Corona PD Out in Full Force to Catch Drunk Drivers

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As summer winds down, the Corona Police Department is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on drunk driving. The 18-day, high-visibility campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, is a partnership with the California Office of Traffic Safety to curb impaired driving and save lives.  Aug. 21 through Sept. 7 (Labor Day), law enforcement partners in Riverside County, across the state and nationwide will show zero tolerance for drunk driving.  Increased state and nationa...

‘Drive 4 Life’ Program This Saturday

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The Corona Police Department’s Traffic Section is presenting a “Drive 4 Life” Teen Driver Education Program this Saturday, August 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  This program is designed for young drivers between the ages of 15 ½ and 19 who have a driver’s license, a learner’s permit, or are about to get one.  The goal of the program is to educate our young drivers and their parents in an effort to promote traffic safety on our roadways, and to prevent fatal traffic collisions.  The program focus...

Mail Theft Suspects Arrested

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On Saturday, July 18, 2015, residents in the area of the 1300 block of Ontario Ave. reported seeing two females in a Dodge Magnum station wagon acting suspiciously. Officers located the vehicle and conducted an enforcement stop. Inside the vehicle, officers found stolen mail. Both female occupants were arrested for mail theft. Inside the car officers also found flyers that the females were putting into mailboxes so their activity would look legitimate. Arrested were: Nicole Vejar (36 yrs. of Cor...

Donate Blood & Learn About Your Blood Type!

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What’s Your Type? Blood Donation Facts: Everyone belongs to one of four blood groups: O type – 46%                      B type – 10%11 A type – 40%                      AB type – 4% Who can use whose blood? Patient:                                             Donor: O negative can use O negative only O positive can use O positive, O negative A negative can use A negative, O negative A positive can use A positive, A negative, O positive, O negative B...

Sex Registrants Compliance Operation

California law mandates that persons convicted of specified sex crimes register as sex offenders with the local law enforcement agency within the jurisdiction of their residence. Local law enforcement agencies and the California Department of Justice maintain the registration records of these sex offenders. This registration requirement falls under California Penal Code section 290; also referred to as the “Sex Offender Registration Act.” Registered sex offenders are required to update their inf...

Sexual Assault Arrest

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On June 28, 2015, at about 1 p.m., a male juvenile responded to the front counter of the Corona Police Department to report inappropriate sexual contact involving his adoptive father, Patrick Michael Anderson, 54 years old of Corona. Based on these allegations, Corona Police detectives conducted a consent search of Anderson’s Corona home. After initially reviewing evidence collected during this search, detectives from the Corona Police Department arrested Anderson on July 2, 2015.  Anderson w...

Corona PD to Celebrate 3rd Annual National Night Out!

Join the Corona Police Department for our third annual National Night Out. This event is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods a safer, better place to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. It provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances. This year’s ...