DESERT: Rifle-toting man taken for psychiatric check

BY RICHARD BROOKS

A man with a pellet rifle climbed atop a roof and proclaimed he was bent on “suicide by cop” before Cathedral City officers coaxed him down and hauled him away for a psychiatric evaluation.

The drama began at 1:40 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, when a 911 caller told of an irate man breaking Christmas lights along the…

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