Press Releases

Palm Desert Station

Posted on: August 31, 2022

Robbery Suspect Apprehended

Vector Star 80 x93

Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant  Travis Mountz

File # T222420172


Linnell Wilson

On August 30, 2022, at about 9:30 pm, Deputies from the Palm Desert Station responded to a report of an attempted carjacking and robbery that took place near the 77000 block of Michigan Drive, Palm Desert. During the investigation, deputies identified the suspect as Linnell Wilson, a 19-year-old resident of Palm Desert, and located him at his residence.

A search warrant was granted for Wilson's residence. During the service of the search warrant, property belonging to the victim was located inside Wilson's home. On August 31, 2022, at about 2:30 am, Wilson was arrested for attempted carjacking, strong arm robbery, child endangerment, and criminal threats. Wilson was booked into custody at the John Benoit Detention Center.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Deputy Coronado of the Palm Desert Station at (760) 836-1600.

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

See Something Say Something Submit an Anonymous Tip

Apply Now! If you are interested in a career with us, please apply at or call 1-888-Join-RSD

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Palm Desert Station

Vector Star 80 x93

Weapons Violation Arrest

Posted on: September 28, 2022
Vector Star 80 x93

Soccer Coach Arrested for Sexual Assault

Posted on: September 22, 2022
Vector Star 80 x93

Pedestrian Safety Month

Posted on: September 13, 2022
Vector Star 80 x93

Arrest of a Wanted Violent Felon

Posted on: September 8, 2022
Vector Star 80 x93

Jewelry Store Thief Caught

Posted on: August 17, 2022
Vector Star 80 x93

Fatal Traffic Collision

Posted on: August 15, 2022