Palm Desert woman arrested in connection to Pinyon Pines burglary

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrest of a Palm Desert woman in connection to a robbery that took place in Pinyon Pines in December.

The residential burglary, which took place in the 71-400 block of Highway 74 on December 12, was investigated by the Palm Desert Station Burglary Suppression Unit (BSU). During the investigation, BSU identified the suspect as 52-year-old Kimberly Watson.

BSU, with the assistance of the Rancho Mirage Special Enforcement Team, located and arrested Watson for residential burglary, conspiracy and a felon in possession of a firearm. She was transported to the Riverside County Jail in Indio.