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Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Hemet, CA. – On Monday, April 1st, 2024, at approximately 2:14 PM, Hemet Police Communication Center began receiving multiple 9-1-1 calls in reference to a rollover traffic collision within the Echo Hill Estates, located at 1700 S. State Street. Officers arrived and located a black GMC Envoy which had obvious signs of being involved in a rollover collision. Further investigation revealed that the GMC was the only vehicle involved in the crash and the sole occupant of the vehicle had succumbed to his injuries prior to life saving measures being attempted.

The Hemet Police Department’s Traffic Bureau responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. The preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of the GMC had been traveling eastbound within the mobile estates and for an unknown reason accelerated, leaving the roadway. The identity of the deceased driver is being withheld pending family notification. No public roadways were closed related to this incident.

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

stabbing homicide update

Update on stabbing homicide occurred on September 18, 2023, at approximately 12:35 a.m.

“On January 22, 2024, this case went to jury trial and Goodwin was found guilty of murder. 

On March 1, 2024, Goodwin was sentenced to 26 years to life in prison for her involvement.”

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Juvenile Intentionally Drives Vehicle into Residence

Hemet, Calif. — On Sunday, January 28, 2024, at approximately 3:32 p.m., the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call reference a 14-year-old female juvenile having a mental health episode at a residence located in the 3000 block of Sydney St.  While officers were responding to the location, the juvenile drove her sister’s vehicle away from the residence while her sister was in the back seat.  Moments later, the vehicle collided into a residence in the 400 block of Madrid St. 

Upon officer’s arrival at the Madrid St residence, they located the vehicle unoccupied.  Video obtained from the residence depicted the juvenile driver exiting the vehicle after the collision.  The juvenile and her sister fled on foot but were immediately located at the Sydney St residence. Based on the investigation and statements obtained, the juvenile was detained and placed on a 72-hour mental health involuntary hold per 5150 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Bicyclist Killed in Traffic Collision 

Hemet, California – On Saturday, January 13th, 2024, at approximately 6:30 PM officers from the Hemet Police Department responded to a traffic collision on San Jacinto Street near the intersection of El Nita Lane, in the City of Hemet. Upon arrival, first responders located a bicyclist trapped under a vehicle.  Life-saving measures were attempted but tragically, the bicyclist succumbed to his injuries after being transported to a nearby hospital.  The adult male’s identity is being withheld pending notification to his family.   Hemet Police Traffic Investigators responded and assumed the investigation. 

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Deceased Male Located in Park

Hemet, Calif. — On Thursday, December 28, 2023, at approximately 11:31 a.m., the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call reference an unresponsive male at Gibbel Park located at 2500 West Florida Avenue. Hemet Fire Department personnel arrived on scene and pronounced the elderly male deceased.  Hemet Police Officers assumed the investigation and notified The Riverside County Coroner’s Office.  The preliminary investigation does not indicate the death is suspicious in nature.

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Hours Long Barricade Results in Arrest

Hemet, Calif. — On Monday, November 6, 2023, at approximately 7:30 am, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call reference a restraining order violation in the 2800 block of Marilee Court. Officers arrived on scene and contacted the victim along with two children outside of the residence.

The investigation revealed, 46-year-old Angel Carrillo of Los Angeles, was inside the residence with another juvenile. Carrillo barricaded himself in the residence with the child and refused to exit. Officers were eventually able to remove the child from the residence; however, Carrillo refused to surrender.

Based on the circumstances, the Southwest Cities Swat Team, which Hemet PD is a member of, responded to the residence and assumed negotiations with Carrillo. After several hours of barricading himself in the residence, Carrillo was subsequently taken into custody.

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

shooting on Domenigoni Parkway

Hemet Police Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred within the 3800 block of Domenigoni Parkway near Sanderson Avenue. The incident happened on Friday, October 13th, 2023, at 4:13 PM. The male victim was driving on Domenigoni Parkway near Sanderson Avenue when he was struck by gunfire. It is unknown where the bullet came from or who fired the shot, but the investigation is underway.

Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Detective Cortez at (951) 765-2433 or provide anonymous information through the Hemet Police Department’s smartphone app, available for free in the Apple App Store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android users. Anonymous tips are always accepted

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Suspects Arrested for Multiple Burglaries

Hemet, Calif. — On Monday, October 9, 2023, in the early morning hours, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received calls for service in the community known as Seven Hills. The calls for service were in regards to residential burglaries and attempted residential burglaries. Officers responded to each incident and preliminary information revealed all incidents were related. The Hemet Police Department’s Investigations Bureau assumed the investigation and utilized the Riverside County Gang Impact Team’s (GIT) assistance. During the investigation, two suspects were identified.

“Click It or Ticket” Campaign Reminds to Always Buckle Up

For Memorial Day Weekend, the Hemet Police Department reminds travelers to always buckle up and secure children in the right car seats when visiting friends and family.

This year’s Click It or Ticket campaign runs from May 20 to June 2. During this time, the Hemet Police Department will have additional officers on patrol actively looking for drivers and passengers who are not wearing a seat belt. This includes vehicles where children are not secured in child safety seats or the right safety seats for their age.

Share the Road and Look Out for One Another

May is National Bicycle Safety Month, and the Hemet Police Department is encouraging everyone to get active and safely take bike rides while at the same time reminding drivers to be on the lookout for more people biking and walking.