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Nearly $400K worth of meth found hidden in gym bags & a plastic container during traffic stop in Indio

A 20-year-old U.S. citizen was arrested after Border Patrol reported finding nearly $400,000 worth of meth hidden in gym bags and a plastic container during a traffic stop in Indio. The arrest happened Friday afternoon on Interstate 10 near the Golf Center Parkway exit. Border Patrol agents conducting anti-smuggling operations on Interstate 10 performed a The post Nearly $400K worth of meth found hidden in gym bags & a plastic container during traffic stop in Indio appeared first on KESQ.
INDIO, CA
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Road Rage Leads To Arrest Of Salton City Man

Salton City Suspect Alberto Cortez Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR. A Salton City man is under arrest for a road rage incident. Deputies served a search warrant at the home of 28 year old Alberto Cortez on Red Sea Avenue in Salton City on Thursday June 23rd 2022 at 7 in the morning.
PORTLAND, OR

State budget proposal includes $15M for Coachella Valley Housing Catalyst Fund

The Coachella Valley's Housing Catalyst Fund, which is aimed at expediting development of affordable housing units, would receive $15 million under the latest iteration of the state's proposed budget the community group that helps administer the effort announced today.    According to Lift to Rise, the allocation would help fund 2,500 affordable housing units in The post State budget proposal includes $15M for Coachella Valley Housing Catalyst Fund appeared first on KESQ.
COACHELLA, CA
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15 Year Old Gang Banger Busted In Indio

Weapons found at home of 15 year old documented street gang member in Indio. Photo from Riverside County Sheriffs Dept. A 15 year old kid from Indio has some major problems in life. First off, he’s already a documented criminal street gang member. Now he’s in jail for for...
INDIO, CA
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Local Fourth of July events and celebrations

Independence Day is almost here! Below is a list of Fourth of July celebrations in the desert, some taking place on the day, while others are a little earlier. Palm Springs - Fireworks show on Monday, July 4 at Palm Springs StadiumAfter a two-year hiatus and much debate, the fireworks show in Palm Springs is The post Local Fourth of July events and celebrations appeared first on KESQ.
PALM SPRINGS, CA

Living her dream: Aileen Lin opens Kids Clubhouse in La Quinta to give young kids a place to run, learn

Three-year-old Jade Lua came through the front doors of The Kids Clubhouse in La Quinta with her mom and younger sister, made a quick right turn and ran as fast as her little legs would take her to the playroom where she kicked off her shoes and headed for the slides. Within her first 10 minutes at The Kids Clubhouse, Jade had gone down slides, including one that spirals and drops riders into a ball pit, climbed...
LA QUINTA, CA
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Bench Warrant Issued for Man Accused of Alleged Grand Theft

A 28-year-old man charged in connection with thefts from a La Quinta business failed to appear in court Monday and had a warrant issued for his arrest. Adrian Nicholas Vanwinkle of Desert Hot Springs was released on a $50,000 bond on June 17 but was due to appear in court in Indio Monday.
LA QUINTA, CA
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DSUSD to hold special board meeting to propose November election for Trustee Area 1 seat

The Desert Sands Unified School District Board of Education will convene a special board meeting at 4 p.m. on Monday in La Quinta to vote on a resolution to have the Trustee Area 1 seat appear on November's general election ballot. Wendy Jonathan, a board member since 2012, announced last week that she will resign her seat effective Aug. 20. Her current term was set to end in 2024. Trustee Area 1 covers the western section of Palm Desert.  ...
LA QUINTA, CA

One dead, 4 injured in Indio crash

One person is dead after a traffic collision in Indio Friday evening. The crash happened on Hoover Avenue and Fred Waring Drive just after 6 p.m. Indio police said that multiple people were trapped inside their vehicle when officers arrived on scene. 2 others were taken to the hospital with major injuries, and another 2 The post One dead, 4 injured in Indio crash appeared first on KESQ.
INDIO, CA

One person dead after two-car collision in Indio on Friday night

One person is dead following a collision between two vehicles in Indio on Friday night that sent several people to the hospital. Indio police officers responded to the crash at Hoover Avenue and Fred Waring Drive at approximately 5:59 p.m. Friday. The crash required two people to be extricated from their vehicles, according to...
INDIO, CA

Coachella man pleads not guilty to attempted murder and other charges

A 20-year-old man pleaded not guilty today to attempted murder for allegedly opening fire at a Coachella home.   Caillou Marcus Renteria and a 16-year-old juvenile were arrested Tuesday for their alleged involvement in a shooting on the evening of May 31 in which multiple vehicles were struck.   Renteria was charged with felony counts of attempted The post Coachella man pleads not guilty to attempted murder and other charges appeared first on KESQ.
COACHELLA, CA
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Two Injured in Head-On Crash on Highway 86 [Mecca, CA]

2 Victims Hospitalized after Traffic Accident near Avenue 62. Police responded to the scene around 6:03 a.m., just south of Avenue 62. Dispatchers responded to the scene shortly after. Reports indicate that two F-15o trucks collided head-on for reasons unknown. Furthermore, the crash resulted in two major injuries. Consequently, paramedics...
MECCA, CA
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US Citizen Caught Smuggling Narcotics

(Over 46 pounds of meth seized)...The seizure included 18 pounds of Fentynal. El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents were working in the Indio area recently. They stopped a car near Golf Center Parkway. A Border Patrol k-9 Detection team alerted to the vehicle. A search of the interior of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of 2 gym bags that contained 26 packages. 19 of the packages tested positive for methamphetamine. The meth weighed 46.7 pounds with an estimated value of over $126,600. The other 7 packages contained 18 pounds of Fentanyl, with an estimated value of over $268,200. The driver of the vehicle, a 20 year old US citizen, the narcotics and vehicle were turned over to the Riverside County Sheriff's office.
EL CENTRO, CA
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