Too drunk to stand, driver arrested after […]

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Indio felon arrested after stolen vehicle pursuit

LA QUINTA — An Indio convicted felon was arrested after leading deputies on a dangerous pursuit in a stolen pickup truck Tuesday evening, April 2. The man was wanted for questioning in connection to “several thefts, burglaries, and stolen vehicles,” according to sheriff’s officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Released 3 days earlier, sex offender arrested again after incident with child, […]

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Family displaced by LQ blaze that destroyed one home, damaged another

LA QUINTA — More than five dozen firefighters spent about two hours knocking down a swift-moving blaze that erupted at a large property in the unincorporated community of La Quinta yesterday afternoon, March 26. One of two homes on the property was destroyed by the fire, but firefighters managed to save the other structure – although not without significant damage. […]

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Search on for missing woman, last seen leaving friend’s LQ home

Officials are asking for the public’s help locating a woman who was last seen leaving a friend’s La Quinta house last Tuesday, Feb. 5. According to family and friends, the missing woman, 33-year-old, Rebecca Rachel Modrall, has not been seen or heard from since. LEADING THE DESERT HEADLINES: Man faces att’d murder, kidnap, torture, other charges, after DHS incident UPDATE: […]

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UPDATE: La Quinta couple identified after apparent murder-suicide

UPDATED: Wednesday, Jan 9, 12 p.m. See original story below. LA QUINTA — Officials today released more details and information after last Monday’s discovery of two deceased individuals at a La Quinta residence in the 79700 block of Independence Way near Monticello Ave. Based on their ongoing investigation, officials are now investigating the incident as a murder-suicide and have called […]

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Driver severely burned after fiery, solo-vehicle, DUI wreck

LA QUINTA — An allegedly intoxicated driver was hospitalized after suffering serious burn injuries in a fiery, early morning, rollover crash, Saturday, Nov. 24. The solo-vehicle wreck happened at the Ave. 52 and Jefferson St. traffic circle, Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Angel Ramos later explained. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Injured 2 weeks ago in Aguanga crash, Temecula nurse dies, ID’d […]

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UPDATE: La Quinta suspect who shot 2, killed 1, arrested 2 weeks ago with weapons, explosives

LA QUINTA — A man who reportedly shot himself at the end of a pursuit after officials allege he fatally shot a man and injured a woman was arrested just two weeks ago after a family disturbance, Thursday, Aug. 30. Further investigation by RCNS uncovered that during the man’s arrest just 13 days before this morning’s fatal shooting, deputies found […]

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Residents rush to aid of La Quinta victims shot by man who later shot himself, one victim dead

UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m. See original story below. LA QUINTA — Officials investigating this morning’s deadly shooting in La Quinta say they have arrested the man responsible for shooting two people before leading officials on a pursuit that ended in Ontario, where he shot himself. The shooting, which left one man dead and a woman with non-life threatening […]

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Officials arrest Palm Desert man, accused of molesting two 6-year-old girls

Authorities announced this morning the arrest of a man they allege sexually molested at least two 6-year-old girls in the Palm Desert and La Quinta areas. The alleged suspect was arrested yesterday morning on Catalina Way in Palm Desert and he was later charged with eleven felony counts related to the ongoing sexual abuse of the two young victims. Investigators […]

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LA QUINTA: PRCS probationer arrested after officials find 300 grams of meth

LA QUINTA — Sheriff’s officials conducting a probation compliance check say they located 300 grams of suspected methamphetamine and arrested a PRCS probationer at the home. The incident and arrest happened Sunday, June 25, on the 52300 block of Avenida Martinez, southeast of Eisenhower Dr. and Calle Sonora, in La Quinta. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: HEMET: Attempted bike stop and […]

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