RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Theft from Vehicles|
|Station Area:||La Quinta|
|Written Date:||October 28, 2020||Time:||8:08 AM|
|Incident Date:||October 28, 2020||Time:||5:19 PM|
|Incident Location:||79000 block of Kara Ct., La Quinta|
|Reporting Officer:||Sergeant George Acevedo |
|Derek Oakley |
On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at 5:19 PM, La Quinta Special Enforcement Team deputies served a theft related search warrant at the 79000 block of Kara Court, La Quinta, in connection to a series of thefts in the community. During the search warrant service, deputies located stolen property and evidence items linked to the thefts. Derek Oakley, 18 of La Quinta, was arrested for several theft incidents and additional charges will be sought pending further investigation on the stolen property. Oakley was booked at the John J. Benoit Detention Center.
Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Deputy Melissa Rodriguez at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station by calling (760)863-8990, or Crime Stoppers at (760)341-STOP (7867).
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