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Posted on: September 3, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Robbery



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Robbery
Station Area:La Quinta
Written Date:September 2, 2020Time:11:55 PM
Incident Date:September 2, 2020Time:8:58 PM
Incident Location:43632 Washington Street, La Quinta
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Mariano Matos III
File Number(s):LA202460092


On September 2, 2020 around 9:00 PM, Thermal Station deputies assigned to the city of La Quinta responded to 43632 Washington Street, La Quinta (Quick Quack carwash) regarding a commercial robbery with a firearm.  During the incident, the suspect Jacob Soria, 19 years old of Palm Desert, demanded money from employee’s at gunpoint.  Soria was apprehended a short distance away with Jessica Guerrero, 22 of Palm Desert, and both subjects were taken into custody without incident.  Guerrero was determined to be the getaway driver for Soria.  Soria was found to be in possession of a loaded firearm and items of evidential value.  Soria was booked at John Benoit Detention Center for robbery and possession of a firearm.  Guerrero was booked for robbery. 

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

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

Jacob SoriaJessica Guerrero

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