HEMET: Officers recover stolen Mercedes Benz after owner locates, follows own vehicle

HEMET – Officers detained a woman after she allegedly hopped into a Hemet resident’s Mercedes Benz and drove off in it Thursday evening, April 27. The car was stolen while it was sitting in the owner’s driveway. Shortly before 10 p.m., City of Hemet emergency dispatchers were notified by a 911 caller that they were following their stolen vehicle after […]

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RIVERSIDE: One hospitalized after two-vehicle, head-on wreck

RIVERSIDE – One person was hospitalized after a two-vehicle, early-morning, head-on collision Sunday, April 23. The wreck happened on Sycamore Canyon Boulevard north of Central Avenue in Riverside. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters and other emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the wreck about 5:45 a.m., after other motorists and witnesses called 911 to report the head-on collision. […]

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HEMET: Car smashes head-on into concrete light pole after two-vehicle crash

HEMET – Two drivers sustained minor injuries and a concrete power pole was sent crashing down into a backyard after a two-vehicle traffic collision Tuesday, April 18. The minor-injury accident occurred at the intersection of W. Devonshire and N. Lyon Avenues in Hemet. Hemet Police and Fire personnel and other emergency first responders were dispatched to the accident shortly before noon, […]

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HEMET: Woman arrested for outstanding warrant during shoplifting investigation

Reported by Gary Rainwater/Hemet News HEMET – An alleged shoplifting suspect was arrested for an outstanding warrant after she was detained by loss-prevention officials at a local Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market. The market is in the 800 block of W. Florida Avenue in Hemet. City of Hemet police officers responded to the market after being notified regarding the suspected shoplifting incident. When […]

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HEMET: No injuries reported after vehicle crashes into tree

HEMET – No injuries were reported after a driver crashed into a tree in the area of State Street and Acacia Avenue in Hemet Saturday, April 1. The driver, who some witnesses described as elderly, told investigating officers she accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake pedal, causing her vehicle to accelerate forward into the tree. The car, […]

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HEMET: Firefighter’s quick response saves homes

HEMET – Firefighters quickly knocked down a backyard fire that damaged a shed and was threatening nearby residences Sunday, March 26. The fire broke out in the 1300 block of Leslie Drive, near S. San Jacinto Avenue in Hemet. Leslie Drive is in a quiet, tree-lined residential neighborhood south of E. Whittier and north of Johnston Avenues. All five City […]

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RIVERSIDE: Air-1 helps with Thanksgiving rescue of stranded hikers

From Riverside Police Department:   On Thursday, November 24, 2016, shortly after 1:00 p.m., the Riverside Police Department’s Air Support Unit (AIR-1) was dispatched by the Corona Police Department for a group of 5 stranded hikers in heavy brush off of Skyline Ridge trail near the City of Corona. The hikers had been without water for approximately 4 hours and […]

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HEMET: Driver flees after 3 car pile-up

Reporting/Pictures: Dillon M – Hemet Valley News HEMET – On Monday Evening, 11-7-16, HPD, HFD, and AMR responded to a Multi-Vehicle, Hit and Run Traffic Collision on Florida x Gilmore. Reporter Dillon M was on scene within 3 minutes of the collision, due to having heard the collision happen from his location on Florida x Kirby. Upon arrival of our […]

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HEMET: Hit and run leads to lengthy search for suspect

HEMET – At 5:20 p.m. HPD received multiple calls from RP’s regarding a head on traffic collision in the area of Santa Fe x Fruitvale. The initial report was two vehicles had collided head-on and that the driver of one of the two vehicles ran on foot into the adjacent apartment complex. Upon arrival HPD found a multicolored older model Chevy […]

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HEMET – Man threatening to “scalp” others detained, hospitalized

HEMET – A man who was reportedly armed with a knife and threatening to scalp another person at a bus stop was detained and later hospitalized Saturday, Oct. 23. The incident happened in the area of Gilmore Street north of Florida Avenue in Hemet. Hemet police officers responded to the location and detained the man – a local area transient. […]

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