HEMET: Man suspected in vandalism spree jailed

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 […]

Alleged Hemet sex offender arrested, accused of ‘numerous sexual assaults on several children’

Alleged Hemet sex offender arrested, accused of ‘numerous sexual assaults on several children’

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 […]

A Pawsability 4 Veterans opens service dog training center

A Pawsability 4 Veterans opens service dog training center

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 […]

HEMET: DUI suspected in fiery, two-car wreck

HEMET: DUI suspected in fiery, two-car wreck

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 […]

Hemet Fire Department moves on weed abatement notices

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 […]