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Robbery Investigation – Four juvenile suspects arrested / #2008C-8601

On August 31, 2020, at approx. 1400 hours, Cathedral City Police Department (CCPD) officers were dispatched to the 31700 block of Date Palm regarding four masked suspects that entered the business and forcefully took display cases with numerous cellular phones attached. Store employees were scared and made no attempt to stop the suspects as they fled the store with merchandise. The suspects ran to a blue newer Mustang with no vehicle license plates that was awaiting near a business. Store employees called the police 911 system and provided the suspect’s vehicle information and direction of travel, North bound on Date Palm toward Vista Chino.

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Press Release CR #2008C-2348

On August 9, 2020, at approximately 2119 hours, Cathedral City Police Department (CCPD) officers were dispatched to the area of 68500 McCallum Road regarding numerous reports of shots being fired in the area. One witness informed CCPD that the suspect was firing a shotgun over residential rooftops. Officers arrived on scene and through witness accounts and their initial investigation, discovered the gunfire came from a residence in the 68500 block of McCallum Road. Officers surrounded the residence and made numerous loudspeaker announcements requesting the suspect exit the residence. The suspect refused to exit the residence and barricaded inside.

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Homicide Suspect arrest / 2004C-0910

On April 4, 2020, at approx. 1945 hours, Cathedral City Police Department (CCPD) officers were dispatched to the area of Avenida Juarez and McCallum Way regarding multiple gunshots heard in the area.  A short period of time later, officers were dispatched to a second call in the area – a traffic collision involving a vehicle that ran off of the roadway and collided with a tree in the area of McCallum Way and Avenida Alvera.  At the traffic collision scene, officers discovered a male inside of the vehicle, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  Officers and Cathedral City Fire paramedics arrived and attempted life-saving efforts.  Unfortunately, the male succumbed to his wounds at the scene and was pronounced deceased.  CCPD detectives arrived and initiated a homicide investigation.

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On 12-23-19, Cathedral City Police Officers responded to Stater Bros in Cathedral City (located at 69255 Ramon Rd.) in reference to a video camera found in their public bathroom.  CCPD officers along with Stater Bros. Corporate Security were able to determine that a small, covert camera had been placed inside the bathroom, for the purpose of illegal video monitoring / surveillance.  (It is a state crime to record or place a recording device in a public bathroom.)

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Media Release / Robbery Investigation and Arrest

On 12-16-19 at about 0230 hrs., an unidentified male adult entered the AM/PM convenience store at 68500 Ramon Rd, brandished a pistol at the clerk and demanded the clerk open a locked refrigeration display case. The suspect then took a bottle of beer from the case and fled on foot. Officers responded to the scene and conducted a preliminary investigation which included viewing the store surveillance video. The suspect was ID-ed by investigating officers and witnesses and arrest information was distributed to local law enforcement agencies.

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