Hit and Run Driver Arrested:
On January 31, 2015 at 7:00 PM, the Coachella Police Department located and arrested, Noel Cipriano Felix, age 28 of Coachella, in the 53000 block of Calle Los Hermanos, Coachella. During the month of September 2014, a felony hit and run with injury arrest warrant was issued for Felix for fleeing the scene of a traffic collision after he crashed his pickup truck into an occupied residence in the 86000 block of Palmeras Circle. An 8-year-juvenile who was sleeping inside the residence was immediately hospitalized following the September 6, 2014 incident.
Felix was suspected of being under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision. Felix was booked into the Riverside County jail in Indio. His bail has been set at $65,000.
The Coachella Police Department is seeking information regarding the whereabouts of hit and run suspect, Noel Cipriano Felix, age 28 of Coachella. Felix is suspected of fleeing the scene of a traffic collision after the pickup truck he was driving collided with an occupied residence in the 86000 block of Palmeras Circle, Coachella. An 8-year-juvenlie, sleeping inside the residence was immediately hospitalized following the September 6, 2014 incident. Felix is described as:
- Hispanic male adult
- 160 lbs
- Brown hair
- Brown eyes
On Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 11:32 P.M. the Coachella Police Department responded to the 86-000 block of Palmeras Circle regarding a white colored, Ford, F150 that collided into a residence. A juvenile inside the location was injured and transported to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Witnesses observed the driver fleeing the scene of the collision. The suspect, Noel Felix, age 28, of North Shore was determined to have been driving the Ford at the time of the collision. Attempts to locate Felix were unsuccessful.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Coachella Police Department at 760-863-8990, or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 760-341-STOP (7867).
The Coachella Police Department urges all drivers not to drink and drive. To report suspected drunk drivers, please call 911.
Citizens may also submit an anonymous tip using the Sheriff’s CrimeTips online form.