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Saturday Nov 21 | via Holtville Tribune
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio station collaborate with Yuma Sector and Mexican officials to find and apprehended a wanted murderer residing illegally in the United States yesterday. At approximately 9:40 a.m., agents assigned to the Indio Station, acting on intelligence provided by the Yuma Sector and Mexican officials, arrested Armando Flores Jimenez, a 42-year-old Mexican citizen, outside of his residence in Riverside County. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 17 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert
On Tuesday prosecutors filed felony charges against a 28-year-old man accused of brandishing a weapon and robbing a female escort as she arrived at a Palm Springs hotel to meet a client. Zachary Daniel Snider was scheduled to be arraigned in Indio Tuesday afternoon on charges of robbery and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 11 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Police say a search of two Indio homes Tuesday resulted in the recovery of two guns, ammunition and Methamphetamine for sales. Riverside County Sheriffs Deputies served warrants at two homes, one near the 43000 block of Wild Rose St., the other along the 82000 block of Olivera Way. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via KAUZ
Church, who has five nomin... A Nevada jury says a 29-year-old self-styled pimp should be sentenced to death for killing three people in a shooting and fiery crash on the Las Vegas Strip. A jury decided Wednesday that a 29-year-old self-styled pimp should be sentenced to death for killing three people by opening fire into a moving vehicle after a dispute at a hip-hop event in a posh Las Vegas Strip resort. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via Patch.com
Thirty-two suspects sought for alleged domestic violence were arrested in Riverside County last month, part of a national crackdown on such crimes, the Riverside County District Attorney's Office reported this week. The Annual National Family Violence Apprehension Detail is conducted in late October each year, in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Comment?
Friday Oct 30 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert
A gang member from Los Angeles is accused of robbing a high school student in Mecca. 27-year old Jose Luis Frausto was taken into custody around 5 p.m. Thursday after deputies saw him driving in the 91000 block of Fifth Street in Mecca. Comment?
Oct 29, 2015 | via Patch.com
A La Quinta man arrested in a raid that turned up a cache of assault rifles and ammunition posted $50,000 bail Thursday. Officers and deputies from several regional task forces served search warrants at a business in the 83-600 block of Highway 111 in Indio, sheriff's Sgt. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via Patch.com
Omar Escamilla Guillen was found guilty Aug. 10 of first-degree murder in the April 21, 2013, slaying of Homero Valle. A 30-year-old Indio man was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for gunning down a gang member who had just confronted the defendant's brother. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert
A 30-year-old Indio man was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for gunning down a gang member who had just confronted the defendant's brother. Omar Escamilla Guillen was found guilty Aug. 10 of first-degree murder in the April 21, 2013, slaying of Homero Valle. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert
With thousands of seasonal residents and tourists preparing to return to the Coachella Valley for the cooler months, our roadways are going to become much more congested with traffic. And with two suspected DUI crashes over the weekend, one deadly, it stresses the importance of being safe and responsible every time you choose to get behind the wheel. Comment?
Oct 17, 2015 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Just before 2 a.m., 21-year-old Erwin Manolo Monterroso of Indio, who also goes by Monterroso Alvarez, was driving his white 2006 Mazda pickup truck eastbound on Tahquitz Canyon Way towards Sunrise Way when he crashed broadside into a light green 2013 Toyota Prius, according to Palm Springs Police Department Lt. Mike Kovaleff. Comment?
Oct 16, 2015 | via Patch.com
Authorities say Villarreal gunned his car in reverse and rammed a police car, prompting at least one officer to open fire. A man shot and killed by police in an Indio neighborhood this week was identified as a man from Thousand Palms. Comment?
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