UPDATED: HEMET: Officials investigating murder-attempted suicide

UPDATE: Jan. 25, 5 p.m. HEMET – Officials have provided additional information about yesterday’s murder-attempted suicide investigation. The investigation began Tuesday, Jan. 24, about 2:47 p.m., after the Hemet Police Dispatch Center received a 911 call from a subject who told dispatchers that a family member, later identified as Vincent James Marples, 33, of Hemet, had called and told her that […]

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MENIFEE: Hemet man who attacked student at MSJC’s Menifee campus sentenced

MENIFEE – A Hemet resident accused of attempted rape, assault with intent to commit rape, and false imprisonment was sentenced Monday, Nov. 28. The man was arrested Oct. 4, after he allegedly accosted an 18-year-old female in a gender-neutral restroom at Mt. San Jacinto College’s campus at 28237 La Piedra Road in Menifee Oct. 3. In a plea arrangement with the District Attorney’s […]

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MORENO VALLEY: Jogger escapes would-be kidnapper

MORENO VALLEY – Riverside County sheriff’s officials are seeking the public’s help in identifying a vehicle involved in an attempted kidnapping that occurred near the intersection of Hidden Springs Drive and Mountain View Road in the City of Moreno Valley Thursday, October 13. The area where the attempted kidnapping happened is in the Hidden Springs area in the northwestern area of the city. […]

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Officers save woman who hanged herself at Hemet Jail

HEMET – A woman who was being booked into jail on suspicion of domestic violence Tuesday, July 19, attempted to hang herself at City of Hemet Police Department’s Jail. The early morning incident happened at 3:44 a.m. During the booking process, an alert officer discovered the female prisoner had hanged herself in a jail cell using a telephone cord. The officer […]

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Montclair man arrested for Moreno Valley attempted murder

MORENO VALLEY – Investigators located and arrested a man for attempted murder and other charges on Tuesday, July 12 three days after he allegedly stabbed another man on Saturday, July 9. In the early morning on Saturday, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Moreno Valley Police Station responded to a report of an adult male who had been stabbed. A 911 caller reported the victim […]

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RIVERSIDE: Two arrested for weekend killing of two, wounding of two others

RIVERSIDE – Riverside Police Robbery/Homicide detectives arrested two men, charged with shooting four different men in two separate fatal incidents. The two early morning shootings occurred just one day apart Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26. Two of the four men who were shot died from their injuries. Following investigative leads, detectives located Victor Gastelum and Jacob Gamboa III […]

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Parolee shot with own gun during attempted robbery in Hemet

On-Scene photograph: J.P.Kemp / Epicenter News   HEMET – A robbery suspect was shot with his own gun during an early morning struggle with a victim he was attempting to rob, June 15, according to Hemet Police Lieutenant Eddie Pust. The attempted robbery and shooting happened in the 1100 block of Rosalia Ave, in Hemet. The robbery suspect – who was […]

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Two suspects flee after failed robbery attempt at San Jacinto CVS

SAN JACINTO – Two men tried unsuccessfully to rob a San Jacinto pharmacy Thursday, April 29. No one was reportedly injured during the attempted robbery and the business, a CVS Pharmacy located in the 100 block of South Sanderson Avenue, in San Jacinto, quickly returned to business. Riverside County emergency communications dispatchers received the first of many calls regarding the failed […]

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Man arrested in Hemet after attempted carjacking and fighting with officers

Trevor Montgomery   HEMET – Officers arrested a San Diego man on Tuesday, Feb. 23rd, after he attempted to steal a vehicle from an auto dealership and then tried to carjack at least one or more vehicles that were stopped at a light, at the intersection of West Florida and Cawston Avenues. The suspect then allegedly attacked and fought with responding officers […]

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