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POLICE BLOTTER: Hit-and-run, Public Intoxication

A review of reported crimes from July 25 to 31 from the Palm Desert Police Department, which is staffed by sheriff’s deputies

Tuesday, July 31 

No report filed. 

Monday, July 30

2:00 p.m.:  Officers responded to Shelter From The Storm regarding a trespass violation. Chase Carroll, 47, a Nevada resident, was arrested for trespassing and resisting arrest. Carroll resisted arrest after returning to the location in violation of a criminal trespass notice.

2:13 p.m.:  Traffic Officers responded to a at Country Club and Portola. A black Ford Expedition rear ended a Volkswagen Jetta, causing major damage to both vehicles. The driver of the Ford fled the scene and was located at the Portola Country Club. Shan Alane Jacobsen, age 50 of Palm Desert, was arrested for DUI and Hit & Run. 

Sunday, July 29

9:06 a.m.: Officers responded to the 45-300 block of Ocotillo Drive where unknown suspects were observed inside a studio apartment. C.O.P.S. Officer’s were performing routine property checks when they observed a broken window at the apartment complex. Charles Downing, 42, from Palm Desert and Teresa Hermes, 49, from Palm Desert were arrested for burglary. Hermes had additional charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic needle added.

Saturday, July 28

6:30 p.m.:  Officers responded to reference a shoplifter. Perla Najera, 18, from Blythe, was arrested for theft.

6:58 p.m.:  Officers responded to a man-down incident at Cook Street and Covington Drive. John McCabe, 18, from Mission Hills, was arrested for public intoxication.

Friday, July 27

7:10 p.m.:  Officers conducted an arrest warrant within the 73000 block of Guadalupe. Elizeth Melendez, 22, from Palm Desert, was arrested for an outstanding felony warrant for possession of stolen property.

Thursday, July 26

7:07 p.m.: Officers responded to the area of Krug Avenue and Stony Hill Court for an intoxicated subject. Shea Bates, 44, from La Quinta, was arrested for public intoxication.

Wednesday, July 25

12:30 p.m.:  Officers responded to the 43-000 block of Lupine Lane reference a female inhaling the contents of an aerosol can. Patricia Fay, 50, from Desert Hot Springs, was arrested for public intoxication and possession of an inhalant.

7:45 p.m.: Officers conducted a traffic stop at Michigan Avenue and Kansas Street. James Gleason, 67, from Palm Desert, was arrested for driving under the influence.

CODE4N6 August 06, 2012 at 03:51 PM
you would think that Patricia Fay, 50 would learn to inhale paint in a less public mannor.
Mary Lasorsa August 06, 2012 at 07:23 PM
GREAT JOB TO THE COPS VOLUNTEER! THE COPS PROGRAM IS A TRUE ASSET AND GREAT, VALUABLE SERVICE TO PALM DESERT!!
L R August 16, 2012 at 01:02 PM
Yes, a Great job! Remember Tomlinson Run Park

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