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Press Release: DUI Traffic Collision
Agency: La Quinta Police
Station Area: Thermal
Written Date: 04/09/2019 Time: 0415
Incident Date: 04/09/2019 Time: 0151
Incident Location: Fred Waring Dr. x Adams Street, La Quinta
Reporting Officer: Sergeant George Acevedo
File Number(s): LA190990003


Dominic Erin Modesto

On 04/09/2019, about 0151 hours, La Quinta deputies responded to a call of a single vehicle collision on Fred Waring Drive and Adams Street. Investigation revealed the driver, Dominic Erin Modesto, 30 years of Indio, was traveling eastbound on Fred Waring Drive and drove onto the south sidewalk of Fred Waring Drive then collided into a wall at the southeast corner of intersection with Adams Street. Modesto was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and booked into the Indio Jail.

The La Quinta Police Department encourages all drivers not to drink and drive and encourages everyone wear their seatbelt.  To report drunk drivers, please call 911.  Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, at (760) 863-8990, or they can call anonymous tips at (760) 341-STOP (7867).


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