Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Santa Cruz Bank Robbery Suspect Nabbed After Being Spotted At Mall

A Soquel man was arrested Wednesday for a bank robbery that occurred in Santa Cruz last week after being spotted at a Capitola mall by an alert off-duty sheriff’s employee, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.


A photo posted on Instagram shows a crowd of teenagers damaging a home during a party in the Aptos Hills near Santa Cruz on June 8, 2013. (CBS)

Aptos House Party Goes Viral, Spirals Out Of Control

A small get-together in Santa Cruz County on Saturday night ended with several hundred people causing major damage to a home, after word spread about the party through text messages and social media sites.


Stephen Brown (Santa Cruz County Sheriff/CBS)

Man Allegedly Threatens To Blow Up Santa Cruz Congressman After Rejected Lunch Offer

Stephen Brown walked into Congressman Farr’s office in Santa Cruz and asked his aid out to lunch, said deputies. When she refused, Brown allegedly walked out of the office saying he was going to wait for Congressman Farr and “blow up the county building.”


Matthew Austin Abraham.

Missing Santa Cruz County Man Located In Salt Lake City

A Scotts Valley man reported missing after he suffered a head injury earlier this week has been found by police in Salt Lake City, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.


Jeremy Goulet, Santa Cruz Police shooting

Cop Killer Surprised Santa Cruz Officers During Interview

Two Santa Cruz police detectives gunned down while investigating a sexual assault complaint were interviewing the suspect when he shot them by surprise, according to sheriff’s officials.


A makeshift memorial to two slain police officers outside the Santa Cruz Police Department headquarters. (CBS)

Santa Cruz Police Wait Another Day To Resume Patrols After Deadly Shootings

Officers from the Santa Cruz Police Department were now expected to resume patrols on Friday, authorities said, following the shooting that took the lives of two Santa Cruz police officers.