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Booking Photos Released of Suspects Accused in Truck Pursuit in Palm Desert

A Palm Desert motorcycle officer tried a traffic enforcement stop about 2:20 p.m. Friday on a gray Toyota truck on Monterey Avenue and Magnesia Falls Drive in Palm Desert, a sheriff's sergeant said.

Booking photos were released Saturday of three suspects arrested Nov. 16 in connection with a police pursuit of an alleged stolen truck.

A Palm Desert motorcycle officer tried a traffic enforcement stop about 2:20 p.m. Friday on a gray Toyota truck on Monterey Avenue and Magnesia Falls Drive in Palm Desert, Sgt. David Wright of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department said in a statement.

"The driver failed to yield and turned east on Magnesia Falls," Wright said. "The driver pulled into a mobile home park on Magnesia Falls at Portola Drive. The Hispanic male driver and two Hispanic female passengers fled from the vehicle."

The truck was reported as stolen from Palm Springs, Wright said.

The two females were caught inside the mobile home park and the male was arrested in a nearby neighborhood, Wright said.

  • Hermino Mata-Abrego, age 31 of Cathedral City, was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle, committing a felony while out on bail, and possession of burglary tools. Mata-Abrego was booked into the jail located in the city of Indio.
  • Nancy Gaspar, age 28 of Cathedral City, was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance, violation of probation, parole violation, and an outstanding felony kidnapping warrant. Gaspar was booked into the jail located in the city of Indio.
  • Catalina Sprenger, age 36 of Cathedral City, was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance.

For a previous Palm Desert Patch report on the arrests, click here.

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Papa Rich November 23, 2012 at 03:30 PM
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