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Hit and Run Vehicle Collision with Injury / Case #2109-0439 UPDATE

On September 3, 2021, at approximately 3:03 a.m. the pedestrian from the traffic collision died at Desert Regional Medical Center from his injuries. The pedestrian from the collision was identified as Jose Elias Campuzano, a 44-year-old resident of Cathedral City, CA. On September 3, 2021, Antonio Leon-Sanchez turned himself into Cathedral City Police Officers without incident. Leon-Sanchez admitted to being the driver of the vehicle at the time of the collision. Leon-Sanchez cooperated fully with the investigation.

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Press Release Homicide Investigation 187 2106-6156.

On June 26, 2021, at approximately 0238 hours, Cathedral City Police Dispatch received a 911 telephone call reporting a gunshot wound victim in the 31800 Blk of Neuma Drive, Cathedral City. Police were dispatched to the scene where they located an adult male lying in the roadway. The victim appeared to have suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Cathedral City Fire Department Paramedics. The scene was secured, and Cathedral City Police Detectives initiated a homicide investigation.

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Kidnapping Investigation Update/ #2106-0059

While on scene, officers were given information of a third suspect that was seen by witnesses fleeing. After many hours of in-depth follow-up, Cathedral City Police Detectives were able to identify and locate the third suspect (Genaro Jaime Lozoya) and take him into custody without incident. He was transported to the Cathedral City Police Department and interviewed. As a result of that interview and the totality of the investigation, he was arrested and transported to the Riverside County Jail in Indio and charged

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Press Release Up-date for 2103-6123

Officers were given information on two suspects that were seen by witnesses fleeing the scene. Officers were able to locate both suspects (an adult and juvenile) a short distance from the park and detained them without incident. Both were transported to the Cathedral City Police Department and subsequently arrested. The adult was later transported to the Riverside County Jail in Indio and the juvenile was transported to Riverside County Juvenile Hall.

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UPDATE – Homicide Investigation / #2102C-5395

Over the last nine days, CCPD Detectives have worked tirelessly to identify and locate those responsible for the senseless shooting death of a father of four with strong local community ties, who was not involved in criminal activity and died in his long-time place of business.  This criminal investigation included a collaboration with other law enforcement agencies, local businesses and critical involvement and cooperation from the local community.  This enabled CCPD detectives to identify the shooter in the homicide and the driver of the vehicle used to flee the area.

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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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