Hemet family headed to Disneyland shot at during road rage incident, Perris woman arrested

A woman who officials allege fired a handgun at a family of seven headed to Disneyland was later located and arrested more than twenty miles from where the shooting happened. The violent encounter occurred in an unincorporated area on Highway 79, also known as Lamb Canyon, between the cities of San Jacinto and Beaumont. California Highway Patrol officers began investigating the road rage-related […]

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HEMET: Internet cafe owner, 64, arrested after undercover operation uncovers illegal gambling

HEMET — Detectives assigned to Hemet Police Department’s recently formed Crime Suppression Unit arrested a 64-year-old, Moreno Valley man, Jan 17, after determining he was operating an illegal gambling business at a Hemet Internet cafe. The illegally operating gambling business, Lyon Entertainment Center, is on the 1600 block of W. Florida Avenue near the intersection of Lyon Avenue. After Wednesday’s undercover operation, detectives arrested George […]

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HEMET – Sheriff’s bomb squad called out to inspect and detonate suspicious package

HEMET — Sheriff’s bomb squad members assisting Hemet Police Department investigating a suspicious package later detonated the item, early Monday evening, Jan. 15. The investigation caused the temporary closure of Florida Avenue, between Hamilton and Palm Avenues, in Hemet. Although details are still emerging, after members of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Hazardous Device Team detonated the suspicious package they determined it had posed […]

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HEMET: Woman sustains minor injuries after single-vehicle rollover

HEMET — A woman had to be cut free from a vehicle that overturned after leaving the road and clipping a large tree, Sunday night, Jan. 14. The accident happened just north of the intersection of N. Palm and W. Fruitvale Avenues in Hemet. City of Hemet Fire and Police personnel and other emergency first responders were dispatched to the […]

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HEMET: Man arrested after dangerous, high speed pursuit

HEMET — Details are still emerging after authorities arrested a man who led them on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit through several residential neighborhoods in Hemet, Monday afternoon, Jan. 15. The pursuit began shortly before 3:30 p.m., when City of Hemet police officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on an older, grey, Honda. Although it was not immediately known why officers attempted […]

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HEMET: 73-Year-old Hemet resident killed in solo-vehicle rollover

HEMET — A 73-Year-old Hemet resident died after he was involved in a single-vehicle, rollover accident, late Friday evening, Dec. 29. The fatal rollover happened in the area of State Street and Domenigoni Parkway in Hemet. The deadly crash was one of two deadly wrecks that happened less than six miles apart in Hemet over the New Year’s holiday weekend. SEE RELATED: Hemet man […]

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HEMET: GTF officers make quick apprehension in Sears robbery investigation

HEMET — Officers arrested at least one person in connection with a robbery that happened at a Hemet Sears, Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 26. The Sears where the incident happened is at the Hemet Valley Mall on the 2200 block of W. Florida Avenue. City of Hemet police officers were dispatched to the business about 1:50 p.m., after receiving reports of a […]

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Newly promoted Hemet PD Chief Webb discusses R.O.C.S. Team accomplishments, future plans

HEMET — Hemet Police Department’s newly promoted police chief, Rob Webb, recently discussed the Department’s R.O.C.S. Team and how their efforts are bringing improvements to the city and department. SEE RELATED: Newly released FBI statistics indicate Hemet’s violent crime down by 32%, felony arrests up by 40% Today’s message from Chief Webb follows on the heals of a Nov. 30 Hemet PD […]

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VALLE VISTA: Two riding moped, given as early Christmas present, shot at – passenger killed

VALLE VISTA — A person who witnesses described as a male between 16 and 23-years-old, was shot and killed while riding with another male on a moped scooter, Tuesday morning, Dec. 19. The fatal shooting happened on De Waide Avenue near Earle Court, north of E. Florida and west of Fairview Avenues, in the unincorporated community of Valle Vista. Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire, […]

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HEMET: Minor injuries, after accident sends SUV plowing through wall and into mobile homes

HEMET — Two drivers sustained minor injuries after a traffic collision sent a large SUV hurtling through a wall and into two mobile homes, Friday afternoon, Dec. 8. The accident, that left both mobile homes and several parked vehicles damaged, happened near the intersection of Kirby Street and W. Oakland Avenue in Hemet. Hemet Police and Fire personnel responded to the […]

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