Officials searching for driver after Burney hit and run

BURNEY — Authorities are searching for the driver of a pickup truck who crashed into a tree this morning, Monday, Nov. 12. According to officials, the driver is unlicensed and well known to them and has been the subject of several previous hit and runs and interactions. The solo-vehicle crash happened in the area of Park Ave. and Long Leaf […]

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UPDATE: Unlicensed JV driver arrested after Oct. DUI crash that killed four

UPDATED: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 1 p.m. See original story and photos below. JURUPA VALLEY — Authorities last night announced the arrest of a Jurupa Valley man they allege was intoxicated when he lost control of his vehicle and slammed head-on into another car, killing all four occupants. The deadly wreck, which happened late Tuesday night, Oct. 23. at the intersection […]

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LAKE ELSINORE: Pair arrested after allegedly robbing downtown business

LAKE ELSINORE — Two people were arrested after allegedly robbing a downtown Lake Elsinore business, Friday, Mar. 16, according to officials. Witnesses later helped deputies track the pair to an apartment complex just two streets and barely 2/10th’s of a mile away. After an investigation, officials arrested Bryan Stiven Cruz, 21 and Julianne Rose Smith, 23, Both are residents of Lake Elsinore and both were […]

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UPDATED: MENIFEE: Officials investigating murder of 53-year-old bicyclist, victim ID’d

UPDATED: Friday, Dec. 15 9 p.m. MENIFEE — Riverside County sheriff’s investigators are asking for the public’s help identifying one or more suspects believed to have been involved in the death of a Menifee bicyclist, Thursday morning, Dec. 7. The man succumbed to his injuries and died at Inland Valley Medical Center four days after the incident.  Sheriff’s officials have released very few details about […]

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HEMET: Wrench and brick-wielding man arrested after fighting with, running from officers

HEMET — A man who ran from and fought with officers while armed with a large wrench and brick was arrested after officers chased him down and apprehended him, Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 21. After an investigation, officers arrested Antonio Smith, 34, of Hemet. Smith was booked into Riverside County Jail on suspicion of obstructing a police officer using force and trespassing, Hemet Police Lieutenant Dickson explained […]

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