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Posted on: July 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Parole at Large / Felon in Possession of a Firearm Arrest



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Parole at Large / Felon in Possession of a Firearm Arrest
Station Area:Indio
Written Date:July 17, 2020Time:11:30 PM
Incident Date:July 17, 2020Time:8:40 PM
Incident Location:Van Buren Street and Corregidor, Indio
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Steve Davis
File Number(s):C201990037


On July 17, 2020, about 8:41 PM, Coachella Community Action Team (CCAT) Deputies contacted Francisco Magana, 29 of Indio, in the area of Van Buren Street and Corregidor within the unincorporated area of Indio.  Magana was known to the deputies as a parolee at large and after a brief foot chase, he was taken into custody without incident.  Magana was in possession of a loaded revolver and a rifle.  Magana was booked at the John Benoit Detention Center.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy Chavez at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station at 760-863-8990.

Francisco Magana 

Rifle-Revolver-Drug Paraphernalia


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