Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office

Santa Cruz Bank Robbery Suspect Nabbed After Being Spotted At MallA 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.
Aptos House Party Goes Viral, Spirals Out Of ControlA 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.
Man Allegedly Threatens To Blow Up Santa Cruz Congressman After Rejected Lunch OfferStephen 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."
Missing Santa Cruz County Man Located In Salt Lake CityA 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.
Cop Killer Surprised Santa Cruz Officers During InterviewTwo 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.
Santa Cruz Police Wait Another Day To Resume Patrols After Deadly ShootingsOfficers 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.