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Press Release: DUI Traffic Collision
Agency: Palm Desert Police
Station Area: Palm Desert
Written Date: April 15, 2019 Time: 6:45 AM
Incident Date: April 15, 2019 Time: 4:34 AM
Incident Location: Portola Avenue x Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Christopher Ternes
File Number(s): T191050010


Arturo Jimenez-Cornejo

On Monday, April 15, 2019, at approximately 4:34 AM, officers from the Palm Desert Police Department responded to a single vehicle traffic collision near the intersection of Portola Avenue x Frank Sinatra Drive, in the city of Palm Desert.   Upon arrival, officers observed a late model SUV overturned resting up against a block wall on Portola Avenue.  Contacted was the driver, Arturo Jimenez-Cornejo, 40 years of Las Vegas.  Jimenez-Cornejo was not injured and showed signs and symptoms of being under the influence of alcohol.  Jimenez- Cornejo was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and was later 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 about this incident is urged to contact Corporal Rovann Cleveland from the Palm Desert Police Department, at (760)836-1600, or they can call anonymously at (760)341-STOP (7867) and reference incident #T191050010.


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