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    Bomb Threat Directed at Monterey Peninsula College

    Vandalism at the Carmel Mission

    Sometime between the night of Saturday, September 26, 2015, and the morning of Sunday, September 27, 2015, an unknown number of individuals vandalized numerous statues, gravesites, doorways and a fountain at the San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission (Carmel Mission, 3080 Rio Road, Carmel). Read more…»

    Fire Suicide ID’ed

    The Monterey County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who died in the Tassajara Fire in a burning car as Stephen McAlpine, 66, of Monterey. No exact cause of death has been released as yet.

    His family is reported to have written that he struggled with mental illness.

    Speculation has it that his suicide was the cause of the fire but we await further details.

    Cop Log, 7/10/15

    Deputies Confront Gun-Toting Gang Members on Fourth of July

    Pacific Grove POA Joins Seaside in No-Confidence Vote

    Cop Log for 7-3-15 issue

    Cop Log 6/13/15-6/19/15

    UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Homeless Homicide Case

    Cop Log 6/5/15-6/13/15

    UPDATE: Suspect Sought in Homicide of Homeless Man in Monterey

    Vehicle Thefts Down for the Second Year in California

    Nine Arrests in Panga Boat $18 Million Marijuana Seizure

    Update on The Bear

    Pacific Grove Police To Run in Special Olympics Torch Run

    Cop Log 5/31/15-6/5/15

    Public’s Help Sought Re Dead Body Found

    On Sunday, June 7, 2015, at 1:30PM, Monterey Police officers responded to a report of a deceased body located in the wooded area in the 400 block of English near Laguna Grande Park. The deceased is an adult male. Officers notified the Monterey County Sheriff’s Coroner Unit who responded to the scene. This investigation is ongoing.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Monterey Police Department at 831-646-3814 or the confidential tip line at 831-646-3840. Further inquiries can be made to Lt. Jeff Jackson, 831-646-3965 or Jackson@monterey.org

    Missing Santa Cruz Woman’s Truck Found in Big Sur

    Maria Boisa, 32, of Santa Cruz was last seen on

    Maria Boisa. Family photo.

    Maria Boisa. Family photo.

    May 12 in Santa Cruz County. She was reported missing by her sister on May 27.

    Investigators say the first clue to Maria Boisa’s whereabouts came Wednesday when her red pickup truck was found at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park in Big Sur, parked at a turnout for McWay Falls.

    The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office said Boisa suffers from medical issues that place her at risk.

    If you have any information on her whereabouts call 831-471-1121.

    Cop Log 5/22/15 to 5/29/15

    Suspects Try To Tow Away ATM Machine

    Unknown suspects broke into the ARCO Service Station at Highway 101 and Vierra Canyon in Prunedale.  They attempted to remove the ATM machine by hooking it up to a Ford van with the company U-Haul logo on the van. The suspects were unsuccessful in removing the ATM.

    Monterey County Sheriffs investigators believe they damaged the right rear portion of the bumper while attempting to remove the ATM. The van was last seen heading north on Highway 101. The suspects were gloved and masked. From the video surveillance there appeared to be three suspects.

    A BOL was placed to all surrounding agencies. The case remains under investigation.

    Cop Log 5/15/15 – 5/20/15

    Cyber Safety Checklist for Parents of Teens

    Sheriff’s Office Reports Arrest in February Bomb Threat Made Online

    After an ongoing investigation involving Law Enforcement from Arizona as well as the Secret Service and FBI, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce an arrest in the case of the North County High School False Bomb report from earlier this year.

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    Cop Log 5/2/15 – 5/8/15

    Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) Makes Five Drug Arrests in the Last Two Days

    Cop Log 4/24/15-5/1/15

    Cop Log 4/17/15-4/24/15

    Cop Log 4/10/15 – 4/17/15

    Cop Log 4/3/15 – 4/10/15

    Cop Log 3/27/15 – 4/03/15

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