A criminal street gang member from Cathedral City is committing more crimes and is back in custody.
On Friday November 5th 2021, at 11:30 a-m the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force with the assistance of Rancho Mirage and Indian Wells Special Enforcement Teams served a search warrant at a home on Pauline Avenue in Cathedral City.
They found a loaded 9mm semi-auto handgun, several rounds of ammunition and suspected heroin. They arrested 33 year old Timothy Osvaldo Ortiz. He’s a convicted felon and not allowed to possess a gun or ammo. Ortiz also had a active warrant for his arrest for vehicle theft, and skipping out on his court appearance.
While they were at the home, officers also arrested 47 year old Aguilar Santos of Cathedral on a warrant for felony DUI.
Criminal Street Gang Member Timothy Ortiz of Cathedral City.
Photo from Riverside County Sheriffs Dept.