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Palm Desert Station

Posted on: May 3, 2020

Discharging a Weapon at a Moving Vehicle, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition Arrest



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Discharging a Weapon at a Moving Vehicle, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition Arrest
Station Area:Palm Desert
Written Date:May 1, 2020Time:5:42 PM
Incident Date:May 1, 2020Time:1:00 PM
Incident Location:40770 Breezy Pass Rd. Unit B, Palm Desert
Reporting Officer:Sergeant David Morton
File Number(s):T201220153


On Friday, May 1, 2020 at 1742 hours, Palm Desert Station deputies responded to a report of a subject shooting at a moving vehicle within the Royal Palm gated community. There were numerous reports that the suspect, Rayshaun Devon Sinclair, 48 years, of Palm Desert, had shot numerous times at a fleeing vehicle. Palm Desert Special Enforcement Team, K-9 units, Gang Task Force, and patrol deputies responded to the residence where witnesses stated Sinclair ran into. Deputies apprehended the suspect without incident and recovered a stolen bolt action rifle and numerous rounds of ammunition inside the residence. Sinclair was booked at the Indio Jail.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is asking anyone with additional information to contact Deputy Emil Stan at (760) 836-1600 or call anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867) and reference incident T201220153.

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s Crime Tips online form.

Rayshaun Devon Sinclair

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