HEMET: Plates from stolen vehicle lead to traffic stop, arrests

HEMET — Officials arrested two people who were stopped while driving a vehicle with license plates from a stolen car. The stop and arrests happened Wednesday evening, Feb. 22, in front of Quality Inn on the 1200 block of West Florida Avenue in Hemet. City of Hemet police officers were on patrol when they observed a red, 1995 Ford Mustang convertible being driven in the area […]

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Arraignment for armed-felon alleged to have threatened Norco College postponed

NORCO — A Norco felon who was arrested three days ago after allegedly posting “credible threats” to “shoot up” Norco College and was scheduled to be arraigned in Riverside today had his arraignment postponed until next month. While law enforcement officials from at least six local, state and federal agencies continue building their case, additional details regarding their ongoing investigation have […]

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HEMET: Reckless driver arrested after suspected DUI-related collision

HEMET — A woman suspected of driving under the influence was arrested after plowing into another vehicle earlier this evening. The DUI-related crash happened just minutes after 911 callers first reported that the woman was driving recklessly, speeding and running stop signs. Official radio traffic around 4:15 p.m. indicated Hemet PD was notified regarding a woman in a brown Lexus who was running stop signs […]

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HEMET: Motorcyclist hospitalized after two-vehicle crash

HEMET — A motorcyclist was hospitalized after he was involved in a collision with a car, Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 21. The accident happened on W. Acacia Avenue near the intersection of S. Gilmore Street, directly across the street from the Hemet Unified School District building, in Hemet. City of Hemet Police and Fire Departments along with other emergency first responders were dispatched to […]

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SAN JACINTO: Mercury spill at home displaces family

SAN JACINTO — A San Jacinto family was displaced earlier this evening, when Haz-Mat and Environmental Health officials were unable to give their home the all-clear after liquid mercury was spilled inside the residence. The Haz-mat emergency happened in a residential neighborhood on the 1700 block of Wheelbarrow Way, west of N. Ramona Boulevard. Ten firefighters from two engine companies […]

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HEMET: 6-year-old hospitalized after hit by car in residential neighborhood

HEMET — A young child was hospitalized after he was hit by a car earlier this evening. The accident happened on Mayflower Place, east of N. Mayflower Street, in a residential neighborhood lined by rows of apartments. City of Hemet Police and Fire Departments along with other emergency first responders were dispatched to Mayflower Place just before 5 p.m., after receiving a 911 call reporting […]

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REDDING: Explosives found in back yard force elementary school evacuation

REDDING — A Sheriff’s bomb squad that was called in to help search for explosives at a private Redding residence near an elementary school later located two separate packages of an explosive material similar to C4, according to authorities. Because of the investigation’s close proximity to Buckeye Elementary School, which was the scene of a police shooting just eight days earlier […]

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RIVERSIDE: Trio sought after attacking female manager, customer during robbery

RIVERSIDE — Authorities are seeking the public’s help identifying three people who allegedly attacked a female store manager while stealing about $700 in store merchandise. Officials allege the suspects then rammed a good Samaritan’s vehicle and pointing an AR-15-style rifle at the man before fleeing the area. The robbery and violent attacks happened at a Dollar General Monday afternoon, Jan. 22, on the 4100 block of Tyler […]

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HEMET: Four hospitalized after three-car, chain reaction pile-up

HEMET — At least four people were hospitalized after a three-vehicle, chain reaction traffic collision, Monday afternoon, Feb. 12. The minor-injury accident happened at the intersection of Florida Avenue and Golden Village, near the Target Shopping Center, in Hemet. City of Hemet Police and Fire Departments along with other emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash about 1:30 p.m., […]

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HEMET: Report of fire scares the “living daylights” out of Daylight Donuts’ fans

Today’s lighter side of the news… HEMET — Donut lovers from across the San Jacinto Valley got the scare of their lives earlier today when reports of a fire at Hemet’s own Daylight Donuts and Midnight Munchies spread like an Internet wildfire. Reports of thick black smoke seen billowing from the roof of the popular eatery caused a near, city-wide panic and brought cops, firefighters […]

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