• UPDATE: Suspect Sought in Homicide of Homeless Man in Monterey

    On June 19, just after midnight, a 40-year-old transient male was found stabbed to death in the rear outdoor quad area of the Monterey Public Library (625 Pacific Street). A 22-year-old male victim was also stabbed. The second victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries. It appears that all of the parties were homeless and were going to sleep in the area when an altercation broke out between them.

    The Monterey Police Department, Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) and the Monterey County Sheriff’s crime scene unit are actively investigating this crime.

    The name of the homicide victim is being withheld at this time pending notification of next of kin.

    Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Detective Bryan Kruse at the Monterey Police Department at (831) 646-3812. Questions from the press about the case can be directed to Lt. Marty Hart (831) 646-3805 or Lt. Bill Clark (831) 646-3971.quiming

    Through investigation, the police department has identified a suspect that we are seeking. The suspect has been identified as;

    Jesse QUIMING, Hispanic male 32, 5’11”, 170, Brown hair, Brown eyes. (See attached photo)

    QUIMING is considered armed and dangerous and citizens should not approach him, but call 911. 

    posted to Cedar Street Times on June 19, 2015

    Topics: Front PG News, Police Log

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