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Tag: "Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station"

Commercial burglaries lead; public help needed to identify/update

Commercial burglaries lead; public help needed to identify/update

Update following Friday night community meeting, Sgt. Wallace Clear in attendance. About 25 local merchants and others attended a second community meeting called by organizers to develop strategies to respond to recent commercial burglaries in Idyllwild. Hemet Station Special Investigations Supervisor Sgt. Wallace Clear spoke to the group. According to Clear, station deputies patrolling in […]

Tartaglia pleads guilty, is sentenced

Alfredo Tartaglia, 26, of Idyllwild pleaded guilty to one felony count of assault of a person by force and was sentenced to three years in state prison, according to John Hall, Senior Public Information Specialist, Riverside County District Attorney’s Office. The plea and sentence took place on Thursday, Jan. 10. Police arrested Tartaglia on Friday, […]

Kidnapping, carjacking, injury at bottom of Highway 74

Around 8:40 am. on Saturday, Dec. 29 a Riverside County Sheriff’s community service officer stopped to give assistance to an injured man on Highway 74, east of Strawberry Creek, between Mountain Center and East Hemet. The man reported he had been fueling his car at a station on Chicago and Florida around 5:30 a.m. when […]

Burglars hit Fairway and Village Hardware

Burglars hit Fairway and Village Hardware

In circumstances similar to previous commercial burglaries, including time of night and means of gaining entry, burglars broke into two Idyllwild businesses — Fairway Market and Village Hardware — in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 14. Burglars used tools to break the glass of the front door of Fairway Market, succeeding in gaining […]

Four burglars attempt Fairway break in

Four burglars attempt Fairway break in

Four burglars, hooded, two carrying axes, attempted to break in to the Fairway Market early Tuesday morning, Nov. 6. Although they did not succeed in forcing entry, according to Fairway manager Diana Johnson, this attempt is similar to the Shell station burglary on Thursday morning, Oct. 29. This also took place at about the same […]

Sheriff's raid nets two arrests

Sheriff’s raid nets two arrests

On Monday, Aug. 20 Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a second search of a home in the 26800 block of Highway 243, near Idyllwild School that led to the arrest of two men. Law enforcement had previously searched the same home in an earlier operation on March 28.   Deputies arrived in five unmarked and […]

RMRU completes another night rescue of injured hiker

The Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit completed another all-night rescue of a badly injured hiker in the Marion Mountain Trail and Black Mountain drainage area. A father and son got off trail, lost and used a cell phone to summon help. Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station responded to the area of Marion Campground, Idyllwild, around […]

Ron Kimmerle arrested for third time in a month; charged with multiple burglaries

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department deputies again arrested Ron Kimmerle at his Laurel Drive home at around 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23. Special Investigations Supervisor Sgt. Wallace Clear confirmed that Kimmerle, 49, would be charged with multiple counts of residential burglary. This is Kimmerle’s third arrest in just under a month. It follows an April […]


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