Fellows promoted, takes reins at Perris station

Fellows promoted, takes reins at Perris station

RIVERSIDE – Sheriff Stan Sniff promoted Lt. Greg Fellows to the rank of captain this morning, Sept. 8, in Riverside. Fellows will command the Perris Station, where he will be responsible for police services in a vast county area and three separate contract cities. In this capacity, Fellows will serve as the chief of police for the cities […]

Man Killed in Mead Valley attack

MEAD VALLEY – A man was fatally shot at a Mead Valley house, but the assailant remained at large today. The attack was reported about 7:45 p.m. Monday in the 18000 block of Avenue E, near Birch Street, just west of Perris, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Sgt. Walter Mendez said deputies were […]

Groups appeal federal ruling in favor of travel corridor

RIVERSIDE – Environmental groups fighting a 16-mile travel corridor intended to link San Jacinto and Perris filed an appeal last week with the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking reconsideration of their lawsuit challenging the project based on air pollution, wildlife habitat and other concerns. “This massive waste of taxpayer money won’t solve traffic […]

PERRIS: Blaze damages Lakeside structure

PERRIS – A fire damaged a dock house on the shore of Lake Perris today, but no injuries were reported. The blaze was reported about 11:45 a.m. in the 17000 block of Lake Perris Drive, near Via Del Lago, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Three engine crews and a truck company, numbering 14 […]

DUI offender allegedly crashes SUV

PERRIS – A convicted drunken driver who plowed into a fence in Perris while allegedly under the influence was released from custody today after posting a $7,500 bond. Johnny Geronimo Cruz, 46, was arrested Sunday night and booked into the Robert Presley Jail on suspicion of DUI, DUI resulting in property damage and driving on […]

Person nearly drowns at Lake Perris

PERRIS – A person who nearly drowned in Lake Perris today was hospitalized. Firefighters were dispatched shortly before 3 p.m. to the 16000 Block Via Del Lago Drive, according to Tawny Cabral of the Riverside County Fire Department. The victim – identified only as an adult – was hospitalized in serious condition, Cabral said.

MEAD VALLEY: Brush fire burns four acres

MEAD VALLEY – A fire that broke out today in Mead Valley charred about four acres and damaged several structures before it was partially contained. The non-injury blaze was reported about 3:15 p.m. in the 18600 block of Alexander Street, near Mack Street just west of the Perris city limits, according to the Riverside County […]