Cops quickly capture alleged robber

Cops quickly capture alleged robber

Deputies from the Hemet Sheriff’s Station responded to the report of a burglary in progress at the new Pizza Factory restaurant in the 56000 block of State Highway 371 just before 10:30 p.m. April 13. Upon their arrival, deputies confirmed a burglary had occurred and began working with the business owner Jordan Gitlin to identify any potential leads. Camera footage was reviewed […]

Purvis pledges to work with community to combat crime in Anza

Purvis pledges to work with community to combat crime in Anza

Administrators of two crime-fighting social media groups met with newly promoted Riverside County Sheriff Capt. Leonard Purvis Monday, March 6. Sheriff Stan Sniff recently designated Purvis as the incoming Commander of the Hemet Sheriff’s Station, replacing Capt. Joe Borja who has since retired. The meeting took place at Jilberto’s restaurant in Anza. Attending were Bud Elmore and Diane Sieker of Anza […]

Purvis tapped for lead role at Hemet Sheriff’s Station following retirement of Borja next month

Purvis tapped for lead role at Hemet Sheriff’s Station following retirement of Borja next month

Capt. Leonard Purvis has been tapped by Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff to replace Capt. Joe Borja as commander of the Hemet Sheriff’s Station who has announced his retirement next month. The announcement was made Thursday, Jan. 5, through a press release issued by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Media Information Bureau. Purvis will officially take command […]