Minor injuries after military plane crashes at Hemet-Ryan

HEMET — Minor injuries have been reported after a US Air Force plane based out of March Air Reserve Base in Moreno Valley crashed at Hemet-Ryan Airport this afternoon, Thursday,  Sept. 12. Two occupants managed to walk away from today’s crash, which left the plane upside down in a dirt field south of W. Stetson Ave. and east of Warren […]

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One dead, two hospitalized after Perris attack – one arrested

PERRIS — One woman is dead and two other people were hospitalized with traumatic injuries after a deadly incident that happened in Perris late Friday, Sept. 6. Some unconfirmed witness reports from the scene indicate at least one or more of the three victims were possibly stabbed and that the alleged suspect fled the scene before crashing at the intersection […]

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As one Hemet chase was ending, motorcyclist leads officers on second pursuit

HEMET — A motorcyclist who fled from officers was apprehended after leading officials on a high-speed pursuit that ended when the man crashed into another vehicle this afternoon, Thursday, Sept. 5. After the high-speed crash, the rider fled from the scene of the collision and was eventually taken down by a well-aimed less-lethal Taser deployment. He was later arrested and […]

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Officer attacked, four Hemet teens arrested during middle school melee

HEMET — Four students were arrested and one required medical treatment after a near riot broke out at Rancho Viejo Middle School Friday afternoon, Aug. 23, according to Hemet PD officials. The students arrested, who range in age from 13 to 15-years-old, now face charges including felony assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, inciting a riot, participating in a […]

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Man’s hand blown off after igniting explosive device outside Hemet 7-Eleven

HEMET — Authorities are investigating after a man had part of his hand partially amputated when he allegedly ignited an explosive device – possibly a firework – outside a Hemet 7-Eleven convenience store early this morning, Wednesday, Aug. 21. The explosion, which officials say blew part of the man’s hand off and caused “severe, but non-life-threatening injuries,” happened in the […]

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4 arrested, drugs recovered, during Hemet search warrant

HEMET — Four people were arrested, and officers seized more than 20 grams of methamphetamine, Fentanyl and Xanax packaged for sales, and ammunition for two types of weapons, when law enforcement officials from multiple agencies served a search warrant at a Hemet apartment complex yesterday evening, Aug. 15. SEE OTHER RECENT HEMET HEADLINES: Reports of gun-wielding man in Hemet lead […]

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Reports of gun-wielding man in Hemet lead to arrest

HEMET — A probationer who was reportedly seen waving a gun near a Hemet restaurant was arrested without incident after numerous Hemet police officers converged on the scene, Tuesday, Aug. 13. Although the weapon the man was seen with turned out to be a realistic-looking replica firearm, the alleged suspect was arrested for violation of probation. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Huge police response after reports of shots fired & victims possibly down in Banning hills

BANNING — Reports of a possible active shooter with potential victims down in the rugged Banning hills, west of Hwy 243 and south of Interstate 10, led to a massive police and medical response, yesterday afternoon, Sunday, Aug 11. Although the victims have alleged that a person began firing upon their group of seven people as they rode through the […]

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Man found dead inside Menifee home after hours-long standoff

MENIFEE — A man who officials allege was armed with a handgun and refusing to exit a Menifee residence was found deceased inside the home after an hours-long, barricaded standoff Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 7. Early reports from the scene indicated the man was possibly suffering a mental health crisis. Although officials have not confirmed that as fact, they did report […]

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SJ man arrested after double shooting that killed man, wounded boy, 10

HEMET — Authorities in Hemet are investigating a double shooting that left one man dead and a 10-year-old boy hospitalized with a gunshot wound, Thursday afternoon, July 11. The deadly shooting happened in the 400 block of S. Carmalita St.  A man on PRCS probation for felony evading police and weapons violations has since been arrested and charged in the […]

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