HEMET: Two displaced after firefighters battle stubborn residential blaze

HEMET — City of Hemet firefighters spent over one hour battling a stubborn residential fire today that left a home destroyed and displaced two victims. The destructive blaze erupted at a private residence on the 300 block of S. Thompson Street, south of Florida and north of Acacia Avenues, in Hemet. Two occupants from the home, reportedly in their “50’s to […]

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HEMET: No injuries after elderly driver crashes into business

HEMET — An elderly couple escaped injury after a car they were in crashed into a Hemet business, Sunday afternoon, June 11. The accident happened when the driver reportedly put his car in the wrong gear and drove forward, instead of in reverse. The vehicle lurched forward, over a curb and bumped into the front of the Dollar Discount and […]

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HEMET: One hospitalized after two-vehicle wreck

Robert Carter of Public Safety Incidents contributed to this report. HEMET — At least one person suffered minor injuries when two vehicles smashed into each other Sunday afternoon, June 11. The minor-injury collision happened on Fairview Avenue near Tigris Lane in an unincorporated area of Hemet. The wreck, which sent one person to the hospital occurred about 500 feet northwest of […]

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HEMET: Skateboarding purse snatcher nabbed after allegedly targeting elderly victim

Robert Carter of Public Safety Incidents contributed to this report HEMET — City of Hemet police officers made quick work of locating, identifying and arresting a subject who allegedly snatched a purse from an elderly victim at an area business before racing away on his skateboard. The incident happened in the 99 Cents Only Store parking lot, at the Target […]

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HEMET: DUI suspected in fiery, two-car wreck

Timothy Franzese of Public Safety Incidents contributed to this report.   HEMET — Reports of a fiery wreck in Hemet brought emergency first responders from multiple agencies rushing to the scene Saturday, June 3. The crash, which caused one vehicle to burst into flames, happened at the intersection of Domenigoni and Searl Parkways in Hemet. The accident happened at the […]

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HEMET: Two-vehicle crash sends three to hospital

HEMET — Three people were hospitalized with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash, Tuesday, May 30. The minor-injury traffic collision happened at the intersection of S. Lyon and W. Stetson Avenues in Hemet. Hemet Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the scene of the crash about 2 p.m., after several people called 911 to report the accident. According to 911 […]

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HEMET: Firefighter hospitalized after battling “swift moving” vegetation blaze

If page fails to load properly, or displays as a plain-text document, try refreshing the page. I am working to resolve the problem. -TM   Timothy Franzese of Public Safety Incidents contributed to this report. HEMET – A small but “swift moving” vegetation fire kept firefighters busy and sent one firefighter to an area hospital this afternoon, Saturday, May 20. […]

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VALLE VISTA: Man allegedly chokes mother, fights with deputies, during violent Mother’s Day incident

Robert Carter of Public Safety Incidents contributed to this report. VALLE VISTA – A woman was assaulted and her adult son was arrested after the 30-year-old man allegedly attacked and choked his mother Sunday, May 14. The violent Mother’s Day assault happened at the Rancho De Anza Mobile Home Park on the 43000 block of Highway 74 in the unincorporated […]

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HEMET: Purse snatch victim’s daughter chases down suspects, recovers mom’s purse

HEMET – Several juveniles were detained and a stolen purse was recovered after numerous juveniles ran into an open garage, snatched a purse and ran off into a dark neighborhood. The residential burglary happened in the 900 block of Mayberry Avenue at the intersection of S. Santa Fe Avenue in Hemet. City of Hemet police officers were dispatched to the home […]

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EAST HEMET: Combative man arrested after fighting with officers

Robert Carter of Public Safety Incidents contributed to this report. EAST HEMET – A man was arrested after allegedly fighting with an officer during a traffic stop Thursday evening, May 11. The violent incident, that brought City of Hemet police officers rushing to help after an officer at the scene put out an emergency call for assistance, happened in the […]

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