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Posted on: June 24, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Gang Member Arrested for Attempt Homicide and Mayhem



Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Gang Member Arrested for Attempt Homicide and Mayhem
Station Area:Indio
Written Date:June 24, 2021Time:5:30 PM
Incident Date:June 24, 2021Time:11:15 AM
Incident Location:84000 block of Indio Springs Parkway in Indio
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Paul Heredia
File Number(s):C211450024

Jesse Jordan Diaz


On Thursday, June 24th, 2021, at 11:15 A.M. the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force (CVVCGTF) in cooperation with Thermal Station Investigations Bureau, conducted an operation that resulted in the arrest of a documented criminal street gang member wanted for Attempt Homicide that occurred on May 25th, 2021 in Thermal. During that incident two adult victims sustained gunshot wounds after being shot while sitting in their car.

Gang Task Force Officers located the suspect, Jesse Jordan Diaz, 30 of Thermal, in a parking lot in the 84000 block of Indio Springs Parkway in Indio. Gang Task Force Officers took Diaz into custody without incident. Diaz’ charges include Attempt Homicide, Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Mayhem. Diaz was subsequently booked at John Benoit Detention Center in Indio.

The CVVCGTF is committed to creating safe and secure neighborhoods free of violent crime and gang activity. If you have any information about this crime, please contact CVVCGTF member Officer Knudson at (760) 836-1600. If you have non-emergency information regarding gang activity, please use our online Gang Task Force Tip Form or call 951-922-7601.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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