Felony traffic stop of stolen vehicle temporarily halts activities at busy Hemet car wash

HEMET — Citizens trying to get their vehicles washed at a Hemet car wash had their day delayed when Hemet PD conducted a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle that pulled into the business, Wednesday afternoon, May 23. Employees and customers at Car Wash Depot, located southwest of the intersection of N. State Street and Latham Avenue, had their activities […]

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Motorcyclists killed in early morning head-on collision with truck on Ramona Expressway

NUEVO — Details are beginning to emerge after two motorcyclists were killed when their motorcycle collided head on into an oncoming truck early Friday morning, May 25. The deadly collision happened along a sweeping curve on Ramona Expressway at Martin Street in Nuevo, according to CHP officials. CHP and Riverside County Sheriff’s officials along with other emergency first responders were […]

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Bottled OJ baron gets big boost after being featured on Facebook news group page

Today’s Lighter Side of the News… Нажмите здесь, чтобы посмотреть русский перевод. HEMET — A young, Hemet area entrepreneur, selling “fresh squeezed orange juice” along busy Florida Avenue, got a huge boost in his OJ sales after he was recently interviewed by a San Jacinto Valley-based community news group on Facebook. Will Whelan, of Hemet Valley Incidents, spotted the bottled […]

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UPDATED: HEMET: Woman, 49, fatally struck while jaywalking across San Jacinto St ID’d

UPDATED: Thursday, May 17, 1 p.m. HEMET – Officials have identified a woman killed while attempting to cross San Jacinto Avenue late last night. Despite life-saving efforts the victim died at the scene. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials identified Jane Dasilva, 49, of Heme, as the woman killed in the collision. According to a coroner’s release Dasilva succumbed to her injuries […]

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UPDATE: One dead, two arrested, after Hemet man repeatedly stabbed inside home

HEMET — Barely 12 hours after Hemet’s first homicide of 2018, officials investigating last Sunday night’s murder of a man repeatedly stabbed inside his mobile home located and apprehended two men they say were responsible for the victim’s death. The pair was taken into custody during a dramatic high-risk, felony traffic stop that temporarily shut down Florida Avenue during lunch-time […]

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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 man, 28, ejected and crushed by vehicle, ID’d – intoxication ruled out for SJ driver

(Writer/Editor’s note: Although RCNS obtained both photos and video of this fatal accident, for the sake of the family, none were included due to their graphic nature.)   HEMET — Officials have identified a 28-year-old Hemet resident who died after he was ejected from a vehicle last Wednesday evening, May 9. After being ejected the victim was crushed by the […]

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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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Victim, repeatedly stabbed during home invasion at Desert Palms MHP, critically injured

HEMET — Officials are investigating after a group of men allegedly stormed a Hemet mobile home and repeatedly stabbed a man late Sunday night, May 13, before fleeing the area on foot. According to witnesses at the scene, the uncooperative victim sustained multiple stab wounds and was eventually rushed to an area hospital. City of Hemet Police and Fire personnel […]

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