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February 29, 2024

Greenfield traffic stop leads to arrests for drug possession

Greenfield Police Department
GREENFIELD — A traffic stop in Greenfield turned into a pursuit Wednesday afternoon for local officers, with the chase ending safely in the 200 block of 11th Street and the vehicle occupants in handcuffs. Following the pursuit by Greenfield Police, the driver — 25-year-old Juan...

Greenfield Police arrest man for attempted murder

Greenfield Police crime
GREENFIELD — A 21-year-old man has been arrested for the attempted murder of two individuals in Greenfield, police said. On Jan. 9, Greenfield Police officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 100 block of 11th Street. During the investigation, it was determined that Eric...

Monterey County Sheriff’s deputy recovers stolen vessel and trailer

SOLEDAD — In early December, an aluminum boat and trailer were reported stolen from Lake San Antonio in southern Monterey County. Monterey County Park Rangers located video footage of a grey Toyota truck leaving with the stolen vessel and trailer. On Dec. 26, a Monterey County...

Greenfield man sentenced in DUI collision

Court judge
GREENFIELD — Greenfield resident Daniel Dejesus Garcia, 23, was sentenced Dec. 11 to two years and eight months in state prison after pleading guilty to driving while under the influence (DUI) of alcohol with a prior felony. On March 24, 2023, Garcia was driving while...

Greenfield Police arrest 2 in connection with teen’s murder

Police Crime
GREENFIELD — An 18-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing a 17-year-old boy early Tuesday morning in Greenfield. According to Greenfield Police Department, Julian Nunez-Gomez turned himself in to police later that afternoon and is currently booked into the Monterey County Jail on murder...

Gonzales Police officers complete ABLE training program

Gonzales Police
GONZALES — Gonzales Police Department completed the final day of training the entire police department on the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) program on Nov. 30.   The ABLE training program was spearheaded in Gonzales by Capt. Juan Mendoza and Sgt. Kip Bowen, who...

Plane makes emergency landing near Gonzales

GONZALES — A small aircraft made an emergency landing north of Gonzales on Sunday, reported the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office, along with fire crews, responded to the plane, which had safely landed in an agricultural field. The pilot was uninjured,...

Greenfield man gets 20 years in prison for forcible rape

Court judge
GREENFIELD — A Monterey County judge sentenced Greenfield resident Adrian Rojas Sebastian on Nov. 28 to 20 years in prison for committing three counts of forcible rape and for personally inflicting great bodily injury upon the victim during the rape. “These offenses are serious and...

Jury convicts Greenfield man of lewd and lascivious acts upon minor

Court judge
GREENFIELD — A jury convicted Greenfield resident Juan Pablo Aragon-Herrera on Nov. 17 of committing lewd and lascivious acts upon a child under the age of 14, as well as assault with the intent to commit lewd and lascivious acts upon the same child,...

$100K grant benefits Monterey County’s first Family Justice Center

MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County District Attorney’s Office has received a $100,000 grant for Monterey County’s first Family Justice Center, Holding on to Hope, which will be located in King City at 250 Franciscan Way.  Monterey County District Attorney Jeannine Pacioni announced Dec. 4 that...

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Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published Feb. 21, 2024

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. GREENFIELD Feb. 1211:00 a.m. Non-injury traffic accident on Palm Av.3:03 p.m. Distribution of explicit photos/videos...