07/16/2014 —-On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 1:35 pm, Palm Desert deputies responded to a non-injury hit and run traffic collision at Fred Waring and Cook Street.
One of the involved vehicles fled the scene prior to the arrival of the deputies. The vehicle was located in a parking lot about a mile away.
Deputies identified the driver of the vehicle as Jose Clariond, age 51, of Mexico.
Clariond was arrested for hit and run and driving under the influence of alcohol. Clariond was booked into the Riverside County jail in Indio.
Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to call Deputy Freeman at the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station by calling (760) 836-1600.