MEAD VALLEY: Fire breaks out west of Perris

MEAD VALLEY – A brush fire that broke out today in Mead Valley burned just under an acre of open space but did not pose a threat to homes or other structures. The non-injury blaze was reported about 6:20 p.m. in the area of Brown and Byron streets, just west of Perris, according to the […]

UPDATED: NUEVO: Two found dead inside residence “sustained gunshot injuries”

UPDATED: NUEVO: Two found dead inside residence “sustained gunshot injuries”

UPDATE: Friday, June 9, 2:30 p.m. NUEVO — Sheriff’s officials are still investigating a deadly incident involving a man and woman, who were both found dead inside a semi-rural residence, Wednesday, June 7. Officials discovered the two bodies while investigating a “suspicious circumstance call” at a home in the 30700 block of Debbie Lane; a short cul-de-sac off Yucca Avenue. […]

PERRIS: Driver in fatal crash to be arrested for drunk driving

PERRIS – A 23-year-old drunken driving suspect who was injured in a head-on collision near Perris that killed his passenger will be facing felony charges after he’s released from the hospital, authorities said Monday. The crash occurred about 12:20 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Cajalco and Wood roads in Mead Valley, just west of […]

PERRIS: Citizens credited with extinguishing car blaze after fiery, head-on wreck

PERRIS: Citizens credited with extinguishing car blaze after fiery, head-on wreck

PERRIS — Sheriff’s officials are lauding citizens who reportedly used garden water hoses to extinguish a vehicle fire after a two-vehicle, head-on wreck that sent three people to the hospital, Thursday, May 25, Officials later identified Edgar Mejia Quinones, of Perris, as the driver who reportedly caused the collision. Quinones is suspected of having been under the influence […]

PERRIS: Man arrested in Meadowbrook shooting

PERRIS – A man suspected of shooting a Meadowbrook resident in the head was being held today in lieu of $1 million bail. Frank William Jordan, 23, was arrested Sunday night and booked into the Southwest Detention Center in Murrieta on suspicion of attempted murder and assault with a firearm. According to Riverside County sheriff’s […]

UPDATED: PERRIS: Plane smashes into fuel tanker in Perris Valley Airport crash

UPDATED: PERRIS: Plane smashes into fuel tanker in Perris Valley Airport crash

UPDATE: Wednesday, May 24, 10:50 p.m. PERRIS — Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Cpt. and Public Information Officer Lucas Felman provided additional information about a plane crash that happened earlier today, May 24. The crash happened at the Perris Valley Airport on the 2000 block of Goetz Road in Perris. “As the plane was landing it came in […]

PERRIS: Victim in critical condition after fall from hoverboard

PERRIS: Victim in critical condition after fall from hoverboard

PERRIS – A person riding a hoverboard suffered “serious head trauma” Sunday afternoon, May 21, and sheriff’s officials are trying to determine exactly how the accident happened. The accident occurred on the 3400 block of Poltair Drive near the “L” shaped intersection of Brockstone Drive, within the May Ranch community of Perris. The victim, who […]

Man who murdered three sentenced to death

MURRIETA – A death sentence was imposed today on a Perris man who fatally stabbed a dog owner and later killed a mother and daughter in apparent thrill kills that the defendant perpetrated near his home. A Murrieta jury in March recommended that 29-year-old David Rey Contreras receive capital punishment for the slayings of 53-year-old […]

BREAKING: HOMELAND: Pedestrian struck, killed on Hwy 74

BREAKING: HOMELAND: Pedestrian struck, killed on Hwy 74

HOMELAND – Details are still emerging after a pedestrian was fatally struck earlier tonight. The victim was hit while walking in the area of Highway 74 and Juniper Flats Road in the unincorporated community of Homeland, between the cities of Hemet and Perris. California Highway Patrol and Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire officials were dispatched to […]

PERRIS: One killed, two injured in fiery, head-on wreck

PERRIS: One killed, two injured in fiery, head-on wreck

PERRIS – One person died and two others were injured in a fiery, head-on traffic collision Tuesday evening, May 2, according to California Highway Patrol and Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire officials. The deadly accident happened near the intersection of Harley John and Cajalco Roads east of Lake Mathews in an unincorporated area of Perris. CHP officers and […]

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