Palm Desert Man Arrested in Connection with Home Invasion Robbery

Carlos Quilon

Carlos Quilon

PALM DESERT —A 43-year-old Palm Desert resident was arrested Wednesday in connection with a report of a home invasion robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.

On Monday, Feb. 19, at 4:59 a.m., deputies assigned to the Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to the 73000 block of Guadalupe Ave. During the investigation, deputies located the victim, who sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was later transported to a local hospital.

Deputies were able to identify Carlos Quilon as the suspect, but he fled before their arrival.

On Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 10:30 a.m., the Riverside County Gang Impact Team took Quilon into custody in the area of Highway 111 and Oasis Street in Indio. He was booked into the John Benoit Detention Center for assault with a deadly weapon, home invasion robbery, victim intimidation, and committing a felony while out on bail.

Quilon’s bail was set at $1 million. There are no outstanding suspects in this case.

The investigation is ongoing, and no additional details are available at this time. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Investigator Munoz at 760–836–1600.

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