HPD Chief to retire by year’s end

Police Chief Dave Brown contemplates run for Riverside County Sheriff ■ Melissa Diaz Hernandez Editor “After much thought and deliberation with my family and close colleagues and in prayerful consideration, I have decided to retire from the Hemet Police Department within the next 12 months, most likely by the end of 2017,” began Police Chief…

San Jacinto supports auto theft task force

L■ Kyle Selby / Reporter ast Tuesday, Chief John Salisbury of the San Jacinto Police Department introduced the Riverside Auto Theft Interdiction Detail (RAID) to City Council for a letter of support toward an increase in their licensing fees. Task force commander Lt. Mario Lucio from California Highway Patrol and Sergeant Sean Brown from the…

Death at Ai Spa – CPRA update

■ Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Reporter The death of a retired water department employee inside a local massage parlor has raised more questions that it has answered. The Hemet Police Department has yet to release even a redacted version of the police report to the public – adding to the lengthy list of denied public…