Sheriffs celebrate one year anniversary of Mountain Station dedication

Sheriff Chad Bianco, center, and Captain Leonard Purvis, right, join deputies in cutting the ribbon at the dedication of the Mountain Station in 2020. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
Riverside County Sheriffs recognized the one-year anniversary of the dedication of the Mountain Station at Lake Hemet Tuesday, Dec. 7. “We are celebrating,” Sergeant Bryan De Loss said. “It’s been one year since our Lake Hemet Mountain Station has been open and staffed.” At the direction of Sheriff Chad Bianco, and with the support of County Supervisor Chuck Washington, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Hemet Station/Lake Hemet substation began consistently staffing sergeants, deputies and a community service officer to serve the Mountain Communities beginning Dec. 3, 2020. These personnel were in addition to the marijuana enforcement and other resources already deployed and available to the citizens residing in the Mountain Communities. Bianco shared the f
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