SAN JACINTO: Woman pistol whipped and shot at during road rage incident, 2 arrested

SAN JACINTO — A woman who was pistol whipped and shot at during a “road rage” related incident later chased the alleged suspects until they crashed into a San Jacinto field, Tuesday afternoon, May 15. Sheriff’s officials who converged on the scene arrested a man and woman and the pair was later booked into jail on multiple felony charges, according […]

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HEMET: High-risk, felony stop shuts down Florida Ave, 4 to 5 men detained

HEMET — Hemet PD officers, with assistance from gang task force members, as well as other city, county, state, and federal officials detained several men after conducting a felony traffic stop on an SUV earlier this afternoon. Officials have not released any details regarding the incident or what led to the high-risk stop, which caused the temporary closure of Florida […]

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Suspected of 2 Hemet bank robberies, man, 55, found unconscious from drug overdose, arrested

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 16, 11 p.m. (See original and updated reports and all photos below.) HEMET –Officials have released additional details about last Monday’s bank robbery and the 55-year-old Hemet man arrested after an hours-long stand-off at a quiet, hilltop residential home. According to Hemet PD officials the man, identified as Howard Eugene Curtner, is suspected of at least one […]

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HEMET: Spike strips safely end dangerous, 30-minute pursuit of stolen truck

HEMET — A 52-year-old Moreno Valley resident in a stolen pickup truck was arrested after leading police on a dangerous, 30-minute pursuit, that wound its way throughout Hemet, Tuesday evening, May 8. The fleeing man was apprehended after officers used a set of spike strips to slow the stolen truck down and the driver eventually lost control, crashing onto the […]

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Reports of fire, explosions, rock Hemet neighborhood, as man inside home refuses to exit

HEMET — A man was reportedly taken into protective custody and held for a mental health evaluation, Thursday night, May 10, after refusing to exit a Hemet home where a loud fight was reported and a fire erupted, destroying a vehicle. In addition to the argument and raging vehicle fire, residents of the small neighborhood and other 911 callers reported […]

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HEMET: Moments after father & children leave home, truck plows into, destroys entire structure

HEMET — Emergency first responders from multiple agencies raced to the scene of a single-vehicle crash earlier this evening, after receiving reports of a truck that plowed into a home at the intersection of East Menlo Avenue and Haley Way.  Callers reported that several children were possibly inside both the destroyed truck and home, which sits between Buena Vista and N. Santa […]

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HEMET: 1 hour with HPD’s Gang Task Force yields 2 pursuits, 2 felony stops, arrests, more

HEMET — Suspected criminals, parolees and probationers, gang members, and even “jaywalkers” are taking notice of a marked increase in recent activity and arrests within the city. According to many City leaders and Police Department officials much of the PD’s recent 44% increase in overall arrests in 2017 compared to 2016, flurry of high-profile education and enforcement operations, criminal investigations, and arrests are direct results […]

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HEMET: Convicted just last month in drug case, gun and drug toting woman arrested again

HEMET — A woman, convicted barely one month ago of possession of methamphetamine for sales, was arrested again earlier today when she tried to flee from officers who stopped her while she was riding a bike. The alleged suspect, already on probation for last month’s arrest and conviction, was found to be in possession of a loaded firearm with an altered […]

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HEMET: Wanted felon held without bail after fleeing from, fighting with officers

HEMET — A wanted felon will surely think twice about running from future traffic stops in the San Jacinto Valley after officials from two area law enforcement agencies took him down like a blue and green tidal wave. Several area residents who witnessed the foot pursuit and apprehension later described seeing the “bloody and violent fight” followed by the dazed and bloodied suspect […]

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UPDATED: HEMET: Well-known area Realtor, motorcyclist – seriously injured in hit and run – recovering

UPDATE: Thursday, Apr. 12, 4:30 p.m. HEMET — Area real estate agent Greg Treadwell, injured yesterday afternoon when another Hemet resident plowed into the 70-year-old man’s motorcycle and fled the scene, is recovering and grateful for the outpouring of love and support he has been receiving from the community he has called home for much of his adult life. Although […]

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