A 34-year-old Menifee man suspected of smashing the windows of several Hemet businesses remained jailed today. The alleged vandalism occurred on Sunday and resulted in $30,000 worth of damage, said Hemet police Lt. Glen Brock. Evidence gathered by law enforcement officials led to a search warrant being served Friday in the 29000 block of Escalante […]
HEMET — City of Riverside police officials arrested a Hemet resident and known sex offender while serving a warrant at his residence Thursday, June 8. Officials allege the man committed “numerous sexual assaults on several children,” over the last fourteen years. The alleged crimes happened “between the years of 2003 to 2017,” Riverside police officials […]
It is often said, “Dogs are man’s best friend.” This is particularly found true for many returning wounded American military veterans who have experienced terrifying physical and mental trauma in combat or in service to the nation. Sandy Dee, a U.S. Army, medically retired, veteran, from Hemet is one of those who have seen what […]
Three of four Hemet men who committed back-to-back robberies in Murrieta, assaulting individuals who attempted to thwart them, were sentenced Wednesday, June 7, to prison terms ranging from two to four years.
HEMET — Officials have identified a man killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning, June 7. The deadly wreck happened on Highway 74 – which is also known as Florida Avenue within the City of Hemet city limits – at the intersection of Florida Avenue and Lake Street. Within hours of the fatal crash, Riverside County Coroner […]
Details are still emerging after a toddler was found wandering on a busy highway. The child, believed to be about 1-year-old, was first spotted walking in the lanes of traffic on Highway 74 in Valle Vista late Sunday night, June 4.
Two men who perpetrated a vandalism spree in Hemet, damaging windows and other property at seven locations, remain at large today, prompting investigators to seek the public’s assistance identifying them.
HEMET — A reportedly unstable man who was armed with a knife and hammer while holding the knife to his own throat was safely apprehended without incident Sunday, June 4. The subject, who was heard by City of Hemet emergency dispatchers yelling that he wanted to die, was taken into custody at the Devonshire Downs […]
HEMET — Reports of a fiery wreck in Hemet brought emergency first responders from multiple agencies rushing to the scene Saturday, June 3. The crash, which caused one vehicle to burst into flames, happened at the intersection of Domenigoni and Searl Parkways in Hemet. The accident happened at the entrance to the Western Science Museum […]
The Hemet City Council heard no protests or objections from landowners who have received “declarations of hazardous condition” advising them weeds, rubbish and other debris must be cleaned up during a public hearing May 23 in the city hall chambers. Hemet Fire Chief Scott Brown told the council that under the city’s Municipal Code Section […]