Cathedral City Police Department Press Release

Overdose – Case #2203C-0839

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: Cathedral City Police (760) 770-0300

Issuing Employee: Sergeant Andrew Diaz, 760-770-0320,
Type of Case: Overdose- Case #2203C-0839

Date/Time Reported: March 4, 2022 / 06:21 a.m.
Location of Occurrence: 31200 block of Landau Blvd., Cathedral City, CA

Synopsis of Incident

On March 4, 2022, at about 6:21 a.m. CCFD received a call of a male laying on the ground next to a vehicle, unknown if they were breathing. CCFD arrived and located the male subject laying in the parking lot in medical distress. CCFD then located a second male inside a vehicle, also in medical distress. Both males displayed symptoms of opioid overdose. CCFD then located a third male at the top of a staircase landing, near the first two males, deceased. The first two males were transported to a local area hospital and are expected to survive.

CCPD Officers were notified and initiated a death investigation. Detectives were also notified, responded and took over the investigation.

If you have information related to this incident or believe you may have information, please contact Cathedral City Police Department at 760-770-0300 / Detective Sergeant Heather Olsen at 760-770-0398, via the Cathedral City Police Department website at:; or email

You may also report your information anonymously through the WeTip hotline at: 1-800-78-CRIME or . Some tip information may qualify for a cash reward.

If you or someone you know has drug dependency issues, you may reach out to:

Riverside County of Department of Mental Health
Substance Use Community Access, Referral, Evaluation, and Support CARES Line
(800) 499-3008

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