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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Off-duty deputy apprehends hit and run suspect after Hemet 3-car wreck

HEMET — An off-duty sheriff’s deputy was instrumental in apprehending a hit and run suspect who fled after crashing into two cars in Hemet earlier tonight, Saturday, Nov. 3. One victim was hospitalized after the wrecks and the man who fled the scene is suspected of being under the influence and was later arrested. The three-vehicle crash happened on E. […]

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UPDATE: Family confirms body found in Menifee field that of missing 64-year-old

UPDATED: Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7:15 p.m., With confirmation of victim’s identity, additional details. MENIFEE — Authorities are investigating after a man’s lifeless body was found in a large, open, Menifee field earlier today. Family members later confirmed to RCNS that the body found was that of Rick Flasco, a 64-year-old, missing Menifee man. According to his family, Flasco had not […]

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HEMET – Hemet PD patrol vehicle heavily damaged after two-vehicle wreck

HEMET – A City of Hemet police patrol vehicle was heavily damaged and a second vehicle sustained moderate damage when the two vehicles collided. The accident, that left both vehicles inoperable, happened on the 1400 block of S. State Street near W. Thornton Avenue in Hemet. Hemet Police and Fire personnel, California Highway Patrol officers and other emergency first responders […]

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Hemet vegetation fire quickly extinguished with help from citizens

Firefighters from Hemet Fire Station #4, located less than one block from the one-half acre vegetation fire, arrived within minutes of the reported fire.┬áRobin Montgomery / RCNS photo   HEMET – ┬áSeveral residents came to the aid of Hemet Fire Department in fighting a vegetation fire at the southeast corner of Thornton and Cawston Avenues. Countless citizens who live in […]

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