Three hospitalized after Lamb Canyon head-on wreck

SAN JACINTO — Three people were injured, including one who was left trapped inside the mangled wreck of their car after a two-vehicle, head-on collision involving two vehicles Monday morning, Feb. 17. The major injury crash happened in the area of SR-79/Lamb Canyon and Gilman Springs Rd. in an unincorporated area north of San Jacinto. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Fleeing […]

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Winchester man, 63, fatally stabbed in Hemet

HEMET — Authorities in Hemet are investigating the murder of a 63-year-old man after the victim was found inside his vehicle with a stab wound to his chest yesterday evening, Monday, Dec. 30. Officials say they are speaking with a “person of interest”, but no arrests have been made after the deadly stabbing; which happened outside a business on the […]

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No injuries after car plows through SJ donut shop

SAN JACINTO — Authorities in San Jacinto are investigating the cause of a solo-vehicle crash after a vehicle plowed into and nearly through a building, leaving a popular donut shop shut down with major structural damage earlier this morning, Thursday, Dec. 19. Witnesses at the scene of this morning’s crash later reported an elderly man may have become confused and […]

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SJ valley “Zero Tolerance” enforcement sweep nets 43

SAN JACINTO VALLEY — Last Friday the 13th was a very unlucky day for forty-three criminals who were arrested for sixty-eight criminal violations, including fifteen felonies, during a “Zero Tolerance” enforcement operation. During the coordinated Dec. 13 sweep, authorities from nearly a dozen agencies partnered to serve forty-six warrants, including three felony and forty-three misdemeanor warrants. The focus of the […]

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Search for gunman continuing after deadly San Jacinto shooting

SAN JACINTO — Authorities investigating the shooting death of a man in San Jacinto are continuing to search for the alleged gunman and have asked for the public’s help in the form of witnesses or anyone who may have cell phone or home security surveillance footage of the deadly incident that led to the victim’s death. Officials who conducted an […]

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Woman’s second DUI ends with death of Perris pedestrian

PERRIS — A Riverside woman, already on probation for a prior DUI,  has been charged with first-degree murder and DUI resulting in death, after the allegedly drunk driver lost control of her vehicle and struck several parked cars as well as a pedestrian Saturday evening, Nov. 9. The deadly crash, which resulted in the woman’s second DUI arrest in two […]

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Victim, 31, found dead on San Jacinto roadway ID’d

UPDATED: Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2:51 p.m. Correction: Initial reports indicated this accident happened in Hemet, but the accident was later determined to have happened just over the Hemet city line, within San Jacinto city limits. See Original Story below. SAN JACINTO — Officials have identified a Hemet man who was fatally struck by a pickup truck sometime before his lifeless […]

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One hospitalized after two-vehicle wreck involving RSO patrol SUV

UPDATED: Saturday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m., With additional details from Hemet PD. HEMET — Officials are investigating the cause of a two-vehicle collision involving a sheriff’s patrol vehicle and mini-van in Hemet this morning, Saturday, Oct. 19. Today’s accident, which resulted in one driver being hospitalized with minor injuries, happened in the area of E. Menlo Ave and Glenn Way, […]

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45 cited, 2 arrested, stolen vehicle recovered, during San Jacinto speed enforcement operation

SAN JACINTO — Speeders, reckless drivers, and even a person driving a stolen vehicle were caught off guard when they were nabbed during a high visibility, speed enforcement operation in San Jacinto yesterday, Wednesday, Oct. 16. In all, deputies issued a total of 45 speeding tickets – including two for drivers caught driving in excess of 100 miles per hour […]

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Community reeling after third San Jacinto valley murder in four days

SAN JACINTO — A popular and much beloved clerk at a San Jacinto smoke shop was fatally gunned down during an apparent robbery last night, Wednesday, Oct. 9. The deadly shooting, which happened at Top Smoke Shop on the 2300 block of South San Jacinto Ave, was the third homicide to rock the San Jacinto Valley in the last four […]

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