Redlands Police Press Releases
Seniors who want a refresher course on driving safety may attend a two day class at the Redlands Community Senior Center March 8 and 9.
Classes are held from 1 to 5 p.m. both days. The cost is $12 for AARP members pay $12 for both days and $14 for non- AARP.
The Redlands Community Senior Center is located at 111 W. Lugonia Ave. For more information contact the center at (909) 798-7579.
Five drivers were arrested for driving under the influence during a weekend sobriety and drivers license checkpoint.
Officers screened 105 vehicles passing through the grant-funded checkpoint in the westbound lanes of Brookside Avenue between Eureka and Center streets between 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, and 3 a.m. Saturday.
The Cops-N-Jocks program, along with the Inland Empire Enforcers and LAPD Centurions football teams are proud to present the 5th Annual Cops-N-Jocks Bowl Saturday, March 17, at the Citrus Valley High School Robert Hodges Stadium. Kickoff will be at 5 p.m.
Detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered lying by the side of the road Monday morning.
A passerby discovered the body of an approximately 55-year-old man lying alongside Orange Street just north of Pioneer Avenue and south of the Santa Ana River wash shortly before 11:30 am Monday, Feb. 27.
Police closed Orange Street from Pioneer north to Highland for about five hours Monday while detectives conducted an investigation into the man's death.
The identity of the man and cause of death are being withheld pending a coroner's investigation.
The Redlands Police Department, along with other local police departments, has seen a recent increase in reports of fraudulent activities referred to as Grandparent Scams over the past several weeks. The following information is provided to help you recognize and protect yourself and your family members from these scams.
THE “GRANDPARENT SCAM”
Police are investigating following an armed robbery outside a local business Wednesday afternoon.
Police received the report of an armed robbery at Déjà Vu Gentleman’s Club, 1331 W. Colton Ave., at about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22.
The robbery occurred as the male victim approached his vehicle in the parking lot. The suspect approached on foot, displayed a weapon and took items from the victim’s possession. The suspect then fled south on foot through the parking lot and over a block wall behind the business.
The Redlands Police Department Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, through 3 a.m. Saturday in the westbound lanes of Brookside Avenue, between Eureka and Center streets. DUI checkpoints are a proven enforcement tool effective in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes. Research shows that crashes involving alcohol drop by an average of 20 percent when well-publicized checkpoints are conducted frequently enough.
Two people were arrested for driving under the influence during a weekend sobriety checkpoint and more than 30 people were cited by targeted patrols for a variety of traffic violations since Friday.
Redlands Police conducted a grant-funded sobriety/drivers license checkpoint beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, through 4 a.m. Saturday, on eastbound Redlands Boulevard between Sixth and Ninth streets.
Redlands Police are investigating following an armed robbery at a gas station convenience store late Tuesday.
Police received a report shortly after 11 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, of the robbery at the AM/PM store at 2098 W. Redlands Blvd. Two masked men entered the business armed with handguns and wearing black hooded sweatshirts, black pants and gloves. The robbers took the cash register drawer and fled the business, heading south toward Redlands Boulevard.
No vehicle was seen. No one was injured during the robbery.
Redlands Police will conduct a grant-funded sobriety/drivers license checkpoint beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, through 4 a.m. Saturday, on eastbound Redlands Boulevard between Sixth and Ninth streets.
DUI checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence. Officers contact drivers passing through the checkpoints for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment. Grant-funded Drug Recognition Experts staff most of the checkpoints.