Menifee woman arrested for DUI after Perris wreck

PERRIS — A menifee woman was arrested for DUI after allegedly losing control of her vehicle and smashing into a center median where she knocked down two traffic signs late Sunday evening, Dec. 8. The solo-vehicle crash happened at the intersection of E. 4th St. and Wilkerson Ave., in Perris.  LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Hemet pedestrian, 46, killed by […]

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Tragic ending in search for missing, “at-risk” 81-year-old

UPDATED: Saturday, Nov. 16, 11:35 a.m. See Original Story below MENIFEE — The desperate, week-long search for a missing, “at-risk” 81-year-old Canyon Hills man has come to a tragic end after the victim was found deceased Thursday, Nov. 14. The victim, who suffered from Alzheimer’s related dementia was last seen alive Thursday morning, Nov. 7. around 8:30 a.m., when he […]

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Menifee man, 66, rescued from Colorado River

COLORADO RIVER — An elderly man from Menifee was rescued Thursday, Oct. 10, after spending the night stranded after his inner tube flattened and he failed to return to his party the previous day. The man’s disappearance triggered an extensive search and rescue operation that ended when deputies searching the river on a Sheriff’s patrol boat located the stranded man […]

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Man found dead inside Menifee home after hours-long standoff

MENIFEE — A man who officials allege was armed with a handgun and refusing to exit a Menifee residence was found deceased inside the home after an hours-long, barricaded standoff Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 7. Early reports from the scene indicated the man was possibly suffering a mental health crisis. Although officials have not confirmed that as fact, they did report […]

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Search ongoing for gun-wielding Menifee bank robber

MENIFEE — Authorities are searching for a man they say robbed a Menifee bank Friday afternoon, July 26. The robbery happened at California Coast Credit Union in the 30000 block of Haun Rd. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Motorcyclist seriously injured after Hemet crash One dead after fire rips through San Jacinto home Drunk Elsinore parolee nabbed after crashing while fleeing […]

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More details surface after Menifee Veteran’s weapons arrest

MENIFEE — In the wake of a Menifee man’s arrest after officials discovered he was in possession of an AT-4 rocket launcher and other weapons, RCNS has uncovered additional details that shed light on the circumstances that led to the Veteran’s arrest. According to friends and family of the arrested man, Lucas Michael Rutledge, 37, of Menifee, is a decorated […]

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Man caught having sex with girl inside car at Menifee park

MENIFEE — Authorities today announced the arrest of a Menifee man they say was caught by deputies while having sex with an underage girl, early Thursday morning, June 13. The alleged incident that led to the man’s arrest a week later happened in the area of Menifee’s Discovery Park, adjacent Ethan A. Chase Middle School, between Heritage Lake and Calm […]

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Investigation continuing after deadly Menifee shooting

MENIFEE — Very few details have been released after a victim was fatally shot in Menifee last night, Saturday, June 1. Nobody has been arrested and the sheriff’s investigation is continuing after the deadly shooting, which happened in the 29000 block of Light Sails Court, near Twin Leaf Way, in Menifee’s Heritage Lake community. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Victim, 27, […]

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Speeding & DUI “possible factors” in fatal Menifee crash

MENIFEE — Details are beginning to emerge after a three vehicle crash in Menifee that left a local man dead Saturday morning, May 25. According to sheriff’s officials investigating the deadly crash, DUI and excessive speed are suspected as possible contributing factors in the collision, which happened at the intersection of Newport and Menifee roads. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials have […]

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