Wanted fugitive nabbed after wild chase from Menifee to Hemet

A wild pursuit that traveled from Menifee to Hemet ended when a felon fleeing in a stolen car crashed into two other vehicles and a wrought iron fence before fleeing on foot into a residential neighborhood Sunday afternoon, Mar. 10. The man, who was later determined to be a fugitive from justice, was apprehended with assistance from a sheriff’s K-9. […]

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Felon who fled from & fought with Hemet officers arrested

UPDATE: Sunday, Mar. 10, 11 a.m. With corrections, updates, and suspect booking details. See Original Story below. HEMET — A felon who was arrested yesterday after first running from and then fighting with Hemet police officers was later identified as 63-year-old, Stephen Leon Washington Jr. Online jail records indicate that after his arrest, Washington was booked into Cois Byrd Detention […]

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Two hospitalized after wreck involving sheriff’s SUV

JURUPA VALLEY — A Riverside Sheriff’s Sgt. and another driver were both hospitalized after their vehicles smashed into each other at a Jurupa Valley intersection Monday, Feb. 25. The injured official was responding to back up a deputy and was driving with his lights and sirens when the accident happened at Limonite Ave. and Peralta Pl., according to CHP. Many […]

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Man picks up a dozen charges after Elsinore pursuit

LAKE ELSINORE — A man who led authorities on a pursuit in a stolen pickup truck was later arrested after his stolen vehicle became disabled in a ditch, early Tuesday evening, Feb. 26. The man was later booked into jail on a dozen charges, including nine felonies and three misdemeanors. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: 10 arrested during Elsinore enforcement sweep […]

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Woman leads HPD on chase, claims music was too loud

HEMET — A woman who unwittingly led police officers on a short pursuit was later cited and released after she claimed she had no idea that she was being chased by at least two patrol vehicles earlier today, Friday, Feb. 22. Although the woman was being followed by marked, black and white patrol vehicles with their lights flashing and sirens […]

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Wanted felon arrested after PS pursuit ends in Banning

PALM SPRINGS — A wanted felon in a stolen car who led officials from multiple law enforcement agencies on a dangerous pursuit from Palm Springs to Banning Friday morning, Jan. 25, was apprehended after fleeing on foot from the vehicle. The vehicle chase, which began in Palm Springs, ended in a Banning fast food parking lot when the suspect ran […]

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UPDATE: Not guilty plea after Menifee road rage shooting

UPDATED: Thursday, Jan. 24, 12 p.m., With additional details of suspect’s arraignment. MENIFEE — A felon who officials allege fired a weapon at two people during an apparent road rage incident in Menifee before leading officials on a short pursuit last week pleaded not guilty to numerous felony charges at his arraignment yesterday, Jan. 23. He is due back in […]

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No charges after man in stolen car nearly hit deputy and K-9 head-on before crashing

HEMET — A wanted probationer was arrested after nearly plowing head-on into a sheriff deputy and his canine companion in Hemet before crashing into a field early Tuesday morning, Jan 15. Jail records indicate the alleged suspect was charged with injuring the K-9 who assisted in the man’s apprehension, but officials have not yet specified the nature or extent of […]

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Parolee arrested after Lake Elsinore pursuit, crash

LAKE ELSINORE — A Lake Elsinore parolee was arrested after crashing during a short police pursuit Thursday afternoon, Jan. 10. The chase, which lasted several minutes and covered about two miles according to sheriff’s officials, began in the area of Riverside and Walnut drives and ended when the fleeing man crashed into a fence in the area of Laguna Ave. […]

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Pursuit of OR bank robbery suspect ends with rollover crash near Bieber

An hour-long, high-speed pursuit of a suspected bank robber that began in Bend, Oregon, ended with a spectacular, rollover crash near Bieber in Lassen County, yesterday afternoon Friday, Jan. 11. The armed robbery suspect was apprehended after the crash and later booked into jail. Dramatic cell phone footage captured the chase as it raced toward Bieber along Highway 299E. The footage, […]

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