Not only is this an unsightly pest, it can be quite dangerous. While they aren't quite ask scary as some of its desert counterparts, Cockroaches are linked with spreading disease and can infest desert homes.
You will commonly find them scurrying about at night or possibly entering your home from your water ways.
When you find cockroaches they typically aren't alone. It is best to try to eradicate these pests quickly before they have a chance to colonize within your home.