Bands of rain produce downpours in parts of Riverside County

RIVERSIDE  – A weather system that triggered storms throughout Southern California over the weekend produced locally heavy downpours in parts of Riverside County today. By mid-afternoon, Corona, Eastvale, Norco, Moreno Valley and Riverside were all under overcast conditions, with a line of rain cells tracking northeast. Most of the inclement weather was fleeting, but some locations experienced heavy rain events. […]

Bail reduced for businessman accused of sexually assaulting children, woman

Bail reduced for businessman accused of sexually assaulting children, woman

RIVERSIDE  – While his bail was reduced, more charges were filed today against an Escondido businessman accused of sexually assaulting five young boys, as well as molesting a girl and raping a woman, at least some of those in the Perris area. Richard James Sears, 47, was arrested Aug. 29 following a Riverside County sheriff’s investigation into child […]

RIVCO: Residents asked to safely discard prescription drugs

RIVCO: Residents asked to safely discard prescription drugs

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is proud to announce its partnership with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in a nationwide prescription drug “Take-Back” day.   The event will take place on Saturday, September 26th, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The program allows members of the public to drop off potentially dangerous, expired, […]