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 […]

HEMET: Bomb squad called for dud grenade

HEMET – A dud hand grenade was found in a Hemet neighborhood, but it’s unclear who had been in possession of it and why, authorities said today. The device was located in the 400 block of North Buena Vista Street, near Oakland Avenue, about 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to Hemet police Lt. Eddie Pust. He […]

HEMET: Man accused of beating 4-year-old to death

HEMET – A man suspected of fatally beating his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son was arrested today on suspicion of murder. Derwin Vining, 27, was booked into the Hemet jail following an investigation into the death of the child, whose name has yet to be released by Riverside County coroner’s officials. Hemet police Lt. Eddie Pust said […]

Three women from 2 different area Stater Bros. allege manager sexually harassed them

Three women from 2 different area Stater Bros. allege manager sexually harassed them

Three Hemet-area women have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment involving a Stater Bros. store manager and two of the grocery chain’s area locations. One of the stores is in Hemet on W. Florida and N. Sanderson Avenues and the other is in San Jacinto on S. San Jacinto and W. Esplanade Avenues. Court […]

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 […]

HEMET: Missing man found

HEMET -A 70-year-old man with cancer who went missing Friday in Hemet was found today, police said. Authorities made the announcement via the San Jacinto police Twitter page. Clyde Nelms had last been seen leaving his residence in the 26000 block of Cornell Street around 7 a.m. Friday, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. […]

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