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...
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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...
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Barricaded Suspect Ends Peacefully

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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...
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Death Investigation Update

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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...
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Child Annoyance Arrest Near Centennial High School

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On Wednesday, August 19, 2015, at about 3:30 p.m., a 14-year-old female student from Centennial High School was approached by a male as she walked home from school.  The male, later identified as Luis Manuel Loera, 24-year-old, from San Bernardino, approached the victim in the area of Rimpau Avenue, south of Ontario Avenue, where he offered her money and a trip to Castle Park. Loera offered to give the victim a ride home but when she refused he made contact with her a second time near Citrus...
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Death Investigation

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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 one unidentified male unconscious and not breathing. The male was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. All involved parties are known to each other. Detectives are on-scene conducting further investigation. If you have any information regarding this case p...
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Water Main Break Quickly Restored

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At 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 19, a water leak was reported in the area of Border Avenue in Corona. Department of Water and Power (DWP) crews were immediately dispatched and attended to what was determined to be a main break on a 2-inch service line. The issue was quickly addressed and at this time, it is expected that service will be restored by 5 p.m. For questions or concerns, please contact Tom Moody at 951-830-2319 or email Tom.Moody@DiscoverCorona.com .
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