HEMET: Man arrested after wild motorcycle pursuit

HEMET: Man arrested after wild motorcycle pursuit

HEMET – Officers arrested a man after he fled from his motorcycle following a short, high-speed pursuit. The chase, that covered just under six miles and lasted ten minutes, wound its way through several neighborhoods, up and down city streets, through countless dirt fields, behind a shopping center, along Highway 74 and through several orange groves on […]

MENIFEE: Motorcyclist injured in head-on collision with power pole

MENIFEE: Motorcyclist injured in head-on collision with power pole

MENIFEE – A motorcyclist was seriously injured and his motorcycle was torn to pieces when the man smashed head-on into a utility pole while traveling at high-speed along a rural dirt road. The violent wreck, that snapped a utility pole in half and left motorcycle parts and debris strewn across the unimproved, dirt roadway, happened […]

HEMET: Possible road-rage incident leads to rollover accident

HEMET: Possible road-rage incident leads to rollover accident

HEMET – Two women were injured in a two-vehicle, rollover traffic accident following a possible road-rage incident Tuesday, May 9. The minor-injury wreck happened at the intersection of Stetson Avenue and State Street in Hemet after the driver of an SUV allegedly made repeated attempts to run a motorcyclist off the roadway. Stewart Sarringar was riding his motorcycle […]

SAN JACINTO: Motorcyclist injured in head-on collision

SAN JACINTO: Motorcyclist injured in head-on collision

SAN JACINTO – A motorcyclist was injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday, May 7. The head-on accident happened in a residential neighborhood at the intersection of Savory Lane and Avena Way southwest of N. Ramona Expressway in San Jacinto. After the accident, the motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Deputies from […]

SAN JACINTO: Temecula carjacking suspect arrested after stealing second vehicle

SAN JACINTO: Temecula carjacking suspect arrested after stealing second vehicle

SAN JACINTO – Officials from several different local law enforcement agencies worked together while tracking a carjacking suspect on a stolen motorcycle and ultimately taking the alleged suspect into custody. The man who was arrested, 28-year-old, Ryan Curtis Wilhite, of Murrieta, was wanted not only for stealing the LoJack-equipped motorcycle, he was also wanted for the armed-carjacking […]

UPDATED: HEMET: 58-year-old motorcyclist ID’d after deadly motorcycle accident

UPDATED: HEMET: 58-year-old motorcyclist ID’d after deadly motorcycle accident

UPDATE: April 25, 3 p.m. HEMET – Riverside County Coroner’s officials have identified the victim killed in yesterday’s fatal motorcycle accident that happened on Mountain Avenue west of Cedar Avenue in an unincorporated area of Hemet. Officials identified the man as Robert Pittenger, 58, of Hemet. Pittinger was pronounced dead at 2:12 p.m., less than twenty minutes […]

HEMET: Blinding morning sun blamed in fatal car versus motorcycle accident

HEMET: Blinding morning sun blamed in fatal car versus motorcycle accident

HEMET – A motorcyclist died Wednesday morning, April 12, after he was struck from behind by a driver who said she had not seen the motorcycle before smashing into it. The driver told investigating officers she had been temporarily blinded by the morning sunlight and never saw the motorcyclist prior to the impact. The deadly collision […]

MORENO VALLEY: Motorcyclist dies after hitting curb in solo-vehicle accident

MORENO VALLEY: Motorcyclist dies after hitting curb in solo-vehicle accident

MORENO VALLEY – A motorcyclist died after losing control and crashing into a curb Wednesday, April 12. The deadly, single-vehicle accident happened on John F. Kennedy Drive at the intersection of Ely Drive in Moreno Valley. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Moreno Valley Police Department responded to reports of a major injury traffic collision involving […]

TEMECULA: Motorcyclist killed in head-on collision

TEMECULA: Motorcyclist killed in head-on collision

TEMECULA – A motorcyclist died in a head-on collision with another vehicle Friday, April 7. The deadly accident happened in the area of Ynez Road, between Tierra Vista and Rancho Vista Road, in Temecula. Emergency first responders rushed to the scene of the deadly crash about 5:35 p.m., after several people called 911 to report the two-vehicle […]

HOMELAND: Menifee burglary suspect arrested after pursuit on stolen motorcycle

HOMELAND: Menifee burglary suspect arrested after pursuit on stolen motorcycle

HOMELAND – A suspected residential burglar was arrested after leading deputies on a high-speed pursuit while riding a stolen motorcycle Tuesday, April 4. The man was eventually tracked down by a sheriff’s K9, after he initially managed to elude authorities. The suspect, who was later identified as Jesse Wayne Osburn, 35, of Menifee, was booked into the […]

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