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Palm Springs Police search for suspects in series of pool equipment thefts


The Palm Springs Police Department released images of several pool equipment thefts.

Police said they have been receiving a significant number of theft reports involving pool pumps and pool equipment.

"Our Detectives have noticed certain patterns in these incidents, including victims being out of town or targeted homes being vacation properties," reads a PSPD news release.

The repairs and replacement of stolen equipment are costing victims between $5,000.00 and $7,000.00.

PSPD is urging residents to take extra measures to secure their pool equipment, by documenting serial numbers, installing cages, cameras, and tracking devices.

The PSPD Detective Bureau is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying multiple suspects, under investigation for several pool equipment thefts, over the past few months. Authorities request that you review the provided images and notify the PSPD Investigations Division if you recognize any of the individuals.

Contact Det. Tiedeman at (760) 323-8156 or Detective Doherty at (760) 323-8142. You can also share any anonymous tips by calling Crime Stoppers at (760) 347-7867.

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