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 […]

NUEVO: K-9 helps take down combative man during brief, but violent struggle

NUEVO: K-9 helps take down combative man during brief, but violent struggle

NUEVO – Details are still emerging, but a man was arrested with assistance from a sheriff’s K-9 during a brief, but violent struggle after one of the man resisted arrest Saturday, April 15. The incident happened at a home on 12th and 11th Streets in the unincorporated community of Nuevo. After a brief struggle and the use of […]

UPDATED: PERRIS: DUI and excessive speed suspected in solo-vehicle wreck that killed Moreno Valley man

UPDATED: PERRIS: DUI and excessive speed suspected in solo-vehicle wreck that killed Moreno Valley man

UPDATE: April 10, 3 p.m. (See original story below.) PERRIS – Coroner officials have identified a man who died after the driver lost control of his speeding car and smashed broadside into a traffic signal pole Saturday, April 8. The wreck, which one official called a “violent and unnecessary traffic collision fatality,” happened at the intersection of Indian […]