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La Quinta man arrested for Burglary and Battery on a Peace Officer


An 18-year-old resident of La Quinta was arrested and booked Friday for Battery on a Peace Officer and Burglary.

It happened at 2:34 a.m. at La Casita Restaurant in Yucca Valley.

Deputies assigned to Yucca Valley responded to the report of a burglary and located him inside the restaurant destroying items.

He resisted arrest and assaulted a deputy during the arrest.

Ramirez-Ortega was found to be under the influence of hallucinogen mushrooms and was treated at Hi-Desert Medical Center.

Ramirez-Ortega is now at the Morongo Basin Jail with a bail of $100,000.

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Londy Sagastume


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