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Posted on: January 30, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Residential Burglary, Identity Theft, Probation Violation Arrest



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Residential Burglary, Identity Theft, Probation Violation Arrest
Station Area:Palm Desert 
Written Date:January 30, 2020Time:10:00 PM
Incident Date:November 27, 2019Time:12:15 AM
Incident Location:45-700 Block of Mountain View Avenue, Palm Desert
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Jose Tijerina
File Number(s):T193310028

Nicholas Scott

Palm Desert Station Burglary Suppression Unit (BSU) conducted further investigation regarding a residential burglary that occurred on November 27, 2019 in the 45-700 block of Mountain View Avenue, Palm Desert. BSU identified Nicholas Scott, 35 of Palm Desert, as a suspect for his involvement in the Residential “Cat” Burglary. On January 30, 2020, BSU located and arrested Scott in the 72-800 block of Highway 111, Palm Desert for residential burglary, identity theft, and probation violation. During his arrest, Scott was in possession of stolen property belonging to the victim. Scott 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 #T19 331 0028. 

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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