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Press Release: Driving Under the Influence – Traffic Collision
Agency: Palm Desert Police
Station Area: Palm Desert
Written Date: June 8, 2018 Time: 10:00 PM
Incident Date: June 7, 2018 Time: 11:22 PM
Incident Location: 74-000 block of Highway 111., Palm Desert
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Jose Tijerina
File Number(s): T181580135


Paul Levy

On Thursday, June 7, 2018, at approximately 11:22 PM, officers from the Palm Desert Police Department responded to a single vehicle traffic collision in the 74-000 block of Highway 111., Palm Desert.  It was determined the driver, Paul Levy, 57 years of Indian Wells, was traveling eastbound Highway 111 when he veered off the road and collided into a posted sign.  Levy did not sustain any injuries as a result of the collision, but during the investigation it was determined that Levy showed symptoms of being under the influence of alcohol.  Levy was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol, and was transported to a local hospital as a precaution.  Once treated, he was booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio. 

The Palm Desert Police Department encourages all drivers not to drink and drive. To report drunk drivers, please call 911. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to contact Officer Nicole Wilhite with the Palm Desert Police Department at (760) 836-1600, or call anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867) and reference incident #T181580135.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.

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