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Press Release: DUI Traffic Collision
Agency: Palm Desert Police
Station Area: Palm Desert
Written Date: April 02, 2019 Time: 1:35 AM
Incident Date: April 01, 2019 Time: 10:20 PM
Incident Location: Hwy 111 x Desert Crossing, Palm Desert
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Christopher Ternes
File Number(s): T190910141


Monica Garza

On Monday, April 1, 2019, at approximately 10:20 PM, officers from the Palm Desert Police Department responded to a traffic collision near the intersection of Highway 111 and Desert Crossing, in the city of Palm Desert.   Upon arrival, officers observed a two-vehicle collision and contacted all parties.  Monica Garza, 40 years of Palm Desert, showed signs and symptoms of being under the influence of alcohol.  Garza was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and was later transported to a local hospital as a precaution.  Once treated, she 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 about this incident is urged to contact Officer Lina Gama from the Palm Desert Police Department at (760)836-1600, or they can call anonymously at (760)341-STOP (7867) and reference incident #T190910141.


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