Southbound Jefferson St. north of Avenue 49, La Quinta
Sergeant Sal Gonzalez
Deputies responded to a two-vehicle traffic collision in the southbound lanes of Jefferson St. north of Avenue 49. After the vehicles cleared the roadway, Deputies suspected one of the parties, caused the collision, she was identified as Adriana Suarez, 36 years of La Quinta and she was displaying the objective signs and symptoms of impairment. Suarez refused field sobriety tests and deputies had probable cause to believe Suarez was DUI caused by alcohol impairment. Suarez was transported to Thermal Sheriff Station for a warrant blood draw. Suarez was subsequently booked at the Indio Jail for 23152(a) C.V.C.
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).
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.
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