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RSO arrests Pinyon Pines burglary suspect


Members of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department's Burglary Suppression Unit arrested a Palm Desert woman in connection with a Pinyon Pines burglary investigation.

During an investigation into a residential burglary on the 71400 block of Highway 74 in Pinyon Pines, members of RSO's Burglary Suppression Unit identified Kimberly Watson, 52, of Palm Desert, as a suspect connected to the incident.

With the assistance of the Rancho Mirage Special Enforcement Team (SET), BSU located and arrested Watson on suspicion of residential burglary, conspiracy, and being a felon in possession of a firearm. According to county jail records, she was taken into custody at 6:46 p.m. at the intersection of Gerald Ford Drive and Portola Avenue in Palm Desert.

"The Riverside County Sheriff Department is asking anyone with additional information to contact Deputy Joshua Smith at (760) 836-1600 or call anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867) and reference incident #O19 346 0025," read RSO's release on the incident.

Watson is being held in Indio Jail on $35,000 bail.

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