CRIME & SAFETY
Body of 9-year-old girl in wheelchair 'left to rot' after drowning death, OC DA says; mother charged
A 32-year-old Westminster woman is accused of drowning her 9-year-old daughter and leaving her body in a bathtub for several days, authorities said.
Woman fights off man who tried to attack her
The Orange County Sheriff's Office said it is looking for a man who allegedly followed a woman and pushed his way into her apartment late Sunday night before attempting to sexually assault her. The alleged attack happened at an apartment complex near Lokanotosa Trail and Alafaya Club Drive. Deputies said the woman fought the alleged attacker off and that an "alert roommate helped chase him away."
Pursuit suspect dies after jumping from freeway in Riverside
A man who led authorities on a pursuit died after jumping off a freeway interchange in Riverside Sunday night. Police responded to a welfare check on a possible distraught man in the University neighborhood around 8:45 p.m., Riverside Police Department public information officer Ryan Railsback said. The described man was spotted driving his vehicle several […]
Caught in the Act: Sunglass Hut Theft
Originally Published By Corona Police Department Facebook. “November 15th, 2:16 PM: Officers were dispatched to Sunglass Hut located at 2780 Cabot Drive regarding an in-progress theft. Two suspects identified as Tajonae Mondy (25 years of San Diego) and Chavellia McMullen (27 years of Corona) entered the store with large empty...
Body of 28-Year-Old Jaquetta McAllister from Riverside Discovered Near Apple Valley Fire Station
28-year-old Jaquetta McAllister was found deceased in a parked vehicle near an Apple Valley fire station early Friday morning. The gruesome find was disclosed in a report from the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department, which has sent ripples of alarm and sorrow through the high desert town. Deputies from the...
Man Pleads Not Guilty to Swiping Cash from Eastvale Store
A 27-year-old man accused of stealing cash from an Eastvale grocery store then fleeing with an accomplice pleaded not guilty Tuesday to grand theft. Charles Ray Sanford Jr. of Eastvale was arrested last week, along with 26-year-old Elijah Alonzo Tucker of San Bernardino, following a Riverside County Sheriff’s Department investigation.
Caught on video: Battery charger catches fire in garage of Garden Grove home
Firefighters in Orange County issued a warning after home video captured the moment a fire started in the garage of a home.
Riverside County Sheriff's Office Sets Up DUI Checkpoint to Enhance Road Safety
In an assertive move to combat impaired driving, the Riverside County Sheriff's Office is organizing a DUI checkpoint in Temecula on the evening of December 8, from 7:00 pm to 1:00 am. The undisclosed location is strategically selected based on a history of alcohol-related collisions, signifying the area's need for increased monitoring. The operation will not only screen for alcohol intoxication but also for impairment due to legal substances such as prescription medications and marijuana, which can equally affect a driver's ability to operate a vehicle safely.
Man faces charges after filming himself killing homeless person
The Southern California man could face a maximum sentence of 21 years in state prison if convicted.
Car Hangs Off Edge at Mission Inn Hotel Parking Garage
LOCATION: 3641 6th Street (MISSION INN HOTEL AND SPA PARKING STRUCTURE) Riverside Police Department and Riverside Fire Department responded to reports that a car that was parked in a parking garage at the Mission Inn Hotel had gone through a wall and was hanging off the edge. Riverside Fire Department...
Riverside Fire Department Responds to Vegetation Fire in Santa Ana River Bottom
RIVERSIDE, CA - A vegetation fire broke out in the Santa Ana River Bottom, near the Water Treatment Plant and adjacent bike trail, prompting a swift response from the City of Riverside Fire Department. The department dispatched a 1st alarm vegetation fire assignment to tackle the blaze.
Carjacking Arrest in Moreno Valley
“On November 22, 2023, at 9:00 p.m., deputies from the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a carjacking in the 24000 block of Sunnymead Boulevard, Moreno Valley. The victim had exited the business and was in the parking lot when an adult male suspect pointed what appeared to be a handgun at him and ordered him to walk to the victim’s vehicle. The victim complied with the order and entered the driver seat of his vehicle with the suspect in the passenger seat. The suspect continued to point the handgun at the victim and ordered him to drive onto the 60 Freeway. The victim initially complied; however, he later physically fought back and escaped from the vehicle. The suspect drove away in possession of the victim’s vehicle. The victim sustained minor injuries while escaping his captor.
A woman died after driving into a lake in Irvine
At 9:57 p.m. last night, Irvine Police Department oofficers and Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) firefighters responded to the area of Yale, south of Irvine Center Drive , where West Yale Loop and East Yale Loop meet, for reports of a vehicle that drove into the lake.
High-Speed Pursuit Ends in Dramatic Crash and Arrest Near Los Angeles
A high-speed pursuit east of Los Angeles concluded dramatically on Monday with a spinout and crash into a tree. The chase originated in the San Bernardino County community of Montclair before progressing westward into Los Angeles County's San Gabriel Valley.
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The Tustin Police arrested a retail theft suspect involved in 21 felony cases
In early October, Tustin patrol officers detained a suspect as he fled a local retail store. The suspect, and his accomplice, were wanted in connection with approximately 21 felony cases of retail theft and nearly $20,000 of loss. On that day, his accomplice eluded capture. Through a variety of investigative...
Intense Pallet Yard Fire Battled by Firefighters
Firefighters are currently battling a large commercial pallet yard fire in Crestmore that is being driven by strong Santa Ana winds. At around 5:33 AM firefighters were dispatched to a commercial structure fire that was burning through large piles of pallets. Riverside Cal Fire was first on scene but it...
Santa Ana Man Charged with Stabbing Amazon Employee at Mission Viejo Warehouse
A 29-year-old Santa Ana man was charged Monday with the stabbing of an Amazon employee in Mission Viejo. Andrew Ariel Alfaro, who worked for a third-party delivery service partner for Amazon, is accused of stabbing the Amazon employee at the company’s warehouse in Mission Viejo Tuesday morning. He was charged with attempted murder with sentencing enhancements for attempted premeditated murder, inflicting great bodily injury on the victim and the personal use of a deadly weapon.
World's largest firefighting helicopters now available in 3 SoCal counties to battle fires all year
The CH-47 Chinook is the largest firefighting helicopter on the planet, able to drop 3,000 gallons of water or fire retardant, day or night, and can refill the tanks in under 90 seconds.