Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies arrested local Alfredo Tartaglia on suspicion of felony assault with a deadly weapon and elder abuse. According to an RCSD Hemet station press release, Tartaglia was arrested after witnesses and a surveillance video confirmed his identity. Deputies arrested him at his residence after a brief struggle and booked him into the […]
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The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department conducted an intensive week of raids and interrogations in Idyllwild that resulted in 12 arrests. The police operation began Monday, Aug. 20 in response to a rapid escalation of property crimes in greater Idyllwild over the last year. Hemet Station’s Lt. Dean Agnoletto coordinated the action. By Monday, Aug. 27, […]
The Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit completed two rescues on the Fourth of July. Long accustomed to interruption of holiday celebrations, the RMRU team began one mission around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3rd. Two hikers from the San Francisco area had left the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway mountaintop station at 2:15 p.m. for a day […]
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Southwest Detention Center confirmed on Wednesday, May 30 that Ron Kimmerle, 49, of Pine Cove had been released at midnight that day. The SDC deputy said Kimmerle’s release was federally mandated “because of jail overcrowding.” Because of the federal release, Kimmerle did not have to post bail. Riverside County Superior […]
Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Idyllwild local Joshua Cody Benson, 21, on suspicion of committing felony assault. The attack took place around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23 near Mountain Top Liquor on Highway 243 when Benson assaulted another man. The individual assaulted received injuries sufficient to require hospitalization. Paramedics from Idyllwild Fire Protection District […]
Riverside Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station deputies arrested Pine Cove resident Ron Kimmerle, 49, on suspicion of making criminal threats, a felony under California Penal Code 422. Hemet Station Special Investigations Supervisor Sgt. Wallace Clear confirmed the charges for which Kimmerle was arrested. The arrest occurred around noon on Monday, May 7 at Kimmerle’s Pine Cove […]
Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a search of a home in the 26800 block of Highway 243, near Idyllwild School. Two marked RCSD black and white patrol cars and 3 unmarked cars, and a total of 7 law enforcement personnel, arrived to conduct the search just sometime before 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28. Hemet […]
About 150 greater Idyllwild residents attended a community meeting …
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station Commander, Captain Scot Collins and staff will meet with Hill community members at a town meeting to discuss the recent escalation in criminal activity in the Idyllwild area, including an armed robbery and a growing number of felony crimes to property.