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Posted on: December 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Arrest in Connection to Multiple Vehicle Burglaries



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Arrest in Connection to Multiple Vehicle Burglaries
Station Area:Palm Desert
Written Date:December 17, 2020Time:6:45 PM
Incident Date:April 26, 2020 to December 2, 2020Time:11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Incident Location:Palm Desert, Thousand Palms and Palm Springs
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Christopher Ternes
File Number(s):Multiple

Scott Stoltz


Palm Desert Station Burglary Suppression Unit (BSU) conducted further investigation regarding several vehicle burglaries that occurred between the dates of April 26, 2020 to December 02, 2020, in the communities of Palm Desert and Thousand Palms. BSU identified Scott Stoltz, 30 years of Desert Hot Springs, as a suspect for his involvement in the multiple burglaries. On December 17, 2020, BSU members located and arrested Stoltz in the 18000 block of Langlois Road, in the unincorporated area of Desert Hot Springs. During his arrest, Stoltz was in possession numerous items of stolen property, linking him to seven separate burglaries. Stoltz was transported and booked at the John Benoit Detention Center, in the city of Indio.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is asking anyone with additional information to contact Deputy Michael Troyer (760) 836-1600 or call anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867) and reference incident #’s: T201820066, O203370016, T191480137, TS203130011, TS203130013, TS201170007 and Palm Springs Police Department incident # PS 2011P-2967.

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

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