Riverside

  • Riverside Apr 5

    Clerk Severely Injured in Riverside Burglary

    Police Sunday were looking for the assailant who burglarized a grocery store in Riverside and attacked the store clerk, leaving him for dead. The burglary occurred at about 6:40 p.m. Friday at La Mexicana Market in the 3100 block of Madison Street, police said. Shortly after the crime, customers found the store clerk lying on the floor unconscious with a…

  • Riverside Apr 1

    Felon Suspected of Beating Mom in Riverside Expected to be Charged

    Felony charges are expected to be filed Wednesday against a convicted felon accused of breaking his mother’s arm and hoarding guns — including a high capacity rifle — in Riverside. Shane Nicholas Lastique, 38, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of elder abuse, false imprisonment, battery on a dependent adult, being a felon in possession of a firearm, vandalism and making…

  • Riverside Mar 29

    Son Accused of Stabbing Parents at Riverside Home

    A son allegedly attacked his parents with a knife Saturday at their Riverside home, police said. Officers responded to a family disturbance call at a home on Branding Iron Lane in the Orangecrest neighborhood at about 5 a.m., Riverside City Police Department officials said. There, officers found the parents suffering from severe injuries. They were taken to a hospital where…

  • Riverside Mar 28

    Patients Tested After Riverside Doctor Contracts COVID-19

    Patients who may have been exposed to COVID-19 after a doctor at Riverside Medical Clinic’s Day Street location tested positive for the respiratory virus will be tested Saturday. Health investigators were notifying those who may have come into contact with the physician, including medical staff at the clinic at 6405 Day St. in Riverside, near the Moreno Valley border, and…

  • Riverside County Mar 25

    Riverside County Authorities Find Starving Dogs Locked in Shed

    A Riverside rental property where two dogs were found caged inside a padlocked storage shed, starving and lacking water, was the focus of an investigation Tuesday by the Riverside County Department of Animal Services. Agency spokesman John Welsh said animal control officers were alerted Saturday night to potentially injured canines in a shed adjacent to a house divided into separate…

  • Riverside Mar 25

    Riverside Day Care Operator Charged with Child Molestation

    A 73-year-old Riverside day care operator accused of molesting three children under his supervision over several years may be responsible for additional assaults, and authorities asked Tuesday for anyone with information to come forward. David Diaz was arrested and charged last week with 11 counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a minor. Diaz made his initial court appearance Friday…

  • UC Riverside Mar 10

    UC Riverside Suspending In-Person Instruction Through April Due to Coronavirus Fears

    In-person instruction is being suspended through early April and final exams will not be held in person, the University of California at Riverside announced Tuesday. Instructors are planning on teaching the spring quarter online, the school said in a statement. There are currently no known cases of COVID-19 within the UC Riverside community, the school said in a statement. The…

  • Riverside Mar 10

    Riverside Man Who Stole Doctor Identities, Ordered Drugs to Sell on Dark Web Sentenced

    A Riverside County man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for running a narcotics distribution outfit that, in part, stole at least nine doctors’ DEA numbers and dates of birth that he used to obtain oxycodone and other prescription medications that he later sold on the darknet. Christopher Lazenby, 29, of Homeland, was sentenced in Los Angeles…

  • Riverside Mar 8

    False Alarm Causes Momentary Panic at Riverside Mall

    A false alarm caused a momentary panic Saturday at a mall in Riverside, police said. A large contingent of officers was dispatched about 5:30 p.m. after reports that customers had been advised though an automated warning system to evacuate or shelter in place at the Galleria at Tyler in the area of Magnolia Avenue and Tyler Street, near the Riverside…

  • Riverside Mar 8

    Riverside HS Instructor Suspected of Sexual Acts with Minor

    A 26-year-old instructor working at a Riverside high school was arrested for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a minor student for several months, police said Saturday. A school resource officer at John W. North High School began an investigation into the alleged relationship “after a female student recently came forward to report the incident involving a former student…

  • Riverside Mar 6

    Riverside School Counselor Accused of Possessing Child Porn

    A counselor at a Riverside school was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of possessing and distributing child pornography, authorities said. Matthew David Johnson, 30, who had worked at La Sierra Academy since 2016, allegedly placed a camera in a boy’s bathroom on the campus, according to the Riverside Police Department. Authorities also said that over 600 digital images of young boys…

  • Riverside Mar 6

    Riverside School Counselor Faces Child Porn Charges

    The counselor was accused of possessing over 600 pictures of children and hiding a video recorder in a boy’s bathroom on campus.

  • Riverside Feb 29

    Vehicle Crashes Through Riverside Home, Pins Man Against Wall

    A man sleeping in a rear bedroom of a home in Riverside Saturday escaped with minor injuries when a vehicle plowed through the home and pinned him against a wall. The vehicle left 14th Street, went through a utility pole and two front yards before making its way into the rear bedroom of a home in the 4300 block of…

  • Riverside Feb 29

    Car Slams Into Bedroom, Traps Man Inside

    As seen on Today in LA on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020.

  • Riverside County Feb 28

    Customer Finds Clerk Fatally Shot in a 7-Eleven

    A clerk was shot and killed overnight at a Riverside 7-Eleven. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News at 11 a.m. on Friday Feb. 28, 2020.

  • Riverside Feb 28

    Clerk Shot and Killed in Riverside 7-Eleven

    A clerk was shot and killed early Friday at a convenience store in Riverside. No arrests were reported after the shooting at a 7-Eleven int he 6600 block of Indiana Avenue. A customer reported finding the clerk suffering from gunshot wounds at about 3:30 a.m. The victim died at the scene. Details about the victim’s identity and a shooter description…

  • Riverside Feb 27

    Riverside Doctor Accused of Possessing Illegal Drugs, Guns

    A 52-year-old Riverside doctor was accused of being in possession of 28 grams of methamphetamine and being a prohibited person in possession of firearms due to a drug addiction, Riverside police announced Wednesday. Dr. Keith Curtis, of Riverside, was arrested for possession of illegal narcotics, suspicion of being under the influence of illegal narcotics and being a prohibited person from…

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  • Riverside Feb 24

    Coroner Releases Name of Woman Killed During Police Pursuit in Riverside

    A woman who died in a rollover crash during a police pursuit on the Riverside (91) Freeway was publicly identified Monday. Desiree Escobedo was 22 years-old, the Riverside County coroner’s office said. Her city of residence was not yet determined. Officers attempted to pull over a black 1997 Honda Civic as it was entering the westbound 91 at La Sierra…

  • Rollover Crash Feb 23

    Police Pursuit Ends in Fatal Rollover Crash

    One person was killed and another was injured in a rollover crash that occurred during a police pursuit on the Riverside (91) Freeway early Sunday. Officers attempted to pull over a black 1997 Honda Civic as it was entering the westbound 91 at La Sierra Avenue at 3:31 a.m., according to Riverside City Police Sgt. Erich Feimer. The driver of…

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