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Press Release: Handgun in Vehicle
Agency: La Quinta Sheriff
Station Area: Thermal
Written Date: June 7, 2019 Time: 2:30 PM
Incident Date: June 6, 2019 Time: 9:47 PM
Incident Location: City of La Quinta
Reporting Officer: Sergeant David Smith – La Quinta Sheriff
File Number(s): LA191570081


Ricardo Esquada

The La Quinta Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Team (SET) conducted a traffic stop at Highway 111 and Jefferson Street.  During the traffic stop a handgun was located.  The driver of the vehicle, Ricardo Esquada, 22 of Indio, was arrested and booked at the Riverside County Jail in Indio.     

Anyone with further information is encouraged to contact Sergeant D. Smith at the La Quinta Sheriff’s Department (760) 863-8803 or Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch (760) 836-8348.






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


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