Corona Pd Receives $75,000 Grant

By Marissa Mitchell Corona, CA – Corona Police Department recently received $75,000 in grant money for traffic enforcement and crash prevention, resulting in some crackdown on impaired drivers. The Corona Department has been given the money from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long programs. This program will consist of special enforcements, […]

Non-Permitted Food Distribution at City Park

By Corona PD The Corona Police Department has been working closely with County of Riverside Department of Environmental Health and local clergy members in order to work on a solution to the safety concerns regarding non-permitted food distribution at City Park. Safety concerns that are being addressed include unsafe play areas for children, unusable public […]

Crime Re-cap for December

Staff Reports The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, including Eastvale Police and Corona Police, has done a great job combating crime in the area. Read a recap below to see what happened in the month of December. Norco- On Thursday, December 22, 2016, at 5:45 A.M., deputies from the Norco Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3300 […]

Crime Recap

Staff Reports Eastvale– The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, including Eastvale Police and Corona Police, have done a great job combating crime in the area. Read a recap below to see what happened in the month of July. Eastvale – On July 4, Eastvale Police Department responded to assist Cal-Fire who was on scene of a […]

Crime Recap

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department : Jose Serrano and Alexis Serrano were arrested last month for burglary. Crime Recap

Staff Reports   Riverside County – Thank you to our local law enforcement who have arrested several criminals in the last month. Here is a recap of the local crime in the month of June, courtesy of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and Corona Police Department. Corona – On June 9, it was announced that […]

K9 Claud Receives Vest

Courtesy of the Corona Police Dept. CORONA– Corona Police Department’s K9 “Claud” has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was sponsored by Hausman Family Foundation of CA and is embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of protection provided by […]

Former Corona Teacher Arrested in Sex Crimes with Students

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Staff Reports CORONA – Former Lee V. Pollard High School teacher was arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 17, on charges that he had a four-month sexual relationship with a minor student, officials said. Anthony Joshua Perez, 28, of Corona was arrested by Corona police officers for unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor and possession of child […]

Arrest Made In Centennial Bomb Threats

Staff Reports Corona – After an extensive investigation by local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, the Corona Police Department (CPD) has confirmed the arrest of a Colorado Springs minor for making false bomb threats at Centennial High School in Corona, on Tues., Sept. 8. According to the CPD, the false bomb threats made to […]

Corona: Baseball Player Arrested for Homicides

Photo Courtesy: Corona PD Murder Suspect, Brandon Willie Martin, 22

Local man arrested Staff Reports Corona – On Thurs., Sept. 17, at approximately 6:35 p.m., the Corona Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Winthrop Dr. in Corona in response to a report of a male not breathing. Upon arrival, Officers located three male victims at the location. Michael Martin, 64, of Corona, and […]

Corona Bar Stabbing Homicide

Staff Reports Corona – On Sun., Aug. 9, Corona Police Officers were called to Rack’s Billiards & Bourbon – located on 6th Street in Corona – regarding a stabbing incident. According to the Corona Police Department, the suspect – Jesus Gonzalez Gutierrez, 24, of Corona – had been a patron of the sports bar that […]

Corona Bank Robber Gets Prison

Photo Courtesy: Corona PD Patricia Cheree Smith, 26

Driver and accomplice gets State Prison sentence By Claire Lewis Riverside  – On Feb. 4, Paul Alfred Eugene Johnson, 59, and Patricia Cheree Smith, 26, both of Hemet, robbed the Pacific Premier Bank located at 102 E. Sixth Street in Corona.  Johnson threatened bank employees at gunpoint, and fled the scene with a large sum […]

CPD Places 3rd @ B2V

Staff Reports Corona – On the weekend of March 28 – 29, the Corona Police Department participated in the 31st Annual Challenge Cup Relay Race, which started in Baker, California, and ended in Las Vegas, Nevada. After 120 miles of pavement, running all day and all night, the official results are in. Out of 265 […]

Sexual Assault Arrest

(Photo Courtesy: Corona PD) Shawn Edward Shaffer

Staff Reports Corona – On Fri., Mar. 6, the Corona Police Department was contacted by multiple male adults who stated that they had been victims of sexual abuse as juveniles in the City of Corona. Corona Police Detectives began an investigation into the allegations and on Mon., Mar. 9, arrested Shawn Edward Shaffer, 54, of […]

Local Heroes Save A Life

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CPD Officer and Good Samaritans rescue driver from burning car Staff Reports Corona – On Thurs., Mar. 5 at about 11:53 p.m., the Corona Police Department dispatched an Officer to the 1100 block of E. Foothill Parkway regarding a vehicle fire. Upon arrival, Officer Michael Neff observed a white Ford Escape crashed into a tree with […]

Navigating The ‘Main Street Squeeze’

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Staff Reports Corona – If you are one of the local commuters who travel into the perfect storm of the 15 and 91 Freeways merging with the influx of vehicles entering from Main Street on your way to work, there might be some relief in your near future. The Corona Police Department is offering five […]

Corona Grand Theft Arrest


STAFF REPORTS Corona – On Mon., Oct. 20, Corona Police Officers were dispatched to Kohl’s Department Store, located at 470 Hidden Valley Parkway, in response to possible grand theft and vandalism. The investigation revealed that during the previous weekend, an unknown suspect had cut and removed the copper wiring from the electrical panels that control […]

Corona: Corona PD Targets Adults Buying Alcohol for Minors

By Tiana Goegebuer Corona – The City of Corona is making use of the state funding it receives from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, as well as other sources, in order to conduct Decoy Shoulder Tap Operations locally. “Shoulder Tap” is the term used by law enforcement to describe a situation in which […]