COACHELLA– On Wednesday February 22, 2017, at 1:30 a.m, A Coachella police officer was patrolling in the area of Genoa Street and noticed a man in dark clothing standing next to a vehicle and looking suspiciously into a residents front yard. The officer attempted to make contact with the subject, but he ran jumping to the backyard of the residents.
The officer chased the subject and caught him while still in the backyard of the home. During a search of the suspect, the officer located burglary tools and illicit drugs. Officers also located a loaded handgun where Sandoval was standing upon first contact.
Edward Sandoval, 25, of Coachella was arrested and booked into the Indio Jail for being a convicted felon in possession of a loaded handgun, possession of drugs, possession of burglary tools, and prowling.
If anyone has information about this incident they are urged to contact Officer M. Ramos with the Coachella Police Department, at (760) 863-8990, or they can call anonymously with Crime Stoppers at (760) 341-STOP (7867).For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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