Redlands Police Press Releases
Feb. 10, 2016 - This Valentine’s Day weekend Redlands Friends of Shelter Animals (REDFOSA) will partner with Petsmart and Stell Coffee & Tea Co. to help find homes for several of the dogs and cats currently residing at the Redlands Animal Shelter
From 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, Stell Coffee & Tea Co., 1580 Barton Road, will host this year’s CaPOOCHino Day & Kittie Too event and donating 10 percent of the proceeds from that day to REDFOSA. All funds raised will be used to benefit Redlands shelter animals. Come by, get a beverage or snack and check out our adorable animals!
From 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, REDFOSA will be at Petsmart, 595 E. Hospitality Lane in San Bernardino, participating in the National Adoption weekend.
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Feb. 3, 2016 - The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Sunday, Feb. 7, there will be lots of Super Bowl 50 socializing that may include drinking. That’s why the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the California Office of Traffic Safety and law enforcement officials statewide are urging football fans to call the play now: drinking OR driving. If you plan on drinking on Super Bowl Sunday, designate a sober driver to get you home safely.
Redlands Police will deploy additional officers on special DUI saturation patrols during Super Bowl weekend specifically to stop and arrest drivers showing signs of alcohol or drug impairment during and following the game.
Jan. 12, 2016 - Redlands Police cited six drivers and one pedestrian during a pedestrian and bicycle safety enforcement detail on Monday, Jan. 11.
Police officers conducted the enforcement detail at four intersections in Redlands including Redlands Boulevard at State and at Seventh streets; Orange Street at Shoppers Lane; and San Bernardino Avenue at Lassen Street. Six drivers were cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian within a crosswalk. One driver was also found to be driving without a license and received a citation for the additional violation. In addition, one pedestrian was cited for failure to use an available crosswalk while crossing the street.
Dec. 31, 2015 - The Redlands Police Department will conduct a DUI/Driver’s License checkpoint in an undisclosed location within the City limits from 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, until 2 a.m. Sunday morning.
Funding for the checkpoint is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Dec. 16, 2015 - If you’re enjoying the holidays with a drink, the Redlands Police Department has a message for you: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. Due to the increase in drunken-driving-related fatalities around the holidays each year, law enforcement agencies across America will be actively searching for and arresting drunk drivers from Dec. 18 to Jan. 3.
As part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign period; police, sheriff and the CHP will be deploying DUI Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols during the upcoming 17 day DUI Enforcement Campaign throughout the region. Redlands Police will have nine targeted saturation patrols scheduled during the enforcement period. A DUI checkpoint is planned from 9 p.m. Jan. 2 through 2 a.m. the following morning.
Dec. 16, 2015 - Sgt. Kenneth Wright was named the Jose A. Rivera Police Officer of the Year and dispatcher Jennifer Hernandez received the William C. Brumigan Award for professional staff when the Redlands Police Department held its annual awards and recognition ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 10.
Sarah Brown was named Explorer of the Year and Citizen Volunteer Patrol member Carlos Padilla was named the Volunteer of the Year during the ceremony at the Redlands Police Annex.
Dec. 10, 2015 - The Redlands Police Department has been awarded a $153,604.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. Redlands Police will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life through both enforcement and education.
“With support from OTS, through traffic safety grants such as this, the Redlands Police Department has greater opportunities to improve the safety of our community through both additional enforcement efforts and improved educational initiatives,” said Redlands Chief of Police Mark A. Garcia.
Dec. 1, 2015 - The Redlands Police Department will provide motor escort for more than 100 elementary school children, along with members of a local church during the annual “Souled Out for Kids” Christmas shopping spree Thursday, Dec. 3.
Redlands Police Department Officers will be on hand at 9 a.m. as members of Pathway Church take a group of underprivileged children from Lugonia and Mentone elementary schools on the $100 Christmas shopping spree at the Redlands Wal-Mart, 2050 W. Redlands Blvd.
The annual event was started by the Youth Ministries at Pathway Church in Redlands. Staff and members of the church will escort the elementary school children on the shopping spree. Money for the shopping spree was donated by members of the congregation.
Nov. 4, 2015 - The Redlands Police Department will hold an eight-hour training class for multi-unit rental apartment managers/owners and single-family rental property owners. The program is focused on education and reducing crime in apartments, condominium complexes and single-family rental housing throughout the City.
The class will be held at Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave. from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10. Please RSVP by Nov. 6. Lunch will be provided. Cost is $5 to cover cost of lunch from Subway.
Nov. 2, 2015 - Redlands Police arrested three men Friday suspected in the Oct. 23 death of a 45-year-old Redlands man.
Shortly before 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, police responded to a report of an assault in the 1000 block of Post Street. Upon arrival, officers learned a subject was causing a disturbance in the area and fled prior to officers' arrival. Police quickly located the subject about a block away and requested medical aid. The subject was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The cause of death was not apparent at the time.
One week later, on Friday Oct. 30, a post-mortem examination of the victim by the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office determined the victim had sustained significant internal injuries stemming from an assault.