Coachella stand-off comes to an end

Coachella stand-off comes to an end

COACHELLA, Calif. - A peaceful ending to a stand-off in Coachella.

Indio police surrounded a home in the 86000 block of Corte Stella, near Tyler Street, Wednesday afternoon.

They were looking for a man wanted on drug charges, according to officers.

The suspect, identified as John Cortina, holed up inside the home and refused to come out. 

Cortina eventually turned himself in around 8:00 p.m., according to Indio Police.

Investigators also want to question Cortina about other crimes in the East Valley.

He's being held at the Riverside County Jail in Indio.

Officers shut down several roads in the area, which have since reopened. 

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