DUI sweeps in San Jacinto

S■ By Mary Ann Morris / Editor ome think if they just don’t show up for a court hearing, the police won’t have the manpower to come find them, and in some cities that may be true. However, if your violation is a DUI, don’t count on it. San Jacinto Police Officers armed with dozens…

Hemet City Council awards CDBG grants

S■ By Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Reporter ome strides were made on the community level as the Hemet City Council unanimously approved the 2017/18 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) ad-hoc committee recommendations, securing funds for selected nonprofit applicants. The CDBG ad-hoc committee, comprised of Mayor Pro Tem Michael Perciful and Councilwoman Karlee Meyer, interviewed all…

HPD shoots, wounds Oceanside homicide suspect

■ Mary Ann Morris / Editor One shot was fired and one suspect injured when the Hemet Police Department attempted to arrest two Oceanside homicide suspects on Friday. The HPD was requested to assist the Oceanside Police Department with an active homicide investigation, according to Lt. Eddie Pust. At approximately 3:16 p.m., HPD officers observed…