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Posted on: May 28, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Arrests Made in Felony Vandalism Investigation



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Arrests Made in Felony Vandalism Investigation
Station Area:Thermal
Written Date:May 28, 2020Time:6:00 PM
Incident Date:May 28, 2020Time:7:30 PM
Incident Location:76000 block of Pierce St., Thermal
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Paul Heredia
File Number(s):C201320010, GE201490001


On Thursday, May 28th, 2020, at 7:30 A.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force with the assistance of Southern Coachella Valley Community Services District Team, conducted a search warrant service at a residence in the 76000 block of Pierce Street in Thermal. The search warrant stemmed from an investigation into a felony vandalism that was reported on May 11th, 2020 at Oasis Vegetable Exchange located in Thermal. During the vandalism suspects damaged property and spray-painted gang related graffiti throughout the warehouse causing an estimated $175,000.00 in damages.

During the service of the search warrant Gang Task Force Officers located evidence linking the suspects to the vandalism. Three juveniles ages 12, 13 and 17 were arrested and charged with Felony Vandalism and Participating in a Criminal Street Gang. Two juveniles were released to their parents and one was booked at Juvenile Hall in Indio.

Additionally, Gang Task Force Officers conducted a parole compliance check at a residence adjacent to the location of the search warrant. Convicted felon and documented gang member Albin Tadeo, 24 of Thermal was arrested for Parole Violation. He was booked at the Indio Jail.

The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of violent crime and gang activity. If you have any information about this crime, please contact CVVCGTF member Officer DiMaggio at (760) 836-1600. If you have non-emergency information regarding gang activity, please use our online Gang Task Force Tip Form or call 951-922-7601.

Albin Tadeo

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