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Press Release: Driving Under the Influence – Traffic Collision
Agency: La Quinta Police
Station Area: Thermal
Written Date: December 5, 2018 Time: 1:23 a.m.
Incident Date: December 5, 2018 Time: 12:17 a.m.
Incident Location: Highway 111 and Plaza La Quinta, La Quinta
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Chris Macken
File Number(s): LA183390001


Tony Rios

On December 5, 2018, at 12:17 a.m., La Quinta Police Officers responded a report of a traffic collision at the intersection of Highway 111 and Plaza La Quinta in La Quinta. Investigation revealed Tony Rios, 27 of Palm Desert, was driving in the area when he collided with a traffic sign. Rios was arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol and transported to a local hospital, as a precaution, prior to being booked into the Indio Jail.

The La Quinta Police Department would like to remind everyone not to drink and drive.  We are asking anyone with additional information of this incident to contact Officer M. Martinez at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station by calling 760-863-8990


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