Nuevo man, 35, killed in four-vehicle crash ID’d after fleeing from Hemet officers on stolen motorcycle

UPDATED: Sunday, May 8, 10:14 a.m., With release of Coroner’s information. Originally Published: Friday, May 6, 6:45 a.m. HEMET, Calif., — Authorities say a man on a stolen motorcycle who was seen driving recklessly and running a stop sign before fleeing from an officer who attempted to conduct a traffic enforcement stop was killed moments later when he plowed into […]

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Hemet woman, 26, ID’d after deadly Gilman Springs crash that injured five others

MORENO VALLEY, Calif., — Authorities say a Hemet woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Moreno Valley Sunday evening, May 1. Five other people were injured, four of whom were hospitalized, in the collision, which occurred in the area of Gilman Springs Road, just west of Kevin Road, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Major injuries reported after head-on […]

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Alleged gunman arrested after fatal shooting of Hemet man, vehicle pursuit

HEMET, Calif., — Authorities say the murder of a Hemet man led to the swift arrest of another man, after the alleged gunman led officers on a short pursuit Friday, April 29. The deadly shooting, which snuffed the life of 37-year-old Matthew Lunsford, a popular and well-liked produce manager at Hemet’s WinCo, happened in the East Hemet area of Dartmouth […]

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Ejected driver airlifted with critical, life-threatening injuries after speeding through “stale red light” and hitting SUV

HEMET, Calif., — Authorities say a driver was critically injured and suffered “numerous life-threatening injuries” after he was ejected when he ran a “stale red light” and crashed at high speed into an SUV last night, Wednesday, April 13. The crash, which forced the hours-long closure of Warren Road, happened at the intersection of W. Florida Avenue, according to officials. LEADING […]

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SRS announces nearly $14 million sale of Ramona Plaza in Hemet

HEMET, Calif., — SRS Real Estate Partners’ National Net Lease Group (NNLG) recently announced it had completed the $13.95 million sale of Ramona Plaza, a 102,546-square-foot retail center located at the northeast corner of E. Florida Avenue and San Jacinto Street in Hemet. Constructed on 6.41 acres in 1974, Ramona Plaza was 88% occupied at the close of escrow, with […]

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Wanted felon arrested after high-speed pursuit that began in Menifee and ended in Hemet

MENIFEE, Calif., — Authorities say a high-speed, multi-agency pursuit that began in Menifee and ended in Hemet led to the arrest of a wanted felon Friday afternoon, April 1. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Navy Serviceman killed after crashing into big rig in Beaumont Driver, 54, dies after fiery crash into tree off Hwy 60 in Moreno Valley Teen fatally shot inside […]

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Hemet bicyclist, 74, killed after veering in front of motorist in San Jacinto

SAN JACINTO, Calif., — Authorities say an elderly bicyclist was killed when he veered his bike into oncoming traffic and was struck by a passing motorist in San Jacinto early Saturday evening, March 26. The deadly collision occurred on Lake Park Drive south of Soboba Road and forced the hours-long closure of Lake Park Drive, according to officials. LEADING THE […]

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Hemet man accused of murdering cellmate ordered to stand trial

INDIO, Calif. — A felon in custody on a fugitive from justice warrant who stands accused in the bludgeoning death of his cellmate while being housed at the John Benoit Detention Center in Indio last July was ordered yesterday to stand trial for the man’s brutal murder. The murdered inmate, John Hemmer, 48, of South Dakota, was awaiting trial after […]

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Hemet man found with unregistered weapons & high-capacity magazines arrested in Cabazon

CABAZON, Calif., — Authorities say a Hemet man is facing more than a dozen felony charges after being found sitting inside a vehicle where multiple unregistered weapons and high-capacity magazines were discovered in his possession Wednesday evening, March 9. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Hemet murder leads to local man’s swift arrest Local man, 28, ID’d after Riverside 3-vehicle rollover collision Men […]

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Hemet murder leads to local man’s swift arrest

HEMET, Calif., — Authorities say a man was arrested for murder after an assault with a deadly weapon left another man dead in an unincorporated part of Hemet late Tuesday evening, March 8. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Motorcyclist airlifted after Aguanga crash Local man, 28, ID’d after Riverside 3-vehicle rollover collision DUI alleged after local man seen recklessly driving at […]

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