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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“High speed” reported after head-on, rollover crash near San Jacinto

SAN JACINTO — Officials remain at the scene of a head-on, major injury traffic collision involving three vehicles that happened on the northern outskirts of San Jacinto earlier today, Tuesday, Oct. 8. One of the involved vehicles overturned into a field adjacent SR-79, near Gilman Springs Rd., where the accident occurred. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: One dead after shooting at […]

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San Jacinto brothers, 14 & 13, ID’d after fatally crushed in crash that injured girls, 13 & 9

UPDATED: Saturday, Sept. 21, 3:10 p.m., With coroner’s release of information. See Original Story below. MESA VERDE — Officials have identified two San Jacinto brothers who were fatally crushed after an off-road UTV overturned while being driven by a 13-year-old San Jacinto girl last Sunday morning, Sept 15. The deadly crash, which also injured the teen driver and another girl, […]

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San Jacinto man, 46, ID’d after fiery wreck

UPDATED: Monday, Sept. 2, 12:30 p.m. See Original Story, photos and video below SAN JACINTO — Authorities have identified a man who died in a fiery wreck after crashing into a San Jacinto tree early yesterday morning, Sunday Sept. 1. The victim’s vehicle exploded after the tremendous impact, and the ensuing vehicle blaze sparked a vegetation fire that firefighters spent […]

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10 displaced after fire rips through San Jacinto apartment complex

SAN JACINTO — Ten people were displaced after a blaze damaged two vehicles and ripped through a San Jacinto carport, before spreading to an apartment complex, Wednesday evening, Aug 28. Although nearly a dozen people and their pets were displaced by yesterday’s residential structure fire, which happened on the 200 block of E. 6th St. near S. Jordan Ave., no […]

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SJ valley “Zero Tolerance Saturation Patrol” nets 20 arrests

SAN JACINTO VALLEY —  A “High Impact – Zero Tolerance Saturation Patrol” throughout the unincorporated county areas of Hemet and the City of San Jacinto led to the arrest of twenty people for a variety of charges Friday, Aug. 16. The operation also resulted in the seizure of narcotics and drug-related paraphernalia, and recovery of a stolen vehicle. Other sheriff’s […]

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