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Executive Editor of The Desert Sun Arrested on Suspicion of DUI in Palm Desert

Booking photo of Gregory Harold Burton, 50, released by Riverside County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday Sept. 10, 2013.
Booking photo of Gregory Harold Burton, 50, released by Riverside County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday Sept. 10, 2013.
The executive editor of The Desert Sun was arrested Monday night on suspicion of DUI in Palm Desert, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

Greg Burton, 50, was taken into custody by Palm Desert police at 9:24 p.m. Sept. 9 at Fred Waring Drive and Adonis Drive, booking records show.

Burton was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor driving under the influence, booked at Indio Jail, cited and released early Tuesday on $2,500 bail.

Given an opportunity to comment for this report, Burton did not respond.

He has a court date Nov. 13 at Indio Larson Justice Center.

Burton has been at The Desert Sun since 2011.

Palm Desert contracts for its police services with the Sheriff's Department.
Ron Moon September 11, 2013 at 02:13 PM
It will be interesting to see the print this matter receives from the Desert Sun.
kurt sipolski September 11, 2013 at 07:23 PM
they did a story sans foto
Steven Narbonne September 22, 2013 at 03:18 PM
He sure looks like a hard core drunk. The content of his rag would be explained by his excessive drinking quite well too. Even my macaw doesn't like to do his dooty on it.
desertpatriot September 22, 2013 at 06:55 PM
'Gregory' looks like a participant in alternative lifestyles. 5 will get ya 10 he resides in palm springs. i'm just sayin'...

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