Monterey County

Bruce Miller (Monterey County Sheriff's Office)

Former Police Chief Guilty In Monterey County Bribery, Auto Seizure Scheme Targeting Mexicans

A 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.

07/20/2015

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2 Riders Killed at World Superbike Race in Monterey County

Two riders from Spain died when a chain-reaction crash occurred at the Mazda Raceway over the weekend…

07/20/2015

View of the Pacific Ocean from the balcony of a room at The Inn at Spanish Bay. A portion of the fairway of the first hole of The Links at Spanish Bay is visible in the foreground. (Dante Alighieri, Wikimedia Commons)

Suspects Who Attacked, Robbed 4 Golfers At Posh Pebble Beach Golf Resort Behind Bars

The 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.

06/09/2015

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Man Sentenced For Using Facebook To Meet With 12-Year-Old For Sex

A 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.

06/08/2015

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Lightning Sparks 66-Acre Wildfire In Monterey County

Latent 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.

05/10/2015

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Meth Lab Found In Prunedale Home After Disturbance Between Neighbors

A 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.

05/10/2015

(L-R) Brandon Calantoc booking photo, surveillance image of 'Mrs. Doubtfire' robber (Santa Cruz Police Dept.)

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested In Santa Cruz Heist

A man who police say dressed up as a woman during a Santa Cruz bank robbery and dubbed the ‘Mrs. Doubtfire Robber’ was arrested Tuesday following his arrest the previous day on separate charges.

04/22/2015

Andrew Butler (San Jose Police Dept.)

Man Allegedly Kills Girlfriend In Front Of Her Children While She’s Behind Wheel In San Jose

A man in the passenger seat of a car allegedly shot dead his girlfriend while she was behind the wheel in San Jose – and in front of the couple’s baby and the woman’s teenage daughter – according to police and family members.

04/10/2015

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Monterey County Man Gets 60 Years For Convincing Children To Make Porn

A 41-year-old man from Monterey County has been sentenced to 60 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to enticing four children in upstate New York to make online pornography.

04/09/2015

Plastic grocery bags are piled into a grocery cart. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect For Unincorporated Monterey County

Shoppers in unincorporated Monterey County will have to start bringing their own bags to businesses starting this Friday, when a plastic bag ban goes into effect.

03/26/2015

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