Redlands Police Press Releases
In a hopeful sign that drivers are taking the message not to drink and drive to heart, the Redlands Police Department had no DUI arrests during a weekend Sobriety/Drivers License checkpoint.
A total of 91 vehicles crossed through the checkpoint in the eastbound lanes of Colton Avenue between New York and Texas streets between 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, and 3 a.m. Sunday.
Four drivers were cited for driving with a license that had been suspended or revoked. Another person was cited for driving without a license.
During the checkpoint, officers handed out fliers in both English and Spanish from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to educate motorists about the dangers of drinking and driving.
The Redlands Police Department will conduct a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint in the eastbound lanes of Colton Avenue between New York and Texas streets from 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, until 3 a.m. Sunday morning.
During the checkpoint, officers will be handing out fliers in both English and Spanish from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to educate motorists about the dangers of drinking and driving.
Redlands Chief of Police Mark A. Garcia will discuss issues of local law enforcement and current crime trends and answer questions from the public during a town hall meeting Thursday, March 5.
In addition to answering questions from the audience, Chief Garcia will also take questions live via the Redlands Police Department’s Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/RedlandsPoliceDepartment. Questions will be answered live online as time permits.
Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the man who held up a Subway sandwich restaurant Saturday, Jan. 31.
The suspect entered the store located at 1619 W. Lugonia Ave. shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday and ordered a sandwich. As the clerk rang up his order the suspect produced a note demanding money. No weapon was seen.
The clerk handed over cash from the register and the suspect took the money, the note and the sandwich and left the store in an unknown direction.
Five people were arrested, including three for driving under the influence, during a sobriety/drivers license checkpoint Friday, Jan. 30. Two others were arrested during targeted “saturation” patrols on Super Bowl Sunday.
A total of 161 cars passed through the checkpoint in the eastbound lanes of Citrus Avenue at Church Street between 10 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. Saturday.
In addition to three arrests for driving under the influence, two people were arrested on outstanding warrants. Two drivers were cited Friday for driving without licenses and two others for driving with suspended licenses, including one who attempted to back out of the tapering lane leading to the checkpoint.
The Redlands Animal Shelter and Redlands Friends of Shelter Animals (REDFOSA) invite animal lovers to join us on the first Saturday of every other month at Sylvan Park for Saturdays in the Park: Dog Walking and Cat Cuddling. The next event will be Saturday, Feb. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturdays in the Park gives the adoptable pets at the Redlands Animal Shelter a chance to stretch their legs, go for a walk and receive love and attention outside the shelter setting. And it gives members of the community a chance to interact with the animals and maybe meet that perfect pet. All animals will be available for adoption.
The Redlands Police Department will conduct a sobriety/drivers license checkpoint beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, in the eastbound lanes of Citrus Avenue at Church Street, continuing through 3 a.m. Saturday.
RPD traffic officers will also conduct targeted DUI “saturation” patrols during the weekend, including Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1.
A police contact with a known gang member led officers to a motel room where police discovered methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia along with stolen mail, jewelry, credit cards and electronics. Two people were arrested.
Police are seeking information on a man who grabbed a female jogger from behind near the University of Redlands campus Sunday.
The victim was walking on East Park Avenue near University Street just south of the University’s Frederick Loewe Theater at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, when she was grabbed from behind and carried to the theater parking lot. The man dropped her in the parking lot and ran, eventually heading north on University Street. The victim sustained minor scrapes.
Six people were arrested, charged with furnishing alcohol to a minor, during a joint Minor Decoy/Shoulder Tap Operation with Redlands Police and state Alcoholic Beverage Control officers Saturday, Jan. 24, designed to help reduce youth access to alcohol. Another person was arrested for public intoxication, petty theft and warrants after he took a decoy’s money and bought alcohol for himself.