I-5 traffic stop yields nearly 6 pounds of heroin

SHASTA LAKE —  Authorities who conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 5 yesterday, just south of Bridge Bay Rd. near Shasta Lake, say they seized nearly six pounds of heroin and arrested an Arizona woman for possession of heroin for sales. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES Redding bike stop leads to suspected drug sales arrest Citizen’s child abuse tip leads to […]

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Suicidal SJ man who cut own throat dies in police custody

SAN JACINTO — A suicidal man who had already slashed his own throat and was bleeding profusely by the time authorities arrived to help him had to be subdued with a Taser early Thursday evening, July 11. Despite life saving efforts by deputies as well as medical personnel, the suicidal and knife-wielding man later died from his self-inflicted knife wounds. […]

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Kicked and beaten, RPD officer hospitalized by home invasion suspect

RIVERSIDE — A Riverside police officer who responded to reports of an in-progress home invasion was hospitalized after trying to apprehend the alleged suspect early Sunday morning, March 24. The female officer, “who was knocked down and kicked several times as she was defending herself,” managed to put out an emergency request for priority assistance, as the man disappeared into […]

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JV man arrested after wife’s body found in Mexico

JURUPA VALLEY — Authorities confirmed yesterday that a Jurupa Valley man suspected of kidnapping and killing his wife, before dumping her body in Mexico, was arrested last month. The man was arrested after the victim’s body was discovered in Pueblo Nuevo, a municipality in the northwestern Mexican state of Durango. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: BREAKING: One dead after Hemet stabbing […]

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Driver of bus with 35 students crashes, dies, after medical emergency

COACHELLA — A school bus driver who apparently suffered a medical emergency while transporting 35 students later died after bumping into the back of another bus early Friday morning, Dec. 14. This morning’s fatal incident happened in the parking lot of Coachella Valley High School, on the 83800 block of Airport Blvd., according to CHP. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: […]

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Officials seek information after woman murdered in Eastvale neighborhood

UPDATED: Monday, Nov. 26, 6 p.m., With victim’s identification. EASTVALE — Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance and searching for information after a person shot and killed a woman in an Eastvale residential neighborhood directly east of Providence Ranch Park, Saturday evening, Nov. 24. An unidentified man was seen running from the scene of the deadly shooting, which happened […]

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UPDATE: Lake Elsinore motorcyclist who died after fiery, solo-motorcycle crash ID’d

LAKE ELSINORE — Officials have identified a Lake Elsinore man who died in a fiery, solo-motorcycle crash late Sunday night, July 1. The deadly accident happened on Lakeshore Dr. near Terra Cotta Rd., in Lake Elsinore. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s officials later identified 43-year-old, Rafael Lopez, as the victim of the late night crash. According to a coroner’s release, Lopez succumbed […]

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SWAT raid linked to triple homicide, believe tied to Bakersfield missing persons case

JURUPA VALLEY — Officials from multiple agencies investigating a triple homicide descended on a rural, Jurupa Valley property early Thursday, Apr. 18. According to Riverside County sheriff’s officials, the home on the 5200 block of Stone Avenue is a “residence of interest” in a homicide investigation that began in Burbank earlier this week. Sources indicate the homicide investigation is tied to a Bakersfield missing […]

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LAKE ELSINORE: Off-duty LASD deputy run down by alleged vehicle burglars, opens fire

LAKE ELSINORE — An off-duty Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy was run down by three people trying to flee the scene of a suspected vehicle burglary earlier this morning in the area of Edgewood Drive and McVicker Canyon Park Road in Lake Elsinore. The injured officer opened fire on the trio, injuring one of them, according to officials. Although injured as well, […]

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SAN JACINTO — Hundreds attend prayer vigil for pair slain in double homicide

SAN JACINTO — Hundreds of area residents came out on a cold January night to support the families of two area residents who were gunned down earlier this week, during an emotional candlelight vigil filled with prayers and songs as well as countless tears. The vigil had been organized by family and friends of 19-year-old Lauren Lopez. SEE RELATED: Four Hemet area residents […]

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