Five Arrested in Connection with Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage Home Burglaries

Anyone with more information was urged to call Deputy David Jones at the Riverside County Sheriff's Department-Palm Desert Station at (760) 836-1600 or Crime Stoppers at (760) 341-7867.

Five people have been arrested in connection with residential burglaries reported in Rancho Mirage and Palm Desert, a sheriff's spokesman said Monday.

Specific locations of the burglaries were not disclosed. A Sheriff's Department account includes the following:

Palm Desert Station Burglary Suppression personnel investigated the burglaries, which occurred during night and early morning hours.

"During the investigation it was revealed that Gabriela Vidal, 28 years old and resident of Cathedral City, used a credit card to pre-order an automotive part from a local auto parts store," sheriff's Cpl. Angel Ramos said. "The credit card in question had been reported stolen from one of the burglaries."

Vidal returned to the auto parts store on Friday Nov. 16 to pick up the item she ordered, Ramos said. Palm Desert Station personnel were waiting for Vidal and arrested her.

"Also arrested at the location and with Vidal were Ruben Corona, 25 years and Eliazar Quintero, 30 years old, both residents of Cathedral City," Ramos said. "Corona was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and Quintero was arrested for two felony warrants."

On Monday Nov. 19 investigators went to the 32200 block of Sky Blue Water Trail in Cathedral City, Ramos said. During a probation search of the property, they allegedly found a loaded firearm, illicit drugs and stolen property.

"Arrested at the location were Miguel Angel Romo, 30 years old and Anita Maria Martinez, 37 years old. Both Romo and Martinez reside at the residence searched," Ramos said.

All suspects were booked at the Riverside County Jail in Indio, Ramos said.

Anyone with more information was urged to call Deputy David Jones at the Riverside County Sheriff's Department-Palm Desert Station at (760) 836-1600 or Crime Stoppers at (760) 341-7867Anyone with more information was urged to call Deputy David Jones at the Riverside County Sheriff's Department-Palm Desert Station at (760) 836-1600 or Crime Stoppers at (760) 341-Stop (7867)..

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Ron Moon November 20, 2012 at 04:50 AM
You just gotta Love them MEXICANS!!! VIVA MEHICO!!! VIVA OBAMA!!! VIVA OPEN BORDERS!!! What a Proud Culture!
EZDuzit November 20, 2012 at 05:46 AM
As an Anglo, I am far more scared by crazy white guys like the ones who shoot up movie theatres, shoot U.S. Congressmen and innocent people and blow up entire government buildings in Oklahoma....I could go on....these Hispanic people are hardly pillars of the community but they are certainly not as threatening as the ones I have mentioned.Labeling doesn't work any more. There are people doing things they shouldn't from every size, shape, color and culture.
Moron moon November 20, 2012 at 07:44 AM
We should elect Ron Moon as president, I bet He and Hitler could form an Aryan government and solve all our problems (blacks)(mexicans) . Ron Moon for president!!You should change your name to Mo-Ron Moon Mo-Ron Moon Mo-Ron Moon! Ya dumb ass Redneck trailer waste. where did you get a device to post trash on the internet? the yucca valley secret library?
Reginia Sam November 20, 2012 at 04:35 PM
As it is true there is crime committed on all races, I am black and me and my husband retired here for peace and quiet. Unfortunately we have seen nothing but crime out here and yes, more by the Hispanics. Yes there were some whites and few blacks, but we do follow the local news every night, and yes it's mostly the Hispanics. Large scale or night, crime is crime. Right here in La Quinta two people got robbed, two women and a guy walking to get his mail. They did catch him, he was Hispanic as well. Now I'm scared to get my mail at night. Also Hispanics and blacks don't get along for whatever reason, so I can't walk through their neighborhood without worrying about bullets hitting me. I also can't go to Cardenas since a lady was robbed their too. Oh we'll neither Bush nor Obama want to close the borders. It's so unfortunate.
MARK November 20, 2012 at 04:54 PM
@ B.K. or is that BS Holthaus. You have no clue what goes on the street do you. Your just like the Palm Desert Cop's that see these people everyday and do NOTHING to stop them unless they J walk on El paseo or eat at John's. They are from Cat City and hang out in Palm desert all day. But the Cop's are so stressed out catching J walkers or trying to look cool on their Cell Phones.
EZDuzit November 20, 2012 at 07:37 PM
I will agree with you on one point.... that the cops should re-evaluate their priorities and work harder at focusing on real crime....no matter whom it's committed by.
Ralph November 21, 2012 at 12:54 AM
Do we expect any more from these people..? I opened a business and owned buildings in Cathedral City... and because of the thugs in the Hispanic community, I HAD to unload the business and sell the property. The building was tagged and windows broken out every single week..!!! If not tagged then it was slinging mud, or rocks or scratch the windows, they have to damage something. Nothing has changed in 10 years..!! The new buyer also had to sell... until it finally it ended up with a Hispanic owner. Nothing happens to it now. That community will never change. The good news is.... I left the area and my family did not have to endure the gangs and crap environment any longer..!
deborah smith November 21, 2012 at 05:35 AM
there are so, so many thoroughly wonderful people here from Mexico. they couldn't be nicer, or more honest and upstanding. these 5 are crooks. yes there are gangs we need to clean up, but blame the crimes on the criminals, not the innocent who also hate thugs. spreading blanket hate like this is completely irresponsible and totally stupid.
Hispanic Causing Panic November 21, 2012 at 06:39 AM
Deborah, you and B.k are the only people with brains on this blog, the white racist moon, and the black racist Reginia, and the idiot that lost his business not because of graffiti or scratched windows but because he is a bad businessman are evidently closet racists . its a hispanic problem? There is trash in every race, people that are "good for nothing scumbags" in every race . I have been to predominantly white trailer parks in arkansas with some of the worse people, also Asians in san Francisco, Filipinos In Delano Ca. polish and russian in L.a ,Arabs in modesto, you name it "I am not a Racist " I hate people in every race EQUALLY !!! I also love law abiding citizens in every race also, so the closet nazis can go eat a steaming bowl of Malcom X-CREMENT,, HAHAHAHA!
MARK November 21, 2012 at 01:25 PM
I'm Hispanic, but i think its idiot's like you that try to protect Sorry- ass Hispanic's. People need to realize that the Cop's are slacking in doing there part. Those 5 crooks having been hanging out in Palm Desert and robbing for least a year. I saw them on the street's almost everyday. @Ralph, you paid for your Tax's for police protection and what do you get "nothing". I'm glad you were able to get out of Cat City without being robbed are mugged. Palm Desert is starting to look the same way. "Come on Man"!!!! Happy Thanksgiving to all Legal resident's in Palm Desert"
Eli November 22, 2012 at 08:23 PM
John Lincoln December 22, 2012 at 04:10 AM
Gee Regina, I watch the LA news every night and guess what, all the crooks are black. I guess we just can't trust them and the world needs to hide when you and the others walk down the same side we do. Please, take your racist blackness somewhere else where it might work but it doesn't fly with me. Everywhere has crime, every race has criminals. Things are getting worse for everyone and drugs are destroying this country faster than the idiots that live her can. This has nothing to do about race.
j January 02, 2013 at 10:43 PM
i wish people were smarter than you who posted a stupid remark, not only mexicans are thieves its in every group anglo are not any better as are african americans. you are the idiot for having no class and no education to post something positive without aiming at a certain group of people. your the stupid one.. ron moon..
j January 02, 2013 at 10:59 PM
you all have some sort of hate in you, everyone has something against any other race which is not their own. its just a fact, the news media favors a certain group over the others so they make the rest look bad. its not the same as it used to be. true things are getting worse by a lame president who is not doing his job with a strain economy making even more people commit burgleries, even those who steal from a business be it banking or the like and or politicians who take from the government they work for. so every group has thieves yes its not a racial thing, but these are the people that are targeted the most so they just rather keep targeting these groups than to target their own.. so be it... everyone needs to calm down and try to be friendly by doing this we can all get along without pointing fingers... j.c.
j January 02, 2013 at 11:11 PM
we should all smile more and greet each other like they do in some small towns out there in america the beautiful... mexico is the friendliest country in the world according to most poles they have conducted. anyone aiming at a different group needs to get a recheck and look in the mirrow or at your own race. see what you find. lets be good to each other and say hi when you are out there.. this is all i have to say. .. take care have a nice day..


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