Press Releases

Posted on: May 18, 2022

Theft Investigation Leads to arrest of Armed Felon Selling Fentanyl, Methamphetamine, and Cocaine

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant David Morton

File # S221340031

Details:

On May 18, 2022 at 2:00 PM, Rancho Mirage Special Enforcement Team deputies located a silver minivan matching the description of a vehicle used during the theft of packages from porches. Depu...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: May 21, 2022

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and Driver License Checkpoint - Update

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Reporting Deputy: Joshua Robertson

File # N/A

Update:

22 Arrested at Rancho Mirage DUI Checkpoint

Rancho Mirage, Calif. – Two people were arrested for DUI while deputies conducted a DUI checkpoint on May 20, 2022. Deputies also arrested one person f...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Pursuit Leads to Two Arrests

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Reporting Deputy: Captain Dean Agnoletto / Lieutenant Chris Willison

File # T221330126/T221330127

Details:

On Friday, May 13, 2022, at approximately 1:43 pm, Deputies from the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station were notified of a suspect with an outstan...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: May 6, 2022

May is Bicycle Safety Month: Share the Road and Look Out for One Another

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Reporting Deputy: Joshua Robertson

File # N/A

Details:

Palm Desert and Rancho Mirage, Calif. — May is National Bicycle Safety Month, and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Palm Desert is encouraging drivers to slow down when passi...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Check Twice for Motorcycles: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

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Reporting Deputy: Josh Robertson

File # N/A

Details:

Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage Calif. — May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, reminds drivers to check twice for motorcycles.

Motorcycle riders are 28 times mo...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Over $9000 Worth of Stolen Merchandise Recovered During Search Warrant

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Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Jamie Lewis

File # LA220930089

Details:

On Thursday, May 05, 2022, the La Quinta Special Enforcement Team (SET) served a property related search warrant at the 73000 block of Olive Court, in Palm Desert. The search warrant stemmed ...

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Palm Desert Station
Posted on: March 30, 2022

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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Reporting Deputy: Deputy Frank Avila

File # N/A

Details:

Put Down the Phone and Just Drive: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Palm Desert and Rancho Mirage, Calif. – April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Riverside County She...

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Palm Desert Station