Crime & Incidents

Suspects Arrested in Organized Retail Theft

On September 19, 2023, at 4:05 p.m., the Sheriff’s Palm Desert Station deputies responded to a business in the 72300 block of Highway 111 in the City of Palm Desert regarding the grand theft of various high-end items valued at approximately $10,000.

Burglary Suspects Arrested

On September 19, 2023, at 7:00 a.m., the Palm Desert Station’s Burglary Suppression Unit, assisted by Palm Desert’s Special Enforcement Team and Business District Team, served a search warrant in the 34000 block of Lyn Ave., Hemet.

Assault with a Deadly Weapon Arrest

On Monday, September 18, 2023, at 1:06 p.m., deputies from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station responded to a call regarding the brandishing of a firearm.

A suspect has been arrested in the ambush killing of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy

A 29-year-old man was arrested early Monday, 36 hours after the ambush killing of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who was shot as he sat in a patrol car, authorities said.

Correctional Deputy Arrested on Drug Charges

On September 17, 2023, Correctional Deputy Jorge Oceguera-Rocha, a 25-year-old resident of Banning, was arrested on Interstate 10 at County Line Road, in Calimesa, after a traffic stop.