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Posted on: May 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Criminal Threats Arrest



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Criminal Threats Arrest
Station Area:Coachella
Written Date:May 18, 2020Time:11:00 PM
Incident Date:May 18, 2020Time:4:30 PM
Incident Location:Christina Road and Avenida Adobe, Coachella
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Steve Davis
File Number(s):Y201290046, Y201390047


On Tuesday, May 18, 2020, Patrol Deputies responded to a brandishing of a firearm call. The investigation determined Elvis Rodriguez, 27 of Coachella assaulted a victim and made criminal threats on two separate occasions. The Coachella Community Action Team, with the assistance of the La Quinta Special Enforcement Team, served a search warrant at Rodriguez’ residence, located in the 50600 block of Avenida Adobe. Rodriguez was taken into custody without incident and a stolen, 9mm handgun was recovered. Rodriguez was booked into jail for assault with a deadly weapon, criminal threats and brandishing a firearm.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy McCoy at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station at 760-863-8990.

Elvis Rodriguez


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