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Posted on: November 4, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Traffic Collision – DUI Related



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Traffic Collision – DUI Related
Station Area:La Quinta
Written Date:November 3, 2019Time:1:38  AM
Incident Date:November 2, 2019Time:10:17 PM
Incident Location:Area of 50600 Eisenhower Drive, La Quinta
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Chris Macken
File Number(s):LA193060059


Cescer Garcia

On November 2, 2019 at 10:17 p.m., Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Deputies assigned to the city of La Quinta, responded to report of a traffic collision, wherein a vehicle struck a center median. Deputies responded to the area of 50600 Eisenhower Drive, in La Quinta where the collision occurred. Alcohol was determined to be a factor in the collision. The driver, Cescer Garcia, 31 of La Quinta was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. Garcia was booked at Indio Jail after receiving precautionary medical treatment. No other vehicles appeared to be involved in the collision. No significant injuries were reported as a result of the collision.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages all drivers not to drink and drive. To report drunk drivers, please call 911. This investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information regarding this incident are requested to contact Deputy M. Scott at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station by calling 760-863-8990. 

Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is seeking applicants for Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Trainee, Correctional Deputy, Sheriff's 911 Communications Officer, and other employment opportunities such as clerical and support positions.  If you are interested in a career with us, please apply at or call 1-888-Join-RSD

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