Monterey County

Tassajara Fire In Monterey County Destroys 12 Homes, 81% Contained
Man Who Allegedly Attacked Firefighter Near Wildfire ArrestedMonterey County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Monday evening near Jamesburg, after he attacked a firefighter in a disaster area near the Tassajara wildfire.
Former NorCal Police Chief Sentenced In Car-Towing Scheme Targeting MexicansA former acting King City police chief was sentenced Tuesday for his role in a car-towing scheme that targeted Mexican nationals, Monterey County prosecutors said.
Whale Nearly Crushes Couple Kayaking In Monterey CountyA tranquil whale watching tour turns terrifying within moments.
'Dennis the Menace' Statue Stolen From Monterey In 2006 Found In FloridaA Dennis the Menace statue stolen almost a decade ago from Monterey was recovered at a scrap yard more than 2,700 miles away in Orlando, Florida, Monterey city officials announced Friday.
Gun-Wielding Elderly Woman Scares Off Men Attempting To Rob, Rape Her At Big Sur HomeAn elderly woman took hold of a firearm to scare off two men who entered her Big Sur home and attempted to rape her on Sunday.
Former Police Chief Guilty In Monterey County Bribery, Auto Seizure Scheme Targeting MexicansA former acting King City police chief pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges in an alleged bribery scheme that targeted Mexican nationals, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.
2 Riders Killed at World Superbike Race in Monterey CountyTwo riders from Spain died when a chain-reaction crash occurred at the Mazda Raceway over the weekend...
Suspects Who Attacked, Robbed 4 Golfers At Posh Pebble Beach Golf Resort Behind BarsThe suspects accosted the golfers at The Links at Spanish Bay and demanded money from them. One of the victims fought with the suspects and received a minor cut to his ear.
Man Sentenced For Using Facebook To Meet With 12-Year-Old For SexA Salinas man was sentenced Thursday in Monterey County Superior Court to 12 years in state prison for committing lewd acts on a child under the age of 14 and contacting a minor for a lewd purpose.
Lightning Sparks 66-Acre Wildfire In Monterey CountyLatent fire sparked by lightning caused a 66-acre wildfire in Monterey County that was 90 percent contained Sunday evening, a spokesperson for Cal Fire said.
Meth Lab Found In Prunedale Home After Disturbance Between NeighborsA neighbor disturbance led deputies to the discovery of a methamphetamine production lab at a home in Prunedale on Saturday, Monterey County sheriff’s officials said Sunday.