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Posted on: January 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Failure To Register as a Sexual Offender



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Failure To Register as a Sexual Offender
Station Area:La Quinta
Written Date:January 7, 2020Time:5:40 AM
Incident Date:January 6, 2020Time:5:15 PM
Incident Location:Costco Drive and Highway 111, La Quinta
Reporting Officer:Sergeant David Aldrich
File Number(s):LA2000060059


Julio Hoyas

On Monday, January 06, 2020, the La Quinta Special Enforcement Team conducted a pedestrian check at the corner of Costco Drive and Highway 111 city of La Quinta. They contacted Julio Hoyas, 47-years-old of Desert Hot Springs.  During a record check, the team discovered Hoyas had not properly registered as a sexual offender and was placed under arrest. During a search incident to arrest bottles of alcohol were discovered. A follow-up investigation was conducted. The team discovered Hoyas had stolen the bottles of alcohol from a nearby business. Hoyas was booked at the Riverside County Jail in Indio. 

The La Quinta Special Enforcement Team conducts sexual offender compliance checks on a regular basis. Anyone with questions about the sexual offender registration process are encouraged to call Investigator Tijerina at the Thermal Station (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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