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450 E. Latham Ave.
Hemet, CA 92543

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Michael Arellano

Homicide Investigation

Homicide Investigation

Shooting Homicide Investigation
Hemet, Calif. — On Sunday, October 29, 2023, at approximately 11:23 pm, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call reference an unresponsive male discovered at a mobile home park in the 200 block of West Kimball Ave. Officers arrived on scene and located a deceased adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. The name of the victim will not be released at this time pending official notification of his family.

Gang Task Force / P.A.C.T. Sweep

Gang Task Force / P.A.C.T. Sweep

Hemet, Calif. — On October 4, 2023, Operation “10-4”, a large-scale joint operation between the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force (Region 3) and Central P.A.C.T. (Post-release Accountability & Compliance Team) conducted an operation that focused on compliance checks and warrant services on those individuals on Parole, Probation, Mandatory Supervision, and Post Release Community Supervision (P.R.C.S.). The locations were in the City of Hemet, City of San Jacinto and surrounding areas.
Approximately 150 law enforcement personnel participated in this operation, involving the following teams from the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force (Region 1- Coachella Valley, Region 2-Banning/Beaumont Region 3- Hemet/San Jacinto, Region 4- Murrieta/Temecula, Region 6- Lake Elsinore/Perris and Region 7- Corona/Norco), Central P.A.C.T, East P.A.C.T, San Jacinto Special Enforcement Team, Beaumont Crime Suppression Unit, Lake Matthews Special Enforcement Team, Hemet PD R.O.C.S. Team, Murrieta PD Special Enforcement Team and Community Policing Team, Menifee Special Enforcement Team and POP team, Riverside County Probation, RAID (Riverside Auto-Theft Interdiction Detail), California State Parole, and Riverside County Sheriff’s Dept.- Cois Byrd Detention Center Team participated in the operation.

Homicide Investigation

Homicide Investigation

Hemet, Calif. — On Saturday, April 1, 2023, at approximately 10:56 pm, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call of gunshots heard in the 1800 block of W. Devonshire Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult victim suffering from several gunshot wounds.

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and a time to put safety in the driver’s seat. The Hemet Police Department will be actively looking for drivers throughout the month who are in violation of the state’s hands-free cell phone law.

Shooting Homicide Investigation

Hemet, Calif. — On Sunday, March 24, 2024, at approximately 4:51 p.m., the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received several calls reference a shooting in the 1300 block of West Fruitvale Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and located two female adult victims suffering from gunshot wounds.  Officers began providing medical aid for both victims prior to them being transported to a local hospital.  Unfortunately, one victim ultimately succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.