Palm Springs Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Murder Conviction Upheld for Man Convicted in CatCit...

    Tuesday Aug 28 | via KMIR 6 

    An appeals court Monday upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a man who caused the death of a Cathedral City police officer during a drug- and alcohol-fueled high-speed chase in a stolen car. Durjan Germaine Gray, 42, was convicted in 2016 in the death of Officer Jermaine Gibson during a vehicle pursuit on the night of March 18, 2011.

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  • Attempted Murder, Hate Crime Allegations Filed in Pa...

    Aug 8, 2018 | via KMIR 6 

    A 19-year-old reputed gang member accused of opening fire on a family of three outside a Palm Springs hotel, in what authorities suspect was a racially motivated attack, was charged Wednesday with attempted murder and assault with a semi-automatic firearm, along with hate crime allegations. Ricardo Gomez, of Desert Hot Springs, is accused of shooting at a black man, his wife and their 16-year-old son around 1:35 a.m. last Saturday at a hotel in the 2000 block of North Palm Canyon Drive.

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