Fire extinguishers dropped off at Hemet DMV cause evacuation, bomb squad response

HEMET — Bomb squad members were called out to inspect two fire extinguishers a man reportedly placed inside the Hemet DMV office before walking away earlier today. The incident forced the evacuation and closure of the office for about five hours. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: MV “speed contest” leaves multiple ejected – 4 dead, 1 seriously injured Dozens of […]

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Dozens of arrests as Operation Valley Vigilance sweeps through SJ Valley

A multi-agency task force aimed at disrupting gang operations within Riverside County descended on the San Jacinto and Coachella valleys early Thursday morning and resulted in dozens of arrests. Today’s part of the ongoing, 14-month operation – dubbed Operation Valley Vigilance – targeted individuals suspected of illegally selling drugs and weapons, according to officials. The well planned and highly coordinated […]

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Officials investigating Valle Vista homicide after man’s body found in driveway of vacant home

VALLE VISTA — Officials say they are investigating a homicide after the body of a man was found on the driveway of a vacant Valle Vista residence, Tuesday, Aug. 28. The discovery led officials to a home on nearby D. St., and officials spent much of yesterday morning and afternoon between the two locations, which are within short walking distance of […]

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UPDATE: REDDING: Victim holding infant comes under attack, fatally shoots sex offender

UPDATED: Aug. 23, 9:15 p.m. See original story below. REDDING –Officials have released additional details related to yesterday’s shooting death of a man they say was fatally shot after attacking a Tehama County man who had been holding a 4-month-old infant when he came under attack. The man killed in the shooting was a registered sex offender and had a […]

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REDDING: Pursuit that covered 3 highways ends just 3 miles from where it began

UPDATED: Tuesday, Aug. 14, 11:30 p.m. With additional details and interview. Mike Daly contributed to this report.   REDDING — Details are still emerging after a dangerous, high-speed pursuit that started  when a Redding PD officer spotted a speeding car and ended about 22 miles later when a California Highway Patrol officer used a pursuit intervention maneuver that sent the […]

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Hemet man arrested during burglary, vehicle theft investigation

HEMET — A man who officials allege burglarized a home and stole a pickup truck earlier this morning was later arrested after officers found the stolen truck parked in the driveway of the man’s home on the 500 block of Kerilyn Ln., northeast of E. Oakland Ave and N. Girard St., in Hemet. LEADING THE HEMET HEADLINES: HEMET: $1 million […]

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Man who led officers over fences & across rooftops during dramatic chase arrested

HEMET — A man with multiple felony warrants was apprehended after leading authorities on a lengthy foot pursuit through residential neighborhoods and backyards, over fences and down alleys, and across rooftops, Sunday afternoon, Aug. 12. The dramatic foot chase began near San Jacinto Valley Cemetery and ended more than a half-mile away when the suspect was tackled by officers after […]

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HEMET: Man waving machetes in residential neighborhood apprehended

HEMET — Officers who responded to reports of a man walking in a residential Hemet neighborhood while waving two machetes quickly located and apprehended the man after a brief struggle earlier this evening. LEADING THE HEMET HEADLINES: HEMET: Man detained after stabbing at apartment complex Officials warning of lighting danger after AZ teens struck by lightning UPDATED: Shovel-wielding man who […]

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HEMET: Man detained after stabbing at apartment complex

HEMET — Officials are investigating a stabbing that happened earlier this evening at the Green Tree Park Apartments in Hemet. The complex is located on the 1000 block of Devonshire Ave., between N. Lyon and N. Palm Avenues. The victim, who was reportedly stabbed in the chest, was later transported to an area hospital and the alleged suspect was detained […]

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UPDATED: Shovel-wielding man who resisted HPD officers & beat K-9 later suffers cardiac arrest

HEMET — A man who had been using a shovel to break down an apartment door late last night later resisted arrest was rushed to a hospital after reportedly suffering cardiac arrest. Hemet PD has released very little information related to the violent confrontation, which happened near the 100 block of N. Hamilton, between Florida and Latham Avenues. Video shot […]

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