Sunday, April 01, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 37 – No Significant Incident(s)


Monday, April 02, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 47

Significant Activity:
1013 Hours – Fatal Traffic Collision – Officers from the Rancho Mirage Police responded to a major injury traffic collision on northbound Bob Hop Dr., north of Ginger Rogers Rd. Police and fire units arrived together at 1017 hours, and the victim was pronounced by Cal Fire paramedics deceased. The Palm Desert Traffic team responded and assumed the investigation.  The investigation revealed the driver of panel truck had inexplicably veered into the bike lane and struck a bicyclist who was riding northbound on Bob Hope Dr. Alcohol and drugs were determined to not be a factor. File #S180920015.


Tuesday, April 03, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 53

Significant Activity:
1634 Hours – DUI Arrest –  Rancho Mirage Police responded to 32250 Bob Hope Dr., the Agua Caliente Casino and Resort, reference a single vehicle traffic collision.  Upon investigation, it was determined Garrin Marie Heard, 39 years of Cathedral City, had lost control of her 2015 Kia Forte, and drove over the center median located at the south entrance of the casino. The vehicle traveled through the median and came to rest on the dirt lot north of the media. Officers found Heard to be exhibiting signs of alcohol intoxication and a DUI investigation was conducted. Heard was found to be driving under the influence and admitted to consuming alcoholic beverages prior to the collision. She was administered a breath test where her blood alcohol content was measured at 0.23%.  Heard was arrested and booked into the county jail in Indio. File #S180930039.

2116 Hours – Domestic Violence, Kidnapping/ False Imprisonment Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Motel 6 at 69570 Hwy. 111 in Rancho Mirage regarding a domestic violence. The victim reported being in an argument with her boyfriend, Thomas Brett, 58 years of Redlands.  As the victim walked away from the room, she was forcibly taken back to the room by Brett and forced to stay locked inside. After a short while, the victim was able to leave the room and summon for help. The victim suffered minor injuries as a result of this incident. Brett was contacted by Rancho Mirage Police and placed under arrest. He was transported to Smith Correctional Facility and booked. File #S180930048.


Wednesday, April 04, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 50

Significant Activity:
2300 Hours – Public Intoxication Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police was dispatched to 70210 Hwy  111 reference a family disturbance. As officers were attempting to investigate the incident, Jerrid Launder, 22 years of Rancho Mirage, continuously interfered with the officers’ investigation. He was arrested for public intoxication and booked into the county jail in Indio. File #S180940049.


Thursday, April 05, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 56 – No Significant Incident(s)


Friday, April 06, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 61 – No Significant Incident(s)


Sunday, April 08, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 50 – No significant incident(s)


Monday, April 09, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 57 – No significant incident(s)


Tuesday, April 10, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 45 – No significant incident(s)


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 81 – No significant incident(s)


Thursday, April 12, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 78

Significant Activity:
0030 Hours – Possession of Drug Paraphernalia/ Parolee at Large Warrant Arrest –  Rancho Mirage Police was patrolling in the parking lot of Agua Caliente Casino when Agua Caliente security was seen with a subject detained. The subject, Cody Barneck, 28 years of Desert Hot Springs, was in possession of a glass pipe used to smoke methamphetamines. Cody told Officers his brother, Ryan Barneck, 35 years of Desert Hot Springs, was inside the casino. Ryan had a parolee at large warrant. Rancho Mirage Police contacted Ryan inside the casino and placed him under arrest. Both Cody and Ryan were transported to Smith Correctional Facility where they were booked. File #S181020002 and #S181020003.

2008 Hours – Residential Burglary – Rancho Mirage Police responded to 37000 block of Halper Lake Dr., Rancho Mirage, regarding an alarm. Prior to the officer’s arrival, the dispatched call was changed to a past residential burglary. Forensics and Palm Desert Station Burglary Suppression Unit responded.  File #S181020065.


Friday, April 13, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 61

Significant Activity:
0019 Hours – DUI Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the corner of Dinah Shore Dr. and Da Vall Rd., Rancho Mirage regarding a possible DUI collision. Officers contacted Priscilla Cisneros, 29 years of Desert Hot Springs, and she was arrested for suspicion of DUI. She consented to a breath test and her blood alcohol content was .15%. Cisneros was transported to Eisenhower Medical Center for a medical clearance and booked into the county jail in Indio. File #S181030001.

2116 Hours – Fraud Investigation – Rancho Mirage Police Dept. responded to Mozart Ln. reference a fraud. The reporting party stated he had reserved the residence for the first week of Coachella Fest utilizing an on-line application. When the subject arrived at the location, he was notified the residence was never listed as a rental. The reporting party contacted his credit card company and was credited the amount he paid; therefore, he didn’t desire prosecution. A report will be written for documentation. File #S181030053.


Saturday, April 14, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 65

Significant Activity:
0123 Hours – DUI/ Warrant Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police conducted a traffic stop on Bob Hope Dr. and Dinah Shore Dr. reference a possible DUI driver. Officers conducted a DUI investigation. Patricia Azucena, 32 years of Cathedral City, was arrested for DUI and for her DUI warrant. Azucena submitted to a breath test, and her blood alcohol content was .16%. She was transported and booked into the county jail in Indio. File #S181040001 (FV)

1150 Hours – Warrant Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the area of La Ronda Dr. and Sunrise Dr. in Rancho Mirage, reference a female running up down the street screaming. Upon arrival security advised the female lived at in the area. Rancho Mirage Police contacted Jill Davis, 59 years of Rancho Mirage. Davis had misdemeanor warrant for public intoxication. She was placed under arrest and booked into Smith Correctional Facility. File #S181040015.

1445 Hours – Theft Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to Alberstons located at 40101 Monterey Ave, Rancho Mirage, reference two females detained for shoplifting.  Annette Valadez, 30 years of Thousand Palms, and Veronica Bouvia, 22 years of Desert Hot Springs, both had stolen over $100 worth of merchandise from Albertsons. Valadez and Bouvia were issued citations and released at the scene. File #S181040021.

2304 Hours – Trespass Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Agua Caliente Casino regarding a trespass. Robert Lucero, 47 years of Coachella, was detained by security and later placed under arrest. Lucero was transported and booked into the county jail in Indio. File #S181040063.


Sunday, April 15, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 76

Significant Activity:
0256 – Domestic Violence Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to Agua Caliente Casino reference a battery.  Zabiullah Amin, 31 years of Los Angeles, was arrested for assaulting his wife. Zabiullah was transported and booked into the county jail in Indio. S181050008


Monday, April 16, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 62 – No significant incident(s)


Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 64

Significant Activity:
2100 hours – Battery Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Agua Caliente Casino, located at 32250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage regarding a battery.  Upon arrival, the victim advised that a black male adult, later identified as Daryl Tanner, 53 years of Palm Springs (transient), approached her from the rear and struck her on the side of her face with his arm causing her to fall onto the ground.  Casino security detained Tanner and the victim signed a private person’s arrest.  Tanner was arrested and later cited and released from the Palm Desert Station.  File #S181060055


Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 43 – No significant incident(s)


Thursday, April 19, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 67

Significant Activity:|
1116 Hours – Criminal Threats & Violation of a Domestic Violence Restraining Order Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to Rio St, Rancho Mirage, reference a Domestic Violence Restraining Order violation. John Romagna, 53 years of Rancho Mirage, went to his ex-girlfriend’s residence to pick up his belongings. In the process of attempting to pick up his belongings, he was yelling and trying to force his way into her residence. Romagna threatened to kill the victim and had previously been served a restraining order. Romagna was arrested and booked into the Smith Correctional Facility. File #S181090023.


Friday, April 20, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 54

Significant Activity:
2051 Hours – Traffic Collision and Felony DUI Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to a vehicle traffic collision at Bob Hope Drive and Gerald Ford Drive, in the city of Rancho Mirage. The investigation revealed that a white Dodge pickup truck traveling southbound on Bob Hope Drive, just south of Gerald Ford Drive, collided with a gray Ford Fusion. The driver of the Dodge, Modesto Chavez, 46 years of Cathedral City, was found to have been operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, causing minor injury to the occupants inside the Ford. Chavez agreed to a PAS test with a result of .102% BAC. Chavez was not injured, but was taken to EMC for a medical clearance. Chavez was booked into the Riverside County Jail in Indio for 23153 (a)(b) CVC- driving under the influence of alcohol, causing injury. File #S181100047.


Saturday, April 21, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 34 – No significant incident(s)


Sunday, April 22, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 56 – No significant incident(s)


Monday, April 23, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 38 – No significant incident(s)


Tuesday, April 24, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 56

Significant Activity:
0340 hours – Trespassing Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Agua Caliente Casino, located at 32250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage regarding a trespassing.  Upon arrival, officers contacted Carlos Landers, 38 years of Cathedral City, who was being detained by casino security for trespassing.  Landers was placed under arrest for trespassing and subsequently cited and released from the Palm Desert Station.  File #S181140006.

2148 hours – DUI Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the area of San Jacinto Dr. and Indian Trail Rd., Rancho Mirage regarding a reported drunk driver.  Multiple callers reported a black Range Rover was swerving all over the roadway.  Officers located the vehicle on Bob Hope Dr. near Rancho Las Palmas.  Officers contacted the driver, Jennifer Paez, 36 years of Rancho Mirage, and subsequently arrested her for DUI.  Paez refused all tests and a McNeely warrant was authored for a sample of Paez’ blood.  After a sample was obtained, Paez was transported and booked into the Indio Jail.  File #S181140056.


Wednesday, April 25, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 62

Significant Activity:
0252 Hours – Trespassing, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Warrant Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Agua Caliente Casino located at 32250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, regarding a trespassing.  Upon arrival, the officer contacted Jesus Reparejo, 36 years of Cathedral City, who was being detained by casino security for trespassing.  Reparejo was placed under arrest for trespassing and during a search incident to an arrest, the officer located approximately .5 grams of methamphetamine. Reparejo also had several warrants for his arrest, which included DUI drugs, and evading a peace officer.  Reparejo was transported and booked into the county jail in Indio. File #S181150005.

1255 Hours – Possession of Stolen Property Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Motel 6 in Rancho Mirage reference a follow-up of suspect information. A victim of vehicle theft was driving by the location when he noticed two subjects carrying his stolen property, which was in his stolen vehicle the day before. Officers made contact with Michael Goodacre, 30-year-old transient from Palm Springs, and his girlfriend, Alexis Dare, 25-year-old transient from Palm Springs.  It was learned that both were on formal probation and upon conducting a search of Michael Goodacre, officers located (6) stolen access cards on him.  Goodacre claimed he found them on the ground; however, located in Goodacre’s backpack were clothing all belonging to the victim. Michael Goodacre was subsequently arrested for possession of stolen property, and he was transported and booked into the county jail in Indio.  File #S181150025.

1527 Hours – Possession of Controlled Substance/ Warrant Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police conducted a traffic enforcement stop on Hwy. 111 and Peterson Rd., Rancho Mirage. During the traffic stop, the officer arrested the passenger of the vehicle, Breanna Cagle, 29, years of Cathedral City, for one felony warrant and two misdemeanor warrants. Cagle was also in possession of a small amount of heroin. Cagle was arrested for the outstanding warrants and narcotics and booked into Smith Correctional Facility. File #S181150041.


Thursday, April 26, 2018 Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 69

Significant Activity:
0950 Hours – Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to a disturbance at Betty Ford Rehabilitation Center located at 39000 Bob Hope Dr. David Hernandez, 35 years of Los Angeles, was disruptive and refused to cooperate with staff. Hernandez admitted to recently smoking methamphetamine and was determined to be under the influence of a controlled substance. He was arrested and booked into Smith Correctional Facility. File #S181160018.


Friday, April 27, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 68

Significant Activity:
0127 Hours – DUI Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police was dispatched to a traffic collision at Bob Hope Dr. and Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage. Phillip Suarez, 33 years of La Quinta, was arrested for suspicion of DUI. He consented to a breath test, and his blood alcohol content was .15%. After receiving a medical clearance, Suarez was transported to the county jail in Indio where he was booked. File #S181170004.

0514 HoursPossession of a Controlled Substance/ Possession of Drug Paraphernalia/ Trespass Arrest- Rancho Mirage Police responded to Agua Caliente Casino regarding a trespass. The officer contacted Stefan Streets, 31 years of Cathedral City, and he was arrested for trespassing at the Agua Caliente Casino.  Streets has been banned from the Casino on four different occasions and has been served with numerous trespass letters from casino staff.  While conducting a search of Streets and his property, the officer located approximately 7.9 grams of Methamphetamine and 4.1 grams of Heroin along with numerous drug paraphernalia.  Due to Streets extensive health problems, he was issued a citation at the Palm Desert Station and released. File #S181170006.

2032 Hours – Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Bat) and Robbery Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police was flagged down at the Rancho Mirage Library. A subject stated he had been assaulted and robbed at 1932 hours near the Elephant Car Wash. The victim stated he was inside a dumpster looking for recyclables when Jeffery Preble, 62 years of Rancho Mirage, approached him and began yelling and swung a baseball bat at his head.  The victim ducked and was uninjured.  Preble continued yelling and took the victim’s bicycle. Preble was contacted at his residence and the bicycle was located as well as a baseball bat that was found by the front door. Preble was placed under arrest and transported to the county jail in Indio. File #S181170064.


Saturday, April 28, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 55

Significant Activity:
2337 hours – DUI Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the area of Bob Hope Dr. north of Dinah Shore Ave., Rancho Mirage regarding a possible traffic collision.  Upon arrival, the officer contacted Liliana Moreno, 30 years of Cathedral City, standing next to her vehicle, which was stuck in the sand on the west side of Bob Hope Dr.  Through the investigation, it was determined that Moreno had entered the sand area by the casino and traveled in the sand until becoming stuck, just north of Dinah Shore.  Rancho Mirage Police subsequently arrested Moreno for DUI.  Moreno’s BAC was .10% on the EPAS.  She was later transported and booked into the Riverside County jail in Indio.  File #S181180055.


Sunday, April 29, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 37 – No significant incident(s)


Monday, April 30, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 56

Significant Activity:
0008 hours – DUI Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police conducted a traffic stop on Highway 111 and Paxton, Rancho Mirage regarding a traffic violation. Scott Home, 60 years of Culver City, was contacted. The officer suspected that Home’s was driving under the influence and a DUI investigation was conducted.  Home’s was subsequently arrested for DUI and gave a blood sample.  He was then transported and booked into the Indio Jail.  File #S181200001.

0117 hours – Public Intoxication Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Albertson’s located at 40101 Monterey Ave., Rancho Mirage regarding an unknown trouble.  It was reported that a male was currently chasing a screaming female through the parking lot.  Joseph Gilbert, 64 years of Rancho Mirage (transient), was contacted in front of the south door of the Albertson’s.  Gilbert threw a bicycle at an unidentified female as she was screaming.  Gilbert took a combative stance when approached and the officer deployed his OC spray.  Gilbert was detained and subsequently arrested for public intoxication.  The unidentified female fled the scene and was not located.  Gilbert was taken to JFK for a medical clearance, then booked into the Indio jail.  File #S181200002.

1550 hours – Warrant Service Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Agua Caliente Casino located at 32250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage to assist in a possible fraud investigation.  While at the casino, the officer contacted Marc Valenzuela, 38 years of Fontana.  A records check of Valenzuela showed he had two outstanding felony warrants and one local misdemeanor warrant.  Valenzuela was arrested for his warrants and booked into the Riverside County jail in Indio.  Further investigation and follow-up will be conducted regarding the fraud investigation.  File #S181200040.