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Palm Desert Station

Posted on: September 8, 2022

Arrest of a Wanted Violent Felon

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Dave Morton

File # S222510019


Adalberto Raygoza

On Thursday, September 08, 2022, at approximately 7:28 AM, Deputies were attempting to capture a fleeing felon who was running near railroad tracks in the area of Bob Hope Drive and Ramon Road. The suspect, Adalberto Raygoza, a 32-year-old resident of Cathedral City, had an active felony warrant and was wanted for Attempted Murder, Kidnapping, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, False Imprisonment, and Spousal Abuse. Deputies abruptly stopped their patrol vehicles and chased Raygoza on foot. After a brief foot pursuit, he was safely taken into custody without incident. While apprehending Raygoza, a passing train caused damage to an unoccupied patrol vehicle which was parked near the railroad tracks. No injuries occurred as a result of this incident. Raygoza was booked into the John Benoit Detention Center on several violent felony charges.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to contact Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at (760) 836-1600 or call anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867) and reference incident # S222510019.

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