Press Releases

Posted on: July 28, 2021

Homicide

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On July 27, 2021, at 8:43 p.m., deputies assigned to the Thermal Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon in the area of Fifth St. and Vine Ave., Coachella. Upon arrival, deputies located a male vi...

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Posted on: July 24, 2021

Robbery Arrest

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On July 22, 2021, at 11:04 A.M., Thermal Station deputies responded to the area of Jackson Street and Avenue 52 regarding a robbery. Deputies learned the victim was assaulted and held at knifepoint while he was robbed of his belongings.  ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Homicide

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On July 21, 2021, at about 7:43 a.m., during a routine safety check of the inmates at the John Benoit Detention Center (JBDC), staff found an unresponsive inmate inside a housing unit. Additional staff responded, and found the inmate had significa...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Search Warrant / Robbery and Weapons Arrest

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On July 20, 2021, at 4:53 P.M., deputies assigned to the city of Coachella responded to the area of Calhoun Street and El Mar regarding a robbery at gunpoint. Deputies learned the victims were held at gunpoint while they were robbed of their belon...

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Posted on: July 17, 2021

Gang Member Arrest

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Theft Investigation leads to documented gang member arrest.

On July 17, 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 (SCVCS...

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

Illegal Fireworks/Possession of a loaded handgun

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On July 3, 2021, at 11:13 pm, the Southern Coachella Valley Community Services District Team, were enforcing illegal firework enforcement on the 87000 block of Center St. of Thermal.  Five large aerial fireworks, a loaded handgun and ille...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Solicitation of Prostitution and Identity Theft Arrest

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On Friday, June 25, 2021, members of the La Quinta Special Enforcement Team conducted follow-up investigation regarding a female arrested on June 22, 2021 during a Demand Reduction Sex Trafficking Operation in the city of La Quinta. The female ide...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Search Warrant / Weapons Arrest

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On June 24, 2021 at 6:00 A.M, members of the Southern Coachella Valley Community Service District Team (SCVCSDT) and the Coachella Community Action Team (CCAT) with the assistance of the La Quinta Special Enforcement Team (SET) served a search war...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Sex Trafficking Arrests

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On Tuesday, June 22, 2021, members of the La Quinta Special Enforcement Team (SET) with the assistance of the Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force (RCAHT), and the Southern Coachella Valley Community Services District (SCVCSD) conduc...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

Pursuit / Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Peace Officer

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On June 18, 2021, at 5:03 P.M., deputies assigned to the Coachella Community Action Team (CCAT), attempted to stop a black Sport Utility Vehicle for a traffic violation. The driver, later identified as documented criminal street gang member Angel ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Fatal Hit and Run Collision

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On Monday, June 7, 2021, at 5:22 am, deputies from the Thermal Station, responded to Calle Sinaloa and Avenida Mendoza regarding a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian. Deputies arrived on scene and located an adult male victim in the roadw...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Search Warrant / Attempt Homicide Arrest

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On February 15, 2021, at 12:49 A.M., deputies assigned to the city of Coachella responded to the 49-300 block of Grapefruit Boulevard regarding a subject shot at the location. When deputies arrived, they located a male who sustained multiple gunsh...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Search Warrant / Assault With a Deadly Weapon Arrest

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On June 9, 2021, at 5:00 A.M., deputies assigned to the Southern Coachella Valley Community Service District Team (SCVCSDT) and the Coachella Community Action Team (CCAT), with the assistance of the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force (...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Search Warrant / Weapons Arrest

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On June 2, 2021 at 7:00 A.M, members of the Southern Coachella Valley Community Service District Team (SCVCSDT) and the Coachella Community Action Team (CCAT) served a search warrant in the 83-400 block of Capricorn Avenue in the city of Indio. Th...

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