HEMET: Three hospitalized after three-vehicle crash involving Hemet police vehicle

HEMET — Details are still emerging and officials have said very little after at least three people, including an on-duty Hemet police officer, were injured in a three-vehicle crash that CHP officials confirmed was possibly caused by street racing Monday, July 24. The accident – that destroyed all three vehicles and left one almost beyond recognition – happened in the 3000 […]

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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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HEMET: Possible road-rage incident leads to rollover accident

John Strangis contributed to this report. HEMET – Two women were injured in a two-vehicle, rollover traffic accident following a possible road-rage incident Tuesday, May 9. The minor-injury wreck happened at the intersection of Stetson Avenue and State Street in Hemet after the driver of an SUV allegedly made repeated attempts to run a motorcyclist off the roadway. Stewart Sarringar was riding his […]

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HEMET: Officials investigating after home struck by gunfire

HEMET – Officials are investigating a shooting after a residence was struck by gunfire Wednesday, May 10. The early-morning shooting happened on the 100 block of N. Inez Street, south of Latham Avenue and north of Florida Avenue, in Hemet. A City of Hemet police officer, who happened to be on patrol one street to the west on Alessandro Street, […]

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HEMET: Neighborhood reeling after drunk driver smashes into 6 cars, 3 structures

Robert Carter of Public Safety Incidents contributed to this report. HEMET – A man was arrested for driving under the influence after he attempted to flee from an early-morning wreck, Tuesday, May 9. The accidents happened on S. Santa Fe Street near Mayberry Avenue in Hemet. Officials have not released the name of the alleged drunk driver, who was described as […]

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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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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: 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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