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Posted on: November 7, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Traffic Collision- DUI Related


Sheriff Chad Bianco

Press Release:Traffic Collision- DUI Related
Station Area:La Quinta
Written Date:11/07/19Time:12:19 AM
Incident Date:11/06/19Time:10:26 PM
Incident Location:Calle Tecate and Avenida Vallejo, La Quinta
Reporting Officer:Sergeant Chris Macken
File Number(s):LA193100082


2019-1107 Jhonatan Plascencia
Jhonatan Aceves Placencia

On November 6, 2019 at 10:26 p.m., Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Deputies assigned to the city of La Quinta, responded to report of a single-vehicle traffic collision at Calle Tecate and Avenida Vallejo. The driver, Jhonatan Aceves Plascencia 18 of La Quinta was traveling westbound on Avenida Vallejo when he struck the south curb, near Calle Tecate. Alcohol was determined to be a factor in the collision. Aceves Plascencia was arrested and booked at Indio Jail after receiving precautionary medical treatment. No other vehicles appeared to be involved in the collision. No injuries were reported as a result of the collision. 

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages all drivers not to drink and drive. To report drunk drivers, please call 911. This investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information regarding this incident are requested to contact Deputy N. Amezcua at the Thermal Sheriff’s Station by calling 760-863-8990.  

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