News Flash Home
The original item was published from 12/11/2012 9:34:00 AM to 12/19/2012 12:05:00 AM.

News Flash

Police

Posted on: December 11, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Stolen Vehicle from Menifee Pursued in Hemet

Hemet Police Pursuit Menifee Stolen Vehicle

On Monday, 12/10/12, at about 9:50pm, Hemet Police Officer Dean Benjamin saw a Black 1997 Honda Civic in the area of Inez Street and Latham Avenue. A check of the Honda's license plate alerted officers that the vehicle had been recently stolen out of Menifee. Additional Hemet Police officers began converging on the area.

The officers activated emergency lights in attempt to conduct a traffic stop but the driver did not yield and accelerated away. The Honda went through several more stop signs and a pursuit was initiated. The vehicle traveled at a high rate of speed to westbound Menlo Avenue.

With lights and sirens blaring, the suspect driver sideswiped another vehicle in the 2400 block of W. Menlo Avenue. Following this minor collision, the suspect over-corrected, struck the curb, rolled over, and struck a Verizon utility pole near the intersection of Menlo and Kirby.

The suspect driver was able to exit the Honda on his own and was taken into custody without further incident. The driver was transported to the hospital and will be booked into jail following any needed treatment.

The driver of the sideswiped vehicle was not injured. The entire pursuit lasted about one minute and covered just over one mile.

Arrested: Anthony Fleming, 21 Years, from Hemet.
Charges: Possession of Stolen Vehicle, Felony Evading, and DUI.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Police

rental repair

RENTAL PROPERTY REPAIR PROGRAM

Posted on: November 9, 2022
NFC - Ribbon Cutting

Outdoor Fitness Court Launch

Posted on: October 24, 2022
fall fest (1)

Hemet Fall Festival

Posted on: October 24, 2022
Open 5 days A Week

City Hall to Open 5 Days a Week

Posted on: September 12, 2022
Screen Shot 2022-06-23 at 6.04.22 PM

We Need Your Opinion!

Posted on: June 23, 2022
Movie Night Flyer-3

Community Movie Night This Friday!

Posted on: June 13, 2022
clean up-1

Community Dump Day This Saturday!

Posted on: June 13, 2022
City Council Recap (1)

September 28 City Council Meeting Recap

Posted on: September 30, 2021
Hemet Fire Chief - Eddie Sells

HEMET WELCOMES NEW FIRE CHIEF

Posted on: October 7, 2021
CM Updates September 2021 (1)

NEW! Updates from the City Manager

Posted on: October 25, 2021
Hemet Residential Lid Flipping Flyer _ SB 1383-page-001 (1)

Updates from CR&R

Posted on: February 2, 2022
2021-2022 Redistricting - City of Hemet-page-001

Redistricting Public Hearing

Posted on: February 8, 2022

Redistricting Community Workshop

Posted on: February 11, 2022
Boards

Volunteer for a Citizen Board

Posted on: March 17, 2022