PUBLIC SAFETY BRIEFS – July 13, 2017

Traffic Collision Kills Motorist, Injures Two Others On Sat., July 1 at about 4:37 p.m., Hemet Police Officers responded to a traffic collision which occurred near the intersection of Sanderson Avenue and Acacia Avenue in the City of Hemet. Officers arrived on scene and learned a stolen 1998 Honda Civic had collided head-on into a…

CRIME REPORTS – July 13, 2017

HEMET Monday, June 19 Theft from Vehicle, 900 Block Ivy St. Assault with Deadly Weapon, 1800 Block S. San Jacinto Av. Theft from Vehicle, 500 Block Palm Av. Theft of Vehicle, 45000 Block ST. Hwy. 74 Property Crime, 300 Block Florida Av. Property Crime, 300 Block Latham Av. Theft of Vehicle, 100 Block Harvard St.…

PUBLIC SAFETY BRIEFS – June 29, 2017.

Dehydrated hikers rescued The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) received a call of two distressed hikers on the north face of Tahquitz Rock on June 24 at about 6:30 p.m. The Department’s Aviation Unit was called and successfully located the hikers. With the assistance of the Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit, a hoist operation was initiated…

Skateboarding purse snatcher nabbed

O■ By Trevor Montgomery n Friday June 9, City of Hemet police officers quickly located, identified and arrested a subject who allegedly snatched a purse from an elderly victim at a business before racing away on his skateboard. The incident occurred in the 99 Cents Only Store parking lot at the Target Shopping Center in…

CRIME BRIEFS – June 22, 2017.

Hate Crime in San Jacinto On June 15, 2017, at 3:57 a.m., officers from the San Jacinto Police Department responded to a report of vandalism at a residence. Officers found the resident’s vehicles parked in the drive way, had been spray painted with anti-semitic symbols and derogatory words towards their race. Officers determined this vandalism…

CRIME BRIEFS – June 8, 2017

Burglary victim aids in suspect’s arrest On May 30, 2017, the San Jacinto Police Department responded to a residential burglary in the 1000 block of Agape Ave. The suspect entered through an open garage door and stole items from a vehicle in the garage including a debit card, cell phones and an iPad. The victim…

CRIME REPORTS – June 8, 2017

HEMET Monday 22 Theft from Vehicle, 400 Block Thornton Av. Theft from Vehicle, 1200 Block Cawston Av. Theft from Vehicle, 4200 Block Berkley Av. Theft of Vehicle, 2700 Block Upton Pl. Breaking & Entering, 1400 Block Brentwood Way Theft, 200 Block Chambers St. Kidnapping, 800 Block Devonshire Av. Tuesday 23 Theft from Vehicle, 300 Block…

CRIME BRIEFS – June 1, 2017

High-speed pursuit, crash, in Hemet Hemet police officers arrested an alleged car thief at the end of an early morning vehicle pursuit on May 27. The pursuit, which lasted about 15 minutes, ended when the driver of the alleged stolen car lost control and crashed into a fence. The suspect fled from the car and…