Hemet, Calif. — On Monday, February 6, 2023, at about 3:41 pm, the Hemet Police Dispatch Center began receiving calls about a traffic collision that had just occurred in the intersection of Cawston Ave. and Devonshire Ave. in the City of Hemet. The initial callers reported that two vehicles were involved and that at least two people were unconscious. Hemet Police and Fire Department units immediately responded to the location.
Motorist Dies in Fatal Traffic Collision
On Friday, January 27, 2023, at approximately 9:36 pm, Hemet Police Officers responded to a major injury traffic collision near the intersection of Florida Avenue and Acacia Avenue. Officers arrived and located a gray Toyota Corolla off the south roadway edge of Florida Avenue and gray Toyota Tacoma within the eastbound lanes of Florida Avenue.
Monterey Park Shooting Suspect
Hemet, Calif. – Monterey Park shooting suspect Huu Can Tran had a residence in the 5000 block of W. Florida Avenue in Hemet. The lead agency in this investigation, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, executed a search warrant on his residence.
Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Operations Scheduled
As millions of families throughout the state hit the road to visit friends and family this Thanksgiving holiday, the Hemet Police Department reminds drivers and passengers of the importance of wearing a seat belt and the deadly consequences of not buckling up.
A Hemet Police Department Officer was involved in an officer-involved shooting on Sunday, November 20, 2022.Independent investigators from the Riverside County Force Investigation Division, as well as those from the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office and the Hemet Police Department, responded to start their investigations. These investigations are just beginning, and the scene is still active as of this release.
Hemet Police Department Awarded Grant to Deter Unsafe Behaviors, Increase Safety on Roads
The Hemet Police Department will increase patrols throughout the community and provide other traffic safety programs to help reduce the number of serious injuries and deaths on roads with the newly awarded OTS Grant.
Homicide Suspect Arrested
An arrest has been made following an ongoing homicide investigation leaving one male dead in the city of Hemet. The suspect is being held on a $2 million bail.
Passenger Killed In Traffic Collision
A passenger was killed when a black Nissan sedan and Toyota SUV collided Tuesday, October 18, 2022, on Warren Road, north of Stetson Avenue.
Traffic Collision Leaves Two Pinned Under Vehicle
A traffic collision in Hemet leaves two pinned under a vehicle. Officers arrived on scene and quickly used a car jack to lift a pick-up truck from the individuals pinned under it.
Active Homicide Investigation
The Hemet Police Department’s Detective Bureau is investigating a Homicide case after discovering a deceased adult female with visible injuries in the 400 block of West Stetson Avenue in Hemet, California.
Share the Road and Look Out for One Another During Bicycle Safety Month
May is National Bicycle Safety Month, and the Hemet Police Department is encouraging more people to get active and safely take bike rides.
“Bicycling is a great means of transportation and recreation, and everyone deserves to ride to their destination safely,” Traffic Sergeant Gabriel Gomez said. “Let’s look out for one another and share the road, share the responsibility.”
Hemet Police Department Launches Drone as a First Responder Program
The Hemet Police Department launched a new Drone as a First Responder (DFR) Program to enhance its law enforcement capabilities. The DFR program will use small, remotely operated Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), also commonly referred to as drones, to provide law enforcement with critical information as they respond to calls for service and emergencies.