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Posted on: January 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Residential Burglary Arrest



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Residential Burglary Arrest
Station Area:Palm Desert
Written Date:January 13, 2020Time:6:00 PM
Incident Date:December 12, 2019Time:2:00 PM
Incident Location:71-400 Block of Highway 74, Pinon Pines
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Jose Tijerina
File Number(s):O193460025

Kimberly Watson

Palm Desert Station Burglary Suppression Unit (BSU) conducted further investigation regarding a residential burglary that occurred on December 12, 2019 in the 71-400 block of Highway 74, Pinyon Pines.  During the investigation, BSU identified the suspect as Kimberly Watson, 52 of Palm Desert.  BSU with the assistance of the Rancho Mirage Special Enforcement Team located and arrested Watson for residential burglary, conspiracy and a felon in possession of a firearm. Watson was transported to the Riverside County Jail in Indio. 

The Riverside County Sheriff Department is asking anyone with additional information to contact Deputy Joshua Smith at (760) 836-1600 or call anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867) and reference incident #O193460025.

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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