RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Residential Burglary Arrest|
|Station Area:||Palm Desert|
|Written Date:||February 18, 2020||Time:||10:20 AM|
|Incident Date:||February 18, 2020||Time:||7:38 PM|
|Incident Location:||16000 Block of Via Corto East, Desert Hot Springs|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Jeronimo Contreras|
On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at 7:38 AM, Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to an in-progress residential burglary in the 16000 block of Via Corto East, Desert Hot Springs. Deputies established a containment perimeter and the suspect refused to exit after repeated announcements. Carl Cimino, 61 of Desert Hot Springs, was taken into custody inside the residence with the use of a police service dog. No other suspects were located. Cimino was transported to local hospital for a medical clearance prior to being booked into jail for Residential Burglary.
This investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information regarding this incident are requested to contact Deputy J. Rosario at the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station by calling 760-836-1600.
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.
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