Palm Desert Station Burglary Suppression Unit (BSU) conducted further investigation regarding several vehicle burglaries that occurred between the dates of January 20, 2021 to February 2, 2021, in the communities of Indian Wells and Rancho Mirage. BSU identified Scott Farris, 49 years of Indio, as a suspect for his involvement in the multiple burglaries.
On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at 5:33 P.M., deputies assigned to the Norco Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a residence in the 2000 Block of Norco Drive regarding a theft of a package. The victim reported an adult male Hispanic stole a package from his front porch and fled the area driving a white two door sedan.
On Tuesday, February 16, 2021 investigators from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department’s Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served a search warrant at an illegal marijuana cultivation operating at a private residence in the unincorporated area of Riverside County known as Sage. The search warrant was authored in response to citizen complaints about the residence.
On Monday, February 1, 2021, patrol deputies assigned to the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station responded to a call for service regarding a past lewd act on a child, that occurred at a residence in the 33000 Block of Jamieson Street, Lake Elsinore. Patrol deputies immediately forwarded this information to the Investigations Bureau for further follow-up.
The remains have been positively identified as Guillermo Jacobo, 21 years of age out of Thermal. This case is officially being investigated as a homicide and anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact Central Homicide Investigator Munoz at (760) 770-2452 or (951) 955-2777.
On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, about 2:39 P.M., San Jacinto Sheriff Station initiated a pursuit of a stolen vehicle. The driver, later identified as Juan Alonso Perez Jr. (28-year-old San Jacinto resident), fled from law enforcement and drove in a reckless manner, including running stop signs and driving into on-coming traffic.
On Friday, February 5, 2021, around 10:27am, deputies responded to Elsinore High School located in the 21000 block of Canyon Dr., Wildomar, in reference to a burglary investigation. School officials had found a subject entered a classroom in the early morning hours on February 4, 2021. Several items were taken from the classroom and items were also damaged.
On Monday, February 15, 2021, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding the brandishing of a firearm in the area of Simon Drive and Highway 111, city of La Quinta. Dispatch received information that an adult male suspect displayed a handgun at the victim and threatened to kill the victim. While deputies were en-route to the location, deputies were advised by dispatch that the suspect vehicle had fled the scene and was traveling westbound on Highway 111.
On Saturday, February 13, 2021, at 2:53 P.M., members of the Riverside County Regional Gang Task Force Region 6 conducted a traffic stop in the 1300 block of Wilson Avenue, in the city of Perris. Deputies contacted Gary House, a 28-year-old resident of Perris.