Indio Crime

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  • Man Arrested in Coachella Armed Robbery

    5 hrs ago | via Patch.com 

    A 32-year-old man was behind bars Monday for allegedly stealing a woman's cell phone at gunpoint in Coachella. Hector Pimentel Monroy Jr., of Coachella was booked into the Riverside County jail in Indio just before 9 p.m. Sunday on suspicion of armed robbery, jail records show.

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  • Man arrested for stealing woman's cell phone at gunp...

    12 hrs ago | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert 

    Police said the woman was exiting her vehicle in the 49000 block of Grapefruit Boulevard at 11:45 p.m. Saturday when the suspect approached her with a gun and demanded cash. The 44-year-old woman from Thermal refused to give the man any money so the suspect stole her cell phone and fled the scene in a silver midsize vehicle with paper plates.

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  • Facing the second album challenge with Alabama Shakes

    13 hrs ago | via KAUZ 

    The band will... . FILE - In this April 10, 2015 file photo, Alabama Shakes, from left, Heath Fogg, Zac Cockrell, Brittany Howard and Steve Johnson pose for a portrait at the 2015 Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif.

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  • Fergie remains spotlessly clean in white as she take...

    Friday Apr 17 | via Daily Mail 

    Medal for cheating: Female winner of St. Louis marathon stripped of title after it's discovered she SKIPPED huge swath of the course 'Vet of the year' fired after posing for image holding a dead pet cat she killed with a bow and arrow after 'hunting it down in her backyard' The King of Clubs is dead: Former Saddam henchman on US most-wanted list who became ISIS commander is killed in fighting near former tyrant's home city Idiot prisoner tried to carve 'the sign of the beast' 666 into his forehead - but used a mirror so it came out backwards Thousands call for ESPN reporter who launched arrogant tirade at single mom tow company clerk to be fired - and she has made NO personal effort to apologize to her Jeb fires hot sauce at Hillary, saying when he goes to Chipotle, he can 'drive my own car, park my own car, get out of my own car' Claim that Hillary Clinton 'can't satisfy her husband' ... (more)

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  • Police: Man Beat Up, Locked Out Father in Palm Desert

    Friday Apr 17 | via Patch.com 

    A 33-year-old man was behind bars Friday, following his arrest for allegedly beating up his 65-year-old father and locking him out of his own home for several hours, authorities said. The injured victim was taken by a friend to the Palm Desert sheriff's station about 12:30 p.m. Thursday, from where deputies had him taken to a local hospital for treatment, according to sheriff's Sgt.

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  • Coachella Weekend Two Kicks Off

    Friday Apr 17 | via Patch.com 

    The sold-out festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio runs through Sunday, with the same lineup as last weekend. The second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival kicks off Friday, with performances by 57 acts, including Interpol, Tame Impala, and headliners AC/DC.

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  • Son arrested for assaulting father, locking him out ...

    Friday Apr 17 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert 

    A 33-year-old man was arrested Thursday on accusations of assaulting his father and locking him out of his own home in Palm Desert for several hours. According to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, the 65-year-old victim was brought to the Palm Desert Station by a friend after his son Matthew Diaz allegedly assaulted him to the point of needing medical assistance.

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  • Religious leader reacts to recent raid in Coachella

    Thursday Apr 16 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert 

    "Operation Safe Coachella" was viewed as a huge success, as federal, state, and local law enforcement arrested 15 individuals, 10 of which were active gang members, and seized firearms, ammo, and cash in a raid stretching from Coachella, to Indio, as well as Desert Hot Springs. But as quickly as the authorities swooped in, just as quick at least six of those arrested individuals have posted bail and are back on the streets.

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  • Man convicted in murder of his baby son

    Wednesday Apr 15 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert 

    An Indio man was convicted today of second-degree murder and assault causing the death of his 23-day-old son by striking the infant's head against a granite counter top and then hitting the baby when he wouldn't stop crying. Jurors deliberated about two days before returning their verdict against 26-year-old Joseph Roy Scott II, who is scheduled to be sentenced May 8th.

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  • Police arrest 14 in valley-wide gang sweep

    Wednesday Apr 15 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert 

    Law enforcement arrested fourteen people suspected of gang activity after serving search warrants at 27 residences throughout the Coachella Valley early Wednesday morning. Police say the search warrants are being served on the residences of suspected gang members and stem from gang violence and shootings that have occurred over the last several months.

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  • Coachella festival fashion could be the worst ever w...

    Monday Apr 13 | via Daily Mail 

    Heir Jordan! Young Texan Jordan Spieth completes his childhood dream to become youngest Masters winner since Tiger Woods and celebrates with a kiss for his tearful high-school sweetheart 'Free-range' children SEIZED by the CPS while wandering alone in a park a month after parents were found guilty of neglect and warned to stop letting them walk home from school unsupervised Killer cop was recorded LAUGHING just minutes after deadly shooting of Walter Scott in new police audio from the scene Sorry, ladies, he's out of bounds! Women take to Twitter to gush about Masters heartthrob Jordan Spieth... but he and his childhood sweetheart are about to become US sport's new power couple Tiger Woods reveals his wrist bone 'popped out' after swinging club into tree root during Masters - so he pushed it back in Boy, three, 'shoots and kills one-year-old BABY after picking up loaded gun that had been ... (more)

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  • Solange Knowles' cancelled Coachella appearance afte...

    Sunday Apr 12 | via Mirror.co.uk 

    The star was due to hit the decks at the annual bash, which her sister Beyonce attended, but cancelled to support her business partner following brutal attack The Losing You songstress was in LA at the time of the incident earlier this week, but flew back to New Orleans upon hearing the news, a rep for the star has told Us Weekly. While sister Beyonce is at Coachella , Solange has been with her 24-year-old business partner and family since the horrific incident and cancelled her DJ set at the event in Indio, California so she could be by Mussa's side, the star's rep told NOLA.com.

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  • Brooklyn Beckham perfects the rockabilly look with s...

    Saturday Apr 11 | via Daily Mail 

    Shocking moment father punched his tiny toddler son in the face so hard he sent him flying to the ground in California supermarket Husband kills himself IN COURT moments after jury found him guilty of wife's murder and his two daughters testified against him Transgender teen, 16, who shared horrific stories of bullying at school takes her own life - the seventh such suicide this year Two college students arrested after police investigating a shooting find cell phone video of 'sickening' gang rape at Spring Break beach party Serial bride, 39, who 'married TEN men' re-arrested moments after leaving court for sneaking onto the subway without a ticket From Cold War foes to warm new friends: President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro turn back the clock on years of tension with historic first handshake Heartbreak for NYPD cop who discovered his parents and two others dead after a car ... (more)

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  • Kate Hudson cuts a chic figure for a flight out of t...

    Friday Apr 10 | via Daily Mail 

    Shocking moment father punched his tiny toddler son in the face so hard he sent him flying to the ground in California supermarket Husband kills himself IN COURT moments after jury found him guilty of wife's murder and his two daughters testified against him Transgender teen, 16, who shared horrific stories of bullying at school takes her own life - the seventh such suicide this year BREAKING NEWS: Freight train derails in South Carolina, causing several cars to leak and forcing residents within 1.5 miles to evacuate From Cold War foes to warm new friends: President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro turn back the clock on years of tension with historic first handshake Married to a whole mob: Bronx mom, 39, pleads not guilty to marrying TEN men from 'red flag' countries for money ... but didn't divorce ANY of them Heartbreak for NYPD cop who discovered his parents and two others ... (more)

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  • COACHELLA: Man arrested for burglary while out on ba...

    Friday Apr 10 | via The Press-Enterprise 

    Adrian Mondragon, 19, was booked into Riverside County Jail in Indio. Riverside County Sheriff's Department officials said Mondragon's arrest came after a search warrant was served about 5:30 p.m. Thursday at a residence on the 51000 block of Chuparosa Drive in Coachella.

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  • Man Arrested in Rash of Palm Desert Mailbox Thefts

    Friday Apr 10 | via Patch.com 

    A 62-year-old Indio man was behind bars Friday, suspected of stealing mail from homes in La Quinta, Palm Desert and Indio, then altering checks and engaging in identity fraud. Jesse Esparza Gonzalez was arrested about 1 p.m. Thursday, by deputies serving a search warrant at his Adobe Road home, sheriff's Sgt.

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  • Dogs killed over unpaid fines in America

    Monday Apr 6 | via CNN 

    California resident Gerilynn Aflleje was horrified when her 4-year-old Siberian Husky mix was killed by a local animal shelter over $180 in fees that she couldn't afford. Her dog, Chunk, had been dropped off at the Stockton shelter after getting lost in 2013, she later explained at a city council meeting.

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  • Government-run animal control now kidnapping and mur...

    Sunday Apr 5 | via NewsTarget.com 

    As yet another sign of the emerging police state brutality taking place across America, government-run animal control "mafias" are now murdering family pets if those families don't pay the ransom demands. In essence, animal control departments are now running kidnap and ransom operations , holding family pets ransom for fines and fees that, if not paid, result in those family pets being murdered.

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  • Bermuda Dunes robbery leads to two arrests

    Friday Apr 3 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert 

    Police say 22-year-old James Crowell and a 17-year-old assaulted a man who was walking on the evening of March 16 in a Bermuda Dunes neighborhood. The victim told police the two threatened him and took off with his personal belongings before taking off from the scene in a car.

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  • Mecca gang member also arrested for North Shore arme...

    Friday Mar 27 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert 

    The second man accused in a North Shore armed robbery from March 13 was arrested early Friday morning, just one day after his alleged accomplice was booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio. Rafael Isais Murua was taken into custody around 1 a.m. Friday in the 72000 block of Fantail Drive in North Shore after deputies served a search warrant related to the armed robbery at Reyes Market, located in the 98000 block of Avenue 70. Sheriff's deputies said Murua is a documented Mecca gang member and they found evidence linking him to the armed robbery.

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Indio Law

4th DUI but no prior convictions?? Now what happens?
They just arrested me for my 4th Dui but I have never gotten to court on the other 3. They are all on for arraignment still since I never showed up and they issued warrants. What could happen to me? . Can they charge me with a felony now? I don't have the money for an attorney should I just plead guilty and try t get a good deal?
since you cannot afford a private attorney, you should ask for the public defender the first time you go to court. You...
My son has 4 prior felony DUIs last one was 6 yrs ago. received another DUI. How much time will he get.
He has four prior felony DUIs. Just received his 5th and court date is 6 weeks away. His last DUI was 6 years ago and we thought he had turned a corner but has not been able to overcome his problem. We know he will do prison time but are wondering how long. We also know that he has a serious problem and needs rehab but he doesn't have the money or insurance to do that. He also cannot afford an attorney. Just trying to figure how much time he might get. He just got his license back after completing an 18 month course 20 months ago. How long will he lose his license for and what type of DUI program is available, if any, to reinstate his license?
There are so many variables which does not make it possible to determine how much time he will get, or for how long he...
Can i be charged with a D.U.I. from hear say
i was charged with a D.U.I.because someone reported that i was driving drunk i was caught in my backyard 15 min later not Driving at all..
depending on the amount of information does the card give the police they may be able to stop you. Their entry into the...
Pulled over at a stop sign for stopping past the white line. They wanted me to take a field DUI test. Refused. Later ...
I took blood test. They said I was over limit. Not sure what BAC was. The stop sign had NO white line and I did take photos of that later. Should I get representation? Or should I use court appointed representation? This was in California. No priors.
Hello Indio. Yes, you should get representation. You're charged with a criminal offense (DUI) that could have...
Can they give me a DUI if I wasn't in the car when they found it
hello , well long story short I've had a beer and I flipped my car on the freeway , I quickly ran away from panicking , the police asked if my car was stolen and I said "no, I was driving the car and I panicked and ran off" they asked me if I was drinking and I said no ,( I believe I was under 0.8 ) but the officer said "we can retrieve blood from the car to see if you were under the influence" I stuck to my story and repeatedly said I was not drunk , can they still give me a DUI ? and are they able to see the amount of alchol was in my system by a few drops that was in the car
They could charge you with a DUI, but proving it in court, and finding you guilty is a different question. Consult...
Does refusing to take a sobriety test, breathalyzer test and blood test show up on the ticket or police report?
I'm wondering if all three test are refused how would you know the police officer reported it
Normally, you would have been arrested at the time. It is possible that they could charge you later. Your licence may...
How fast can i get my DUI police report after the arrest?
were can i get it and whats the quickest way
Most places it takes about two weeks and you obtain it from the police department. Hope this was helpful