BREAKING: Body found inside car behind Valle Vista shopping center

UPDATED: Sunday, May 19, 3:40 p.m. VALLE VISTA — Sheriff’s officials have confirmed that a “suspicious death” investigation is underway in Valle Vista, after a man’s body was found in a sedan parked behind a Stater Bros and Dollar Tree, northeast of E. Florida and New Chicago avenues and west of Ramona Expressway. According to witnesses at the scene, the […]

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Too drunk to stand, driver arrested after DUI crash

HEMET — A man, apparently too intoxicated to stand on his own, was arrested for driving under the influence after he mowed down a Hemet traffic signal Sunday afternoon, May 12. Yesterday’s crash happened at the intersection of Meridian and Florida avenues. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Bus driver & 2 special needs students injured after car hits SJUSD bus Woman […]

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Bus driver & 2 special needs students injured after car hits SJUSD bus

HEMET — An unlicensed and uninsured motorist driving an unregistered vehicle plowed into the side of a San Jacinto Unified School District bus carrying special needs students Thursday afternoon May 9. Yesterday’s minor-injury collision happened in the 700 block of E Fruitvale Ave., between Santa Fe and Buena Vista streets in Hemet. The collision caused minor injuries to the bus […]

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BB gun-wielding Hemet man safely detained, hospitalized for evaluation

HEMET — A Hemet resident was safely detained and later hospitalized for a mental health evaluation after the man’s mother called 911 to report her son was acting erratically at the family’s residence and was possibly armed with a handgun. The woman’s call for help this morning, Saturday, April 20, brought officers from around the city, who eventually located the […]

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Tasers, pepperballs, bean-bag shotgun used to subdue gun-wielding Hemet man

HEMET — A probationer who was seen walking through a Hemet neighborhood with a handgun was arrested after resisting officers Friday morning, April 19. According to witnesses at the scene, officials who responded to the incident used Tasers, pepperball rifles, and a bean-bag shotgun to subdue the uncooperative subject. Officers recovered a handgun at the scene and later reported the […]

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Propane tank driver loses consciousness after Hemet bee swarm attack

UPDATED: Friday, April 19, 11:30, With update/correction and writer’s note Writer’s note: Since the publication of this report, RCNS was contacted by Allison Platz, Marketing Manager for Delta Liquid Energy and Arro Autogas, who explained, “Recently, Expo Propane in Pomona acquired assets from Delta Liquid Energy/Arro Autogas including the truck that was a part of your article.” “Unfortunately, when this […]

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Valle Vista probation sweep nets multiple arrests

VALLE VISTA — Numerous probationers were arrested this afternoon, Thursday, April 11, after deputies and special team members conducted a coordinated probation sweep throughout the Valle Vista area, east of Hemet. LEADING THE HEMET HEADLINES: Shots fired send officers scrambling into Hemet neighborhood UPDATE: Hemet man, 27, identified after fatal Hwy 74 crash Many questions remain after Hemet dog fatally […]

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Shots fired send officers scrambling into Hemet neighborhood

HEMET — Several people were detained but later released after Hemet police officers reported hearing gunshots near the east alley of Latham and Hamilton avenues, Wednesday evening, April 10. Officials did not locate or recover any weapons, according to sources at the scene. Officers who heard the gunfire were reportedly on a call involving a man who last weekend fatally […]

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Two injured, one hospitalized, after Hemet rollover

HEMET — Two drivers were injured and one was hospitalized after a two vehicle, rollover traffic collision in Hemet Tuesday afternoon, April 9. Yesterday’s crash, which left one woman trapped inside her overturned vehicle, happened just north of the intersection of Florida and Lyon avenues. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Hemet man, 27, identified after fatal Hwy 74 crash Woman’s […]

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