Cathedral City Police Department Press Release

Vehicle Theft – #2006C-6262

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Issuing Employee: Sergeant Nick Chapman – 760-202-2487 –
Type of Case: Vehicle Theft / #2006C-6262

Date/Time of Crime: June 21, 2020 / 1235 hrs.
Location of Occurrence: Circle K Market, 37040 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, CA

On June 21, 2020, at approx. 1235 hrs hours, Cathedral City Police Department (CCPD) officers were dispatched to the Circle K regarding the theft of a gray, 2008 Honda Ridgeline, bearing an Oregon license plate of 897KZT. The keys were left in the vehicle, as was a service animal (dog, black and white Border Collie, answers to “Bug”).

A Hispanic male adult with a shaved head was seen entering the Honda and driving away eastbound on East Palm Canyon towards Date Palm Dr. He is described as being 5’07” – 5’09” and 160 lbs, wearing a sleeveless dark-colored shirt and shorts. He has visible tattoos on the back of his arms, “I” on the left, “E” on the right. Surveillance video from the location captured the suspect when he entered the store prior to the theft (photos attached).

The Cathedral City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying this suspect and locating this vehicle, and especially the missing service dog, whose owner is devastated. We ask that if you have been a witness to this crime, have information related to this incident or believe you may have information, please contact the Cathedral City Police Department at 760-770-0300 or Detective Sergeant Rick Sanchez at 760-202-2488 or via the Cathedral City Police Department website at:

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