Hemet Police Department to use grant to increase traffic safety

Hemet Police Department to use grant to increase traffic safety

The Hemet Police Department will be using a $130,000 grant to try to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries in the city, officials said. The grant, provided by the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long program, will go toward such things as DUI saturation patrols; bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement; distracted driving enforcement; […]

Hemet man, 20, suspected of drugged driving in Menifee

Hemet man, 20, suspected of drugged driving in Menifee

Deputies arrested a 20-year-old Hemet man who they believe was impaired by drugs when he crashed into a cement truck and went off into a ditch on the side of the road in Menifee on Thursday, Nov. 9, sheriff’s officials said. Austin Gregory Mikels was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs […]

HEMET: One killed in suspected DUI crash

HEMET: One killed in suspected DUI crash

HEMET – A head-on collision at a Hemet intersection involving a motorist suspected of being under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol killed one person and injured two others, police said today. The crash occurred at 4:37 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Sanderson and Acacia avenues, said Sgt. Dan Reinbolt of the Hemet Police […]

DESERT HOT SPRINGS: Suspected DUI Driver Leads Deputies on Pursuit, Crashes in Desert Hot Springs

DESERT HOT SPRINGS (CNS) – An allegedly drugged driver led deputies today on a pursuit that ended with a crash in Desert Hot Springs. Solomon David Friese, 24, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer, reckless evading of a peace officer and […]

MENIFEE: Bicyclist and Vehicle Collision

MENIFEE- A bicyclist suffered severe injuries today in Menifee when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a suspected drunken driver who was arrested. The crash was reported around 2 p.m. in the 30000 block of San Rafael Street where the bicyclist was struck by a Jeep Cherokee, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s […]

PERRIS: Driver in fatal crash to be arrested for drunk driving

PERRIS – A 23-year-old drunken driving suspect who was injured in a head-on collision near Perris that killed his passenger will be facing felony charges after he’s released from the hospital, authorities said Monday. The crash occurred about 12:20 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Cajalco and Wood roads in Mead Valley, just west of […]

INDIO: Woman in custody for December DUI crash

INDIO – A young woman accused of driving drunk and triggering a fiery Christmastime crash in Coachella, then trying to flee on foot and destroy blood samples drawn to determine her blood-alcohol level, was in custody today in lieu of $50,000 bail. Daniela Montano, 20, of Bermuda Dunes, was arrested Sunday in Thermal in connection […]

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 […]

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