STAR SPANGLED PET-ACULAR ADOPTION EVENT & SAFETY TIPS

The Corona Animal Shelter is celebrating Independence Day with a special Pet Adoption event. What better way to kick off your celebration then by adopting your very own pet-triotic friend! Visit the Corona Animal Shelter Wednesday, June 28 through Monday, July 3 during business hours to adopt any available dog, and/or cat for only $20, which includes the cost of spay/neuter. Normal dog licensing and microchip fees still apply. As you take care of your pet-triotic friends, help take the fear o...
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Amateur Radio Field Day 2017

Members of the Corona Police Department Communication Specialist Volunteers (CSV) will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 24, 2017 at the Corona Police Department located at 730 Public Safety Way in Corona. The exercise will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday and will continue nonstop for 24 hours until 11 a.m. on Sunday.  Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to sh...
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Homicide Suspect Arrested

On November 23, 2016, at about 7 p.m., Corona Police and Corona Fire responded to a report of an unconscious female with injuries at a home in the 1000 block of E. Grand Blvd. The victim, 46-year-old Sharmon Intili was pronounced deceased at the scene. This investigation, which has been ongoing since the original 9-1-1 call was received, resulted in the service of multiple search warrants at various locations. Detectives have received assistance from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Depart...
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Fireworks Illegal in Corona! Fines $500+

The City of Corona would like to remind everyone that it is illegal to possess, discharge or sell fireworks. Residents should adhere to the “no fireworks” law throughout the City of Corona (Corona Municipal Code 9.33.010-9.33.030). Every year, people are seriously injured, property is damaged, and the risk of fires increases due to the illegal use of fireworks. Our extremely dry conditions, due to the drought, create a greater potential for fires caused by fireworks, especially in or near the...
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Dad’s Best Friend: Pet Adoption Event

The City of Corona Animal Shelter is celebrating Father’s Day with a special adoption event. Ties are so last year. This year adopt a shelter pet! Get dad the gift he can enjoy all year long, get dad a new best friend! Visit the Corona Animal Shelter during our Father’s Day Pet Adoption event starting Monday, June 12 through Saturday, June 17. All available dogs and cats can be adopted for only $20, which includes the cost of spay/neuter. Normal dog licensing and microchip fees still apply. ...
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DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned

The Corona Police Department Traffic Division will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, June 9, 2017, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes.  The Corona Police Department supports the new effort from the Office of Traffic Safety that aims to educate all drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.”  If you take prescription drugs, pa...
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Corona Swears In Six New Police Chiefs

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, six new “Police Chiefs” were sworn in at Jameson Park in Corona after successfully completing a challenging testing process. Our newest Chiefs, elementary students Abbie Leatherman, Kingston Holcomb, Tristan Spears, Emerson Tavares, and Megan Witte, along with Kingston’s mom, Theresa Holcomb, successfully reached that rank by running a total of 50 miles with the Run with ACOP program and 100 miles with the 100-Mile club during the 2016-2017 school year. Corona’s Chief...
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FATAL PEDESTRIAN HIT AND RUN UPDATE

On May 6, 2017, at about 11:44 p.m., the Corona Police Department received a 911 call reporting a hit and run collision with a person laying in the roadway in the 800 block of Avenida Del Vista in Corona.  When officers and paramedics arrived, they found Jonathan Santos-Cantu, a 20-year-old Corona resident, suffering from major trauma. Santos-Cantu was transported to Corona Regional Hospital where he died from his injuries. The on-going investigation revealed that Santos-Cantu was struck a...
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Mother’s Day Pet Adoption Event

The City of Corona Animal Shelter is celebrating Mother’s Day with an adoption event to make it easier than ever to open your heart and home to a shelter pet.  Give Mom the gift that she is sure to love and adopt a cat or dog who is anxiously awaiting a new home. Monday, May 8th through Saturday, May 13th all available dogs and cats can be adopted for only $20, which includes the cost of spay and neuter. Normal dog licensing and microchip fees still apply. To all the Mothers of kids with f...
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National Police Week and Memorial

Police Memorial Day is every May 15th and the week surrounding that day is deemed “National Police Week.” This year, National Police Week is May 14 – May 20, 2017. Aside from the National Police Memorial held on May 15th, there will be several local and state police memorials conducted the entire month. On Monday, May 22, 2017, Riverside County law enforcement agencies and surviving family members will remember those peace officers who died in the line of duty. This solemn ceremony at the “Sa...
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Two Lake Elsinore Men Arrested for Arson

On April 28, 2017 at approximately 11:19 p.m. officers and firefighters responded to a vegetation fire at the east end of the Corona Airport. Witnesses provided a detailed description of a possible suspect vehicle and possibly seeing fireworks being shot into the field. Corona Fire Department responded to the initial 7-acre vegetation fire near Rincon and Smith on Corona Airport property with 5 Engines, a Squad, a Battalion Chief, and as well as a Cal Fire engine. With moderate wind, the fire...
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Corona PD Honored at LEAC

On Thursday, April 28, 2017 several members of the Corona Police Department were honored by the Law Enforcement Appreciation Committee(LEAC). LEAC’s goal is to bridge our communities and business partnerships to give thanks to those officers that show a deep commitment to serving our communities of Western Riverside County. Honorees are recognized in the categories of Valor, Lifetime Achievement, Investigative Excellence, Excellence in Community Service, and Distinguished K9 Team. The followi...
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Hit & Run Collision

On Friday, April 21, 2017 at about 4:45 p.m., the Corona Police Department received a report of a hit-and-run traffic collision at the intersection of West Sixth Street and Vicentia Avenue. Officers arrived and found an adult female pedestrian in the roadway with major injuries. The victim was taken to Riverside Community Hospital where she is being treated. Her condition is unknown at this time. Video surveillance cameras of the intersection showed a black Mercedes Benz SUV, possibly a 2005 ...
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National Drug Take Back Initiative

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be holding their Eleventh Annual National Take Back Initiative event. The goal of the program is to allow Southern Californians to deliver all of their unused, unwanted, or expired medications to law enforcement officials who can, in turn, dispose of these controlled substances in a secure and non-hazardous manner, potentially saving lives and protecting the ecosystem, while educating the general public about the pote...
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Fatal Traffic Collision on River Road

On Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11:07 p.m., the Corona Police Department and the Corona Fire Department responded to a traffic collision involving a motorcyclist at River Road and Cota Street. Upon arrival, Corona Fire Paramedics pronounced the motorcyclist deceased. Subsequently, River Road was closed to traffic in both directions between Cota Street and Main Street for an investigation. Based on witness statements and evidence at the scene, the motorcyclist was traveling east on River Roa...
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