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Posted on: February 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Vehicle Pursuit and DUI Traffic Collision



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Vehicle Pursuit and DUI Traffic Collision 
Station Area:Thermal
Written Date:February 18, 2020Time:8:00 PM
Incident Date:February 18, 2020Time:3:36 PM
Incident Location:Avenue 50 and Jackson Street, Coachella
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Steve Davis
File Number(s):Y200490033

Froilan David Ramirez

On February 18, 2020, about 3:36 PM, a deputy attempted a traffic enforcement stop of a suspected DUI driver, within the city of Coachella.  The vehicle did not yield, and a vehicle pursuit was initiated.  The pursuit terminated at Avenue 50 and Jackson Street after the suspect vehicle collided with another vehicle.  The driver of the vehicle which was collided into suffered minor injury.  The suspect was identified as Froilan David Ramirez, 40 of Coachella.  Ramirez was booked at the jail for felony DUI resulting in injury, felony evading and committing a felony while on bail.  Ramirez was also booked for two outstanding felony arrest warrants.  

Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Deputy Chavez at Thermal 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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