CRIME & SAFETY
Man is arrested in Upland and weapons and drugs are seized
A man was arrested and weapons and drugs were seized during an incident in Upland, according to the Upland Police Department. On Nov. 22, police received information that a convicted felon, who was living in an apartment complex in the 800 block of N. Campus Avenue, was allegedly in possession of firearms.
Fontana youth softball coach arrested on suspicion of molesting underage girl
A youth softball coach has been arrested on suspicion of molestation of a minor in Fontana and authorities are seeking additional victims. On Sunday, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department deputies arrested 47-year-old Fontana man Joel Sanchez Madrigal on allegations of unlawful contact with a minor to solicit sex, unlawful lewd acts with a child under 14 with force and attempted forcible sexual penetration with a foreign object with a child under 14. In a statement, deputies noted that the victim was a 12-year-old girl. Due to the nature of the crimes, investigators believe that there are additional victims, noting that he was a girl's youth softball coach in the area. Anyone with more information or who feels that they have been victimized by Madrigal is urged to contact investigators at (909) 356-6767.
Teens apprehended after shoplifting merchandise from Macy’s
Two teenagers were apprehended after they attempted to steal merchandise from a Macy’s department store in Rancho Cucamonga on Saturday. At around 7:51 p.m. on Nov. 25, authorities with the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department responded to calls of a theft in progress at the Macy’s located on the 12500 block of South Main Street, according […]
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 […]
Woman Survives Terrifying Costco Parking Lot Dragging by Thieves
A 37-year-old woman is recovering at a local hospital after a harrowing incident outside a Costco in the City of Industry on Sunday night. The victim fell prey to a violent purse snatching, leaving her with a head injury and the community on edge.
Man found dead at Glendora Park and Ride identified
A man found dead at the Glendora Park and Ride was identified by authorities Monday. The discovery was made at about 2:55 p.m. Saturday at the parking facility at 600 W. Baseline Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Watch: Pickup spins and crashes into tree at end of San Gabriel Valley chase
A pursuit east of Los Angeles ended Monday with a dramatic spinout and crash into a tree. The chase was in the San Bernardino County community of Montclair before heading west into Los Angeles County's San Gabriel Valley. The pickup, which appeared to have a damaged rear tire, began fish-tailing on a street in San Dimas before spinning and crashing into a curb and tree.
Several suspects commit 'smash and grab' theft at Fontana store, but one suspect is hit by vehicle while fleeing
Several suspects committed a "smash and grab" theft from a store in Fontana, but one of the suspects was struck by a vehicle while trying to flee the scene, according to the Fontana Police Department. On Nov. 26 at about 8:53 p.m., officers responded to an emergency call from Rite...
Suspect is arrested after he allegedly killed two people and injured two others, according to Fontana P.D.
A suspect was arrested after he allegedly shot and killed two people and injured two others in two separate incidents, according to a news release issued by the Fontana Police Department on Nov. 27. The suspect was identified as Louis “Wicked” Hernandez, a known gang member with multiple prior arrests,...
Covina Fatal Crash
On the evening of the incident in Covina, emergency services were called to Arrow Highway near Barrance Ave. At approximately 9:30 pm, the Los Angeles County Fire Department and Covina Police Department swiftly responded to a multiple vehicle collision, where one vehicle had ignited into flames. Upon arrival, firefighters found a three-vehicle collision with one car engulfed in flames. They quickly extinguished the fire, preventing further damage. Unfortunately, one individual lost their life while en route to a nearby hospital. Currently, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is on the scene, conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the crash.
GoFundMe Set Up for 18-Year-Old Female that was Killed in a Crash on Hwy 395
KRAMER JUNCTION, CA. (Pain In The Pass) >> A 18-year-old female driver was killed after her car crashed into a passing semi tractor trailer on Highway 395 Monday night. A GoFundMe has been created in hopes of helping the family with the financial hardship.
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...
Pomona Shooting Leaves One Dead, Another in Critical Condition
A shooting in Pomona left one man fatally wounded and another in critical condition at a hospital, authorities said Sunday.
Female pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in Fontana on Nov. 26
A female pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle in Fontana on Nov. 26, according to the Fontana Police Department. At about 9:34 p.m., officers were called to the intersection of San Bernardino and Juniper avenues, said Public Information Officer Daniel Romero. When they arrived, they found bystanders giving CPR to a woman in the westbound lane of San Bernardino.
Weekly Safety Report: Deadly SWAT Standoff and Felony Weapons Violations in Upland, California
Two incidents occurred in Upland, California this week. The first incident involved a SWAT standoff that turned deadly after a suspect's home caught fire following a gunfight with deputies. The second incident resulted in the arrest of a man for multiple felony weapons violations.
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.
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...
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...
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.