Cathedral City Police Department Press Release

Press Release TC 2308-3878

On August 28, 2023, at approximately 3:15 AM, Cathedral City Police Department (CCPD) officers were dispatched to the area of Cathedral Canyon, south of Dinah Shore regarding a traffic collision involving a vehicle versus a bicyclist. Upon arrival, officers located the bicyclist, an adult male lying in the roadway with severe injuries. The male subject was unresponsive. Cathedral City Fire Department responded to the scene, provided aid and transported him to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition. Continue reading

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Press Release Case # 2308C-0774 Homicide

On August 6, 2023, at approximately 2331 hours, Cathedral City Police responded to 32400 Date Palm Dr., (Applebee’s Grill & Bar) regarding a fight involving numerous subjects inside the business. During the altercation, one subject pulled out a firearm and shot the victim. Officers arrived and located the male victim inside the business. Cathedral City Fire Department responded and transported the victim to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The scene was secured, and CCPD Detectives assumed the investigation. Several interviews were conducted, and the area was canvassed. Search warrants were authored, and Detectives worked several leads. Continue reading

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Press Release 1803C-6369 – Murder

On Wednesday 03/28/2018 at approximately 2145 hours, officers were dispatched to the 31000 block of Whispering Palms Trail reference a gun shot victim. CCFD arrived on scene and transported the victim who later succumbed to his injuries. CCPD Detectives responded to the scene and began their investigation. Detectives canvassed the area, processed the crime scene, and worked numerous leads. Video surveillance from the surrounding area showed the suspect vehicle pulled up to the victim’s home, the passenger door opened, and the suspect exited the vehicle and walked towards the victim. The suspect is later seen running away from the residence towards the awaiting suspect vehicle that was parked at the intersection. The suspect vehicle fled the scene at a high rate of speed. The case remained active as no arrests were made. Continue reading

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Death Investigation 2306C-0847

On Tuesday, June 06, 2023, at 0125 hours, Cathedral City Police officers were dispatched to a possible traffic collision involving a vehicle versus a pedestrian near the intersection of Vista Chino Drive and Avenida Quintana. Upon arrival, it appeared a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle traveling in the eastbound lanes of Vista Chino Drive, east of Avenida Quintana. The pedestrian, a 74-year-old male from Cathedral City CA, was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical personnel. Continue reading

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Attempted Homicide Case 2306C-0645

4, 2023, at approximately 1528 hours, a customer inside of the Dollar Tree was confronted by a Hispanic male who brandished a firearm. The customer/victim lunged for the firearm, and a fight ensued. Two females with the suspect began to fight with the victim as well, in order to assist the suspect. After fighting over the gun for approximately 2 to 3 mins, the suspects and victim reached a stalemate and agreed to stop fighting. The victim attempted to shake the suspect's hand, but the suspect retrieved the gun out of his pants and attempted to shoot the victim at point-blank range. The gun did not function and the magazine fell from the gun preventing the firearm from discharging. The victim and the suspect began to fight for the magazine. During the fight, the suspect pistol-whipped the victim in the head. The victim ran from the store, and the suspect chases after the victim, firing six rounds at the victim, striking him several times. Detectives identified all three suspects and issued a search warrant on one suspect's residence. The suspect was not at the residence, but evidence related to the crime was located and collected. Continue reading

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Press Release 2306C-0216, Arrest for Terrorist Threats

On June 2, 2023, at about 0630 hours, Cathedral City Police Department received a tip reference a juvenile making threats to shoot students at Cathedral City High School. Cathedral City Police School Resource Officer and Detectives investigated the information and were able to locate and arrest the juvenile for making terrorist threats against the school. No weapons were located nor involved in the threats, and no specific students were directly named or threatened in this case. Continue reading

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