RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Probation and Parole Compliance Checks|
|Station Area:||Rancho Mirage|
|Written Date:||October 1, 2020||Time:||5: 00 PM|
|Incident Date:||October 1, 2020||Time:||7:00 AM|
|Incident Location:||Cities of Palm Desert and Rancho Mirage|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant Francisco Velasco|
|File Number(s):||T202750047, T202750076, T202750097|
On Thursday, October 1,, 2020, between 7:00 am and 2:00 pm, the Palm Desert Station’s Special Enforcement Teams, East-Post Accountability and Compliance Team (PACT), and the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force, conducted numerous parole and probation compliance checks within the cities of Palm Desert and Rancho Mirage.
During the operation multiple subjects were arrested for a myriad of violations such as possession of a controlled substance, possession of drugs for sales, possession of drug paraphernalia, felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition and violation of probation. Also, during the operation, a stolen vehicle was recovered, and problematic residences were cited for being out of compliance by the cities’ Code Enforcement Divisions. All subjects were booked at the John Benoit Detention Center in Indio.
As a reminder, “Community Policing” involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members. Business owners and residents are encouraged to report criminal activity directly to law enforcement by calling Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 836-3215, or by calling 911 if the matter is an emergency.
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