Officer Torres of the Palm Springs Police Department conducts a pedestrian check on a man who is walking in a known drug area. The man stated he is waiting for a taxi after he visited his uncle who lives in the area. Soon it is revealed that the subject has a warrant, a warrant he says he doesn’t have. While performing a pat-down search he admits he has drugs on him. The subject is arrested and booked for his warrant and drug possession.
|Agency||Palm Springs Police Department|
|From||Cathedral City, California|
|Why Law Enforcement||I started with the Explorer program and got hooked.|
|First Arrest||I was dispatched to an extremely intoxicated person call. I arrived and found her sitting on the curb and I arrested her after she was unable to stand on her own. I think it went well but if it didn’t, she would not have known anyways because she so drunk.Not an exciting first arrest.|
|Best part of the job||Knowing that I can make an impact ridding the community of criminals.|
|Hobbies||I like to play basketball and go to the Colorado River with family and friends.|
|Favorite Quote||“I’m your huckleberry.”|