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Posted on: June 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Stolen Vehicle, Possession of Heroin for Sales, Committing a Felony While on Bail



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Stolen Vehicle, Possession of Heroin for Sales, Committing a Felony While on Bail
Station Area:Bermuda Dunes
Written Date:June 4, 2020Time:4:30 AM
Incident Date:June 3, 2020Time:5:54 PM
Incident Location:79000 block of Four Paths Lane, Bermuda Dunes
Reporting Officer:Sergeant George Acevedo
File Number(s):C201550035


On June 3rd, 2020 around 5:54 PM, Thermal Station deputies assigned to the unincorporated area of Bermuda Dunes, in Riverside County, responded to the 79000 block of Four Paths Lane, regarding a disturbance. The investigation revealed a stolen truck was parked in the driveway and two suspects fled inside the residence. With the assistance of a helicopter and a canine handler, David Baker, 42 of Bermuda Dunes, was located in the backyard.

Deputies conducted a search of the residence and located over 13 ounces of suspected heroin. Baker was arrested for possession of heroin for sales and committing a felony while on bail. Baker was booked at the John Benoit Detention Center.

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

David Baker

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