Thousand Palms Man Charged With Various Burglary And Vandalism Felony Charges

City News Service

INDIO (CNS) – A 46-year-old man accused of committing several
commercial burglaries in the Palm Springs area was charged today with various
felony charges.

According to the Palm Springs Police Department, detectives
investigated several burglaries, mostly of restaurants, allegedly committed by
the same person over the past few weeks and subsequently identified Kenneth
Gene Cook of Thousand Palms as a suspect.

Detectives found Cook in Thousand Palms and took him into custody on
Thursday, according to police. Cook was charged with 14 felony counts, seven
for burglary and seven for vandalism.

He was being held at the John J. Benoit Detention Center, and Judge
Burke E. Strunsky set his bail at $150,000 Monday morning, according to court

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CNS-08-01-2022 11:33

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