Press Releases

Posted on: April 13, 2021

Stolen vehicle recovery / School lockdown

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Thermal Station deputies were dispatched to the area of Harrison Street and Avenue 61 in the unincorporated area of Thermal regarding an in-progress burglary to a nursery. The reporting party advised the suspects arrived in an older white Nissan p...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Demand Reduction Sex Trafficking Operation

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On Thursday, April 1, 2021, members of the La Quinta Special Enforcement Team (SET) with the assistance of the Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force (RCAHT), the Coachella Community Action Team (CCAT), and the Southern Coachella Valle...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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Give the Phone a “Break”: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Coachella and La Quinta Calif. – April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages dri...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Driving Under the Influence Driver License Checkpoint

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Coachella, Calif. – Riverside County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) / Driver’s License Checkpoint on April 16, 2021, at an undisclosed location within the city limits betwe...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Search Warrant / Assault with a Firearm Arrest

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On March 23, 2021, at 7:00 A.M., deputies assigned to the Coachella Community Action Team (CCAT), with the assistance of the Southern Coachella Valley Community Service District Team (SCVCSDT), served a search warrant at a multiple residence&r...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Search Warrant / Brandishing a Firearm and Criminal Threats Arrest

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On March 23, 2021, at 9:00 A.M., deputies assigned to the Coachella Community Action Team (CCAT), with the assistance of the Southern Coachella Valley Community Service District Team (SCVCSDT), served a search warrant at a residence in the 86-100 ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Armed Robbery and Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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On January 27, 2021, La Quinta Special Enforcement Team deputies conducted a follow-up investigation that stemmed from an armed robbery which occurred at the 79000 block of Olympia Fields, in La Quinta on December 20, 2020. Deputies identified fou...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Search Warrant / Marijuana Cultivation

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On March 16, 2021 at 6:00 A.M., deputies assigned to the Southern Coachella Valley Community Service District Team (SCVCSDT), with the assistance of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), Coachella ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

St. Patrick’s Day Driving Under the Influence Saturation Patrol

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Coachella, Calif. – If you are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, remember to do so responsibly by having a plan to get home safely.

This St. Patrick’s Day (March 17), The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department wi...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Driving Under the Influence Driver License Checkpoint

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On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department-Thermal Station conducted a Driving Under the Influence (DUI)/Driver License checkpoint in La Quinta. The checkpoint was conducted on Avenue 52, west of...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Shooting at an Inhabited Dwelling

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During the early morning hours on March 6, a drive by shooting of a residence occurred in the 52000 Block of Avenida Vallejo, La Quinta. A residence and a vehicle were struck several times by gunfire. Fortunately, no injuries were reported as a re...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Search Warrant / Weapons and Narcotic Arrest

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On March 3, 2021, at 5:00 A.M., deputies assigned to the Coachella Community Action Team (CCAT), with the assistance of the Southern Coachella Valley Community Service District Team (SCVCSDT), the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Sp...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Sexual Battery

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On February 21, 2021, at 4:22 PM, deputies from the Thermal Sheriff’s Station responded to the 78-600 block of Highway 111, in the city of La Quinta, regarding a sexual battery. The victim reported they had been sexually assaulted during...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Suspicious Death

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The remains have been positively identified as Guillermo Jacobo, 21 years of age out of Thermal. This case is officially being investigated as a homicide and anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact Central Homicide I...

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