Letter to the editor

My email to you is in response to your article written Nov. 5, “Hemet Police plans to speed up the process to carry a concealed weapon.” I am frankly horrified that this process would speed up versus slow down. This means that there are more people who can carry a weapon in public and have […]

HEMET: Hit and run collision injures two

HEMET – Hemet police sought the public’s help today to identify the driver of a car that collided with a compact vehicle, injuring two people, then fled the scene. The hit-and-run collision occurred about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Acacia and Lyon avenues, according to Hemet Police Department Sgt. Dan Reinbolt. The suspect […]

SAN JACINTO: Man fleeing from Hemet PD causes major wreck

SAN JACINTO: Man fleeing from Hemet PD causes major wreck

SAN JACINTO – Details are still emerging about a major-injury, multiple-vehicle, rollover traffic collision that happened Thursday, Dec. 22. The wreck happened at the intersection of N. State Street and Cottonwood Avenue in San Jacinto and involved seven vehicles, including one vehicle that had been involved in a dangerous, high-speed pursuit with Hemet police officers shortly before […]

Ex-con killed in confrontation with deputies identified

HEMET – A parolee fatally shot following a sheriff’s pursuit in Hemet was identified Friday as a 27-year-old San Jacinto man. Anthony Vallejo was killed Wednesday after allegedly leveling a pistol at Riverside County sheriff’s deputies. According to sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Michael Vasquez, deputies spotted Vallejo about 4:30 p.m., driving in the area of California Road and state Route […]