Former Teacher Arrested for Sex Crimes

Anthony Joshua Perez
On Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 at about 11:30 a.m., Corona Police detectives arrested Anthony Joshua Perez, a 29-year-old Corona resident for unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor and possession of child pornography. In March 2015, Fontana Police Department notified the Corona Police Department regarding a child annoyance investigation involving Perez, a former Lee V. Pollard High School teacher. During the investigation, Fontana detectives uncovered evidence that revealed Perez was engaging i...

City Urges Edison to be Transparent with Its Customers

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Southern California Edison (SCE) is planning to submit an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) sometime this month for approval to construct a new Substation in Corona, along with high voltage (66 kV) lines winding through the City.  At its meeting last Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, the City Council authorized staff to file a protest with the CPUC because the City has no authority over the project and SCE has not engaged in any meaningful public disclosure or input regar...

RCTC Seeking Members for New Corona Community Task Force

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To complement the existing 91 Project public outreach program, RCTC is forming a new Corona Community Task Force to enhance two-way conversations with you, the residents. The group will discuss traffic flow and provide recommendations for reducing impacts to the Corona area. The task force is expected to begin meeting this fall and continue to meet on a monthly basis. Meetings will be held on a weeknight from approximately 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. To apply to become a task force member, please click her...

Corona PD Seeks Help Identifying Theft Suspect Vehicle

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On Sunday, October 25, 2015, at about 5:15 a.m. a 32 foot Weekend Warrior travel trailer, model FS3200, CA Lic. 1LL3041, was stolen from the area of E. Sixth Street and El Sobrante. The trailer was kept in a secured area behind a business. The trailer was used for a child’s go-kart racing program, and stored a go-kart and all the equipment necessary to race.  The trailer is missing the cover for the propane tanks and has black “plasti-dripped” wheels. The Corona Police Department is seeking t...

Motorcycle/Vehicle Accident Results in Fatality

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On Friday, October 30, 2015 at approximately 8:08 a.m. the Corona Police Department received a report of a traffic collision at the intersection of Highgrove Street and Montoya Drive involving a motorcycle and a vehicle. Upon arrival, officers located the motorcyclist which had succumbed to injuries sustained as a result of the accident and he was ultimately pronounced deceased at the scene. The motorcyclist has since been identified as Wilson R. Ross, 50-year-old of Corona. The other driver ...

Domestic Violence Warrant Sweep

The month of October has been designated as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In support of Domestic Violence Awareness, the Corona Police Department participated in the 13th Annual National Family Violence Apprehension Detail. This is a nationwide attempt involving agencies from across the United States to serve outstanding family-violence warrants. On Oct. 28, 2015, members of the Corona Police Department and the West Riverside County Post Release Accountability and Compliance Team conduct...

Water Main Break Temporarily Closes Weirick Road

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Last night, Oct. 27, 2015 at approximately 7:45 p.m. there was a water main break off of Weirick Road, between the 15 freeway and Temescal Canyon Road. All water services have been restored to all customers, however asphalt repairs are underway resulting in the closure of all northbound lanes on Weirick Road, east of the 15 freeway. Temporary repairs are underway and should be completed by approximately 5 p.m. this afternoon when the road will be temporarily reopened. The road will be clos...