Pool Pump Thieves Busted

Two men are in custody, more are being sought, for stealing swimming pool pumps from at least 30 Palm Springs homes the past several months.

Wednesday morning, police arrested 45 year old Luther Davis and 24 year old Richard Marek at a home on Louise Street in the neighborhood near Indian Canyon Drive and Dillon Road in North Palm Springs.  There were 7 other people at that home, and police have spoken to all of them.

Police also confiscated several pool pumps, other pool equipment, expensive bicycles, some methamphetamine, and a 12 gauge shotgun that was loaded.


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