Thursday, March 01, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 82

Significant Activity:
0345 Hours – Warrant Arrest – Rancho Mirage Special Enforcement Team conducted a bicycle traffic enforcement stop at Hwy. 111 and Officer Jeremiah Gibson Way and contacted Alejandro Rojas, 32 years of Cathedral City. Rojas was arrested for a grand theft warrant. Rojas was transported and booked into Smith Correctional Facility. File #S180600012.

2024 Hours – Major Injury Traffic Collision – Officers from the Rancho Mirage Police Department responded to a major injury traffic collision on Hwy. 111 west of Atrium Way, Rancho Mirage. The collision investigation revealed a Chevrolet Suburban was traveling westbound on Hwy. 111 when it veered off the roadway colliding with a tree. Firefighters with Cal Fire extracted the driver from the vehicle. The driver was transported to Desert Regional Medical Center with traumatic injuries. File #S180600075.


Friday, March 02, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 55

Significant Activity:
1630 Hours – Vehicle Theft Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police conducted a traffic enforcement stop at the AM/PM on Varner Rd. and Monterey Ave. It was determined the vehicle was stolen from Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage, on 03/01/18. Officers arrested John Pingrey, 49 years old years of Cathedral City, for vehicle theft. Pingrey was transported and booked into the county jail in Indio. File #S180600082.


Saturday, March 03, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 56

Significant Activity:
1624 Hours – Traffic Collision/DUI Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to Mission Hills Country Club located at 71-333 Dinah Shore Dr., Rancho Mirage, regarding a two-vehicle traffic collision. Officers contacted John Simon, 61 years of Illinois, at the scene and arrested him for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Simon’s blood alcohol content (BAC) was .26%. Simon was transported to Eisenhower Medical Center for a medical clearance and transported to Smith Correctional Facility where he was booked. File #S180620037.

1810 Hours – Domestic Violence Warrant Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to a disturbance at the Quick Quack Wash located at 69800 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage. During the call for service, Joe Lopez, 30 years of Palm Springs was contacted. Lopez was arrested for an active domestic violence warrant and booked into the county jail in Indio. #S180620042.


Sunday, March 04, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 35

Significant Activity:
1715 – Criminal Threats Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to 72000 block of Follensbee Road, Rancho Mirage regarding a domestic disturbance. Officers made contact with two subjects who appeared to be intoxicated.  While both parties were separated, Kristen Schwartzman, 46 years of Rancho Mirage, returned to the inside of the residence and repeatedly told the other party she was going to kill him. Schwartzman had to be held back and officers placed her under arrest for making criminal threats.  She was transported and booked into Riverside County Indio Jail.  File #S180630019.

2330 Hours – Driving Under the Influence Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police conducted a traffic enforcement stop on San Jacinto and Rancho Las Palmas in Rancho Mirage.  The officer contacted the driver, Louis Hirth, 71 years of Yuma City, AZ and conducted a DUI investigation. Hirth was arrested for DUI with a blood Alcohol Content of .20% per the EPAS.  Hirth was later transported and booked into the Indio Jail.  File #S180630031.


Monday, March 05, 2018 – Rancho Mirage – 50

Significant Activity:
0220 Hours – DUI Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police conducted a traffic enforcement stop on Bob Hope Dr. near the Agua Caliente Casino.  The officer contacted the driver, Raul Garcia, 48 years of Bermuda Dunes,  conducted a DUI investigation, and subsequently arrested Garcia for DUI.  Garcia’s Blood Alcohol Content was .14% on the EPAS.  Garcia was later transported and booked into the Indio Jail.  File #S180640004.


Tuesday, March 06, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 60

Significant Activity:
2304 hours – Warrant Service Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Albertson’s located at 40101 Monterey Ave., Rancho Mirage regarding a theft.  A customer reported that she believed a white male had shoplifted groceries and left in a vehicle.  The customer provided a description of the vehicle.  Rancho Mirage Police conducted a traffic stop of the suspect vehicle and contacted Frank French, 47 years of Palm Springs and discovered the items taken from the Albertson’s.  Albertson staff denied prosecution for the theft and the items were returned to them.  Officers placed French under arrest for an outstanding commercial burglary warrant.  French’s vehicle was towed and he was booked into the Indio Jail.  File #S180650059.


Wednesday, March 07, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 56

Significant Activity:
0430 Hours – Trespassing Arrest – Officer Jose Rosario responded to the Agua Caliente Casino located at 32250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, regarding a trespass.  Officer Rosario contacted Chad Hill, 32 years of Palm Desert (transient), and subsequently arrested Hill for trespassing. Hill was issued citation and released from the Palm Desert Station.  File #S180660005.


Thursday, March 08, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 59 – No significant incident(s)


Friday, March 09, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 81

Significant Activity:
2116 Hours – Under the Influence Arrest and Violation of PRCS – Rancho Mirage Police was dispatched to Agua Caliente casino located at 32250 Bob Hope Dr. in the city of Rancho Mirage, reference casino security had contacted a male who stated he had just used methamphetamine. The officer arrived on scene and contacted Johnathan Meisse, 24 years of Palm Springs. During the contact, it was determined Meisse was under the influence of narcotics. Meisse was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance. It was later determined Meisse is on felony Post Release Community Supervision and was in violation of his parole terms. Meisse was arrested and transported and booked into the county jail in Indio. File #S180680078.


Saturday, March 10, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 50

Significant Activity:
0405 Hours – Petty Theft Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Agua Caliente Casino regarding a petty theft that just occurred. Kayla Hoyt, 28 years of Sky Valley, was arrested. After Hoyt heard she was being transported to Indio Jail, she collapsed and had to be transported by Cal Fire to EMC for complaint of pain all over her body. Hoyt was issued a citation at EMC. File #S180690007.

2018 hours – Public Intoxication Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police conducted a pedestrian check at Kobe Restaurant in Rancho Mirage.  Bernise Gonzalez, 27 years of Thousand Palms was contacted and it was determined Bernise was under the influence of alcohol and unable to care for herself.  Bernise was arrested for public intoxication and booked into the county jail in Indio. File #S180690040.

2043 hours – DUI Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police was dispatched to a report of DUI driving at Hwy. 111 and Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage. The officer located the vehicle on Hwy. 111 and Atrium Way and conducted a traffic enforcement stop. Gwendolyn Puentes, 27 years of Cathedral City was contacted and field sobriety tests were administered. It was determined Puentes was driving while intoxicated.  Puentes was placed under arrest and submitted to a blood test.  Puentes was transported and booked into the county jail in Indio.  File #S180690035.


Sunday, March 11, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 34 – No significant incident(s)


Monday, March 12, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 52

Significant Activity:
0630 hours – Warrant Service Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Rancho Mirage Resort pool area, near Karen Way, Rancho Mirage regarding a suspicious person call. Officers contacted Anthony Manning, 24 years of Rancho Mirage and subsequently arrested Manning for having an arrest warrant for receiving stolen property.  Manning was transported and booked into the Indio Jail.  File #S180710005.

1930 Hours – Vehicle Theft Arrest – On March 9th, members of the Palm Desert Burglary Suppression Unit (BSU) received information from Eisenhower Medical Center (EMC) staff that an unknown person was listing golf carts belonging to them for sale on a mobile buy/sell application. However, the golf carts were still in possession of EMC.  BSU Members, with the assistance of the Rancho Mirage Special Enforcement Team (SET) negotiated an offer with the individual listing the golf carts. On March 12th, around 1930 hours, BSU and Rancho Mirage SET members conducted surveillance at EMC.  The suspect, Christopher Smith, 33 years of Beaumont, was observed stealing a golf cart from EMC and driving it off property.  Rancho Mirage SET conducted a traffic stop on the golf cart and Smith was arrested without incident.  Smith was transported to the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility, where he was booked into jail for Vehicle Theft and a Parole Hold.  File #S180710007.


Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 44 – No significant incident(s)


Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 64

Significant Activity:
0133 Hours – Domestic Violence and Criminal Threats Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to 34000 block of Laura Way, Rancho Mirage, regarding a domestic violence. Officer Glasper contacted the victim who stated that her former live-in boyfriend, Manuel Crummentt, was involved in a physical altercation with her approximately three weeks ago. According to the victim, he shoved her against the wall while holding a hammer and threatened to kill her. Officers responded to 800 block of North Topaz Circle, Palm Springs, for suspect contact and contacted Manuel Crummett, 67 years of Palm Springs, and subsequently arrested him for domestic violence and making criminal threats.  Crummett was later transported and booked into the Smith Correctional Facility. File #S180730004.


Thursday, March 15, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 63 – No significant incident(s)


Friday, March 16, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 46

Significant Activity:
1923 Hours – DUI Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Betty Ford Treatment Center located at 39000 Bob Hope Dr. regarding a client that reportedly drove away from the facility while possibly being under the influence of drugs. Officers located the vehicle at Bob Hope Dr. and Ginger Rogers Rd. and conducted a traffic enforcement stop on the vehicle. Through the officer’s investigation, it was determined Ruff was impaired and was arrested for DUI Drugs. A blood sample was obtained from Ruff. Due to an elevated pulse and Ruff having high blood pressure, he was transported to JFK Hospital for a medical clearance and then booked into the county jail in Indio.  File #S180750037.


Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Total Rancho Mirage – 51

Significant Activity:
1900 Hours – Warrant Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police conducted a traffic enforcement stop at Ramon Rd. and Bob Hope Dr.  The officer contacted Jeffrey Abbott, 48 years of Crescent City. During the investigation, it was discovered Abbott had a felony warrant out of Crescent City.  Abbott was arrested and booked into the county jail in Indio. File #S180760038.


Sunday, March 18, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 44 – No significant incident(s)


Monday, March 19, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 70

Significant Activity:
0034 Hours – DUI Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police conducted a traffic enforcement stop on Highway 111 and Mirage Cove, Rancho Mirage. The driver, Chad Cohen, 27 years of Las Vegas, was contacted and subsequently arrested Cohen for DUI.  Cohen’s BAC was .11%.  Cohen was transported and booked into the Indio Jail.  File #S180780002.

1836 hours – Child Endangerment – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Agua Caliente Casino located at 32250 Bob Hope Drive in the city of Rancho Mirage regarding a juvenile left unattended and unresponsive in a parked vehicle.  Upon arrival with Cal-Fire, they located the juvenile victim seat belted in a car seat and unresponsive.  The vehicle’s engine was running and the doors were locked.  Cal-Fire personnel broke the front driver door window of the vehicle and the victim was awoken and provided medical aid; however, no signs of trauma or injury were found.  The juvenile’s father, Moises Vasquez, 27 years of Hemet was located and detained.  The investigation showed the father arrived to the casino at 1803 hours and parked his vehicle. He left the child inside the vehicle to sleep. The father was arrested for child endangerment and booked into the Riverside County Indio jail.  Child Protective Service was notified and responded to take temporary custody of the victim.  File #S180780055.


Wednesday, March 21, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 86

Significant Activity:
1645 Hours – Trespassing Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to Saratoga Ln., Rancho Mirage, regarding a trespassing. Officers contacted Brandon Anderson, 31 years of San Diego, at the residence. Anderson forced entry into the rear room of his mother’s residence and refused to exit. Anderson was arrested for trespassing, and he was transported to the county jail in Indio where he was booked. File #S180800059.


Thursday, March 22, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 69 – No significant incident(s)


Friday, March 23, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 55 – No significant incident(s)


Saturday, March 24, 2018 Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 60

Significant Activity:
1018 Hours – 602 PC Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to the Agua Caliente Casino, 32250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage reference a trespass call.  Jose Hernandez, 45 years of Cathedral City, was arrested for Trespassing.  Hernandez was cited and released at the station.  File #S180830015.


Sunday, March 25, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 54

Significant Activity:
1805 hours – Violation of Probation and Trespassing Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to a call of a suspicious person in the Mira Vista gated community in Rancho Mirage.  Upon arrival, Simon Palacio, 41 years of Cathedral City was contacted.  At the request of security, Palacio was escorted off of the property.  At 1854 hours, Palacio returned to the property and was contacted a second time and subsequently arrested for trespassing.  Palacio was on PRCS and he was placed on a hold for violation of probation. Palacio was transported and booked at the Smith Correctional Facility.  File # S180840041.


Monday, March 26, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 81

Significant Activity:
1043 hours – Burglary Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police responded to Lake Shore, Rancho Mirage reference a burglary investigation. The victim had hired Ronda Barboa, 67 years of Palm Desert, to assist her with packing her belongings. Over the course of several days, the victim stated several items of jewelry went missing. Officers responded to the residence while Barboa was at the victims residence and found her in possession of one of the stolen rings.  Barboa was booked at the Indio Jail for burglary.  File #S180850020.


Tuesday, March 27, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 95 – No significant incident(s)


Wednesday, March 28, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 85 – No significant incident(s)


Thursday, March 29, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 57 – No significant incident(s)


Friday, March 30, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 88 – No significant incident(s)


Saturday, March 31, 2018 – Total calls: Rancho Mirage – 45

Significant Activity:
2200 Hours – DUI Arrest – Rancho Mirage Police was dispatched to assist Cal Fire reference a driver unconscious in the driver seat of a vehicle parked in front of a business at the 72000 block of Dinah Shore Dr., Rancho Mirage. Officers contacted Thomas Brennan, 54 years of La Quinta. Brennan exhibited symptoms of being under the influence of alcohol. A DUI investigation was started and Brennan was arrested for suspicion of DUI. He voluntarily submitted to a breath test and his blood alcohol content was .19%. He was transported and booked into the county jail in Indio. File #S180900039.