Hemet motel room explosion brings huge response

HEMET, Calif. — Police and fire officials are investigating the cause of an explosion inside a motel room that rocked the Hemet Travelodge earlier today, Tuesday, Oct. 20. One man suffered burns and other injuries to both his arms and face, while another man was taken into custody at the scene. Although officials have not released any information about their […]

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After shooting ex-wife’s boyfriend, man shoots self at end of pursuit

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities and witnesses say a man shot his ex-wife’s boyfriend before leading deputies on a pursuit from Hemet to Winchester Thursday morning, Oct. 15. The incident, which began on the 40000 block of Clark Dr., between San Jacinto and Girard streets and ended about 10 miles away at the intersection of Winchester Rd./Hwy 79 and Simpson St., […]

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Videos disprove claims of police violence after Hemet car theft arrest

HEMET, Calif. — Following the arrest of a parolee who was found driving a stolen vehicle in Hemet Tuesday, morning, Oct 13, allegations have surfaced that Hemet police officers were seen using excessive force and beating the handcuffed man while making the arrest. Although several people claimed to have witnessed what one woman described as the “brutal and unnecessarily violent” […]

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Area residents furious after second major Hemet pursuit & attempted murder of officers in 4 days

HEMET, Calif. — A man who led Hemet police officers on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle was arrested on assault on a police officer with a deadly weapon and other felony charges yesterday morning, Tuesday, Oct. 6. During the chase, the fleeing man reached speeds up to 100 mph and at one point swerved at and attempted […]

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BREAKING: Pursuit, rolling shots fired, crash, shock SJ valley residents

WRITER’S NOTE: This is a breaking story with few verified facts, other than details gathered from official radio traffic at the time. None of the involved agencies has released any official details regarding this pursuit, crash or shooting as of this breaking story. As such, some of the facts and details could change as more information becomes available. -TM HEMET, Calif. […]

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Sheriff’s chopper spots drunk driver, HPD makes arrest

HEMET, Calif. — A suspected drunk driver was apprehended in Hemet after a Sheriff’s aviation crew spotted a recklessly speeding pickup truck and called in Hemet PD officers to assist in making a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 22. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: 3 RivCo inmates ID’d in beating death of fellow inmate Beaten by grandson, 41, elderly victim dies […]

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Elderly woman critical, grandson, 41, charged with attempted murder

MENIFEE, Calif. — Authorities say an elderly Menifee woman remains hospitalized in critical condition and that her 41-year-old grandson was arrested and charged with her attempted murder Friday afternoon, Sept. 18. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Investigation continuing after Hemet man fatally shot – Victim ID’d Hemet woman, 66, killed in crash involving mobility scooter ID’d Moreno Valley DUI pursuit ends […]

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Woman, 39, killed crossing Hemet street

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities say a 39-year-old Hemet woman has died after she was struck by a car while trying to cross a busy Hemet street Friday evening, Sept. 18. The deadly collision, which was the second pedestrian involved fatality to happen in Hemet in the last four days, occurred on the 600 block of Stetson Ave., between Gilbert St. and […]

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Swift arrest made after Hemet murder

UPDATED: Friday, Sept. 18, 1 p.m., With additional information and arrest details. Originally Published: Thursday, Sept. 17, 3:55 p.m. HEMET, Calif. — Authorities allege a state prison parolee, who was out on bail for another recent assault with a deadly weapon charge, has been arrested after they say he fatally shot a man in Hemet early Wednesday morning, Sept. 16. The […]

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Investigation continuing after Hemet man fatally shot – Victim ID’d

UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 17, 10:15 a.m., With victim’s identification. Originally Published: Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1:30 p.m. HEMET, Calif. — Authorities say a homicide investigation is underway after a man’s lifeless body was found in the unincorporated Hemet area of Gilman Springs Rd. and Highway 79 Saturday morning, Sept. 12.  LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: EPA issues emergency drinking water order to Oasis […]

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