Pedestrian struck in Hemet

HEMET – The California Highway Patrol responded today to a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle, possibly on purpose. It happened at 4:26 p.m. near 30215 Morse Road. The condition of the pedestrian was unknown, though the CHP reported that the crash caused major injuries. A CHP dispatcher said at 5:10 p.m. that officers had […]

Region-wide AB 109 compliance sweep nets 15 arrests

Region-wide AB 109 compliance sweep nets 15 arrests

Authorities conducted dozens of AB 109 compliance checks and made numerous arrests Wednesday, March 22, during a coordinated, region-wide operation. The sweeps comprised of unannounced compliance searches of individuals who are on Probation, Mandatory Supervision, Parole and Post Release Community Supervision. During the operation, the teams conducted 64 compliance checks, which resulted in the arrest of 15 […]

HEMET: Student airlifted in critical condition after hit by truck in front of school

HEMET: Student airlifted in critical condition after hit by truck in front of school

HEMET – A 16-year-old, West Valley High School student was critically injured when he was struck by a pickup truck while crossing the street towards his school early Friday morning, March 24. The boy was hit near the intersection of Mustang Way and Morgan Hill Road near West Valley High School in Hemet. Witnesses later […]

Hemet police chief updates council on homicide investigations

Hemet police chief updates council on homicide investigations

Hemet Police Chief David Brown, giving a crime and safety report to the city council, focused his attention on the efforts of his detectives to solve recent homicides following earlier public comments that were somewhat critical of the ongoing investigations. The report was given by the chief during the regular council meeting March 14. Two […]

Hemet opens special event funding application period

HEMET – The City of Hemet has announced that the 2017-2018 application period for community event funding opened March 13. Community groups and nonprofit organizations interested in partnering with the city to deliver events are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted from now to April 6, at 5 p.m. A City Council ad […]

TEMECULA: Hemet man arrested after attempting to conduct traffic stop on off-duty deputy

TEMECULA: Hemet man arrested after attempting to conduct traffic stop on off-duty deputy

TEMECULA – A Hemet resident was arrested Tuesday, March 14, after he allegedly attempted to pull over another motorist using law enforcement-style flashing lights and a siren. What the man did not realize was that the person he was trying to pull over was an off-duty Riverside County sheriff’s deputy. The deputy was traveling in the area […]

Bird watchers spot Bald Eagles over lakes

HEMET  – Bird watchers taking part in the U.S. Forest Service’s final bald eagle count of the winter season weren’t disappointed, spotting the birds of prey around Lake Hemet and other locations, rangers said today. The 39th annual winter census to estimate the number of eagles that migrated to Riverside and San Bernardino counties since November […]

HEMET: Man suspected of killing pedestrian arrested

HEMET  – A man suspected of running over and killing a pedestrian on a Hemet street was arrested today. Montez Landing, 42, of Valle Vista allegedly killed 66-year-old Daniel Silva on Tuesday near the intersection of Florida Avenue and Mayflower Street. Landing was booked into the Hemet Jail on suspicion of hit-and-run resulting in death, […]

Hemet man mowed down by hit-and-run driver

HEMET  – The motorist who struck and killed a 66-year-old man at a Hemet intersection remained at large today. The hit-and-run fatality occurred about 6:20 p.m. Tuesday at Florida Avenue and Mayflower Street, according to Hemet police. The victim, identified only as a Hemet resident, was crossing Florida Avenue when an SUV ran into him, Sgt. […]

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