FBI agents and police officers serving a search warrant led to a heavy law enforcement presence in a Palm Springs neighborhood on Monday, but details of the investigation were not immediately disclosed.
At least three people have been arrested by FBI officials in the 1000 block of Deepak Road.
Rukelt Dalberis, spokesperson for the FBI’s Los Angeles field office, identified one of those arrested as Tylor Britten Murray, a person in his mid-twenties, who was scheduled to appear in federal court in Riverside later Monday.
Dalberis did not identify the other people in police custody.
Palm Springs Police were first dispatched to the area at 4:37 a.m. in an attempt to execute a warrant, according to the city’s online appeals log. Other law enforcement officials, including Riverside County sheriffs and FBI agents, were at the scene at 10:15 a.m.
At 10:45 a.m., the police escorted three handcuffed people out of one of the houses in the neighborhood. It is not known why they were taken into custody. Several cars nearby at the scene have been marked as evidence.
Dalberis confirmed that federal agents had been dispatched to the area to execute a search warrant. However, he said the warrant had been filed under seal, meaning he could not provide further details of the case on Monday morning.
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson Sgt. Deanna Pecoraro said the department’s gang task force was helping the FBI with the warrant service, but she was unable to provide further details and referred further investigations to the FBI.
Lt. William Hutchinson of the Palm Springs Police Department also confirmed that city officers assisted the FBI in an unspecified operation within the city limits on Monday morning, but referred to the FBI for information. additional.
This is a developing story and will be updated.
Contribution: City Information Service