Monterey County

Big Sur, CA (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Homeless Man Arrested For Allegedly Starting Big Sur Wildfire With Cigarette

A transient was arrested Monday for allegedly starting a small fire that burned forest land in Big Sur in March.

08/12/2014

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Marina Man Pleads Guilty To Violating Restraining Order, Sending Threats To College Students

A Marina man has pleaded guilty to six counts of violating a civil restraining order and one count of sending annoying or threatening electronic communications, Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo announced Wednesday.

07/31/2014

Entrance to Asilomar State Beach in Monterey County. (Ekabhishek/Flickr/Creative Commons)

Officials Warn Swimmers Of High Bacteria Levels At Monterey County Beach

Monterey County health officials have issued an advisory warning people to avoid swimming at a state beach in Pacific Grove because of high levels of bacteria found there.

07/30/2014

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Salinas School Sign Language Interpreter Pleads No Contest To Molesting Deaf Students

A Nevada man who worked as a certified sign language interpreter for the deaf at North Salinas High School pleaded no contest Friday to misdemeanor child molestation.

07/13/2014

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Man Suspected Of Taking Upskirt Photo On 17-Mile Drive In Pebble Beach

A 24-year-old man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of using his camera phone on 17-Mile Drive in Pebble Beach to take photos of a woman under her dress.

06/30/2014

King City police cruiser. (CBS)

Monterey County Tow Company Owner Testifies He Conspired With Police Chief To Seize From Cars Unlicensed Latino Drivers

Prosecutors revealed details with devastating testimony from a witness Thursday on how a car-towing scheme that targeted mostly unlicensed Spanish-speaking drivers was allegedly masterminded by King City Police Sgt. Bobby Carrillo.

06/27/2014

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Small Earthquake Rattles California Central Valley

A small earthquake shook parts of San Benito and Monterey Counties in California’s Central Valley Thursday afternoon.

06/26/2014

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Prosecutors Say Monterey County Man Was Looking For Women’s Underwear In Residential Burglary

Prosecutors said Leonardo Casas, 23, twice broke into a residence to steal clothes and look for women’s underwear.

06/23/2014

(Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Skunk Killed By Dog Tests Positive For Rabies, First Case In Monterey County

Police are warning Marina residents of a dead skunk found in a city neighborhood that tested positive for rabies last week.

06/19/2014

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Monterey County Sheriff Arrest 7 After Homeowner Catches Burglary In Progress

Six men and women and one juvenile were arrested on suspicion of burglary in Monterey County late Tuesday morning.

05/29/2014

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