OP/ED: Hemet FD survey reveals 90% of HFFA, Local 2342, firefighters distrust Chief Brown

Submitted by Jeffrey Monical November, 2017 survey indicated more than 90% of HFFA, local 2342, firefighters believe Chief Brown prioritizes his own career over Hemet’s emergency response needs. Hemet — Members of the Hemet City Firefighters Association, Local 2342, released the results of a membership survey that show firefighters are critical of Chief Scott Brown’s priorities as leader of the […]

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Hemet man arrested during burglary, vehicle theft investigation

HEMET — A man who officials allege burglarized a home and stole a pickup truck earlier this morning was later arrested after officers found the stolen truck parked in the driveway of the man’s home on the 500 block of Kerilyn Ln., northeast of E. Oakland Ave and N. Girard St., in Hemet. LEADING THE HEMET HEADLINES: HEMET: $1 million […]

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HEMET: Elderly driver injured after hitting power pole, knocking down mailbox

HEMET — An elderly driver was injured when his pickup truck went over a curb and struck a power pole before knocking over mailbox and coming to a stop near a tree and parked SUV in the front yard of a home. Officials at the scene said the man either fell asleep at the wheel or suffered an unknown medical […]

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HEMET: Two vehicle crash leaves two injured

HEMET –Two people sustained minor injuries after a small car crashed into a pickup truck pulling a trailer earlier this afternoon. Officials are still at the scene of the accident, which happened at the intersection of W. Menlo and N. Sanderson Avenues, in Hemet. LEADING THE HEMET HEADLINES: HEMET: $1 million bail for suspected police impersonator, officials seek additional victims […]

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Man who led officers over fences & across rooftops during dramatic chase arrested

HEMET — A man with multiple felony warrants was apprehended after leading authorities on a lengthy foot pursuit through residential neighborhoods and backyards, over fences and down alleys, and across rooftops, Sunday afternoon, Aug. 12. The dramatic foot chase began near San Jacinto Valley Cemetery and ended more than a half-mile away when the suspect was tackled by officers after […]

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HEMET: $1 million bail for suspected police impersonator, officials seek additional victims

HEMET — Authorities are seeking possible victims of a Hemet felon believed to have been impersonating a police officer throughout the southern Riverside County area. The man was in possession of weapons and ammunition when he was arrested in Hemet, Saturday morning, Aug. 11. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: RIVERSIDE: Wrong-way DUI driver kills mother and daughter in head-on crash PD […]

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HEMET: Man waving machetes in residential neighborhood apprehended

HEMET — Officers who responded to reports of a man walking in a residential Hemet neighborhood while waving two machetes quickly located and apprehended the man after a brief struggle earlier this evening. LEADING THE HEMET HEADLINES: HEMET: Man detained after stabbing at apartment complex Officials warning of lighting danger after AZ teens struck by lightning UPDATED: Shovel-wielding man who […]

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HEMET: Man detained after stabbing at apartment complex

HEMET — Officials are investigating a stabbing that happened earlier this evening at the Green Tree Park Apartments in Hemet. The complex is located on the 1000 block of Devonshire Ave., between N. Lyon and N. Palm Avenues. The victim, who was reportedly stabbed in the chest, was later transported to an area hospital and the alleged suspect was detained […]

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UPDATED: Shovel-wielding man who resisted HPD officers & beat K-9 later suffers cardiac arrest

HEMET — A man who had been using a shovel to break down an apartment door late last night later resisted arrest was rushed to a hospital after reportedly suffering cardiac arrest. Hemet PD has released very little information related to the violent confrontation, which happened near the 100 block of N. Hamilton, between Florida and Latham Avenues. Video shot […]

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HEMET: Toddler hospitalized after medical emergency at DMV

HEMET — A toddler was hospitalized after suffering a medical emergency at Hemet’s Department of Motor Vehicles this morning, when she reportedly suffered a seizure. Witnesses later said the tot was stable when paramedics arrived and began treating her. LEADING THE HEMET HEADLINES: HHS teacher arrested, accused of molesting students HEMET: Hundreds left without power overnight after SUV smashes into […]

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