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Posted on: May 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Resisting a Peace Officer



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Resisting a Peace Officer
Station Area:Coachella
Written Date:May 26, 2020Time:12:00 PM
Incident Date:May 25, 2020Time:11:08 AM
Incident Location:51800 block of Cesar Chavez Street, Coachella
Reporting Officer:Lieutenant Bianco
File Number(s):Y201460010


On May 25, 2020 at 11:08 AM, Coachella Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call of disturbing the peace at a business within the 51800 block of Cesar Chavez Street, in Coachella.  Garrett Torro, 35 of Banning, immediately became confrontational with responding deputies and soon thereafter became combative. Physical force was required to detain Torro resulting in minor injuries to both Torro and deputies. Following medical treatment at a local hospital, Torro was booked at the John Benoit Detention Center in Indio.

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