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June 21, 2024

Armed robbery in King City leads to officer-involved shooting near Soledad

Police car crime
SALINAS VALLEY — Monterey County District Attorney’s Office has released additional preliminary facts surrounding the officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday on Highway 101 northbound near Soledad. At about 5:30 p.m. on June 3, a person armed with a handgun got out of a black Mazda...

Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published May 29, 2024

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. KING CITY April 2110:34 a.m. Domestic violence report on Bluff Ave.12:07 p.m. Reckless vehicle on Division St.12:18 p.m. Loud music on Beech St.1:34 p.m. Alarm activation on Broadway St.5:20 p.m. Driving with a suspended license/hit-and-run on Broadway...

Scammers swindled nearly $900K from PG&E customers in 2023

Scams
CENTRAL COAST — Scammers continue to take advantage of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) customers.  In fact, in 2023, PG&E received nearly 43,000 reports from customers who were targeted by scammers impersonating the company, and customers lost approximately $875,000 in fraudulent payments, with the...

Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published May 22, 2024

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. SOLEDAD May 110:55 a.m. Theft on Monterey St. May 26:09 a.m. Obstruction on H De La Rosa Sr St.11:25 a.m. Misconduct on Market St.1:46 p.m. Verbal domestic on Fourth St.4:35 p.m. Assault on H De La...

Housing Authority warns residents of fake social media posts about Section 8 housing

Scams
MONTEREY COUNTY — The Housing Authority of the County of Monterey (HACM) has received copies of misleading ads circulating on social media platforms, luring individuals with promises of “Affordable Housing Programs” or similar enticing titles. One advertisement stated, “Section 8 Waiting List Now Accepting Applications”...

Monterey County youth drug education gets a sliver of marijuana taxes, grand jury says

MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County collected more than $70 million in marijuana taxes but spent just $93,000 for youth drug education — the top priority set by residents — according to a civil grand jury report. Some of the largest expenditures the grand jury noted...

Soledad Police remind travelers to buckle up for Memorial Day weekend

Soledad Police Department
SOLEDAD — For Memorial Day weekend, Soledad Police Department reminds travelers to always buckle up and secure children in the right car seats when visiting friends and family. This year’s “Click It or Ticket” campaign runs from May 20 to June 2. During this time,...

Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published May 15, 2024

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. SOLEDAD April 238:07 a.m. Fraud on Capistrano Wy.8:40 a.m. Property vandalism12:51 p.m. License plate recovered on San Vicente Rd.8:00 p.m. Property damage on Vineyard Dr. April 246:20 a.m. Agency outside assistance on 11th St (Greenfield)8:36 a.m. Agency...

Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published May 8, 2024

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. KING CITY April 10Domestic Violence on Sussex Wy.Case follow-up on S. First ST.Case follow-up on Lynn St.Case follow-up on Bassett St.Report of suspicious person on Division St.Civil Matter on S. First St.Civil Matter on Broadway St.Violation on...

Three suspects arrested for King City mass shooting, double homicide near Soledad

Monterey County Sheriff’s Office press conference King City
SALINAS VALLEY — Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the King City mass shooting that killed four residents on March 3 and the double homicide near Soledad that resulted in the deaths of two cousins on Feb. 4, announced local law enforcement...

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Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published June 18, 2024

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. SOLEDAD May 287:00 a.m. Property vandalism on Catskill Ct.9:00 a.m. Vehicle recovery on Viewpoint...