A 15-year-old boy accused of raping and murdering an 8-year-old girl in Santa Cruz on Sunday made his first court appearance Thursday morning.
A 15-year-old boy has been charged as an adult in the death of 8-year-old Madyson “Maddy” Middleton in Santa Cruz earlier this week.
The National Weather Service is warning beachgoers of hazardous conditions such as rip currents along south facing beaches in Marin and Santa Cruz counties.
Police shared details leading up to the death of 8-year-old Madyson ‘Maddy’ Middleton, and the subsequent arrest of a 15-year-old neighbor charged with her murder, at a press conference Tuesday morning.
A small memorial has already gone up outside the apartment complex where 8-year-old Madyson Middleton body is believed to have been found.
Police Say Girl’s Body Found In Santa Cruz Dumpster Is Likely Missing 8-Year-Old; Teen Neighbor Arrested
A teenage suspect has been taken into custody after the body of a young female was found in a dumpster following a night of searching for an 8-year-old girl who went missing Sunday evening.
Police are asking for help locating a missing 9-year-old girl from Santa Cruz Sunday night, police said.
County health officials are warning people not to go in the water at Cowell Beach due to unsafe levels of E. coli bacteria.
The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an inmate who walked away from a work crew in Santa Cruz Thursday morning, a spokesman said.
A bar owner was arrested last week for allegedly running a marijuana dispensary at his Aptos business, a Santa Cruz County sheriff’s spokesman said.