Three men arrested after Hemet murder

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities have announced the arrest of three men in connection with the murder of a Hemet man late last year. The victim’s lifeless body was discovered in the 34000 block of Bautista Road, in an unincorporated Riverside County area in the hills southeast of Hemet, Nov. 30, 2020. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Missing San Jacinto man, 21, […]

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Months-long search for missing Hemet woman, 73, ends in tragedy

MOUNTAIN CENTER, Calif. — Authorities today announced that the seven-month search for a missing Hemet woman tragically ended with the discovery of what was believed to be her remains in the Mountain Center area near Idyllwild earlier this month. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials have since confirmed that the discovered remains were that of 73-year-old, Rosario Garcia, who was reported missing […]

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San Jacinto pursuit ends in multi-vehicle Hemet crash

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Four people were reportedly hospitalized when a stolen vehicle pursuit that began in San Jacinto ended in a spectacular multi-vehicle crash in Hemet yesterday afternoon, Tuesday, Feb. 16. The alleged suspect, a felon on Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) probation, was immediately arrested after the crash, which happened at the intersection of Menlo and Palm avenues. […]

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Three 150 mph San Jacinto valley pursuits in one night lead to man’s arrest

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — A Vista man who allegedly led officers on three dangerous, high-speed pursuits in the Hemet/San Jacinto valley in one night and later fled the scene of a solo-vehicle, high-speed crash in Temecula was apprehended, according to California Highway Patrol; who said the man hit speeds in excess of 150 mph while fleeing from officers. At the […]

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Corona man who once drove to Arizona to have sex with “teen” charged with having sex with sexually trafficked minor in Hemet

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — Authorities say a Riverside County man was arrested earlier this month after allegedly engaging in sexual acts with a minor who was being sexually trafficked in Hemet. Based on the initial information gathered by the Hemet Police Department, the case was turned over to the Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force (RCAHT), for further investigation of possible […]

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Kidnapped from Hemet and dumped in Lake Elsinore, woman safe, man arrested

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — Out of jail on bail from other recent alleged crimes, a Lake Elsinore man was arrested again after deputies say he kidnapped a woman from the Hemet area Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 9. Authorities say the suspect eventually forced the victim out of his car in Lake Elsinore and stole her purse before driving off. LEADING THE […]

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Hemet men arrested after caught burglarizing Murrieta vehicles

MURRIETA, Calif. — Authorities say three Hemet residents were arrested in Murrieta after a quick-thinking resident spotted what appeared to be a vehicle burglary in progress early Saturday morning, Feb. 6. The citizen then called 911 to report the suspicious circumstances they were witnessing. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: CHP motor officer seriously injured after sideswiped on I-10 in Whitewater Driver […]

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No injuries reported after Hemet mobile home destroyed by fire

HEMET, Calif. — No injuries were reported after a residential structure fire tore through a Hemet mobile home this afternoon, Friday, Feb. 5. The blaze forced the closure of several streets in the area while firefighters worked to extinguish the fire, which happened at the Sun Valley Estates mobile home park in the area of S. Elk Street and W. Acacia […]

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UPDATE: Suspects arrested after San Jacinto car to car shooting that killed pregnant dog

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Authorities say two men have been arrested in connection with a car to car shooting in San Jacinto that ended in the death of the victim’s pregnant dog last December. Both men remain in custody, with one being held in lieu of $1.12 million dollars while the other remains incarcerated with his bail set at $500,000. Officials […]

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Pair arrested after Hemet WaBa Grill burglary – Thousands in cash, property recovered

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities say a man and woman were arrested after allegedly breaking into and burglarizing the Hemet WaBa Grill at the intersection of N. Sanderson and W. Devonshire avenues early this morning, Monday, Feb. 1. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Rifle-wielding man trying to kill estranged wife fatally shot after high-speed chase UPDATE: Gunman who fired at deputies fatally shot […]

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