Indio man arrested for Christmas Eve robbery

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of an 18-year-old Indio man in connection to a robbery that happened on Christmas Eve.

The Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force, with the assistance of Riverside County Sheriff’s Department SWAT, served a search warrant at a residence on Green Avenue in Indio on Friday.

The search warrant stemmed from an investigation into a robbery that that occurred on December 24th, 2019 at a business on Varner Road in Thousand Palms.

During the service of the search warrant Task Force Officers arrested documented gang member, Daniel Chavez Rodriguez, 18 of Indio, for robbery. Chavez was transported to Indio Jail where he was booked.