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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition
Station Area:Desert Hot Springs 
Written Date:July 6, 2020Time:10:32 PM
Incident Date:July 6, 2020Time:4:20 PM
Incident Location:70000 Block of Dillon Road, Desert Hot Springs
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Angel Ramos
File Number(s):ES201880003


On Monday, July 6, 2020, at 4:20 pm, a member of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department K-9 team, contacted Daniel Avila, a 50-year-old resident of Indio, at the 70000 block of Dillion Road in the unincorporated area of Desert Hot Springs. Avila was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun. Avila was taken into custody and booked into the John Benoit Detention Facility in Indio.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Deputy Matt Allert at the Palm Desert Station by dialing (760) 836-1600. 

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