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Press Release: DUI Traffic Collision
Agency: Palm Desert Police
Station Area: Palm Desert
Written Date: April 19, 2019 Time: 2:00 am
Incident Date: April 18, 2019 Time: 11:11 pm
Incident Location: Panorama Drive and Candlewood Street, Palm Desert
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Donald Olson
File Number(s): T191080169


Dalena Lopez

On April 18, 2019, at 11:11 pm, officers from the Palm Desert Police Department responded to a traffic collision near the intersection of Panorama Drive and Candlewood Street, Palm Desert.  The investigation revealed, Dalena Lopez, 32 years of Palm Desert, was northbound on Panorama Drive when she collided with a parked car.  Dalena showed signs of being under the influence and was subsequently arrested after completing field sobriety tests.  Dalena’s blood alcohol concentration was .13%.  Dalena was uninjured but was transported to a local area hospital as a precaution.  Dalena was later booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio for driving under the influence of alcohol.

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 Wilhite from the Palm Desert Police Department, at (760) 836-1600, or they can call in anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867).

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



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