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Bermuda Dunes man claims he was discriminated against by Border Patrol agents – KESQ

January 18, 2018 4:00:46 pm | 0 Comments

Bermuda Dunes resident Ignacio Guzman was born and raised in the United States, but he says he’s faced discrimination his whole life. Last week, as Guzman was heading home from work when he noticed Border Patrol agents raiding a Greyhound bus in Indio. Guzman took video of the raid and when he got too close, agents…

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Indio Shooting & Assault Suspects Nabbed – Patch.com

January 18, 2018 3:24:09 pm | 0 Comments

INDIO, CA – Two suspected gang members accused in a string of shootings and assaults in the city of Indio were in custody Thursday. Christian “Lil Downer” Yanez, 20, and Joel Vargas, 21, were arrested Wednesday for crimes Indio police allege occurred between Jan. 7 and Jan. 14. Officers recovered two firearms during their arrests,…

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Indio Shooting & Assault Suspects Nabbed – Patch.com

January 18, 2018 3:24:09 pm | 0 Comments

INDIO, CA – Two suspected gang members accused in a string of shootings and assaults in the city of Indio were in custody Thursday. Christian “Lil Downer” Yanez, 20, and Joel Vargas, 21, were arrested Wednesday for crimes Indio police allege occurred between Jan. 7 and Jan. 14. Officers recovered two firearms during their arrests,…

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LA man identified as suspect in Skechers scare – KESQ

January 18, 2018 2:44:00 pm | 0 Comments

Andrew Campbell, 28, of Los Angeles, was arrested and booked for false imprisonment and committing a felony while out on bail.  Andrew Campbell, 28, of Los Angeles, was arrested and booked for false imprisonment and committing a felony while out on bail.  Palm Desert Headlines PALM DESERT, Calif. – Authorities have identified the man who allegedly barricaded…

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Cop Faces Trial For Relative's Alleged Rape In Palm Desert Home – Patch.com

January 18, 2018 2:39:37 pm | 0 Comments

PALM DESERT, CA – An Indio police officer accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old female relative at his Palm Desert home was ordered Thursday to stand trial on rape and other felony charges. Sergio Ramirez, 35, is accused of sexually assaulting the young woman, identified in court as “Jane Doe,” on Aug. 6, 2016. Sheriff’s…

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NEW: 1 dead, five injured in crash near Palm Springs, road closed – Palm Beach Post

January 18, 2018 2:17:00 pm | 0 Comments

One person is dead and five are in the hospital after a crash near Palm Springs Thursday evening, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. Crews were called to a multiple-vehicle crash near Melaleuca Lane and Congress Avenue at 5 p.m. Several people were trapped inside a vehicle that was on fire, according to Capt.…

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UPDATE: Woman dead after being struck by car in La Quinta – KESQ

January 18, 2018 1:31:26 pm | 0 Comments

La Quinta LA QUINTA, Calif. – Update 5:00 PM: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department confirms the woman injured in the accident has died. ——————————— Authorities were on scene of a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian in La Quinta on Thursday afternoon. Cal Fire received a report on the collision just after 12:45 p.m. on…

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Arrest made after 'suspicious device' found outside Palm Desert Skechers store – The Desert Sun

January 18, 2018 12:23:57 pm | 0 Comments

CLOSE Here are some examples of Coachella Valley crimes that involved unusual circumstances. They involves calves, wigs and other oddities. Colin Atagi/The Desert Sun Andrew Campbell, 28, of Los Angeles(Photo: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department) Members of the Riverside County sheriff’s bomb squad were called to a Palm Desert shoe store Wednesday night to investigate a “suspicious…

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Indio police officer to stand trial on rape charges – KESQ

January 18, 2018 11:56:21 am | 0 Comments

Related Headlines INDIO, Calif. – A Indio police officer accused of raping a young woman will stand trial after a judge ruled Thursday there was sufficient evidence to proceed.  34-year-old Sergio Ramirez, is charged with rape by force or fear and oral copulation by force or violence. He’s accused of raping a young woman at his home…

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Billy Idol is heading to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in May – Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

January 18, 2018 10:49:44 am | 0 Comments

Get ready to dance with yourself because snarly rocker Billy Idol is performing at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on May 27. The former frontman for the punk band Generation X took a more mainstream solo music route in the ’80s with hits such as “White Wedding,” “Rebel Yell,” “Eyes Without a Face” and “Dancing with…

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