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Press Release: DUI Traffic Collision  
Agency: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department
Station Area: Thermal
Written Date: July 11, 2019 Time: 3:34 AM
Incident Date: July 11, 2019 Time:  2:26 AM
Incident Location: City of Coachella
Reporting Officer: Sergeant David Smith – Thermal Station
File Number(s): Y19192009


Mario Garcia Hernandez

On July 11, 2019, at 2:26 A.M., Deputies from the Coachella Sheriff responded to Grapefruit Blvd. and Tyler St. regarding a single vehicle traffic collision. During the investigation, deputies determined alcohol was a factor. The driver, Mario Garcia Hernandez, 44 of Indio, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Hernandez was booked at the Riverside County Jail in Indio.

Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is encouraged to contact Deputy Amezcua at the Coachella Sheriff’s Department (760) 863-8990 or Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch (760) 836-8348.


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