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Riverside

Woman Sentenced in Disability Fraud Case Totaling Nearly $500,000 in Loss

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A Corona woman has been sentenced to state prison and ordered to pay restitution totaling nearly $500,000 in a disability fraud case. 

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Calexico

Border Patrol Agent Assaulted in Calexico

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An El Centro Sector Border Patrol agent assigned patrol duties in Calexico, was assaulted Thursday afternoon. 

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Banning

Man Charged with Fatally Assaulting 4-Year-Old Hemet Boy

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A Hemet man accused of killing his girlfriend's 4-year- old son was charged today with assault on a child resulting in death. 

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Thousand Palms

Man Who Allegedly Robbed Thousand Palms Business at Knifepoint Free on Bail

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A man who allegedly robbed a Thousand Palms business at knifepoint was free on bail today, jail records show. 

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La Quinta

Two Car Collision in La Quinta Leads to DUI Arrest

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On Thursday, June 22, 2017, at approximately 2:18 pm, officers from the La Quinta Police Department responded to a traffic collision on Avenue 54 at the intersection of Jefferson Street. 

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Desert Hot Springs

Alleged DUI Pursuit Suspect With Manslaughter Conviction Charges with DUI, Assault, Evading Arrest

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department received a call at 7:30 AM about a DUI driver at the intersection of Monterey and Ramon in Rancho Mirage. 

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Indio

Alleged Cathedral City Marijuana Dispensary Robber Misses Arraignment, In Custody for New Offenses

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A San Bernardino man, who was released on bail after he allegedly robbed a Cathedral City medical marijuana dispensary at gunpoint in late April, missed his arraignment today because he's in custody outside of the county for new alleged offenses. 

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Riverside

Felon Charged with Trying to Sexually Assault Senior Citizen

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A convicted sex offender accused of attacking an 82- year-old Riverside woman was charged today with assault with intent to commit rape. 

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Indio

Suspected Arrested for Circle K Robbery in Indio

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On May 26, 2017, at approximately 1:24 AM, an unknown masked male approached the front doors of the Circle K located at 80980 Madison Avenue armed with a long rifle and tried to gain access to the store.

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Riverside

Pup Rescued From Blazing Hot Car in Riverside

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A 2-month-old puppy was rescued today from of a boiling hot car in downtown Riverside, where the dog's owner had left her without water and little air, according to animal control officers.

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Coachella Valley

Coachella Valley Unified School Board Member Charged With Four Felonies

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A Coachella Valley Unified School District board member is facing perjury charges for allegedly lying on candidate nomination forms in order to aid his election chances.

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Thermal

Desert Mirage High School Teacher Charged in Child Sexual Exploitation Probe

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A 59-year- old Desert Mirage High School teacher is facing felony state child sexual exploitation charges for allegedly contacting a minor under the age of 14 with the intent to commit sexual and lewd offenses. 

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Palm Springs

Charges Against Developer Outside Statute of Limitations, Say Attorneys in Corruption Case

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Attorneys for one of two developers accused of bribing former Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet to curry favor for several downtown projects contend that several of the charges against him should be dismissed for falling outside the statute of limitations. 

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Indio

Two Women Plead Not Guilty to Coachella Festival Cell Phone Thefts

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Two women accused of stealing cell phones and other property from Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival attendees pleaded not guilty today to multiple criminal charges.

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Salton City

Border Patrol Discovers Narcotics in Vehicle's Gas Tank

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a man suspected of smuggling methamphetamine on Saturday morning.

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Ocotillo

Border Patrol Discovers Narcotics in Truck's Spare Tire

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the State Route S2 immigration checkpoint arrested a man suspected of smuggling methamphetamine on Thursday afternoon. 

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Desert Hot Springs

Homicide Victim Found in Desert Hot Springs Identified

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A man's body was found in Desert Hot Springs this morning, and the death was being investigated as a homicide, police said. 

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Thermal

Criminal Proceedings Suspended in Alleged Girlfriend Slaying Case, Doctor to Examine Indio Man

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A 22-year-old Indio man accused of killing his girlfriend and setting fire to the Thermal mobile home she shared with her children was ordered today to undergo an examination by a court-appointed psychiatrist. 

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Desert Hot Springs

10 Arrested in Desert Hot Springs Gang Association Raids

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On Thursday, June 15, 2017, at about 6:00 AM, members of the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force (CVVCGTF), supported by local law enforcement officers, began serving a series of gang association search warrants in the city of Desert Hot Springs and surrounding area.

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Palm Spring

Palm Springs Police Arrest Robbery and Assault Suspect

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On June 6th,  Palm Springs PD investigated a robbery allegation in the 3600 block of N Indian Canyon Drive. 

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Desert Hot Springs

Law Enforcement Agencies Serve a Series of Gang Associate Warrants in Desert Hot Springs

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According to Riverside County Sheriff's Office, starting at 6:00 AM, members from the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force along with multiple local law enforcement agencies served a series of gang associate warrants within Desert Hot Springs and surrounding areas.

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La Quinta

Man Arrested for Alleged Domestic Violence Flees During Transportation to Jail

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A Beaumont man arrested Wednesday on suspicion of domestic violence escaped while being transported to county jail, but his freedom was short-lived.

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Indio

Suspect in Stabbing Death of UNLV Roommate Arrested in Indio

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Authorities say a 25-year-old man sought by police in the stabbing death of his roommate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, has been arrested near the Southern California desert town of Indio. 

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Palm Desert

Representative Raul Ruiz Reflects on Shooting Targeting Colleagues

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Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, said today his thoughts were with GOP colleagues targeted in a shooting in Alexandria, Virginia, while practicing for an annual congressional charity baseball game. 

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Salton City

Border Patrol Discover Narcotics in Vehicle's Seats

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a man and a woman suspected of smuggling methamphetamine on Monday afternoon. The incident occurred at approximately 3:05 p.m. after a 23-year- old woman approached the checkpoint in a black Toyota Camry. During primary inspection, a Border Patrol canine team alerted to the vehicle. Agents then referred the vehicle to secondary inspection for further examination. Story: Border Patrol Arr... More>>

Palm Springs

Yucca Valley Man Accused in Fatal DUI Palm Springs Crash to Stand Trial for Murder

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A Yucca Valley man accused of triggering a collision in Palm Springs while high on drugs, killing one of his passengers and injuring three other people, must stand trial on charges of murder and DUI causing injury, a judge ruled today. 

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Joshua Tree

Altercation Escalates into Gun Drawn at Apartment Complex, One Arrested

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On Monday, June 12, 2017, at approximately 11:34 p.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to an apartment complex on the 60800 block of Division Street in Joshua Tree referencing a male subject pointing a handgun at the reporting party. 

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Desert Center

Arizona Man Convicted in Fatal Desert Center Shooting to Enter Drug Treatment Program

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A judge decided today that a 19-year-old man, who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and other charges in the shooting death of a woman found inside a car alongside Interstate 10 near Desert Center, will be allowed to enroll in a substance abuse treatment program in lieu of prison time. 

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Thermal

Desert Mirage High School Teacher in Custody for Alleged Child Molestation

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A teacher at Desert Mirage High School in Thermal is in custody in Imperial County on child molestation charges.

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Salton City

Border Patrol Seize Methamphetamine Hidden Near Salton City

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents from the Indio Station, assigned to the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint, arrested a man suspected of drug smuggling Saturday afternoon. 

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Indio

Stolen Vehicle Suspect Arrested in Indio

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Police located a stolen vehicle involved in a brief chase near Golf Center Parkway and Highway 111 around 9:30 AM. 

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Palm Springs

Marine Charged in Alleged Attempt to Bring Explosives Onto Palm Springs Flight

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A 20-year-old Marine stationed in Twentynine Palms is facing a felony charge for allegedly trying to bring live military ordnance onto a plane at Palm Springs International Airport, court papers show. 

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Man suspected of shooting at deputy in California arrested

Sheriff's officials in Northern California have arrested a man suspected of shooting at a deputy following a traffic stop.

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Salton City

Border Patrol Discovers Narcotics in Vehicles Floor, Two Arrested

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a man and a woman suspected of smuggling methamphetamine on Thursday afternoon. 

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Coachella

Man Who Barricaded Himself Inside Coachella Apartment Following Gunshot Investigation Charged

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A man who barricaded himself inside a Coachella apartment, following reports of a gunshot fired within the residence, was charged with two counts of making criminal threats today. 

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Los Angeles

Police Seek Public Help to Identify Grand Theft Suspect

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Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's North Hollywood Division are seeking the public's help in providing information that leads to the identity, arrest and prosecution of a theft suspect.

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Riverside County

Stolen Vehicle Suspect Eludes Law Enforcement, Located in Newport Beach

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A man who allegedly stole a car from a Palm Springs liquor store eluded authorities today following a pursuit through the city and onto Interstate 10, where law enforcement lost sight of him on the freeway near Beaumont.

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Palm Springs

District Attorney's Office Rules That Fatal Palm Springs Officer-Involved Shooting Was Justified

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The Riverside County District Attorney's Office said today that the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old man by a Palm Springs police officer last year was legally justified.

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Coachella

Suspect in Possible Shooting Arrested After Stand-Off at Coachella Apartment

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A 57-year-old parolee suspected in a shooting was arrested at the end of a near five-hour standoff with authorities at a Coachella apartment. 

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Coachella

Gang Member Who Allegedly Shot Deputy Captured in Mexico, Pleads Not Guilty Video included

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A documented gang member who was apprehended in Mexico a week after he allegedly shot a sheriff's deputy in Coachella is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on attempted murder and other felony charges.

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Coachella

Woman in Custody for Alleged Drunken Driving Crash, Fleeing Scene, in Coachella

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A young woman accused of driving drunk and triggering a fiery Christmas time crash in Coachella, then trying to flee on foot and destroy blood samples drawn to determine her blood-alcohol level, was in custody today in lieu of $50,000 bail. 

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Salton City

Border Patrol Arrest Man Suspected of Smuggling Cocaine and Heroin

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint, arrested a man suspected of smuggling heroin and cocaine Saturday afternoon. 

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Coachella

Suspected Deputy Shooter Also Witness in Unrelated Murder Trial

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A 27-year-old gang member due in court today on charges of shooting a Coachella sheriff's deputy is also a witness in an unrelated 2014 Coachella murder, court papers show. 

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Los Angeles

FBI Looking For Serial Bank Robber; Seeks Public's Help

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A bank robber now linked to five robberies in the past 2 weeks is being sought by the FBI and law enforcement partners with jurisdiction over the cities in which banks were robbed. The suspect, known to law enforcement as the Dual Valley Bandit since his robberies occurred in both the San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys, is wanted in connection with the following bank robberies U.S. Bank May 15 Burbank Wells Fargo May 15 South Pasadena Chase May 27 North Hollywood Chase May 27 ... More>>

Indio

Man Accused in Daughter's Crash Death to Stand Trial for Murder

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A man accused of causing a Palm Desert crash that killed his infant daughter must stand trial on second-degree murder and child endangerment charges, a judge ruled Friday.

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Indio

Hemet Man Sentenced to More Than 122 Years for Soliciting Teenage Prostitution Over Facebook

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A Hemet man who posed as a woman on Facebook and solicited women and teenage girls to engage in sex acts for money, including two Indio high school students who went to authorities, is facing a potential life prison term, prosecutors said.

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Calexico

Border Patrol Agents Arrest Gang Member

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U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a “Sureño 13” gang member near the downtown area of Calexico Wednesday morning after he crossed illegally into the U.S. 

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Ocotillo

Border Patrol Seize Methamphetamine near Ocotillo

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents from the El Centro Station, assigned to the State Route S2 immigration checkpoint, arrested a woman suspected of drug smuggling Wednesday afternoon.

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Indio

One Arrested After Stabbing at Indio Grocery Store

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Indio Police Department officers responded to a stabbing just before 10:30 AM at Food 4 Less in Indio. 

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Palm Springs

Marijuana Grow Operation Ignites Fire in Palm Springs Home

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Palm Springs Fire Department responded to a call at 10:06 AM to a possible structure fire in the 900 block of Mira Grande in the Mountain Gate Community.  On scene, units located a small area of the attic involved in fire that was quickly extinguished. A commercial marijuana operation was discovered inside the residence. The fire cause was determined to be the result of non-permitted electrical work that the occupant installed to power the grow lights. The Palm Springs Fire Mar...

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Desert Hot Springs

Deadly Desert Hot Springs Shootings That Occurred Within Days May Be Connected

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The slayings of two men days apart on the same Desert Hot Springs street are believed to be connected, with the second killing apparently carried out in retaliation for the first, court documents show. 

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Coachella

Attempted Murder Charges Filed Against Fugitive Who Allegedly Shot Sheriff's Deputy

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Attempted murder and other charges have been filed against an at-large documented gang member who allegedly shot a Riverside County sheriff's deputy last week in Coachella, court papers obtained today show.

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Search Continues for Coachella Gang Member Suspected of Shooting Deputy Video included

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The search continues for a known gang member accused of shooting a sheriff's deputy in Coachella last week.

Officers won't say if the deputy is still in the hospital, but he is said to be in fine spirits.

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Desert Hot Springs

Deputies Locate Suspect After Shots Fired in Desert Hot Springs Neighborhood

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Gunshots were fired in a Desert Hot Springs residential neighborhood today, but no one was hurt. 

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Niland

Border Patrol Busts Two Narcotics Loads on Highway 86

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents from the Indio Station assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested three women suspected of drug smuggling in two separate events over the Memorial Day Weekend.

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Yucca Valley

Two Suspects Wanted for Armed Robbery and Attempted Murder

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At approximately 4:30 a.m. on Monday, May 29, 2017, two armed suspects entered Castanedas Mexican food restaurant and approached an employee inside. 

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Calexico

Border Patrol Arrests Sex Offender

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported convicted sex offender earlier today near downtown Calexico. 

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Coachella Valley

Coachella Valley Arsonist Pleads Guilty to 25 Counts

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A man who set 25 structures and vehicles ablaze throughout the Coachella Valley over the course of 14 months pleaded guilty today to numerous counts of arson. 

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Desert Hot Springs

Desert Hot Springs Suspect Charged with Murder

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On Wednesday March 29, 2017, at about 2032 hours, officers were dispatched to the 66100 Block of Sixth Street for multiple calls of shots fired. 

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Indio

Transient Charged in Alleged Stabbing at Indio Homeless Shelter Video included

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A man was stabbed twice today at an Indio homeless shelter, and a fellow transient was taken into custody and booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

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Palm Springs

Wig-Wearing Bank Robbery Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

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A bald parolee suspected of robbing a Palm Springs bank at gunpoint while wearing a blonde wig pleaded not guilty today in Los Angeles. 

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Beaumont

Suspect Wanted for Citibank Robbery in Beaumont

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On Monday, May 22, 2017, at approximately 11:52 am, Beaumont Police Department received an alarm activation call at the Citibank Bank, located in the 700 block of Beaumont Avenue in Beaumont.

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Riverside County

Large Marijuana Grow Operations Found in Rancho Mirage

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On May 16, 2017, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Marijuana Eradication Team (MET) served three search warrants for illegal marijuana cultivation. 

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Indio

Two Men in Stolen SUV Elude Capture After Leading Police on Chase, Abandoning Jeep

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Two men who led Indio police on a short pursuit in a stolen SUV Tuesday were being sought after abandoning the vehicle and fleeing on foot.

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Indio

Indio Police Department Traffic Unit Conduct DUI Saturation Patrol

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 Indio Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a DUI Saturation Patrol on Sunday, May 21, 2017, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m.  High Visibility Enforcement efforts like this have a deterrent effect, lowering the incidents of impaired driving.  

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Riverside County

50 Arrests Made During Warrant Sweep

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On Saturday, May 20, 2017, an agent from California State Parole, along with deputies from Morongo Basin and Yucaipa Stations, conducted a warrant sweep throughout the Morongo Basin area, including the Town of Yucca Valley and the City of Twentynine Palms. 

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Indio Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Robberies, Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison

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An Indio man who helped arrange meetings with potential buyers of items posted online robbed at gunpoint when they showed up to complete the sale, pleaded guilty Friday to the robberies and was immediately sentenced to 13 years in state prison.

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Palm Springs

Security Guard Who Allegedly Ran Over Pedestrian Pleads Not Guilty to Assault With a Deadly Weapon

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A security guard alleged to have intentionally run over a pedestrian in Palm Springs pleaded not guilty Friday to assault with a deadly weapon.

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Sheriff's Deputies Seek Public's Help in Solving 2015 Coachella Murder Case

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Sheriff's deputies Friday renewed a call for help in solving the murder of a man shot to death outside a Coachella apartment complex. Byron Sherley Sr., 28, was killed in the 50-900 block of Suncrest Street on May 31, 2015. Deputies responded at 11:13 that night to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon and found Sherley lying in the parking lot of the apartment complex. No other victims were located. According to Deputy Armando Munoz, the dep... More>>

Indio

Woman Sentenced to 10 Years in State Prison for Molotov Cocktail Attack

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A woman who threw a Molotov cocktail into an Indio apartment occupied by four people, including her boyfriend's former flame, pleaded guilty today to arson of an inhabited structure. 

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Riverside

Palm Springs Corruption Case Moved to Indio, Pougnet Faces Additional Charge

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Former Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet and two Coachella Valley developers are slated to be arraigned in Riverside today on felony charges stemming from an alleged bribery scheme involving hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Palm Springs

Assault With a Deadly Weapon Suspect Arrested in Palm Springs

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Last night, 5-17-17 at approximately 10:50 PM, PSPD patrol officers responded to a residence in the 1600 block of Avenida Olancha regarding a dispute. 

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Palm Springs

Cabazon Man Who Crashed Stolen Pickup Truck Dies in Hospital

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A 19-year-old Cabazon man who was behind the wheel of a stolen pickup truck that crashed in Palm Springs died in a hospital this week, authorities said.

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Palm Desert

Shots Fired in Palm Desert Neighborhood, Dog Shot and Killed

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department officers responded to a call regarding a man with a gun at 1:00 AM near the 44-000 block of Acacia Drive in Rancho Mirage.

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Cabazon

Two Women Steal Bikes in Neighborhood, Bring Child Along

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An unusual set of partners in crime. Surveillance video shows two women committing a crime with a child tagging along with them. 

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Desert Hot Springs

High Speed Chase of Stolen Vehicle Leads to Crash in Desert Hot Springs

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On May 5th, 2017, at about 7:41 pm, Deputies from the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department responded to an Automatic License Plate Reader (ALPR) hit of a stolen Volvo from the city of Desert Hot Springs. Deputies were in the area and able to locate the vehicle immediately. 

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Indio

Alcohol Related Incidents Top List of Arrests at Stagecoach

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Indio police arrested 139 people during the three-day Stagecoach Music Festival, 18 less than were arrested during last year's festival, according to police statistics released Tuesday.

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Thousand Palms

Police Investigate Shots Heard in Thousand Palms

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department officers responded to a call at 11:00 AM to reports of shots heard in the area of 30-700 block of Calle Helene. 

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Beaumont

Beaumont Theft and Vandalism Investigation at Elementary School

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On Monday, April 24, 2017, at approximately 6:48 am, Beaumont Police Department responded to Anna Hause Elementary School located at 1015 Carnation Lane, to investigate a report of theft and vandalism that had occurred the previous day. 

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Man Found Shot in Parked Car in Indio

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A man who was found shot in the head inside a parked car in Indio remained hospitalized in critical condition, according to police.

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Indio

8th Person Arrested for Pickpocketing at Coachella Fest

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Police announced the eighth person arrested for allegedly stealing cell phones from attendees at the Coachella Valley Music and arts Festival during the past two weekends.

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Palm Springs

Police Seek Public Help in Nabbing Three Residential Burglary Suspects

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Palm Springs police sought the public's help in identifying three suspects who burglarized a home last week, and were recorded during the break-in on the residence's surveillance camera.

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Indio

More Cell Phone Thieves Arrested at Coachella Video included

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Five suspected thieves working in groups were arrested at the Coachella Art and Music Festival, police said today. The suspects were arrested Friday after police received multiple reports of stolen cellphones inside the festival grounds.   

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Banning

Four Shot in Banning, All Underwent Surgery

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On Saturday, April 15, 2017, at approximately 2150 hours, Officers of the Banning Police Department were dispatched to the area of the 900 block of North Allen Street. Police Dispatch had received a call of shots fire in the area. When Officers arrived to the area, they located one male subject who had a grazing head wound. He was treated on scene by CAL-Fire paramedics and was not transported to the hospital. There were three other males who had been shot and they transported themse... More>>

Palm Desert

Indio Man Convicted in Girlfriend's Killing Video included

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Jurors returned a guilty verdict Monday in the trial of an Indio man accused of slashing his girlfriend's throat with a box cutter, then running the 41-year-old teacher over with her Toyota Prius after the initialattack failed to kill her.

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Indio

Man Arrested at Coachella Fest, Found In Possession Of Over 100 Stolen Cell Phones

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A New York man was arrested at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, police said today. Reinaldo De Jesus Henao, 36, was arrested at 5:50 p.m. Friday at the festival grounds, located at 81500 Avenue 51.   

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Calimesa

Suspect Wanted for Armed Robbery in Calimesa

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On April 13, 2017, officers from the Calimesa Police Department responded to a call of an armed robbery at a business within the 1200 block of Calimesa Blvd. in the city of Calimesa. 

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Indio

Indio Man Arrested After Being Linked To 15 Burglaries

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On Thursday, April 13, 2017, officers assigned to the Coachella Police Department Community Action Team completed an investigation into a series of commercial burglaries reported in the city of Coachella that occurred between September and October, 2016. 

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Rancho Mirage

Three People Detained After Armed Robbery in Rancho Mirage

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department officers responded to a call around 7:20 AM this morning regarding an armed robbery. The officers arrived at Bob Hope Drive and Gerald Ford Drive in Rancho Mirage. 

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Calexico

Border Patrol Agents Arrest Illegal Sex Offender

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported convicted sex offender yesterday near downtown Calexico. 

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Indio

One Shot at Gas Station in Indio

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An adult male was shot one time by a Hispanic male adult that was 20-25 years old at an AMPM in Indio.  

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Coachella

Police Search for Possible Shooter in Coachella

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department officers responded to a call at 5:00 PM near the corner of Avenida Adobe and Westerfield Way in Coachella. 

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San Bernardino

8-Year-Old Dead in School Shooting, Suspect and Victims Identified

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San Bernardino Police arrived on scene at Northpark Elementary School after receiving calls of a shooting at 10:27 AM. The shooting took place in one special needs classroom for students grades 1-4. 

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San Bernardino

Elementary School Shooting in San Bernardino, Multiple Gunshot Victims

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San Bernardino County Fire Department is at the scene of multiple gunshot victims at Northpark Elementary School in San Bernardino. Triage and victim count is taking place.  It is believed to be a murder suicide in a classroom. Two students have been transported to the hospital.

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Salton City

Border Patrol Arrest Cocaine Smugglers and Sex Offender

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man and woman suspected of drug smuggling Saturday morning and a previously deported sex offender later that night.

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Thousand Palms

Fatal Motorcycle Collision Results in Multiple Charges

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On April 7th, at approximately 7:46 AM, a traffic collision on Interstate 10 resulted in a fatality and an arrest. Dawn Fleck, a 56-year-old female from Palm Desert was driving a 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser on Interstate 10 eastbound, east of Bob Hope Drive. 

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Rancho Mirage

Man Suspected of Twice Robbing Same Rancho Mirage Business Arrested

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A man who allegedly burglarized the same Rancho Mirage business twice, stealing goods valued at around $20,000, was being held without bail.

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Palm Springs

Shooting Outside Busy Palm Springs Nightclub

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A person was shot during a fight in the parking lot of a Palm Springs nightclub early Saturday.

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Indio

Indio Man Arrested for Willful Harm to a Child

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Kenneth McHerron, 24, arrested by Indio Police around 1:45 AM this morning on Highway 111. He was booked around 2:30 AM into the Indio Jail. McHerron is charged with felony count of willful harm to a child. Bail set at $50,000. His first court date is going to be Tuesday April 11th at 8:00 AM.

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs Stolen Vehicle Victim Spots Own Car

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Palm Springs Police Department responded to a call around 11:57 AM regarding a stolen car. The victim of a stolen vehicle incident spotted the vehicle in the city of Palm Springs driven by someone they did not know. The victim contacted police and police were able to locate the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop near Overture Drive and Highway 111.  The driver cooperate with police and pulled over where four people were then detained. The vehicle was originally taken from an a...

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Man Remembers Carrying Teacher's Body Video included

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The man accused of murdering a Palm Desert teacher claims he doesn't remember most of the night she was killed, but says he does remember putting her lifeless body in her car. 

Michael Franco is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Jill Thomas Grant, in December 2013.  

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Riverside

Grand Jury Accuses Inland Empire Man of 17 Child Exploitation Offenses

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An Inland Empire man was named today in a federal grand jury indictment that charges him with a series of child exploitation crimes for allegedly coercing six boys around the nation to send him sexually explicit videos.  Francisco Javier Soledad, 24, of Eastvale, was charged today in a 17-count indictment that alleges six counts of producing of child pornography, six counts of using the internet to induce a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity.

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La Quinta

Police Pursuit Ends in Stolen Vehicle Arrest

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According to Riverside County Sheriff's Department, James Brown, a 34-year-old male from La Quinta has been arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle. The Riverside Auto Theft Interdiction Detail (RAID) took over the investigation, which has California Highway Patrol members on the team.  More>>

Desert Hot Springs

Hate Crime Charges Filed in Desert Hot Springs Attempted Murder

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Attempted murder and hate crime allegations were filed today against a 19-year-old man who accidentally shot himself during an alleged attempt to kill a black employee at an auto parts store. Rudy Arana allegedly brought a sawed-off shotgun last Thursday to the Autozone store at 12660 Palm Drive and announced he was ``there to kill a n----r,'' according to Desert Hot Springs police Chief Dale Mondary. Employees told police that Arana appeared at the store around 7:15 a.m. looki... More>>

Riverside

Inland Empire Dentist Pleads Guilty in Child Pornography Case

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A dentist who formerly lived and worked in Temecula pleaded guilty this afternoon to possession of child pornography, including videos of children under the age of 10 engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

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Desert Hot Springs

One Person Injured in Desert Hot Springs Shooting

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A week of violence has continued in Desert Hot Springs. KMIR News has conformed that another shooting has taken place within the Desert Hot Springs city limits.

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Desert Hot Springs

Desert Hot Springs Murder Victim Identified by Coroner's

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One man is dead tonight after being shot in a Desert Hot Springs neighborhood. The shooting occurred at 6th Street and Cactus Drive, the same location where another man was found dead earlier in the week.

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Twentynine Palms

Two Murders In Twentynine Palms, Suspect in Custody

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On Friday, March 24, 2017, at approximately 12:03 a.m., deputies responded to a 911 call reference two people deceased inside of a residence in the 7700 block of Bedouin Avenue, located in the City of Twentynine Palms. 

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Palm Springs

Fourth Robbery in Three Months at Palm Springs Metro PCS

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According to store owners Beatrice Irene Reyes and Maria Flores, Metro PCS in Palm Springs was robbed around 6:35 AM Friday, March 31st. They said this is the fourth time their store has been robbed in the last three months.

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Cathedral City

Coroners Identify Man Killed in Cathedral City DUI Crash

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Authorities identified a man who was killed in a crash in Cathedral City involving a motorist who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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Coachella

Coachella Man Arrested for Two Counts of Commercial Burglary

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On March 29, 2017, approximately 4:00 a.m., the Coachella Police Department responded to an audible alarm at the Family Dollar store, located at 49-681 Harrison Street, Coachella.  Upon arrival, officers discovered shattered glass, indicating a burglary had occurred.  

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Palm Desert

Four Arrested After Robbery in Palm Desert

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On March 30, 2017, at approximately 10:30 AM, officers from the Palm Desert Police Department received a report of a theft that occurred at a business located in the 72800 block of Highway 111, in Palm Desert. Investigating officers arrived and provided a suspect vehicle description to fellow officers in the area. A vehicle matching the description was located on Monterey Avenue and Gerald Ford Drive. A traffic enforcement stop was conducted and all four occupants of the veh... More>>

Desert Hot Springs

Police Investigating Attempted Homicide

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Desert Hot Springs Police Department responded to a call that came in around 7:13 AM regarding an attempted homicide outside of an AutoZone at the 12600 block of Palm Drive in Desert Hot Springs. Story: Second Shooting In Two Days Leaves One Dead In Desert Hot Springs The suspect was taken to the hospital with injuries, which he suffered in the assault. The suspect suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound in the incident. The victim was unharmed.

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Perris

Illegal Shooting Rises in Riverside County's Perris Area

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department says its Perris Station deputies have been responding to increased complaints of illegal shooting.

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Thermal

Thermal Murder / Arson Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

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A 22-year-old Indio man accused of killing his girlfriend and setting fire to the Thermal mobile home she shared with her children pleaded not guilty today to murder, arson, assault and animal cruelty charges. Christian Pacheco is charged in the death of Elilia Valdez, a mother of two.

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Banning

Clever and Caught, Bank Robber Learns His Fate

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A Banning man who led a group of burglars that conducted a 10-year-long series of heists targeting Southland banks by cutting through rooftops has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for participating in two burglaries. Alceu Johnny Andreis, 48, of Banning, received the 240-month sentence yesterday afternoon from United States District Judge Dale S. Fischer. In addition to the prison term, Judge Fischer ordered Andreis to pay $12,082,403 in restitution to two financial insti...

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Indio

Victim identified, Suspect Wanted in Indio Apartment Shooting

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Police Sunday were looking for a suspect who shot and killed a teenage boy in an Indio apartment complex on Friday. 

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Cherry Valley

Two Dead In Cherry Valley Murder / Suicide

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On Saturday, March 25, 2017, at about 10:51 AM, deputies from the Cabazon Station responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call occurring in the 39000 block of Cherry Valley Blvd in Cherry Valley. Upon arrival deputies located one deceased Hispanic male adult in the roadway. The male sustained gunshot injuries that caused his death. Story: One Dead In Desert Hot Springs Homicide When deputies arrived, they heard additional gunshots coming from a residence at the location. T...

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Victorville

Suspect Wanted After Escaping Police Custody

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On Sunday, March 26, 2017, at approximately 5:27 pm, suspect Charles Brown escaped from the back seat of a marked patrol unit he was in at the Victorville Police Department. Brown fled the area on foot and deputies are asking for the public's assistance in locating him. Story: Suspect Sought in Teen Homicide Brown was arrested at approximately 4:10 pm for Transportation of Narcotics. Brown was taken to the Victorville Police Department to be interviewed by deputies. B... More>>

Pasadena

$20,000 Reward Offered In Cheesecake Factory Explosion

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Pasadena Police Detectives and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Agents hope a video recording of the man who is suspected of having committed the Cheesecake Factory explosion, and a reward of up to $20,000, will prompt witnesses to come forward with the suspect’s identification. On Thursday, February 2, 2017 at about 6:08 P.M., Pasadena Police Officers and Fire Department personnel responded to a call of an explosion at a Cheesecake Factory restaurant at 2 West Colorado Bl...

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La Quinta

La Quinta Hit and Run Suspect Under The Influence of Heroin

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Kelly Campbell, 45 of Seal Beach, was traveling northbound on Washington St., where she collided with another vehicle, and continued without stopping. La Quinta Special Enforcement Team members located and stopped the vehicle driven by Campbell, at Washington St. and Hwy. 111. No injuries were sustained in this collision.

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Las Vegas

Gunman Surrenders After Fatal Shooting on Las Vegas Strip

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Las Vegas police say the gunman in a fatal shooting on the Strip who barricaded himself inside a public bus has surrendered peacefully after shutting down the busy tourism corridor for hours.

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Salton City

Border Patrol Arrest Suspected Smuggler in Salton City

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint, arrested a man suspected of smuggling narcotics Friday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 8:40 a.m., when a 36-year- old man approached the checkpoint in a green 1999 Ford Explorer. Prior to reaching primary inspection, a Border Patrol canine detection team alerted to the vehicle’s undercarriage. Border Patrol agents referred the man to secondary inspection for further examination. Upon fu...

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Beaumont

Four Arrested in Beaumont Homicide

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On March 23, 2017, Police arrested Samuel Jesus Acosta, 32 years old of Banning, and Mathew Ray Zues Munoz, 25 years old of Beaumont for homicide, kidnapping, attempted murder, and several weapons and gang violations. Also arrested were Erika Cristell Garcia, 24 years old, for kidnapping, attempted homicide and gang enhancements. They also arrested Francisca Perla Acosta, 34 years old, of Banning for accessory and gang and weapons enhancements in the homicide of Jasmine Zuniga that o...

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Palm Springs

Charges Dismissed In Case of Hacienda Embezzlement

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A grand theft charge was dismissed today against the former bookkeeper of a now-shuttered Palm Springs eatery owned by developer Richard Meaney, who faces multiple felony charges for allegedly bribing former Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet. Robert Wills, 59, of Palm Springs, was charged with grand theft last May for allegedly forging Meaney's wife's signature on 20 checks and stealing 10 pre-signed checks over the course of six months, netting him $26,280 wh...

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Cathedral City

Children Abducted in Cathedral City, Found In Desert Hot Springs

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The license plate on the White Honda Accord is 7TJR654.  The suspect, children, and vehicle were last seen heading west towards Ramon Road in Cathedral City

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Cathedral City

Abducted Baby Brothers Located, Suspect Wanted

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On Friday, March 24, 2017 at 2:29 AM, a Riverside County Sheriff's Deputy located the stolen 2016 Honda Accord, with the engine still on but parked next to a church in the 17400 block of Bubbing Wells Road, in Desert Hot Springs. Upon approaching the vehicle, officers and deputies found brothers Jayden and Carlos in the back seat of the abandoned vehicle. The boys were reunited with their family after a medical examination. There is no suspect information at this time; however a thor... More>>

Palm Springs

Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement Team Arrest Palm Springs Man

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 On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, PSPD Detectives and members of the Riverside County SAFE ( Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement) Team conducted compliance checks at the residences of Registered Sex Offenders living in Palm Springs. The law enforcement personnel visited 39 locations to verify addresses and to determine if the Registered Sex Offenders were within compliance of the law. They also conducted three parole compliance checks during the operation. The operati... More>>

Banning

Banning High School Shooting Threats, Two Arrested

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On Monday, March 20, 2017, at 4:00 PM, Banning Police Departments School Resource Officer (SRO), present at Banning High School, received a report that two students were possibly planning an active shooter type incident at Banning High School. Witnesses reported overhearing a juvenile making threats to carry out shooting on campus on 03/21/2017. The Kids With Guns Protocol was activated and during the investigation, evidence was located indicating that two students were involved in t...

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Niland

Two Female Suspected Smugglers Arrested By Indio Station Agents

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents from the Indio Station assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested two women suspected of drug smuggling on separate events Saturday afternoon. The first incident occurred at approximately 12:30 p.m., when a black 2004 Ford Fusion approached the checkpoint on Highway 86 driven by a 33-year- old woman. Agents referred the vehicle to secondary for further examination. At secondary inspection, a Border Patrol detection canine team alerted to the ...

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Cathedral City

Drunk Driver Leads Police On Brief Chase

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Around 4:20 PM Riverside County Police saw an apparent drunk driver near Date Palm and Varner. The suspect fled after police attempted to pull the vehicle over. The driver fled eastbound on Varner towards Bob Hope on a brief chase with Police before pulling over. The suspect suffered self inflicted, non-life threatening wounds which were treated by paramedics.

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Indio

Two Indio Males Arrested In Connection To Date Fair Stabbing

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On Sunday, February 19, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon within the Riverside County Date Festival property located in the 46-200 block of Arabia Street, in the city of Indio. Deputies who were working at the festival, quickly responded to a report of injured people and located four adult male victims suffering from apparent stab wounds. All four victims were transp... More>>

Cathedral City

Parolee Leads Cathedral City Police On High Speed Pursuit

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On Friday, March 17, 2017 at about 0754 hours, Cathedral City Police Officers attempted to conduct a parole search at a residence in the 68400 block of Riviera Road in the city of Cathedral City. The subject on parole, James Goodwin 21 years old, refused to answer the door and allow officers entry per his parole terms and conditions.

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs Domestic Violence Call Ends With High Speed Pursuit

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Palm Springs police were led on a police chase that ended in a traffic collision near Sunrise Way and East Racquet Club Road in Palm Springs. There are road closures in the area.

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Tragic Ending to Desert Hot Springs Police Call Video included

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According to Palm Springs Unified School District, Desert Hot Springs High School, Painted Hills Middle School and Edward L. Wenzlaff Elementary school are all on lockdown as a precaution. 

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Indio

Border Patrol Seizes Meth on Highway 111 and Highway 86

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents from the Indio Station assigned to both Highway 111 and Highway 86 checkpoints arrested two individuals suspected of drug smuggling on separate events. The first incident occurred at approximately 9:30 p.m., on Wednesday, when a white 2016 Chevrolet Malibu approached the checkpoint at Highway 111 driven by a 63-year- old man accompanied by a 36-year- old male passenger. Border Patrol agents referred the vehicle to secondary for a more thorough ex...

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Riverside

Riverside Mother Abandons 2-Year-Old In Store

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On Sunday, March 12, 2017, at about 5:55 p.m., Riverside Police Officers responded to Food-4-Less, located at 4250 Van Buren Boulevard in the city of Riverside, regarding a found child.  The Officers’ investigation determined a mother had abandoned her 2 year old toddler in the store. 

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Thousand Palms

Thousand Palms Car Chase Ends With Suspect In Custody

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At approximately 9:30 AM Thursday morning, Riverside County Sheriff's Deputies were called to investigate a theft at a business in La Quinta. Responding officers learned that the thief was driving a stolen vehicle. Officers located the vehicle near HWY 111 and Deep Canyon Dr. in Palm Desert.

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El Centro

Border Patrol Discover Narcotics With Child In The Vehicle

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint, arrested a woman suspected of smuggling methamphetamine with her child in the vehicle on Wednesday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 8:32 a.m., after a 21-year-old woman approached the checkpoint with her four-year-old daughter in the rear passenger seat in a gold 2006 Ford Focus. 

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Hemet

Hemet Man Arrested For Impersonating A Police Officer

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On March 14th 2017, a Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy in their personally owned vehicle was traveling on Winchester Road near Marietta Hot Springs Road contacted the Riverside Sheriff’s Dispatch Center after a white Dodge Dart vehicle pulled behind them and activated emergency lights and a siren.

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Palm Springs

Wessman Attorney Issues Statement of Innocence

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The attorney for John Wessman has issued the following statement after reviewing the evidence being brought forward in the scandal case in Palm Springs.

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Indio

Long Delayed Trial of Murdered Palm Desert Teacher Begins

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It's been three years since 41-year-old Jill Thomas Grant was murdered but the trial of her accused killer, then live -in  boyfriend 46 -year-old Michael John  Franco finally  got underway. 

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El Centro

Border Patrol Seizes Ultralight Aircraft After Landing In El Centro

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On Monday night, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents tracked and seized an ultralight aircraft that made a cross-border incursion from Mexico and landed in the United States. At approximately 10:45 p.m., Border Patrol agents on the ground observed an ultralight aircraft fly over the international border from Mexico into U.S. airspace. The aircraft was operating without any lights. Agents tracked the aircraft from the ground where it landed on an agricultural field road near Holtvil...

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Indio

Indio Shooting Sends One Man To Hospital

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Indio Police Department responded to a call that came in around 9:15 PM on March 13 regarding a shooting that occurred within the open Desert near Dillon Road and Fargo Canyon Road in Indio.  

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El Centro

Border Patrol Finds 4-Year-Old Abandoned By Smugglers

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents found a four-year-old girl abandoned by smugglers near Mt. Signal and the international border Sunday morning. At approximately 6:20 a.m., Border Patrol agents from the El Centro station observed individuals illegally cross into the U.S. near Mt. Signal. When agents responded to the area, one subject was seen returning to Mexico, then enter a vehicle that quickly left the area. Agents also observed a small child standing alone in the same area on...

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Banning

Man Suspected in Residential Burglaries Arrested While Wearing Victim's Gucci Slippers

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In December 2016, PSPD investigated a burglary that occurred in the 1600 block of Calle Marcus. During that burglary, the suspect entered via a backdoor, ransacked the residence and stole the victim’s car. 

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Banning

Two Arrested in Banning Suspected of Burglary

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On 03/11/2017, at about 12:36 AM, dispatch received an alarm activation at 3146 West Ramsey Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered a rear door open; when clearing the building, officers noticed the interior appeared ransacked. 

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Cathedral City

Robbery at El Pollo Loco in Cathedral City

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The El Pollo Loco off of Ramon Rd. in Cathedral City was robbed around 8:30pm on Sunday, March 12th. 

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Rancho Mirage

Burglary Suspect Detained at Mission Hills Country Club

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Riverside County Sheriff's Deputies have set up a perimeter this morning around the Mission Hills Country Club, in the area of Dinah Shore between Da Vall and Bob Hope Drive. 

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Indio

Indio High School Placed on Lockdown, Two Students Arrested After Ammo Found

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A report that a student brought a gun to Indio High School Thursday led to two juveniles arrested for alleged ammunition possession and resisting arrest, according to police.

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Palm Springs

Two Teens Arrested in Palm Springs Shooting

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Police say two suspects were arrested in connection with a shooting in downtown Palm Springs that left two men hospitalized.

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Riverside

Arrest Made In Child Annoyance Investigation

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A male suspect attempted to lure the juvenile towards him by telling her he would give her a treat.  He also motioned for her to come towards him while he was standing near the entrance to the men’s restroom. The incident was caught on the store's surveillance system.

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La Quinta

Golf Cart Thief Caught Running Chop Shop

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On February 27, 2017, the Riverside Auto-Theft Interdiction Detail (RAID) became involved in an investigation regarding the theft of a golf cart within the gated community of the Indian Wells Country Club on....

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Thousand Palms

SunLine Bus Vandalism Spikes, Agency Urges The Public To Report Vandal

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SunLine Transit Agency is the daily transportation for many valley residents. Over the past two months, the agency has seen a spike in the number of vandalism incidents on their buses which has them concerned. SunLine urges it's riders to say something if the see someone vandalizing their bus.

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Beaumont

Woman Fatally Shot In Beaumont Has Been Identified

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Beaumont police found a woman in her car who had been shot by an unknown suspect. 

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Indio

Jury Seated In High School Teacher Murder Case

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With one of the attorneys attending to a medical matter, proceedings were postponed Monday in the trial of an Indio man accused of murdering his girlfriend and dumping her body at a golf course. 

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Cathedral City

Robbery In Cathedral City Leaves One Shot

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On March 9, 2017 @ 8:10 P.M. the Cathedral City Police Department received multiple 911 calls from Circle K (a convenience store) located at 68258 Ramon Rd....

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Moreno Valley

San Diego County Fugitive Arrested In Moreno Valley

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A fugitive sought in fraud and drug cases in San Diego County has been arrested by members of local task force at a residence in Moreno Valley. Winston Rudolph Dawkins, DOB: 12-10-68, was located by the Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force at a residence in the 28000 block of Hillsdale Avenue in Moreno Valley. 

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El Centro

Border Patrol Arrest Female Suspected of Smuggling Meth

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El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint, arrested a woman suspected of smuggling methamphetamine on Friday morning. 26-year-old woman approached the checkpoint in a grey 2004 Nissan Altima. During primary inspection, a Border Patrol detection canine alerted to the vehicle.

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Indio

Pursuit of Indio Suspect Ends With Crash, Police Seeking Injured Passenger

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A high-speed pursuit of a warrant suspect through Indio Friday ended when the suspect crashed into an SUV, injuring herself as well as a passenger who is missing.

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New Surveillance Video Of Hobby Shop Theft Emerges

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New surveillance video has emerged of a thief getting away with two drones from a hobby shop. 

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Desert Hot Springs Man Charged With Murder, Assault, in Connection With Apartment Shooting

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A Desert Hot Springs resident was charged with murder, assault with a gun and criminal threats for allegedly shooting a man at a Desert Hot Springs apartment complex, as well as assaulting and threatening a woman.

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One Man Shot in Desert Hot Springs

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The shooting happened at 5:50pm on the 13-300 block of Palm Drive in Desert Hot Springs.

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Male Adult and Juvenile Shot in Indio

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Two people were taken to the hospital after a shooting in Indio. Police responded to the shooting around 7 p.m. near Monroe and Avenida Del Mar.  

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Police ID Man Suspected of Stabbing Two Women With Screwdriver in Indio

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Police released the name of a man in custody without bail for allegedly stabbing two women with a screwdriver, then barricading himself inside an Indio home for nearly three hours before surrendering.

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Suspects Arrested In Cathedral City Bar Shooting

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Two men were shot Sunday in a restaurant parking lot, Cathedral City police said. Officers got multiple 911 calls reporting gunfire at 1:47 a.m. at The Block, a bar and grill, at 68955 Ramon Rd. 

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Pedestrian Killed On I-10 Has Been Identified

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A pedestrian was struck and killed today on the 10 Freeway in Coachella, authorities said. It happened at about 3:30 a.m. on the eastbound 10 Freeway...

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Man Charged With Death of Dog Skips Arraignment

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 A Palm Springs man accused of leaving his dog inside a locked car for at least three hours without water or air conditioning, resulting in the canine's death...

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Authorities Release Name of Man Fatally Shot at Indio Apartment

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Authorities released the name of a man who was shot and killed at an Indio apartment last month, in what remains an ongoing homicide investigation.

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Sheriff's Department: Suspect Pointed Metal Object at Deputy During Cabazon DIS

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Sheriff's investigators said a man shot and killed by a deputy in Cabazon on Saturday night pointed a metal object at the deputy and refused to drop it when ordered.

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Suspect Found After Attempting To Lure Child

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On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, a 6 year old female walked towards the restroom inside Food 4 Less, located at 3900 Chicago Avenue in Riverside...

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One Shot Near Jensen's in Palm Desert

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One person has been taken to the hospital after shooting occurred near the the Jensen's in Palm Desert. Police arrived on scene around 7 p.m. near Cook Street and 42nd Avenue. 

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Two Arrested, Public Help Wanted To Find Urn

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On Friday, March 3, 2017, Deputy Ables responded to the 57000 block of Hidden Gold Dr. for a report of a residential burglary in progress. The victim’s arrived home and found a male inside of the residence. The victim confronted the suspect who exited the residence and fled in a dark color vehicle. Through investigation and witness statements; Deputy Ables identified Charles Roberts as a possible suspect. On March 7, 2017, Deputy Ables contacted Roberts at Black Rock High Scho...

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Escondido Woman Killed In Gang Crossfire

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A woman was shot and killed by a stray bullet while driving in Escondido and police are now saying it appears the woman was caught in the crossfire of a gang shooting. Escondido police have identified the woman killed while driving on Grand Avenue as 55-year Escondido resident Catherine Kennedy. Kennedy was driving east on Grand Avenue Tuesday around 9 p.m., when she was struck by a stray bullet, causing her to lose control of the car and crash into an unoccupied, parked vehicle, po...

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Three Stabbed During Family Dispute In Indio

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Indio PD responded to a call around 6:45pm at the 83-800 block of Artemisa Court in Indio about a family dispute....

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Stabbing Near Sunrise and Vista Chino In Palm Springs

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The Palm Springs Police Department is investigating a stabbing that took place in Palm Springs near Sunrise and Vista Chino.  The victim was taken to the hospital and their condition is unknown at this time.  No one has been taken into custody at this time as the investigation continues

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Murder Charges Dismissed Against Two Indio Men

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Murder charges were dismissed today against two men who were accused in the fatal shooting of a man in Indio nearly three years ago. Steven Moises Rapan, 26, and Gary Griffin Ramirez, 24, both of Indio, were released from custody Tuesday, following the dismissal of murder and criminal street gang activity charges in connection with the May 28, 2014 shooting of 37-year-old Douglas Yanez Jr. Rapan was additionally charged with attempted murder and shooting at ...

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Man Accused Of Shooting At Three Police Officers Pleads Not Guilty

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A man accused of firing on two California Highway Patrol officers and a Border Patrol agent in 2012 at the behest of an acquaintance pleaded not guilty today to attempted murder charges. Samuel Carrillo Ortiz Jr., 42, of Indio, is charged with three counts of attempted murder for allegedly firing on the officers on Nov. 26, 2012, after they pulled over a 39-year-old man for alleged drunken driving at the corner of Cabazon Road and Avenue 48 in Indio. Da... More>>

Two Suspects Arrested For Armed Robbery

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On February 25, 2017, officers from the Rancho Mirage Police Department responded to a call of an armed robbery at a business...

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Border Patrol Agents Arrest “Sureño” Gang Member

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Calexico, CA. - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a “Sureño” gang member near the downtown area of Calexico Wednesday afternoon....

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