Hemet woman killed when thrown from pickup
A 26-year-old Hemet woman was killed in the early morning hours of June 15 when she was thrown from her pickup truck after it rolled on Interstate 10 in San Bernardino, authorities said.
The woman, identified by authorities as Daisy Martinez, died from injuries suffered in the crash that occurred about 3:35 a.m. near Tippecanoe Avenue, according to the CHP.
Martinez was driving a 2007 Chevy Silverado westbound when the truck struck the center divider guardrail, then continued down an embankment. Martinez, who the CHP said was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle after it hit the guardrail. She was thrown into the right lane, where she was struck by two vehicles, police said. Both two drivers stopped. Officers arrived to find the pickup on its side in a field off of the roadway.
The CHP asks that anyone with information on the crash to call the agency at 909-383-4247.
Clerk allegedly embezzles $100,000
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Office, Hemet Station, began investigating a complaint of a possible embezzlement occurring at the Pine Cove Market, 23235 Highway 243, Pine Cove. The initial report claimed there was an abnormally large amount of money that could not be accounted for missing from business. The Sheriff’s Hemet Station Investigation Bureau received the case and began investigating.
Further investigation revealed, Vincent Gillman, 50 years of age from Pine Cove, who is an attendant at the market, apparently had been stealing cash from the register and ATM machine on a routine basis, according to investigators. It is believed Gillman had embezzled over $100,000 during an eight-month period.
Gillman was arrested and booked into the Larry Smith Correctional Facility on suspicion of PC 503 – Embezzlement.
Anyone with information regarding the above incident should contact the Hemet Station Investigation Bureau at (951) 791-3400.