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Posted on: February 23, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Sexual Battery



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Sexual Battery
Station Area:La Quinta
Written Date:February 23, 2021Time:1:30 PM
Incident Date:February 21, 2021Time:4:20 PM
Incident Location:78-600 Block of Hwy 111, La Quinta
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Daniel Porras
File Number(s):LA210520050

Zishu Zhang


On February 21, 2021, at 4:22 PM, deputies from the Thermal Sheriff’s Station responded to the 78-600 block of Highway 111, in the city of La Quinta, regarding a sexual battery. The victim reported they had been sexually assaulted during a massage session. The information was forwarded to the Thermal Station Investigations Bureau for further investigation.

On February 23, 2021, Zishu Zhang, 51 of Indio, was arrested by Thermal Station investigators for sexual battery and booked into the John Benoit Detention Center. Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Investigator Prezell Burgie at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station by calling (760) 863-8990.

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