On March 9, 2019, the Cathedral City Police Department Special Operation Section along with agents of the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) arrested two suspects for furnishing alcoholic beverages to minors. The undercover operations were conducted at several locations throughout the city of Cathedral City.Continue readingMore Tag
On the afternoon of 3-3-19, Cathedral City Police Department was notified about a social-media post involving a possible threat / potential incident at the Cathedral City High School. Following the protocols outlined in the Riverside County School Threat Assessment and Response, officers immediately began to investigate the threat. With the assistance of PSUSD Security, officers identified the student at the center of the “threat”, and after a search of the family’s house no evidence was found to support the student made any credible threats toward the school. The student and family were both cooperative during the investigation.Continue readingMore Tag
The Cathedral City Police Department Special Operation Section along with agents from California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) have arrested an adult female for selling alcohol to a minor on February 27, 2019. The actions were the result of a minor decoy operation in which minors under the direct supervision of department agents, attempted to purchase alcohol from several retail licensees in the City of CathedralContinue readingMore Tag
On Tuesday 02/12/19 at 9:51 PM, Cathedral City Police officers along with Cathedral City Fire Department Paramedics were dispatched to an address in the 29300 Block of Avenida LaPaz regarding a baby that was not breathing. Police officers arrived on scene and started CPR on a 11-month-old male toddler. Fire Dept. paramedics arrived and immediately transported the child to Desert Regional Medical Center while attempting to revive the child. The child was immediately attended to by emergency and pediatric medical staff. The child was then prepared for an emergency helicopter flight to Loma Linda University Medical Center where medical staff worked tirelessly to revive him. He remained on pediatric life-support until he passed away on 02/18/19.Continue readingMore Tag
Cathedral City Police are investigating a shooting incident, which happened at about 4:50 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
Police responded to a scene near Date Palm Drive and McCallum Way, regarding a disturbance between a male and female, reported at 4:42 p.m. A Cathedral City police officer arrived a short time after, at which point the officer saw a Hispanic male shoot a Hispanic female, killing her.
The incident happened in front of the officer. The suspect immediately began shooting at the officer, striking the officer’s police vehicle several times. The officer then returned fire, striking the suspect. Cathedral City Fire Department paramedics were immediately dispatched to assist with emergency medical aid. The suspect was then transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.Continue readingMore Tag