Mohawked Squatter Refuses To Leave

Palm Springs PD responds to a report of a woman being tormented by a trespasser. They find a terrified woman locked in her car and an ornery freeloader.

HOW YOU DOING?

WHAT'S GOING ON?

WHO'S LISTED ASTHE ONE YOU'RE GIVING CARE TO?

- HE'S A MAN THAT SHOWED UP

FOUR DAYS BEFORE HE WENTINTO THE HOSPITAL.

- HE DOESN'T KNOW WHO HE IS?- HE SHOWED UP AT THE DOOR.

HE CAME WITHA SEMI-FRIEND.

- OKAY, AND HE'S JUST HELPINGOR WHAT IS HE DOING RIGHT NOW?

- MAKING A MESS.- OKAY.

- ALL WEEK LONG HE'S JUST BEEN DESTROYING THE HOUSE.

- OKAY.- I BOUGHT THE LOCKSAND EVERYTHING

ON MONDAY NIGHTTO CHANGE THE LOCKSAND KICK HIM OUT.

- OKAY.BUT I GOT SCARED WHENI SHOWED UP HERE.

- AND HE HAS NO STANDINGHERE THEN?

- NO.- DOES THE CLIENTWANT HIM HERE?

- NO, DAVID WANTED ME TOPUT THE NEW LOCKS IN

ON MONDAY.- HAS HE TOLD HIM TOLEAVE RIGHT NOW?

- DAVID HASN'T BECAUSEHE'S IN THE HOSPITAL.

- IS THAT WHERE HE IS RIGHT NOW?

- YEAH, HE'S IN THE HOSPITAL.- OKAY, SO...

OKAY, SO THIS GUYHAS NO STANDING.

- DOES HE HAVE A KEY THOUGH?- YEAH, HE HAS A KEY.

AND HE SAYS HE HASTHE CODE TO THE FRONT DOOR.

AND DAVID SWEARS HE DIDN'TWANT TO GIVE HIM THE KEY,

BUT HE WAS ALREADYIN THE PROPERTY.

- OKAY, I UNDER--- AND HE WAS LEAVING

IN THE AMBULANCE ANDHE NEEDED TO LOCK THE DOOR.

- AT THAT POINT IN TIME,HE JUST GAVE HIM THE KEY THOUGH?

HE DIDN'T EVEN KNOW WHO HE WAS?- HE HAD TO LOCK THE BACK DOOR.

- STAY SEATED RIGHT HERE.LET ME GO TALK TO HIM.

HELLO.- Man: HELLO.

- DAVID?- YEAH.

- HOW YOU DOING?PALM SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT.

CAN YOU COME OUT HEREAND TALK TO ME?

- WHAT'S UP?- PALM SPRINGS POLICEDEPARTMENT,

CAN YOU COME OUT HEREAND TALK TO ME?

YOU KNOW WHAT?TAKE A SEAT RIGHT HERE.

ACTUALLY...- I'LL SIT RIGHT HERE.

- WHEREVERYOU WANT TO SIT.

ALL RIGHT, DO YOU HAVEANY ID ON YOU?

- NO, I DON'T.- AND WHY NOT?

- BECAUSE I LOST EVERYTHINGIN MY HOUSE FIRE

WHEN MY HOUSEGOT BURNED DOWN.

- WHY ARE YOU HERE?DO YOU LIVE HERE?

- WHAT HAPPENED IS I ENDED UPMEETING THIS GUY HERE.

WE HUNG OUT A COUPLE TIMES.

UH, HE GOT REALLY SICK,WENT TO THE HOSPITAL.

I ASKED HIM WHAT TO DO.HE SAID WATCH MY HOUSE.

MAKE SURE NO ONECOMES IN HERE.

WHY IS IT THAT HIS CAREGIVERHERE IS SAYING SOMETHING ELSE?

WAS THIS LAST WEEK?

- I HAVE THE KEYIN MY POCKET.

- I KNOW YOU HAVE THE KEY.

- I'VE ONLY KNOWN HIMFOR TWO WEEKS NOW.

- SO WHY WOULD HEGIVE YOU KEYS?

DOES THAT MAKE SENSE TO YOU?

- 'CAUSE WHEN HE LEFT,HE WAS SITTING OUT THEREON A BENCH.

AND THE AMBULANCE WASCOMING TO GET HIM.

AND I WAS THE ONLY ONE HERE.

HE HANDED ME THE KEY.- DID HE SAY ANYTHING?

HE HAS A CAREGIVER.- HE SAID WATCH MY HOUSE.

MAKE SURE NO ONECOMES IN THIS HOUSE.

- DID HE STAY IN ITAND LIVE IN IT?

- YEAH, WATCH THIS HOUSEUNTIL HE COMES BACK.

- THAT DOESN'T.- THE GUY COMES BACK TOMORROW.

- YOU DON'T HAVE LEGALRESIDENCY HERE AT ALL.

YOU'RE NOT SUPPOSEDTO BE HERE.

- WELL, CALL HIM.

- WELL, HE'S IN THE HOSPITAL.THIS IS HIS CAREGIVER.

- SHE'S NOT EVEN SUPPOSEDTO BE HERE TODAY.

- HOLD ON.SHE ACTUALLY IS, SO--

- NO, SHE'S NOT.- SHE'S HIRED BY HIM.

AND SHE'S SCARED OF YOU

BECAUSE YOU'RETHREATENING HER

OR WHATEVER THE CASE MAY BE.

- DUDE, ALL I WANTEDHER TO DO WAS SHUT UP

AND LEAVE ME ALONE.- OKAY, YOU DON'T BELONGIN HERE, SHE DOES.

- ALL SHE DIDWAS SIT THERE AND GO,

"BLAH, BLAH, BLAH,BLAH, BLAH,

BLAH, BLAH, BLAH,BLAH, BLAH, BLAH."

I'M LIKE, WOMAN, I'M CLEANING.LEAVE ME ALONE.

- SHE'S CONCERNED, OBVIOUSLY,BECAUSE YOU'RE SAYING

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