Category: Crime briefs

Fraudulent emails scam Riverside Community College District students

By Erik Galicia Criminals impersonating Riverside Community College District instructors scammed students through fraudulent emails in October. Shauna Gates, RCCD police chief, said the emails were sent districtwide from an unknown person. The subject of the emails was usually a professor searching for a personal assistant. The emails detailed work hours and responsibilities, such as

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Corona Police Department cracks down on illegal alcohol sales

By Rolinda Espinoza The Corona Police Department began putting to use a $51,000 grant awarded to them by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control on June 9.  The ABC grant aims to reduce alcohol access for minors while creating a safer community in Corona.  “By keeping alcohol out of the hands of anyone under

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Police issue Rave Guardian alert

By Samantha Bartholomew Riverside Community College District police officials issued a Rave Guardian alert for students and faculty to be on the lookout for a man arrested for trespassing at Riverside City College. Deandre Johnson, 23, was spotted in the Digital Library Auditorium at RCC on July 10, where he proceeded to steal two books

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Crime briefs Dec. 17-Feb. 4

There were no reportable offenses from Dec. 17 to Jan 2. according to Riverside Community College District Police records clerk Valeree Metroka.

Jan. 4

Indecent exposure

A report was made at 3:17 p.m. of an adult male

Oct. 19-Nov. 11 crime briefs


Nov. 11

Unwanted sexual advances

A female student reported that during the course of a conversation with an unknown male he touched her back and the lower part of her buttocks without her consent. According to RCCD Sgt. Robert Kleveno, the suspect was described by the victim as a male