HEMET: Home left uninhabitable after car plows into it

HEMET — Officials are investigating after a driver plowed into a home and fled the scene earlier this afternoon. No one was inside the residence at the time of the hit and run crash, which happened on the 1100 block of Johnston in the area of Camino Del Sol in Hemet. A man was reportedly arrested a short distance from […]

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HEMET: 3 hospitalized, 1 airlifted, after drive-by shooting

HEMET — A drive-by shooting in Hemet this afternoon left three people hospitalized with gunshot injuries. One of the victims was airlifted with a life-threatening gunshot wound to the chest and the other two sustained non life-threatening gunshot injuries, officials at the scene have said. The triple shooting happened around 2:45 p.m., on the 100 block of S. Franklin St., […]

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UPDATE: Officials investigating deadly shooting arrest Hemet man, 22

UPDATE: Tuesday, July 17, 8 p.m. See original story below. HEMET –Officials today announced the arrest of a 22-year-old Hemet man in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old who died after being shot in the head last week at a home on the 1100 block of Stepstone Ct. The deadly shooting happened July 13, in the Stoney Mountain Ranch community […]

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Heat suspected in death of Hemet man who died trying to walk home from hospital

HEMET — Officials are investigating last Saturday’s possible heat-related death of a Hemet man. The victim’s lifeless body was found in a parking lot Saturday afternoon, as valley temperatures soared into the mid-110’s over the weekend. According to his devastated family, the father of four children – ages 7 months to 17 years – died while trying to walk less than […]

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HEMET: Woman, stabbed multiple times, recovering

HEMET — A woman is recovering after she was stabbed multiple times by an unknown assailant in Hemet late last night. According to witnesses, the violent and bloody incident happened in front of Salvation Army, on the 1400 block of W. Florida Ave. Despite being repeatedly stabbed, the victim managed to walk a short distance before collapsing along the sidewalk […]

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HEMET: Attempted bike stop and chase leads to drugs, one arrested

HEMET — Authorities say an attempted bicycle stop and chase earlier this evening led to the discovery of drugs at Hemet’s Diamond Inn Motel. The motel, which has been the site of countless drug-related and other law enforcement problems and arrests, is located at 2700 W. Florida Ave. LEADING THE RCNS/SCNS HEADLINES: ESSEX: I.E. couple, killed after smashing into big-rig […]

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HEMET: Juvenile probationers arrested after failing to yield during traffic stop

HEMET –Two juveniles, already on probation for burglary, were arrested after refusing to yield for a motor officer after the official tried to conduct a traffic enforcement stop on a newer, unregistered BMW with paper dealership plates. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: HEMET: Apartment destroyed by blaze that also killed family pet in second apartment Distracted by radio, cab driver causes […]

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WILDOMAR: Four injured, one arrested, after drug-related, head-on, hit and run crash

WILDOMAR — A Wildomar resident was injured and later arrested after a head-on, hit and run collision that injured three other people, one seriously, Friday afternoon, June 15. The crash happened on Baxter Road near Central Street in Wildomar. Albert Anthony Sanchez, 39, of Wildomar, was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs – causing major injuries to others, and […]

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HEMET: Suspect eludes capture after dangerous pursuit of stolen box truck

HEMET — A man in a stolen box truck who led officers on a short but dangerous pursuit along residential and main streets throughout Hemet eventually managed to elude capture after crashing behind a business late last night. The chase began in the area of E. Oakland Ave., between N Santa Fe and N. San Jacinto Streets; and ended behind […]

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K-9 run down, two officer involved shootings, multiple vehicles wrecked, during burglary investigation

HEMET — Injured early this morning after being struck by a pickup truck fleeing the scene of a burglary, a police K-9 still managed to assist with apprehending one of the two suspects who tried fleeing the scene on foot. The violent, vehicle-borne attack against the K-9 handler and his furry companion – Hemet PD’s newest K-9 handler and dog […]

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