RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Grand Theft Possession of Stolen Property|
|Station Area:||La Quinta|
|Written Date:||May 6, 2021||Time:||6:00 PM|
|Incident Date:||December 21, 2020||Time:||5:16 AM|
|Incident Location:||81000 block of Avenue 62, La Quinta|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant George Acevedo|
|Juan Roberto Gutierrez Galvan|
On Thursday, May 6, 2021, La Quinta Special Enforcement Team deputies conducted a follow-up investigation that stemmed from a grand theft of a utility vehicle; the theft occurred on December 21, 2020 at the 81000 block of Avenue 62, in La Quinta.
Juan Roberto Gutierrez Galvan, 34 of Coachella, was identified as a suspect involved and was located at the 45000 block of Vista del Norte, in Coachella. Galvan was arrested for possession of stolen property, possession of over a half ounce of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia. Galvan was also found in possession of numerous limited-edition sports cards memorabilia and several thousand dollars’ worth of power and hand tools. Galvan was booked at the John J. Benoit Detention Center.
Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Deputy Maggie Lopez at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station by calling (760)863-8990, or Crime Stoppers at (760)341-STOP (7867).
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