Narcotic Arrest & Gun Seizure

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On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, investigators from the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force (GTF) Region 8 conducted an investigative traffic stop in the 500 block of N. McKinley Street, in Corona and made contact with the sole occupant, Daniel Medina, a 26-year-old of Corona.  During the vehicle stop, an investigation revealed that Medina was in possession of 5.8 grams of suspected cocaine, a large sum of money and an unregistered 12 gauge shotgun in the vehicle. A follow up search warrant...

SR91 Project Update: 15 Month Closure

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Special Notice Reminder:  Eastbound 91 Serfas Club Drive On-Ramp to Close for 15 Months, New Frontage Road Opens, Sept. 1, 2015 As part of the Riverside County Transportation Commission's 91 Project, the 15-month full closure of the eastbound Serfas Club Drive on-ramp will begin on August 31, 2015. Crews will close all lanes at 9 p.m. on Serfas Club Drive to reconfigure the street between Pine Crest Drive and Wardlow Road. The road will reopen by 5 a.m. on September 1, 2015. Motorists can u...

Barricaded Suspect Ends Peacefully

On August 24, 2015, Corona Police Investigated a robbery where two  suspects, John Rasso Jr., 35-year-old of Corona, and Priscella Becerra 38-year-old of Corona, got into an argument with another male in the 1400 block of S. Taylor Avenue.  During the argument Rasso simulated that he had a weapon and grabbed the victim’s cell phone from his hands.  Rasso and Becerra then assaulted the victim by punching him several times. Becerra hit the victim several times while holding a box cutter in...

Inspire’s Foster Alumni Homecoming Festival

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Inspire is celebrating 10 years of impacting lives and igniting the potential of former foster and homeless youth! You are invited to Inspire’s Homecoming Festival—a 10-Year Celebration and Fundraising Dinner on September 12, 2015 at the Corona City Hall South Lawn at 5:30 p.m. There will be live music, carnival-style games, amazing raffles, and delicious tri-tip with all the fixin’s! Best of all you will hear a couple of Inspire alumni share their journeys from childhoods of abuse and neglec...

Corona PD Seeks Identification of Park Vandals

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On August 19, 2015 at about 10:40 p.m. four males entered Santana Park from Kellogg Avenue in Corona. The males spent several minutes around the skate park and then walked into the park.  While in the park the males tipped over cement trash cans and benches, breaking them.  The males also knocked down fencing and caused over $2,600 in damages.  The suspects are pictured below as they passed by a surveillance camera. The City of Corona and the Corona Police Department are aski...

Death Investigation Update

On August 24, 2015, at about 2:04 p.m., Corona Police Officers responded to the 1000 block of Flaming Gorge Road reference a physical altercation involving three male adults. Upon arrival, officers discovered a male unconscious and not breathing. The male, later identified as Daniel Guerrero, a 48-year-old Corona resident was transported to Corona Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. Detectives arrested two of the victim’s relatives, Johnny White Cepeda, a 41-year-old Cor...

Animal Services & Shelter Recognition Tree

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Throughout the years Corona Animal Services & Shelter has received countless donations from the generous residents of Corona and surrounding areas. Recently, an extraordinary donation came in the form of a “Recognition Tree” which was donated by Andy Rogozinski and Susan Girard of Inland RV Center, Inc. This Recognition Tree, which will be proudly displayed in the lobby of the brand new Animal Services and Shelter, will be adorned with leaves and acorns that each signify a symbol of gratitud...